21Jun/18
Switzerland First Country with Nationwide UTM to Launch Medical Drone Delivery Program

Switzerland First Country with Nationwide UTM to Launch Medical Drone Delivery Program

Switzerland recently announced the first drone delivery program enabled by a nationwide integrated airspace system, or UTM (Unmanned Traffic Management system), which they call the Swiss U-space. The medical items to be delivered in this new program include time-sensitive medical laboratory samples and urgently-needed medication. The deliveries will take place between Tiefenau Hospital and University Hospital…

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20Jun/18
The Pentagon Just Upped its Investment in this MIT Grads Startup to Increase Fight Endurance for Military Drones

The Pentagon Just Upped its Investment in this MIT Grads Startup to Increase Fight Endurance for Military Drones

It may be the biggest development in engines in 85 years – and could have major impact on drone development.  A revolutionary engine design first demonstrated on the back of a go-kart is now proving its case for powering military drones and other autonomous vehicles.  The LiquidPiston design offers significant progress in expanding the range…

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18Jun/18
Drones in Space: Black Swift Gets NASA Contract to Fly to Venus

Drones in Space: Black Swift Gets NASA Contract to Fly to Venus

The following is a press release from Black Swift Technologies. Boulder, CO – (June 18, 2018) – Black Swift Technologies (BST), a specialized engineering firm recognized for its purpose-built scientific aerial platforms, announced today it has been awarded a NASA contract to develop an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) to perform upper atmospheric observations of the planet Venus. BST…

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