DeltaQuad’s Evo eVTOL drone enables 4.5 hours of diversified aerial missions

DeltaQuad Evo eVTOL drone

Dutch company DeltaQuad is looking to shake up drone design – and through that, increase both performance and mission diversity – with its new Evo electric takeoff and landing (eVTOL) craft that bears more than a passing resemblance to the B2-Stealth aircraft.

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Annoyed by its buzzing noise, Dutch vacationer fires multiple shots at high-end DJI drone

A $13,000 DJI M300 RTK drone was fired upon multiples time by a vacationer last week while the aircraft was inspecting critical infrastructure in the Netherlands. UAS service provider Zero Gravity Drone, which was conducting the inspection, says it has filed a complaint with the local police.

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Amsterdam Drone Week, EASA conference postponed over Omicron fears

With the rapidly-spreading Omicron variant of the coronavirus bringing back travel and meeting restrictions, in-person events are again getting canceled, moved, or delayed. Amsterdam Drone Week (ADW) and the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) High Level Conference on Drones, co-located events that were scheduled for mid-January 2022, are now expected to take place in March.

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In a European first, DJI drone inspects Airbus A330 aircraft outdoors

While it’s important to check out recently flown airplanes for any signs of damages or defects, aircraft inspection is a process riddled with many challenges. The aviation industry wants to modernize this system with smart, automatic drones. And in Europe, one company has achieved a major milestone by completing a fully automated outdoor airport drone inspection of a commercial aircraft at an active airfield.

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Dutch incubator Unmanned Valley is giving away money for drone development

Dutch autonomous systems field lab Unmanned Valley has announced subsidies for participating startups and maturing innovators of drone, unmanned aerial systems (UAS), and sensor-based technologies.

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Drones are protecting crops from hungry moths

A cress grower from the Netherlands has turned to drones to protect crops from the moths and caterpillars that munch away at them. The greenhouse grower has enlisted PATS Indoor Drone Solutions’ help to get the high-tech security team in the air.

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