Drones

Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or better known as drones, are rising in popularity by the day. They already continue to prove their value throughout a variety of industries, and are set to revolutionize many more industries. Stay updated on everything related to the ever-evolving drone industry.

Aug 23, 2019

Finnish police successfully test UTM systems during GOF trials

Photo: www.is.fi

Unifly is a contributing partner to the Gulf of Finland (GOF) project, one of six U-space demonstration projects. The Gulf of Finland (GOF) U-space demonstration project is funded by the SESAR Joint Undertaking. Unifly contributes to the project with its world-leading Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) technology, alongside two other UTM providers.

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Apr 26, 2019

NUAIR integrates Unifly among 4 other USS into NY UAS Test Site

Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research (NUAIR) and the New York UAS Test Site at Griffiss International Airport, have successfully deployed and integrated five unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) service suppliers into the New York UAS Corridor: AirMap, ANRA, AGI/OneSky, Thales and Unifly.

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Apr 23, 2019

GUTMA welcomes four new members

The Global UTM Association (GUTMA) recently added four new members: Airbus, Avinor ANS, D-Flight S.p.A and Skywings Inc.

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Apr 18, 2019

Drone footage shows horrible damage to Notre Dame

As we all know, the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris suffered unfortunate fire damage on Monday. More than €700 million has already been pledged by billionaire donors to rebuild the historic and iconic landmark. French president Macron has pledged to rebuild the cathedral within five years.

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Apr 9, 2019

Fly like Iron Man with RYZE Tech's latest drone

Drone enthusiasts who consider themselves (die-hard) Marvel fans will rejoice at the news of the release of a new version of the popular Tello drone, manufactured by RYZE Tech. In collaboration with Marvel and Disney, RYZE Tech announced the Tello Iron Man Edition, which is available for sale in North America and Europe. The drone is an excellent choice if you want to learn how to fly a drone and if you're just starting out (and/or you could try drone simulators, of course.)

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Apr 2, 2019

PODIUM announces U-space visitor events

Over the coming months, the SESAR Horizon 2020 PODIUM project will perform demonstrations of U-space services and technologies at five locations.

Those locations are the Drones Paris Region cluster (Bretigny, France), the Netherland RPAS Test Centre (Markenesse, The Netherlands), Groningen Airport (Eelde, The Netherlands), Hans Christian Andersen Airport (Odense, Denmark) and Rodez-Aveyron Airport (France). The demonstrations will take place until end June 2019.

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Mar 26, 2019

3 technologies that could transform the drone industry

The drone industry is still growing by the day and still has a lot of untapped potential. But on the other hand, some of the most ambitious projects have been a bit slower to get off the ground than expected.

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May 8, 2018

Solar-powered drone that can fly for up to a year

BAE Systems and Prismatic, two British aerospace firms, are developing a drone supposedly capable of remaining in the sky for an entire year at high altitudes. The drone could be described as a High Altitude, Long Endurance (HALE) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).

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Apr 18, 2018

Airbus using drones to visually inspect aircraft

Airbus has recently demonstrated the first ever automated drone-based, innovative aircraft maintenance tool at the MRO Americas exposition in Florida. The exposition is a gathering of aviation maintenance professionals from around the world. Airbus’ Advanced Inspection Drone is to be operated inside a hangar, capable of accelerating and facilitating visual checks, considerably reducing aircraft downtime and increasing the quality of inspection reports.

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Apr 17, 2018

Your opinion matters in drone integration: CORUS questionnaire

The drone industry is growing at a rapid pace, which means the safe integration of drones into airspace is of the utmost importance. Therefore SESAR, the mechanism which coordinates and concentrates all EU R&D activities in ATM, is making an effort to make this happen in a safe and efficient manner through the U-Space projects.

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