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Porsche and Boeing to partner on premium urban air mobility market

Porsche and Boeing to partner on premium urban air mobility market

Electric Vehicles Research
Oct 9, 2019
Researchers use drones to weigh whales

Researchers use drones to weigh whales

By measuring the body length, width and height of free-living southern right whales photographed by drones, researchers were able to develop a model that accurately calculated the body volume and mass of the whales.
Electric Vehicles Research
Oct 7, 2019
FAA's first full approval for drone airline

FAA's first full approval for drone airline

UPS subsidiary UPS Flight Forward Inc has received the US government's first full Part 135 Standard certification to operate a drone airline. The company will initially expand its drone delivery service further to support hospital campuses around the country, and to provide solutions for customers beyond those in the healthcare industry.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 25, 2019
Boeing completes test flight of unmanned aerial refueler

Boeing completes test flight of unmanned aerial refueler

Boeing and the U.S. Navy successfully completed the first test flight of the MQ-25™ unmanned aerial refueler.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 18, 2019
First urban flight of Volocopter in Europe

First urban flight of Volocopter in Europe

The Minister-President of the state of Baden-Württemberg, Winfried Kretschmann, experienced the first European urban flight of the Volocopter in Stuttgart together with the Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG, Ola Källenius, the CEO of Volocopter GmbH, Florian Reuter, and Thomas Strobl, Minister of the Interior, Digitalisation and Migration for Baden-Württemberg.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 17, 2019
1-Ton cargo delivery drone unveiled

1-Ton cargo delivery drone unveiled

Silent Arrow is the world's first production-ready, 1-ton, autonomous cargo aircraft, which delivers up to 1,631 pounds (740 kg) of supplies at less than half the cost of JPADS with more than double the glide ratio, dramatically improved landing accuracy, zero vertical impact force and with far greater stealth.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 11, 2019
Geely invests 50 million euros in Volocopter

Geely invests 50 million euros in Volocopter

Volocopter announced that it signed the first closing of its Series C funding round, which is being led by Zhejiang Geely Holding Group
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 4, 2019
Volocopter flies successfully with air traffic

Volocopter flies successfully with air traffic

Volocopter performed a flight at the Helsinki International Airport successfully integrated into both the Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft System Traffic Management system.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 29, 2019
Embraer advances development of aircraft with electric propulsion

Embraer advances development of aircraft with electric propulsion

Embraer unveiled, on the eve of its 50th anniversary, images of the demonstrator aircraft with 100% electric propulsion technology, which is currently under development.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 12, 2019
Drone doctor: Measuring whale health from above

Drone doctor: Measuring whale health from above

When assessing a patient's health, one of the first things a doctor does is measure the patient's vital signs. But how do you measure vital signs when your patient is a huge, endangered paikea humpback whale? New University of Canterbury research suggests drones might be the solution.
Electric Vehicles Research
Oct 9, 2019
Researchers use drones to weigh whales

Researchers use drones to weigh whales

By measuring the body length, width and height of free-living southern right whales photographed by drones, researchers were able to develop a model that accurately calculated the body volume and mass of the whales.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 25, 2019
Boeing completes test flight of unmanned aerial refueler

Boeing completes test flight of unmanned aerial refueler

Boeing and the U.S. Navy successfully completed the first test flight of the MQ-25™ unmanned aerial refueler.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 17, 2019
1-Ton cargo delivery drone unveiled

1-Ton cargo delivery drone unveiled

Silent Arrow is the world's first production-ready, 1-ton, autonomous cargo aircraft, which delivers up to 1,631 pounds (740 kg) of supplies at less than half the cost of JPADS with more than double the glide ratio, dramatically improved landing accuracy, zero vertical impact force and with far greater stealth.
Electric Vehicles Research
Sep 4, 2019
Volocopter flies successfully with air traffic

Volocopter flies successfully with air traffic

Volocopter performed a flight at the Helsinki International Airport successfully integrated into both the Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft System Traffic Management system.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 12, 2019
Drone doctor: Measuring whale health from above

Drone doctor: Measuring whale health from above

When assessing a patient's health, one of the first things a doctor does is measure the patient's vital signs. But how do you measure vital signs when your patient is a huge, endangered paikea humpback whale? New University of Canterbury research suggests drones might be the solution.
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