After Jetson, Air One enters personal eVTOL vehicle market

eVTOL vehicle Air

In the wake of last week’s unveiling of a Swedish single-seat personal electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicle, Israeli company Air One now introduces a two-seat rival to allow individual consumers to fly themselves around.

Continue Reading

Sweden’s Everdrone pilots first cross-border AED drone delivery

As far as UAV flights go, this one supremely qualifies as beyond visual line of sight. Last month, Swedish specialized drone services company Everdrone successfully controlled the delivery of an automated external defibrillator (AED) from a distance of 800 kilometers away – and an entirely different country.

Continue Reading

Middle-mile cargo drone delivery’s Dronamics selects Malta as first European base

Automated middle-mile cargo drone manufacturer and service company Dronamics has announced it has chosen the island of Malta as the initial European operational base for its automated uncrewed delivery business. 

Continue Reading

UK ponders drone monitoring of coastal nuclear plant cooling intake systems

Authorities in the UK are examining a request to take a test UAV project live. It would involve extending experimental drone use monitoring coastal nuclear power plants for marine life that risks getting sucked into their cooling tubes to a real, increasingly troubling example of that in Scotland.

Continue Reading

Intended to be drone airlifted to safety, La Palma’s dogs may have already been rescued

The saga of several dogs trapped for weeks by lava flows from the La Palma volcano has taken a mysterious new twist, following reports that a group has managed to whisk them to safety even as a drone airlift rescue was being readied.

Continue Reading

Test flights to save lava-trapped dogs via drone airlift appear successful

Efforts to rescue dogs trapped by surrounding lava flows from an erupting volcano on the Spanish island La Palma are reportedly advancing. Practice flights of drones intended to airlift the hounds up, over, and out of their molten prison have passed tests with flying colors.

Continue Reading