Tag Archives: Drone

New SKYCORP Hydrogen-powered Drone Can Flies For 2 Hours Straight

The biggest woe relating to drone technology is not quite the range, but the battery life which in turns affect the flight time. With most of today’s drones, the most you get is 30 minutes, tops. And that’s only with high-grade, so-called prosumer drones. Most common drone averages at around 20 minutes. But SKYCORP e-Drone Zero is not your common drone; it has a flight time that will make any “prosumer” drone feels a lot underwhelmed. Continue reading New SKYCORP Hydrogen-powered Drone Can Flies For 2 Hours Straight

This Robinson R22 Is No Ordinary R22 Helicopter, It Is Completely Unmanned

More than likely, the mention of drone or UAV will conjure up the image of a quad- or multicopter, or something along the line of the Predator. What you see here is what one would not imagine as a drone, but the thing is, it is in fact a UAV. Wait. Isn’t that a Robinson R22? Well, it was. It has been converted by UAVOS to an unmanned drone, now called R22-UV. Continue reading This Robinson R22 Is No Ordinary R22 Helicopter, It Is Completely Unmanned

Blimp-type UAV Sucks In Air To Propel Itself Forward

Today’s drones, regardless of their applications, are not quite groundbreaking as long as they are limited by battery life (and therefore, range) and if they are still propelled by rotors. It is like a person, dressed up in different costumes or people doing different jobs. Basically, they change in form, but not in substance. The Phoenix UAV you see here, however, is very different. Continue reading Blimp-type UAV Sucks In Air To Propel Itself Forward

Parrot Announced New ANAFI Drone Designed For Thermal Imaging

If you haven’t heard, Parrot is not just about exquisite headphones, sound system and remote control toys. It is also into commercial applications too and the Parrot ANAFI Thermal is the company’s latest in professional drone. The Parrot ANAFI Thermal is an ultra-compact and lightweight drone outfitted with thermal imaging hardware for, well, thermal imaging of course. Continue reading Parrot Announced New ANAFI Drone Designed For Thermal Imaging

China Revealed The World’s First Combat Amphibious Drone

You have seen and read about the military’s seafaring drones, AKA unmanned sea vehicles or USV, and I am sure most of us are aware of land-roaming drones. Now, meet one that is both an unmanned sea vehicle and a land combat drone from China called Marine Lizard. It is a full-fledged drone outfitted with an electro-optical and radar systems, and armed with a pair of machine guns and a vertical launching system for anti-ship and anti-aircraft missiles. Continue reading China Revealed The World’s First Combat Amphibious Drone

MBDA Spectre UAV Is Essentially A Flying Guided Missile Launcher

With the drones like General Atomics Predator and Reaper dominating the theaters of conflicts, it is easy to forget that are also more deadly UAVs out there. One of these deadly UAVs is the Spectre Combat UAV from European developer and manufacturer of missiles and missile delivery systems, MBDA. Unveiled at last year’s DVD exhibition in Millbrook, UK, Spectre is an electric Vertical Take-off and Landing UAV that is designed to provide rapid close air support. Continue reading MBDA Spectre UAV Is Essentially A Flying Guided Missile Launcher

China’s Ziyan UAV Revealed A Super Weird Attack Drone At Langkawi

What you see here is a Chinese combat-ready attach drone called Blowfish A2 from Chinese Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) maker, Ziyan UAV. Ziyan UAV is not a newcomer in making UAV, though. Prior to unveiling the Blowfish A2 at the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA) 2019 in Langkawi, Malaysia, the company already have at least 5 other helicopter-based combat drones under its belt. The Blowfish A2 is no different, but it stands out from the rest of siblings because of its very unusual form. Continue reading China’s Ziyan UAV Revealed A Super Weird Attack Drone At Langkawi

DJI Tello Iron Man Edition Lets You Fly In Iron Man’s Perspective

You heard of Tello? No? Well, it is a drone made by Shenzhen-based Ryze Tech, powered by DJI and touts Intel technology, that mixes both imaging and fun play. The drone was introduced earlier this year, but now, Tello has a new Iron Man-themed edition. Called Tello Iron Man Edition, it is essentially the same Tello, but with a flashy shell inspired by Iron Man’s suit in hot rod red and gold colorway, complete with Arc Reactor slapped on it. Continue reading DJI Tello Iron Man Edition Lets You Fly In Iron Man’s Perspective

Amazon’s Ambitious Mothership Is Real! Nah, Just Kidding. It Is Fake. Phew!

For a moment, it appears that Amazon may have make good on its patent filed in 2014 for an autonomous airborne fulfillment center. Airborne Fulfillment Center or AFC is basically a giant warehouse in the sky that dispatches delivery drones from as high as 45,000 feet. It was a concept that is bold and yet feels dystopia and futuristic at the same time. Continue reading Amazon’s Ambitious Mothership Is Real! Nah, Just Kidding. It Is Fake. Phew!

Single-use Delivery Drones Completed And Passed Tests With U.S. Marines

I am sure you heard about the use of unmanned drones to make delivery, but do you know that the U.S. military also favors the concept? However, unlike its commercial counterpart, U.S. military is looking at drones that can go long distances and disposed after the cargo has been retrieved. So, yeah, single-use delivery drones are what Logistic Gliders, Inc. are developing and testing for the military under contracts with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory (MCWL). Continue reading Single-use Delivery Drones Completed And Passed Tests With U.S. Marines