Drone News

Parrot Partners with U.S. Firm to Spark Better Battery Charg…

Source: Parrot European drone maker Parrot has announced a partnership with Colorado Drone Chargers to market what company officials are calling a “revolutionary charging system.” A Parrot press releases states the charger will allow drone pilots to simultaneously charge four Parrot ANAFI USA 3400mAh flight batteries in the field in less time …

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DOJ Reports Multiple Drone Violations During Public Events

File image The justice department last week issued a report detailing FBI counter drone missions at key special events in what officials called an attempt to draw attention to rogue drone pilots. The report breaks down the events into “National Special Security Events (NSSEs), Special Events Assessment Rating (SEAR) events, …

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British Team Completes 72 Hour Drone Flight Test

Source: BAE A drone with a 150-foot wingspan just completed a 72-hour endurance trial near the English town of Farnborough. A solar-electric, fixed-wing drone, the PHASA-35 completed trials earlier this month in a simulated environment designed to model harsh stratospheric conditions. A collaborative effort by BAE Systems, Prismatic and the UK’s …

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Drone Racing League Taps Former NBA All-Star to Lead STEM Pr…

Source: DRL The Drone Racing League today teamed up with two-time NBA Champion and 11-time NBA All-Star Chris Bosh ahead of the 2020 DRL Allianz World Championship Season, which starts tomorrow night. Appointed as dean of DRL Academy, Bosh will lead the league’s STEM program to inspire the next generation of technologists …

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Drone Delivery Canada, U of Toronto, Ford Launch Research Pr…

Source: Drone Delivery Canada Drone Delivery Canada will soon test an automated drone in cooperation with on of the nation’s most prestigious research institutes. The Toronto-based company announced the research agreement this week with the University of Toronto Institute of Aerospace Studies in cooperation with automaker Ford. The group will …

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AgEagle Soars into Drone Delivery Manufacturing Deal

Source: AgEagle Agricultural drone company AgEagle Aerial Systems has landed a two-year contract manufacturing agreement with Chicago drone delivery startup Valqari, LLC . The deal will allow AgEagle to produce Valqari’s recently released Drone Delivery Station – a landing solution with six separate storage units to accommodate multiple deliveries or pickups. A recent …

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Drone Experts Name SkySkopes Top U.S. Drone Service Provider

Source: SkySkopes One of the world’s top drone-market analysts named North Dakota’s SkySkopes as the #1 drone service provider (DSP) in the U.S., as well as one of the best globally. Drone Industry Insights (Dii) ranked SkySkopes according to the company’s size, consistent drone-industry development, global UAS market-share, growth, public …

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