Category: Drones
Airports

The world’s first pop-up mobile airport for eVTOL vehicles and drones is set to open its doors in Coventry, UK, by November this year. Korean car manufacturer Hyundai and British company Urban-Air Port have teamed up for the project, which hopes to see similar small, demountable airports specifically catering to electric cars, air taxis and […]

Drones

Acoustic engineering professor Antonio J Torija Martinez shares his research on drone noise pollution, and how to reduce such noise moving forward, in this cross-posting with The Conversation. These days almost everyone has either flown a drone or listened to the nasty whining sound they produce. Although small drones (up to 20 kilograms) are about […]

Defence

The United Arab Emirates has reportedly signed a deal with the US to purchase 50 F-35 fighter jets, as well as up to 18 armed drones. The deal is said to have been signed just one hour before President Joe Biden was sworn into office, according to sources close to the matter. President Biden has […]

Defence

US-based drone logistics company Volanski has signed a deal with Australian carbon fibre composites manufacturer Quickstep to expand its presence in the Australian commercial and defence drone market. The memorandum of understanding will also include a commitment to discuss proposals for Volansi to use Quickstep’s AeroQure manufacturing process to create drones. Quickstep employs more than […]

Drones

The US Federal Aviation Administration has finalised provisions around the use of fully automated drones, giving appropriate permissions to the first US company to do so. According to American Robotics, the first US company to be approved to utilise fully automated drones to fly “over people”, the first commercial use of said drones will be […]

Drones

ENAIRE, Spain’s air traffic management authority, has officially announced plans to begin demonstrating flying taxis throughout the cities of Barcelona and Santiago de Compostela in 2022. Spain hopes to be the first to see its returned tourists offered a new and novel opportunity to explore the city from above, while removing congestion for the streets […]

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