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Vampire Bat Drone Walks and Flies

As the DALER is being designed to be used in search and rescue operations, the duality of modes of locomotion will be used principally to fly long distances to survey large...
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Drones for Science, Exploration and Conservation

There’s a new “microsponsorship” opportunity on OpenExplorer. The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation is helping us provide 3D Robotics drones for individuals and teams who want to use drones for science,...
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Amphibious Russian Bomber Drone

Russia has unveiled its first full sized prototype of its military hovercraft drone which will be capable of landing on water. Named ‘Chirok’, meaning ‘duckling’, is operational and ready for testing,...
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Should we put a drone on mars?

There is only so much Mars a rover can see from the ground. A drone scout could let the rover see further, so NASA’s working on a small flying robot copter...
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Drone Flies Through Congressional Hearing

The House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology was treated to a rather unusual demonstration during a Wednesday hearing: A small drone flew around the room. Colin Guinn, an executive with...
Mach-Up: A conceptual design tool for drones

Mach-Up: Better Tool for Drone Conceptual Design

Mach-Up Design Room is FREE and web-based. No need to download any software. Just start designing.Visit online design tool here: http://mach-up.com/ Mach-Up is the perfect initial design tool forHigh-Endurance Airframes Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Design-Build-Fly Projects RC Aircraft Sail Design Wind Turbines Transport...
Crystal meth carrying drone crashes during attempted Mexico/US border crossing

Crystal meth carrying drone crashes during attempted Mexico/US border crossing

Police in Tijuana, a Mexican border city, indicated on Wednesday that a drone overloaded with methamphetamine had crashed in a supermarket’s parking lot. Tijuana police spokesman Jorge Morrua said that authorities...

High Altitude Night Flight Above NYC

This flight required extensive planning and special clearances - we were actually flying ABOVE all of the airline traffic landing at JFK, LGA and Newark airports ... This project has been...
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Issue with the Inspire’s drone firmware…

Drones: Is there anything they can't do? One YouTube video suggests that the answer is "steer clear of crashing into walls." Mark Taylor of Scottsdale, Ariz., was testing out the automatic takeoff...
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RPAS Positioning Technology

Novadem, France has unveiled a new positioning technology for RPAS allowing automatic inspection of structures without GPS coverage. The LPS (Local Positioning System) technology, using its own terrestrial beacons and totally independent...