03Apr/20
Medical Drone Delivery Success in Ireland

Medical Drone Delivery Success in Ireland

In September, DroneLife reported on the world’s first BVLOS medical delivery in Ireland. Researchers at NUI Galway partnered with German drone startup Wingcopter to transport prescription medication and blood samples for diabetes patients. This week, the research team released more details about the project in an ENDO 2020 abstract to  be published in the Journal of the Endocrine Society.…

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02Apr/20
Drone Partners Earn Canadian BVLOS Certification

Drone Partners Earn Canadian BVLOS Certification

MVT Geo-solutions has partnered with Iris Automation in a successful bid to receive the first Beyond-Visual-Line-of-Sight (BVLOS) Special Flight Operations Certificate by Transport Canada using only onboard Detect-and-Avoid. The approval was granted based on deployment of Iris Automation‘s DAA system, Casia. The solution provides commercial drones with automated collision avoidance maneuvers. The waiver permits flights within…

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01Apr/20
NOAA Launches Expanded Drone Program

NOAA Launches Expanded Drone Program

NOAA is predicting clear skies for a new drone program the agency rolls out this week. In a media statement, the agency announced the launch of the Unmanned Systems Operations Program. “The new program will promote the safe, efficient and economical operation of unmanned systems NOAA uses to collect high-quality environmental data for the agency’s…

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29Mar/20
Parrot’s ANAFI Drone Levels Up for Commercial Data Requirements with DroneLogBook Integration

Parrot’s ANAFI Drone Levels Up for Commercial Data Requirements with DroneLogBook Integration

French drone company Parrot, manufacturers of the ANAFI drone, has partnered with DroneLogBook to simplify drone data logging for commercial applications.  In a recent release, Parrot announced that their partnership with DroneLogBook will provide the capacity for pilots to keep track of equipment performance, schedule necessary maintenance, and record and report all pertinent information to…

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