Tag Archives: Flying

How do you know where a drone is flying without a GPS signal…

A photo of Undergraduate Centre (Otakaari 1) taken by a drone. A drone has sensors that provide information about its movements. Credit: Aalto University In Jouko Kinnari’s doctoral dissertation, the location of a drone can be determined using map data and sensors. When Jouko Kinnari started his doctoral dissertation while …

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B.C. group hoping to launch flying passenger drones by 2025

VICTORIA — A group of B.C.-based aviation experts has announced its plans to make vertical flying passenger drone technology a reality. On Wednesday, the Canadian Advanced Air Mobility Consortium (CAAM) spoke at a press conference on how it is planning to change the aviation industry as we know it. “It’s …

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Amazon unveils flying Ring security camera drone

By Leo KelionTechnology desk editor image copyrightAmazon image captionThe Always Home Cam keeps its rotor blades inside a cage, which could help protect pets Amazon’s smart home security division Ring has unveiled a flying camera that launches if sensors detect a potential home break-in. It is designed to only activate …

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Proposed ID rule for drone threatens model flying

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — The FAA’s proposed rules for integrating drones into the National Airspace System “is an overreaching answer and threatens traditional pathways into manned aviation,” according to the Experimental Aircraft Association. As part of its official comments submitted on March 2, 2020, to the FAA’s Notice of Proposed …

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