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Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 9, 2021
Dufour Aerospace Aero2, "Swiss Army Knife" of Small Unmanned Aircraft

Dufour Aerospace Aero2, "Swiss Army Knife" of Small Unmanned Aircraft

Aero2 is designed as amulti-purpose small unmanned aircraft with a payload of up to 40 kg, a maximum take-off weight of 150 kg and a maximum flight time of three hours in standard configuration, it is suitable for a wide variety of customer applications.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 9, 2021
Ensuring Accuracy in 3D Printed Jet Engine Parts

Ensuring Accuracy in 3D Printed Jet Engine Parts

Precision and quality are key in additive manufacturing, especially when it is being used to create heat-resistant metal parts for applications such as jet engines, rockets or other high temperature environments. A team of engineers is using machine learning to monitor and mitigate defects that occur in additive manufacturing.
Electric Vehicles Research
Oct 27, 2021
Alaska Air and ZeroAvia Developing 76 Seat Zero Emission Aircraft

Alaska Air and ZeroAvia Developing 76 Seat Zero Emission Aircraft

ZeroAvia is gaining altitude as the leader in zero-emission passenger aircraft as it announces a development collaboration with Alaska Air Group, the parent company of Alaska Airlines, for a hydrogen-electric powertrain capable of flying 76-seat regional aircraft in excess of 500 NM.
Electric Vehicles Research
Oct 22, 2021
AIR Unveils AIR ONE eVTOL for Individual Ownership

AIR Unveils AIR ONE eVTOL for Individual Ownership

AIR, creator of personal eVTOLs for the consumer market, unveiled its debut vehicle, AIR ONE, and announced it is now accepting pre-orders. AIR ONE is a sporty, easy-to-operate electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft designed for individual consumer ownership.
Electric Vehicles Research
Oct 18, 2021
ABB and Lilium Revolutionize Charging Infrastructure for Air Travel

ABB and Lilium Revolutionize Charging Infrastructure for Air Travel

As part of the agreement, ABB will develop, test and supply the MegaWatt fast charging infrastructure necessary for the quick turnaround times needed for electric aviation. The ABB charging points are designed to be capable of fully charging batteries in approximately 30 minutes, and charging up to 80% in 15 minutes, enabling the 20-25 flights per aircraft per day planned across Lilium's global vertiport network.
Electric Vehicles Research
Oct 15, 2021
World's First Lung Delivery by Drone

World's First Lung Delivery by Drone

Unither Bioelectronics has set its sights on transforming the way we think of transplantable organ transportation, either donor organs or manufactured organs. In a proof-of-concept flight, the company transferred donor lungs for transplant between two hospitals using its proprietary aerial drone organ transportation technologies.
Electric Vehicles Research
Oct 13, 2021
Successful First Public Flight of Volocopter's VoloDrone

Successful First Public Flight of Volocopter's VoloDrone

Volocopter's electric heavy-lift drone VoloDrone conducted its first public flight today. Together with the international logistics leader DB Schenker, Volocopter demonstrated VoloDrone's seamless integration into the logistics supply chain with an end-to-end cargo transport demonstration.
Electric Vehicles Research
Oct 11, 2021
Saving Koalas Through Facial Recognition

Saving Koalas Through Facial Recognition

Once limited to science-fiction, drones and facial recognition technology are now being harnessed to help save Australia's koalas.
Electric Vehicles Research
Oct 7, 2021
Royal Mail Trial Drone Deliveries to North Ronaldsay Island in Orkney

Royal Mail Trial Drone Deliveries to North Ronaldsay Island in Orkney

This week, Royal Mail has started a trial of scheduled, autonomous flights for two weeks between Kirkwall and North Ronaldsay to better connect remote island communities. SATE
External Company Press Release
RedTail Delivers LiDAR System to DoD's Explosive Ordnance Disposal

RedTail Delivers LiDAR System to DoD's Explosive Ordnance Disposal

The RedTail LiDAR Systems RTL-450 was integrated onto the Teledyne FLIR SkyRaider Unmanned Aerial System to address a broad range of the EOD community's 3D mapping needs.
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 9, 2021
Dufour Aerospace Aero2, "Swiss Army Knife" of Small Unmanned Aircraft

Dufour Aerospace Aero2, "Swiss Army Knife" of Small Unmanned Aircraft

Aero2 is designed as amulti-purpose small unmanned aircraft with a payload of up to 40 kg, a maximum take-off weight of 150 kg and a maximum flight time of three hours in standard configuration, it is suitable for a wide variety of customer applications.
Electric Vehicles Research
Oct 27, 2021
Alaska Air and ZeroAvia Developing 76 Seat Zero Emission Aircraft

Alaska Air and ZeroAvia Developing 76 Seat Zero Emission Aircraft

ZeroAvia is gaining altitude as the leader in zero-emission passenger aircraft as it announces a development collaboration with Alaska Air Group, the parent company of Alaska Airlines, for a hydrogen-electric powertrain capable of flying 76-seat regional aircraft in excess of 500 NM.
Electric Vehicles Research
Oct 18, 2021
ABB and Lilium Revolutionize Charging Infrastructure for Air Travel

ABB and Lilium Revolutionize Charging Infrastructure for Air Travel

As part of the agreement, ABB will develop, test and supply the MegaWatt fast charging infrastructure necessary for the quick turnaround times needed for electric aviation. The ABB charging points are designed to be capable of fully charging batteries in approximately 30 minutes, and charging up to 80% in 15 minutes, enabling the 20-25 flights per aircraft per day planned across Lilium's global vertiport network.
Electric Vehicles Research
Oct 13, 2021
Successful First Public Flight of Volocopter's VoloDrone

Successful First Public Flight of Volocopter's VoloDrone

Volocopter's electric heavy-lift drone VoloDrone conducted its first public flight today. Together with the international logistics leader DB Schenker, Volocopter demonstrated VoloDrone's seamless integration into the logistics supply chain with an end-to-end cargo transport demonstration.
Electric Vehicles Research
Oct 7, 2021
Royal Mail Trial Drone Deliveries to North Ronaldsay Island in Orkney

Royal Mail Trial Drone Deliveries to North Ronaldsay Island in Orkney

This week, Royal Mail has started a trial of scheduled, autonomous flights for two weeks between Kirkwall and North Ronaldsay to better connect remote island communities. SATE
Electric Vehicles Research
Nov 9, 2021
Ensuring Accuracy in 3D Printed Jet Engine Parts

Ensuring Accuracy in 3D Printed Jet Engine Parts

Precision and quality are key in additive manufacturing, especially when it is being used to create heat-resistant metal parts for applications such as jet engines, rockets or other high temperature environments. A team of engineers is using machine learning to monitor and mitigate defects that occur in additive manufacturing.
Electric Vehicles Research
Oct 22, 2021
AIR Unveils AIR ONE eVTOL for Individual Ownership

AIR Unveils AIR ONE eVTOL for Individual Ownership

AIR, creator of personal eVTOLs for the consumer market, unveiled its debut vehicle, AIR ONE, and announced it is now accepting pre-orders. AIR ONE is a sporty, easy-to-operate electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft designed for individual consumer ownership.
Electric Vehicles Research
Oct 15, 2021
World's First Lung Delivery by Drone

World's First Lung Delivery by Drone

Unither Bioelectronics has set its sights on transforming the way we think of transplantable organ transportation, either donor organs or manufactured organs. In a proof-of-concept flight, the company transferred donor lungs for transplant between two hospitals using its proprietary aerial drone organ transportation technologies.
Electric Vehicles Research
Oct 11, 2021
Saving Koalas Through Facial Recognition

Saving Koalas Through Facial Recognition

Once limited to science-fiction, drones and facial recognition technology are now being harnessed to help save Australia's koalas.
External Company Press Release
RedTail Delivers LiDAR System to DoD's Explosive Ordnance Disposal

RedTail Delivers LiDAR System to DoD's Explosive Ordnance Disposal

The RedTail LiDAR Systems RTL-450 was integrated onto the Teledyne FLIR SkyRaider Unmanned Aerial System to address a broad range of the EOD community's 3D mapping needs.
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