World’s first transatlantic drone flight hails new era for aviation

The world’s first transatlantic flight by a drone is set to take place next month – hailed … regarding the use of smaller remotely piloted airframes, commonly known as drones. In the case of the Air Tattoo none are permitted to be airborne at or … Full story

Liberty-backed insurtech REIN secures $7.3m; launches drone coverage

The coverage is available in selected US states. REIN claims that it will be the first-of-its-kind drone insurance platform offering 24/7 ground and usage-based flight coverage solutions for drones, sensors and essential flight equipment. Dean added … Full story

Facebook brings down its internet drone project Aquila

In a recent blog post, Facebook said it has decided to relook its “High Altitude Connectivity Platform” programme, also called “Aquila”, which used aircraft and drones to beam internet to people. Facebook pulled the plug on its internet drone … Full story

This crazy 'Dragon' drone can shape-shift in midair to squeeze through tight spaces

Called Dragon, it can change shape in midair and squeeze through tight spaces. The drone is made up of lots of small drones, or modules, which allow it to contort into different shapes. Researchers in Japan have created a robotic drone that can change … Full story

This Dragon-Shaped Drone Can Transform In The Air, And Can Do Things A Normal Drone Just Can't

Drones come in all shapes and size; for casual flying, aerial cameras, underwater research and so much more. But a group of researchers in Japan instead decided to draw on the country’s historical Tatsu references to build a drone. And oh yeah … Full story

REIN, Liberty Specialty Markets Launch On-Demand Drone Coverage

REIN, an insurtech company providing insurance for risks posed by robotics, mobility and online ecosystems, has launched its first digital portal, DroneInsurance.com, offering drone insurance for commercial drone operators. DroneInsurance.com is an online … Full story

Delft Dynamics Is Developing a Tugboat Towline-Delivering Drone

Let’s take a look at this proposed process more closely to understand the day-to-day hazards these people put themselves in and how drone technology could vastly reduce those risks. As you can see, the unmanned aerial vehicle would rid tugboat crew … Full story

Forget the fireworks: Drone show to light up sky at Travis AFB on 4th of July

I WOULD GO BECAUSE I’VE NEVER SEEN THAT BEFORE. WALTER TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE IS : PARTNERING WITH INTEL TO FEATURE THE SHOOTING STAR DRONES ON THE 4TH OF JULY. INTEL’S DRONE SHOWS ARE GAINING POPULARITY AFTER SIMILAR SHOWS WERE HELD AT HUGE EVENTS … Full story

Exclusive drone footage and pictures as Saddleworth Moor fires take hold

“They’re not prepared to take a break, they want to carry on and carry on.” Meanwhile, the Chronicle has secured exclusive drone footage and pictures, showing in great detail the expanse of the fires looking over Dovestones. The scale of the fire has been … Full story

Intel Celebrates 2018 LGBTQ Pride with Drone Light Show

Continuing its longstanding commitment to diversity, inclusion, and support of the LGBTQ community, Intel celebrated Pride Month with a drone light show that honored … Three hundred Intel Shooting Star drones lit up the nighttime sky over Folsom … Full story