SwissDrones Enters APAC Market with a manned helicopter replacement system

Outperforming manned helicopters in commercial and mission-critical operations, SwissDrones’ unmanned, heavy-lift, twin-rotor helicopters are uniquely positioned for Australia and Asia Pacific. Zurich, Switzerland and Perth, Australia – 30 June 2021 – From fighting wildfires to inspecting power lines and conducting emergency response missions, Australia and the Asia Pacific Region have long depended on the use…

DRONAMICS and Hellmann plan pan-European transports with cargo drones

DRONAMICS, the leading middle-mile cargo drone developer and operator and the global full-service provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics announced a partnership today to develop and offer a pioneering new transport service for the cross-border transportation of time-critical goods. As part of the cooperation, Hellmann plans to offer the first routes with unmanned cargo drones from DRONAMICS…

First flight of a flying car (AirCar) between two international airports

Science fiction is now a reality AirCar, a dual-mode car-aircraft vehicle moved closer to production this week, fulfilling a key development milestone in a 35-minute flight from the international airport in Nitra to the international airport in Bratislava on June 28th, 2021. Klein Vision’s patent-protected AirCar completed its 142nd successful landing in Bratislava at 6:05 AM.…

KORE Enabled IoT Technology Powers Drones to Deliver Critical Medical Assets

Swoop Aero leverages KORE satellite connectivity and eSIM technology to deliver vaccines and medical supplies in remote and rural parts of the world KORE, a global leader in Internet of Things (“IoT”) solutions and worldwide Connectivity-as-a-Service (“CaaS”), will showcase the innovative enablement of IoT connectivity that is making it possible for Australian drone-powered logistics company Swoop…

DJI Dipping, Drones getting pricey, and signs of industry maturation – Drone Trends for 2021

Ilan YusimHead of Marketing|SkyWatch.AI Commercial drone usage has expanded exponentially ever since the FAA issued its first drone commercial permit in 2006. 15 years later, drone manufacturing shows no sign of slowing down. So what’s new in the commercial drone industry? At SkyWatch, we conducted research using data spanning dozens of drone companies and thousands…

The first vessel fined for sulphur pollution – caught by Nordic Unmanned pollution patrolling drone

Palanga, Lithuania – With over 270 flight hours of pollution patrolling in Lithuaniaon behalf of the Lithuanian authorities, we have identified more than 10 cases of non-compliant vessels, with one shipping company being fined €10.000 for sulphur pollution. This vessel became the first known violator in the world to be fined under the new IMO…