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Boeing’s flying car completes first test flight

[ad_1] A Boeing flying car designed to whisk passengers over congested city streets and dodge skyscrapers completed its first test flight on Tuesday, offering a peek into the future of urban transportation the aerospace giant and others are seeking to reshape. A prototype of its autonomous passenger air vehicle completed …

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Facebook collaborating with Airbus to test solar-powered internet drones in Australia: Report

[ad_1] Facebook may be primarily known for its hugely-popular (and these days, extremely-controversial) social media platform, but the company also has interests in other areas. One of those interests is providing internet access in areas of the world that lack proper connectivity. To that end, the company had been working …

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Amid high alert, drones put to test ahead of R-day

[ad_1] Amid high-alert, the J&K Police and the Central Reserve Police Force conducted a mock drill in the city centreLalChowk on Saturday in run-up to the January 26, even as the road stretch leading to the main venue, Sher-e-Kashmir Cricket Stadium (SKCS) at Sonwar, here has been closed for the …

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QuadSat drones test satellite antennas

[ad_1] SAN FRANCISCO – QuadSat, a Danish company focused on testing and calibrating satellite antennas with quadcopters drones, plans to recruit satellite engineers with 700,000 euros ($796,000) raised in a seed investment round announced Jan. 16 led by a Danish investment fund and with support from Seraphim Capital. “We intend …

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Nevada chosen as drone test site for pilot program

[ad_1] Nevada’s urban centers are about to see a lot more drone testing. On Monday, the Federal Aviation Administration and Department of Transportation selected Nevada as one of three test sites to participate in a pilot program that will integrate drones into the national airspace system. Nevada’s unmanned aircraft system …

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Hydrogen Cells Best Batteries in Hour-Long Drone Test Flight

[ad_1] The Project Rachel hydrogen-powered drone. (Productiv/AVI screenshot) An under-development drone powered by a hydrogen fuel cell beat its hour-long flying time target in recent testing, staying aloft for over 70 minutes with a 5 kg payload. Dubbed Project Rachel, the British drone is a collaboration between engineering firm Productiv, …

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Interview: UK drone corridor offers test ground for retail delivery

[ad_1] A new drone corridor in Bedfordshire could provide a testing ground for retailers to test and demonstrate new automated delivery systems, says the founder of the company behind the initiative. Since August 2018, autonomy specialist Blue Bear and the University of Cranfield have been collaborating on a site for …

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FAA to speed up drone ID process with new test program

[ad_1] The Federal Aviation Administration has launched a new test program with the aim of speeding up the drone identification process. Paid for by drone industry parties, the program sets out to create eight company-financed prototype projects to look at different options. According to a report from the Wall Street …

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MOL conducts test of class survey using drones

[ad_1] Tokyo – Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) announced that it participated in a demonstration test of ship class survey using aerial drones to inspect an MOL-operated coal carrier in service, along with Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK), Hitachi Systems, and Mitsui Co. According to MOL, the demonstration test included a simulated …

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To speed up drone identification rules, FAA starts test program

[ad_1] The big hurdle to overcome before commercial drone applications will be allowed on a large scale is remote drone identification. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has now launched a test program to speed up the drone identification rules. Up to eight test programs are to be paid for by …

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Test Flights Open Skies for Commercial Use of Drones

[ad_1] MEDIA CONTACT Available for logged-in reporters only SECTION SCIENCE TYPE OF ARTICLE Research Results Newswise — The University of North Dakota, along with research partners from Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) and the Northern Plains Unmanned Aircraft Systems Test Site, achieved a major industry milestone on Dec. 21 with the first-ever …

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FAA Launches Test Program to Speed Up Drone Identification Rules

[ad_1] U.S. air-safety regulators have announced plans for industry-government pilot projects to test airborne identification of drones, the latest bid to accelerate development of such systems nationwide. The new Federal Aviation Administration program, spelled out in a Federal Register notice earlier this month, envisions creating up to eight company-financed prototype …

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