SkyDrive picks South Carolina as base of its US eVTOL business

SkyDrive eVTOL

Japan’s electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft (eVTOL) developer, SkyDrive, is looking beyond the planned debut of its SD-05 “flying car” at the 2025 World Expo in Osaka by establishing a base in South Carolina as its operational foothold for future business in the US.

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Crestwood High School adds drone certification to the program

Earlier this week, students at Crestwood High School in South Carolina have got their first taste of flying drones in a new drone program. The introduction of drones is part of a four-course drone certification program to get ninth graders in the air.

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Drones used to inspect troubled bridges in South Carolina

Drones used to inspect troubled bridges in South Carolina by researchers at Clemson University and the University of South Carolina. Once that project has been completed, the results will be handed over to the South Carolina Department of Transportation. The research team is using drones and robots in Lexington County to assess the bridges both below and above the water.

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