Flock partners with UAV8 to expand UK partnership network

Flock are thrilled to announce that they have partnered with UAV8, a renowned commercial drone training school. The collaborative partnership has enabled UAV8 to provide free Flight Assessment insurance with their courses, protecting training pilots with both hull (drone and airborne accessories) and Public Liability cover. This allows pilots to take their assessment with peace…

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DroneClash 2019

Want to win up to 50.000 euro prize money? Sign your team up for the next edition of DroneClash. (Early bird action till 14-12-2018) This next-level FPV competition – a kind of 3D Robot Wars, will be held on March 16, 2019, at the former airbase, Valkenburg in Katwijk, the Netherlands.  With six teams already…

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LIFT Aircraft unveils personal multirotor aircraft, experiential entertainment plans

Matt Chasen, founder of uShip, is unveiling a new venture today called LIFT Aircraft™ (www.liftaircraft.com) LIFT has developed an electric, vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft and plans to open up LIFT locations where anyone will be able to rent aircraft and experience an entirely new kind of flying – pilot’s license not required. “Flying is probably…

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Droneshield teams with Thales

DroneShield Ltd (ASX:DRO) (“DroneShield” or the “Company”), a worldwide leader in counterdrone solutions, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Teaming Agreement (the “Agreement”) with Thales Programas De Electronica Y Comunicaciones S.A.U. (“Thales”) (a Spanish subsidiary of Thales S.A.), whereby Thales will utilise and promote DroneShield’s products in its defence and security…

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Severn Trent achieve savings of £750,000 thanks to their drone programme

With the drone industry expanding at an exponential rate, it’s unsurprising to see a range of industries and sectors start to unlock the potential that UAVs (unmanned aerialvehicles) offer. One particular industry that has embraced the drone revolution isutilities. Water company Severn Trent’s fleet of drones is generating huge savings in timeand through improved efficiencies. [embedded content] Since Severn Trent made the strategic decision to invest…

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Airobotics receives FAA BVLOS Waiver

Leading automated drone startup Airobotics announced today that it is the first company in the United States to receive a Certificate of Waiver (CoW) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that combines three elements: flying Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) for automated drone operations, over human beings, with a visual observer that is not required to…

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