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2019 Gear Guide: Nov/Dec. Issue

Ural Air’s Sidebar has a drone attachment!

Drone Review: Flyability Elios

Drone Expert Tech: Know Your Limits

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Graupner Droneball Sweeper — Review coming soon!

Graupner Droneball Sweeper — Review coming soon!

We just received the new Rotorball Sweeper quadcopter from Graupner USA. This fun and unusual rotordrone is very rugged and crash proof with its built-in dome like cage. Ideal for the beginner as well as experienced drone pilots, the Sweeper is about the size of a basketball. Watch for a product review in RotorDrone Magazine […]
Monitoring Marine Species

Monitoring Marine Species

New research from North Carolina State University demonstrates that consumer-grade drones are effective tools for monitoring marine species across multiple sites in the wild. The work shows that the technology can be a valuable platform for scientists and conservationists interested in studying populations of sharks, rays, sea turtles and other marine megafauna. “We found that […]

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Quantix Assesses Woolsey Wildfire Damage

Quantix Assesses Woolsey Wildfire Damage

Aerovironment  announced it is supporting the National Park Service Inventory and Monitoring Program to assess the environmental impact of the Woolsey wildfire in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area of Southern California. Burning over 96,949 acres, the devastating Woolsey wildfire destroyed more than 616 park structures and consumed approximately 88% of National Park Service […]

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Grenade Net Captures Rogue Drones

Grenade Net Captures Rogue Drones

Ammunition manufacturer Nammo is turning its 40mm grenades into non-lethal ways to capture rogue drones! One option is a net that deploys from the grenade, effectively neutralizing the drone. Gard Ødegårdsstuen, director of ammunition research and development at Nammo Raufoss, said, “What we want to do now is instead of using high explosives we would like […]
Need Your Windows Washed?

Need Your Windows Washed?

A huge drone that can wash buildings and put out fires is being developed in Latvia. The Aerones drone weighs 121 pounds and is tethered to the ground with a hose. The company says it can clean buildings 20 times faster than humans and fly higher than firefighter ladders can reach. When 5G mobile connectivity […]

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Organ Transplant Via Drone

Organ Transplant Via Drone

Minutes matter when patients are awaiting organ transplants, so what better way to deliver organs than with a drone? Transplant surgeon Dr. Joseph Scalea of the University of Maryland Medical Center thought so, and as he noted,  “I frequently encounter situations where there’s simply no way to get an organ to me fast enough to do a […]
Happy Thanksgiving to You and Yours

Happy Thanksgiving to You and Yours

This Thanksgiving weekend we wish all of our readers the blessings of family and friends, good food and health, and fair skies and smooth landings. We are incredibly grateful for you and this wonderful sport we share.

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New Lithium Metal Ion Battery

New Lithium Metal Ion Battery

A battery with three times the energy density of conventional lithium cells? Yes, please! Dr. Won Il Cho, principal researcher at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology, said that his team “managed to develop essential technologies that can improve the performance and the safety of the Lithium Metal Ion batteries which can be potentially applied […]
Hydrogen-Powered UAV

Hydrogen-Powered UAV

The first of its kind, this hydrogen-powered small endurance drone from Skycorp can fly for more than three times what it could with traditional LiPo batteries. In addition to improved flight time, the use of hydrogen fuel cells means less downtime due to quick refuelling and increased payload capabilities. With a highly automated artificial intelligence […]
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