Commercial drones Stories December 18, 2020

Australian power grid operator TransGrid has turned to drones to install hardware onto powerlines, removing someone’s risk of falling from the top. The drones will also install wires in mountainous terrain throughout New South Whales (NSW) and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).

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Commercial drones Stories December 16, 2020

Nordic Unmanned has completed the first test flight of its hydrogen-powered drone, making it the first in Scandinavia. The drone is a project from the research and development team looking at alternative and clean ways to power drones in the future.

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Commercial drones Stories December 15, 2020

ZM Interactive (ZMI) has announced its new range of xFold drones with flight times of eight hours and a payload capacity of 1,000 pounds. The new drones can switch between x4 (quad), x6 (hexa), X8 (octo), and X12 (dodeca) configurations in minutes.

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Commercial drones Stories December 9, 2020

Unifly has partnered with Pen Aviation to give its customers an improved suite of drone services for its clients. Moving forward, Pen Aviation will begin distributing Unifly’s software platform and packaging it into products and services.

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Commercial drones Stories November 13, 2020

An experimental drone has managed to stay in the air for an impressive 3.5 hours thanks to a hydrogen fuel cell developed by a team at the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) in the Netherlands. The verticle take-off and landing (VTOL) drone uses a total of 12 motors.

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Commercial drones Stories November 12, 2020

The AlarisPro platform has received a few new features to support FAA reporting and data collection to make life easier for drone pilots and drone fleet management. The update puts the AlarisPro ahead of the FAA’s requirements for drone platforms.

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