Irish priest to live-stream traditional outdoor masses from his drone

Consider it a droning mission for God. An Irish priest has said he’ll live-stream traditional July outdoor masses as a means of allowing parishioners unable to attend due to COVID-19 restrictions to follow along.

Continue Reading

Manna Aero gets EASA nod to self-authorize drone operations across EU

It’s a historic day for the European drone industry. Ireland-based Manna Aero has become the first-ever operator to receive the much-coveted “light UAS operator certificate” (LUC) that would allow the drone delivery startup to self-authorize operations across the European Union.

Continue Reading

Drone footage shows bus alight amid the Belfast riot

Drone pilot Hugh Pollock was able to capture a double-decker bus on fire earlier this week due to the Belfast riot using a drone. The bus being alighted resulted from a petrol bomb being thrown at it by one of the nearby protestors.

Continue Reading

Samsung begins to deliver Galaxy products by drone in Ireland

Samsung Electronics Ireland has signed a deal with drone delivery company Manna Aero to deliver its Galaxy phones by drone. The new delivery service is just another in the long list Manna Aero has been setting live throughout Ireland.

Continue Reading

Just Eat has started drone deliveries in Galway, Ireland

Food delivery company Just Eats has begun offering drone deliveries in Oranmore, located in the county of Galway, Ireland. The drones will deliver food and products from Camile Thai and Tesco, making it perfect for the current pandemic.

Continue Reading

NASA’s Mars exploration drones are to be tested in Iceland

Scientists from the University of Arizona are set to test their Mars drones in Iceland after receiving a $3 million grant from NASA. The grant was given as a part of a project that combines rovers and drones to explore more of the red planet.

Continue Reading