After completing its inaugural flight in March, the XQ-58A Valkyrie demonstrator successfully completed all of its test objectives during a June 11 flight at Yuma Proving Grounds, Arizona.

After completing its inaugural flight in March, the XQ-58A Valkyrie demonstrator successfully completed all of its test objectives during a June 11 flight at Yuma Proving Grounds, Arizona. The flight lasted 71 minutes. “The XQ-58A is the first Low Cost Attritable Aircraft Technology flight demonstrator with (unmanned aircraft systems) technology to change the way we [...]

By |2019-11-09T07:30:48+00:00August 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

UAM Spotlight: EmbraerX unveils new flying vehicle concept for future urban air mobility The eVTOL design focuses on user accessibility, low noise and the ability for autonomous flight.

EmbraerX unveils new flying vehicle concept for future urban air mobility The eVTOL design focuses on user accessibility, low noise and the ability for autonomous flight. EmbraerX (Fort Lauderdale, Fla., U.S.) recently unveiled a new electric flying vehicle concept with electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) capabilities. The concept, announced during the Uber Elevate Summit 2019 in [...]

By |2019-08-18T17:58:35+00:00August 3rd, 2019|UAM, UAV, Uncategorized|

Canada’s New Drone Regulations Take Effect: How They Compare to the U.S. Regulations

At Uber’s Elevate summit in Washington, DC, researchers, industry leaders and engineers gathered to celebrate the approaching advent of on-demand air service. For Dr. Anita Sengupta, co-founder and Chief Product Office at Detroit’s Airspace Experience Technologies (abbreviated ASX), it was an event full of validation of her company’s specific approach to making electric vertical take-off [...]

By |2019-06-26T16:26:21+00:00July 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|

SVC Spotlight: Matternet’s M2 quadcopter in action for WakeMed

UPS has announced a partnership with Matternet to use drones to deliver medical samples in North Carolina, marking the “first FAA sanctioned use of a drone for routine revenue flights involving the transport of a product under a contractual delivery agreement,” the companies say. The program is taking place at WakeMed’s flagship hospital and campus [...]

By |2019-06-22T00:45:30+00:00July 22nd, 2019|UAV, Uncategorized|

Automated Vehicles Symposium 2019

Automated Vehicles Symposium 2019 Monday, July 15, 2019 (All day) to Thursday, July 18, 2019 (All day) The Automated Vehicles Symposium convenes industry, government, and academia from around the world to address complex technology, operations, and policy issues. 1,500 thought leaders meet over 3 days to move us toward safe, automated mobility. The symposium is [...]

By |2019-06-05T21:06:13+00:00July 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|

FAA’s Elwell at the Uber Elevate Summit on Urban Air Mobility: “We Either Evolve or We Get Left Behind”

FAA’s Elwell at the Uber Elevate Summit on Urban Air Mobility: “We Either Evolve or We Get Left Behind” Urban Air Mobility – the idea that public transportation systems in cities all over the world will move up, rather than out, to include air transportation such as passenger drones – has been a hot topic [...]

By |2019-06-22T00:39:58+00:00June 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

SVC Spotlight: Paris Air Show – Helicopter pair team for ‘cleaner’ flight research

PARIS: Helicopter pair team for 'cleaner' flight research Two of the helicopter industry's biggest players are teaming up to explore the future of "cleaner, quieter and more efficient vertical flight". Unveiled at the Paris air show, the letter of intent signed by Airbus Helicopters and Safran Helicopter Engines will see the partners work together to [...]

By |2019-06-22T00:40:08+00:00June 22nd, 2019|UAM, Uncategorized|

The FAA’s New Rules for Recreational Drones

It’s time.  The FAA will now implement some of the changes in regulations for recreational drones which will follow on the passage of the FAA Reauthorization Act passed last year. The FAA Reauthorization Act repealed Section 336 of the previous FAA Reauthorization, which protected recreational aircraft from new laws.  The move to repeal came [...]

By |2019-05-18T18:27:49+00:00May 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|

UAM SPOTLIGHT: The luxurious flying car that passed the latest in a series of successful tests with flying colors!

A  flying car has passed the latest in a series of successful tests with flying colours. The electric jet-powered five-seater aircraft is designed to fly up to 186mph (300kmh). We are taking another huge step towards making urban air mobility a reality Lilium co-founder Daniel Wiegand While a smaller version of its novel plane [...]

By |2019-05-18T18:22:05+00:00May 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|

DHL Express Launches Its First Regular Fully-Automated and Intelligent Urban Drone Delivery Service

PLANTATION, Fla. (PRWEB)May 17, 2019 DHL Express, the world’s leading international express delivery service provider, and the world’s leading intelligent autonomous aerial vehicle company EHang have entered into a strategic partnership to jointly launch a fully automated and intelligent smart drone delivery solution to tackle the last-mile delivery challenges in the urban [...]

By |2019-05-18T18:14:51+00:00May 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|
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