Manufacturing & Distribution

March 25, 2020

1-ton drone delivery glider could provide COVID relief

BY Yates Electrospace Corp. Yates Electrospace Corp. has announced the launch of a civilian subsidiary, AVIUS Air Delivery, to provide immediate air response for humanitarian relief efforts, natural disasters and pandemics to areas in need of critical supplies. READ MORE

March 24, 2020

UPS chooses another drone maker for delivery fleet

BY UPS Flight Forward UPS has chosen another drone tech provider to help it further develop UAV-based deliveries. With Wingcopter, UPS has chosen a vertical take off and landing developer that can also perform beyond visual line of sight flights. READ MORE

March 20, 2020

Drone-based image specialist earns USAF small business contract

BY Aerial Applications Aerial Applications, a software company specializing in GPU-accelerated data processing of drone imagery to make maps, was today awarded the US Air Force Small Business Innovation Research fund. Verizon will also work with Aerial Applications. READ MORE

March 19, 2020

Aerovironment, Draganfly team up to distribute drones to markets

BY AeroVironment Inc. AeroVironment Inc., and Draganfly are preparing for a busy commercial drone season. Through a new partnership, the major unmanned aircraft systems developers will work together to distribute the Quantix Mapper System. READ MORE

March 11, 2020

Leading UAS industry event dates announced

BY John Nelson Produced by UAS Magazine, the UAS Summit will provide attendees with a comprehensive overview of the current state of the unmanned aircraft systems industry. READ MORE

March 11, 2020

Behind the scenes of a Chinese drone maker operation during COVID

BY XAG The Chinese agriculture technology company XAG is one of the first companies obtaining work resumption approval from government. Five key measures have been strictly put in place to ensure that work resumes orderly without compromising the efforts. READ MORE

March 10, 2020

Canadian UAS service provider acquires RoBird drone tech

BY AERIUM Analytics AERIUM Analytics has acquired the technology and intellectual property (IP) portfolio from Clear Flight Solutions, including the RoBird technology, a small unmanned aircraft vehicle that mimics the look and flapping flight of a bird. READ MORE

March 09, 2020

Spain drone developer breaks flight endurance record

BY Luke GeiverA hybrid multirotor developed by Spain-based Quaternium has set a flight time record of eight hours and ten minutes. The system used electric batteries and a two-stroke engine. READ MORE

February 26, 2020

UK firms partner on China-free drone platforms

BY Luke GeiverWorkswell, a UK-based designer and manufacturer of stationary, R&D and UAV thermal imaging cameras, solutions and systems, is renewing its partnership with Acecore Technologies, a market leading drone developer. READ MORE