Honeywell to Provide Pipistrel with Advanced Flight Control Technology for Unmanned Cargo Aircraft

Pipistrel has selected Honeywell’s (NYSE: HON) Compact Fly-By-Wire system for the Nuuva V300 cargo unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), choosing a modern, lightweight, highly capable system with a proven architecture ideally suited for their autonomous cargo UAV. Fly-by-wire computers act as the “brains” of an aircraft’s flight controls by operating them electronically and can be found inside nearly…

Esri UK signs partnership with drone hardware specialist Heliguy to create end-to-end drone solution for AEC industry

Hardware and software combination gives organisations one-stop drone solution 21 October 2020 – Esri UK today announced a new partnership with drone specialists Heliguy to complete its end-to-end drone solution designed for the AEC (Architecture, Engineering and Construction) industry. The final piece in Esri UK’s strategy to offer all parts of the drone workflow, the partnership…

Easy Aerial Integrates Innovative Anti-GPS Jamming Systems into Drones

BROOKLYN, New York, and CAESAREA, Israel – October, 2020 – Easy Aerial, a leading provider of autonomous drone-based monitoring solutions for commercial, government, and defense applications, today announced it has integrated the infiniDome GPSdome solution for GNSS/GPS signal protection into its line of military-grade autonomous unmanned aerial systems. GPSdome integrates into Easy Aerial’s Smart Aerial Monitoring System (SAMS) GNSS receivers and employs a…

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 Defence Science and Technology Laboratory…

Bringing Baden-Württemberg’s grid into a digital twin with advanced asset inspection

Over the summer of 2020, German distribution system operator (DSO), Netze BW, has worked with Sharper Shape to explore a new approach to asset inspection throughout its high-voltage network. Netze BW GmbH is the largest DSO in Baden-Württemberg (itself the third largest state in the country), responsible for high, medium and low voltage networks across…

Merck Pharma and Volansi Delivering Vaccines by Drone

Drone technology supports rapid and flexible delivery of temperature-sensitive medicines expanding access to medical care Volansi’s drone system to enable the delivery of routine medicines from Merck manufacturing facility to patients at Vidant Healthplex-Wilson as the first phase of a project to learn about drone technology’s use in the healthcare supply chain Volansi, Inc., the…