New Cargo drone of Boeing can lift heavy weight

Boeing has been working on developing drones for some time now. In December, it unveiled a high-tech refuelling drone to secure a contract from the US Navy. Boeing’s newest prototype drone is a skeletal, squarish quadrotor built as a “flying test bed to mature the…

December 2017 fundings, acquisitions and IPOs

Twenty-one different startups were funded in December cumulatively raising $430 million, down from the $782 million in November. Three didn’t report the amount of their funding. Only three were over $50 million of which one was a Chinese startup. Three acquisitions were reported during the…

The Ehang 184 Passenger Drone Wants To Take You Into The Air | CleanTechnica

December 29th, 2017 by Nicolas Zart  Nope, we will not stop writing about vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) drones, because … well, because they are increasingly becoming an everyday fact of our lives. And they make such great Christmas presents, don’t they? VTOL & Passenger…

How Drones Could Become The Future of Ambulance Fleets Globally | CleanTechnica

December 27th, 2017 by Nicolas Zart  Drones are everywhere in the news. Beside mild annoyances to your neighbors to their flat-out idiotic use near airports, drones could have an important place in our society. The future of drones and ambulances should come together quickly as…

Fleet EV developer Workhorse plans to spin off ShureFly aviation business, except for package delivery drone

28 December 2017 Workhorse Group Inc., an American technology company focused on providing sustainable and cost-effective electric mobility solutions to the transportation sector, intends to spin off its aviation division, which includes its SureFly personal helicopter, into a separate publicly traded company named SureFly, Inc….

Drone Flying Tips from Drones & Electric Unicycles – YouTube

Drones & Electric Unicycles has released one drone tip every day for the month of December. These videos include a variety of well known YouTubers including Ken Heron, Billy Kyle, Chris Rollins, Ed Ricker, Sean Ozz and many others! To see the video Ready Set…

DID YOU WIN? – FREE DRONE WINNER – Fpv Racer Giveaway – YouTube

Winner of the December 2017 DC/RC Fpv racer drawing! Find out who won and say congrats to the winner! Please subscribe to my channel. I will do a new January 2018 drawing coming up next week! Find the 2017 Drone of the year winner the…

DID YOU WIN? – FREE DRONE WINNER – Fpv Racer Giveaway – YouTube

Winner of the December 2017 DC/RC Fpv racer drawing! Find out who won and say congrats to the winner! Please subscribe to my channel. I will do a new January 2018 drawing coming up next week! Find the 2017 Drone of the year winner the…

Kolkata Municipal Corporation to use drones to check dengue

By: PTI | Kolkata | Published: December 17, 2017 8:56 pm (Representational Image) As part of its drive to fight dengue, the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has decided to use drones from next year to take “difficult images” of stagnant water on terraces of high-rises…

Drone flew into New York `no-fly’ zone, exposing risks

By: Bloomberg | Published: December 15, 2017 6:51 pm Reports of safety incidents involving drones have climbed steadily, and averaged more than 200 a month last summer, according to US federal data. (File Photo) A recreational drone operator whose device smashed into a US Army…

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