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H3 Dynamics and Hylium Industries join forces to progress liquid hydrogen-electric flight capabilities

H3 Dynamics and Hylium Industries have joined forces to boost the performance of zero emission hydrogen-electric flight, by combining the strengths of Hylium liquid hydrogen storage and liquification solutions, and H3 Dynamics distributed hydrogen-electric propulsion nacelles, ultra-light fuel cells, and new hydrogen drone refueling stations. Moving to liquid hydrogen represents a s...

Heron Technology targets extension of UTM services in the region with incorporation of Heron AirBridge

Singapore-based digital aviation and cybersecurity solutions provider, Heron Technology, announces the incorporation of Heron AirBridge - the company’s standalone Advanced Air Mobility and drones technology business. The formation of Heron AirBridge reflects the company’s steady progress in the development and testing of its proprietary Unmanned Traffic Management s...

Skyports Drone Services launches large scale hiring programme to support international scale up

Skyports Drone Services has launched a large scale employment programme aimed at recruiting personnel to support the roll out of drone operations across existing and emerging markets. The Hub Operator Programme is an open call for applicants willing to travel for extended periods of time and work at the cutting edge of drone operations. The programme has been launched by Skyports Drone Services...

AERO - successful in the future UAV market with AERODrones

Unmanned aerial vehicles have triggered a revolution in aviation. They enable missions that were previously unthinkable. At the AERO show AERODrones will once again be a special trade fair that will be extended by one day due to its great success. Unmanned aerial vehicles offer great benefits for society. They cover a wide range of tasks and are indispensable in civilian use by auth...

BT Group backs Altitude Angel to make the UK a global leader for commercial automated drone operations

Digital at BT has entered into a £5 million deal with Altitude Angel to accelerate and support plans for Skyway corridor development - UK drone superhighway, set to be the largest and longest network of its kind in the world. UTM is the software platform and infrastructure needed to allow drones to fly safely, without a pilot, over large distances. The £5 million de...

XAG Drone supports Panama farmers shift focus to cost-saving sustainability

XAG introduces its P100 Agricultural Drone to farmers in Panama, providing an accessible approach to more profitable and sustainable farming practices. Drone demonstrations and training are conducted on farms nationwide, while trials on seeding and fertilization have been first carried out in rice cultivation. As XAG gears up for its global expansion, its Latin American business on agricultur...

World longest urban drone delivery route connecting hospitals and laboratories in Zurich

Matternet has begun test operations on a five-kilometer beyond-visual-line-of-sight route over the city of Zurich, Switzerland. This route is the world’s longest drone delivery route over a major city and will be used to transport diagnostic samples between the Triemli and Waid Hospitals – both a part of Stadspital Zürich, a municipal central hospital owned by the city of Zur...

Dronamics awarded 2.5 million Euros grant from the European Innovation Council for the roll-out of its cargo drone mobility solution

Dronamics has been awarded a €2.5 million grant by the European Commission under the prestigious European Innovation Council (EIC) Accelerator program. The EIC has also expressed a material commitment to support Dronamics’ upcoming Series A round. The grant will support the development and roll-out of Dronamics’ cargo drone fleet, the deployment of the first droneports in...

Development of hydrogen-fuel technology for cargo drones - Dronamics and Cranfield Aerospace

Dronamics and Cranfield Aerospace Solutions will be combining their expertise to integrate hydrogen fuel-cell technology into the Black Swan, the long-range cargo drone. Brought together by their mutual belief that hydrogen fuel-cell technology can open up the possibility of zero-emissions aviation, the two aerospace innovators will be working together to bring to market a viab...

Air Navigation Solutions & Skyports partner on CAA innovation Sandbox project

Air Navigation Solutions has joined Skyports Drone Services in the Civil Aviation Authority’s Sandbox which provides companies with a space in which to test innovative airspace solutions. Air traffic management provider ANSL and drone operations company Skyports Drone Services will partner to develop plans to create the UK’s first low-level Transponder Mandatory Zone in...

Skills and open innovation: young researchers compete in the Leonardo Drone Contest

Will drones be able to fly guided by artificial intelligence? A competition between six Italian university teams in the third edition of this event organised by Leonardo. The Leonardo Drone Contest 2022 edition is at the starting line. Six Italian universities will compete to the design of prototypes for a drone capable of flying autonomously and without a navigation system using artificial Int...

Zero Petroleum to provide fossil-free synthetic fuel to power Dronamics long-range cargo drone

Zero Petroleum will supply its revolutionary fossil-free fuel to the world’s first licensed drone cargo airline, Dronamics, for testing with a view to commercial use in its long-range cargo drone. The partnership aims to support the creation of Dronamics’ sustainable same-day delivery service for items such as e-commerce goods, perishable food, manufacturing parts and medical supplies....