Landing in moving vehicles in GNSS denied environments

Landing in moving vehicles in GNSS denied environments By Press  20 October 2020 GNSS positioning (Global Navigation Satellite Systems) plays a key role in today’s transportation industry, including UAV technology (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle). It has enabled precise navigation from point A to point B worldwide and increased the safety of flights by avoiding concrete pre-programmed exclusion zones (like […]

China’s Autoflight puts a canard twist on its latest long-range eVTOL

China’s Autoflight puts a canard twist on its latest long-range eVTOL By Loz Blain    October 13, 2020 The V400 Albatross is a large, long-range cargo-carrying eVTOL aircraft At the 2020 World UAV Conference in Shenzhen, Chinese heavy drone company Autoflight unveiled a big new canard-style electric VTOL cargo drone, and announced its intentions to develop […]

Autonomous electric crop duster gets approval for US demos

Autonomous electric crop duster gets approval for US demos By Ben Coxworth    October 13, 2020 The Pelican can take-off and land within a distance of 150 ft – it can also make very tight turn-arounds while in flight Although there are now a few different crop-spraying multicopter drones, fixed-wing drones are faster and have a longer battery […]