Drone News

French Drone Maker Unleashes Autonomous Swarm Concept at CES…

Icarus Swarms drones During CES 2021, French drone manufacturer Icarus Swarms announced a new UAS product line targeting security and emergency first-response industries. A company spokesperson says the new line is “based on a pioneering technology using intelligent pathfinding algorithms and microdrones coordinated in a swarm.” Icarus officials hope the …

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Drone Advocate: Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao Resigns…

File photo U.S. Transportation Secretary and drone advocate Elaine Chao has resigned her post in the wake of Wednesday’s storming of the Capitol by pro-Trump rioters. Chao, who has hailed the “safe integration of drones” as a “national imperative,” announced her resignation via Twitter on Thursday. “Yesterday, our country experienced …

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Kittyhawk on network requirement for remote ID

The final rule was published last week, and the elimination of the network requirement for Remote ID has been both lauded and criticized.  Drone industry thought leader and Kittyhawk CEO Jonathan Hegranes has written a thoughtful response to the new rule. Kittyhawk has also published a ​whitepaper​ on Remote ID, providing …

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Blue sUAS companies on Unmanned Leadership Forum

The next Unmanned Leadership Forum, held January 21, 2021 at 1:00 PM EST will feature leadership from Blue sUAS companies. The Blue sUAS companies have been a hot topic since the list of five “trusted” drone solutions was released by the U.S. Department of Defense.  Now, industry leader Randall Warnas …

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Swiss Drone Startup Flyability Snags $8.6 million in VC Fund…

Inspection drone provider Flyability has flown into some green skies—scooping up $8.6 million in Series C investment funding. Led by Future Industry Ventures and Swisscom Ventures as well as existing investor, ETF Partners, the infusion will fuel Flyability’s product development and expansion of its indoor drone inspection efforts. Founded in 2014, …

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