Boeing’s Experimental Cargo Drone Can Carry 500 Pounds, Enters Next Phase of Testing

Boeing announced last week that it has successfully completed the first outdoor flight tests of their experimental cargo air vehicle (CAV). “In a safe and controlled environment, the electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) successfully took off, hovered, transitioned to forward flight and then landed safely,” says Boeing. Cargo drones are currently […] The post Boeing’s Experimental Cargo Drone Can Carry 500 Pounds, Enters Next Phase of Testing appeared first on DRONELIFE. Boeing announced last week that it has successfully completed the first outdoor flight tests of their experimental cargo air vehicle (CAV). “In a safe and controlled environment, the electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) successfully took off, hovered, transitioned to forward flight and then landed safely,” says Boeing. Cargo drones are currently […] The post Boeing’s Experimental Cargo Drone Can Carry 500 Pounds, Enters Next Phase of Testing appeared first on DRONELIFE. […] Read More

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How Not to Stop Rogue Drones: FAA Addresses FAQ About Airport Security Systems and Legal Countermeasures

In light of recent drone incidents at airports – including yesterday’s news about air traffic closure in Frankfurt and the Gatwick disaster that happened during last year’s holiday season – the FAA is working hard to communicate with airports about what can and can’t be done with airspace security. In a guest post published on […] The post How Not to Stop Rogue Drones: FAA Addresses FAQ About Airport Security Systems and Legal Countermeasures appeared first on DRONELIFE. In light of recent drone incidents at airports – including yesterday’s news about air traffic closure in Frankfurt and the Gatwick disaster that happened during last year’s holiday season – the FAA is working hard to communicate with airports about what can and can’t be done with airspace security. In a guest post published on […] The post How Not to Stop Rogue Drones: FAA Addresses FAQ About Airport Security Systems and Legal Countermeasures appeared first on DRONELIFE. […] Read More

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DELTA Podcast Featuring Inertial Sense: Miniature GPS components for Motion Tracking on Drones

Just out is the latest in the DELTA Podcast Series by FLIR.   In this episode Randall Warnas meets up with Brian Cahoon, CEO of Inertial Sense.   Inertial Sense makes miniature GPS-Ins components that provide motion tracking sensors for drones.  It is hosted on Soundcloud. Also, hear him answer the question “Do you think we will […] The post DELTA Podcast Featuring Inertial Sense: Miniature GPS components for Motion Tracking on Drones appeared first on DRONELIFE. Just out is the latest in the DELTA Podcast Series by FLIR.   In this episode Randall Warnas meets up with Brian Cahoon, CEO of Inertial Sense.   Inertial Sense makes miniature GPS-Ins components that provide motion tracking sensors for drones.  It is hosted on Soundcloud. Also, hear him answer the question “Do you think we will […] The post DELTA Podcast Featuring Inertial Sense: Miniature GPS components for Motion Tracking on Drones appeared first on DRONELIFE. […] Read More

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AirVuz Drone Video of the Week: A Preview of Mother’s Day Wishes

If you are fortunate enough to have someone to remember for Mother’s day,  here is a short cute  (it involves well-behaved children doing cute things so how could it not be?) of well wishes for mom on her big day. Looking for a gift idea?  A nice drone might fit the bill? Presented by Flying […] The post AirVuz Drone Video of the Week: A Preview of Mother’s Day Wishes appeared first on DRONELIFE. If you are fortunate enough to have someone to remember for Mother’s day,  here is a short cute  (it involves well-behaved children doing cute things so how could it not be?) of well wishes for mom on her big day. Looking for a gift idea?  A nice drone might fit the bill? Presented by Flying […] The post AirVuz Drone Video of the Week: A Preview of Mother’s Day Wishes appeared first on DRONELIFE. […] Read More

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Drone Sighting Shuts Down Another Airport: This Time it’s Frankfurt

News and commentary. It’s time to get airport airspace security done.  Reuters reports that flight operations at Frankfurt airport, Germany’s busiest airport, were suspended for an hour and have now resumed. At this point there is little information available.  Airport spokesmen commented to news outlets today that the airport was closed from about 7:20 am – […] The post Drone Sighting Shuts Down Another Airport: This Time it’s Frankfurt appeared first on DRONELIFE. News and commentary. It’s time to get airport airspace security done.  Reuters reports that flight operations at Frankfurt airport, Germany’s busiest airport, were suspended for an hour and have now resumed. At this point there is little information available.  Airport spokesmen commented to news outlets today that the airport was closed from about 7:20 am – […] The post Drone Sighting Shuts Down Another Airport: This Time it’s Frankfurt appeared first on DRONELIFE. […] Read More

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