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EU Drone Rules in Balance as Member States Hold Off Endorsing Deal

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Europe’s first ever rules on drones, which were tentatively agreed three weeks ago, risk being scuppered as EU governments hesitate over endorsing the deal because of their opposition to a drone registration requirement, among other issues. European Union lawmakers and member states finally struck a tentative deal on a long-awaited reform of

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Wankel Engine Opens Doors to New Target Groups

The 3W-180 SRE hybrid is unique in the drive technology for UASs. The engine features 180 ccm and a short-engine mass of 6.8 kg. Its high-power version achieves 38.5 hp at 7500 rpm (rated power is 28 hp at 6000 rpm). A 5.66 hp/kg power-to-mass ratio with a consumption of 340 g/kW at full load

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Cell Tower Inspections Worth Gold

The reliable cover of cell towers became a necessity in the modern life. Many of our technologies involve dependencies on reliable coverage. As mission-critical facilities, Cell towers need to be inspected and maintained on a regular basis, and for a verity of reasons. Minor issues might develop to become more serious and escalate into major

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DJI Phantom 4 Collides with Black Hawk Helicopter

The National Transportation Safety Board determined Thursday the operator of a drone that collided with an U.S. Army helicopter failed to see and avoid the helicopter because he was intentionally flying the drone out of visual range and did not have adequate knowledge of regulations and safe operating practices. This Christmas, we expect a record-number of drones

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The Ultimate Guide to Setting Up Your Drone Operation, by Drone Deploy

More and more companies are considering drones in 2018. Drone adoption is steadily increasing as industry leaders like Brasfield & Gorrie, QBE NAU, and SunPower continue to see success with their drone programs. Before you launch or scale your own program, you need to read this guide from Drone Deploy to learn how to get

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