Driving to new heights: Canadian team designs flying car set to take off soon | Watch News Videos Online

Opener, a company created by Canadian engineer Marcus Leng, is at the forefront of the flying car industry. Leng says Opener is preparing to release Blackfly, a personal aerial vehicle, better known as a flying car. Dawna Friesen has a Canadian television exclusive of what’s waiting in the wings for drivers… More about this article […]

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DARPA Is Developing Aircraft-Launched Missile-Like Drones That Fire Their Own Air-To-Air Missiles

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, has hired General Atomics, Lockheed Martin, and Northrop Grumman, to craft designs for an air-launched missile-toting air-to-air combat drone as part of a program called LongShot. In concept, a larger manned aircraft would fire this unmanned air vehicle, which could then fly to a certain area and […]

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Google’s Wing warns new drone laws ‘may have unintended consequences’ for privacy – The Verge

Alphabet’s drone delivery company still wants drones tracked — but differently This past week, the US government made the single biggest, most impactful set of changes to drone law we’ve yet seen — ruling that almost every drone in US airspace will need to broadcast their locations, as well as the location of their pilots, […]

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US will soon allow small drones to fly over people and at night | The National

New FAA rules will open new opportunities for commercial drone deliveries Small drones will be allowed to fly over people and at night in the US, the Federal Aviation Administration said on Monday, in a step towards their use for widespread commercial deliveries. The FAA said its long-awaited rules for the drones will address security […]

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DARPA says it’s getting closer to snatching drones out of midair | Engadget

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is still developing its Gremlins project, which is apparently getting closer to grabbing drones out of the sky. The agency said it was “inches from success” during its latest round of test flights. Each of the three X-61A Gremlins Air Vehicles (GAV) flew for more than two hours […]

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Rocket startup builds world’s biggest drone to launch satellites – Business Insider

Aevum, a quiet, scrappy, and ambitious rocket-launch startup, unveiled the biggest drone in the world on Wednesday. Called Ravn X, the fully autonomous vehicle is 80 feet long, has a wingspan of 60 feet, and stands 18 feet tall. It’s not the largest unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) by size — the wings of Northrop Grumman’s […]

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FAA gives approval for company to use swarms of drones to reforest burned areas – Wildfire Today

DroneSeed, a company that uses fleets of drones to reforest areas burned in wildfires, received approval in October from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its heavy-lift drones to operate Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) and to expand its use of heavy-lift drone swarms to California, Colorado, Montana, Nevada, Arizona and New Mexico. They […]

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These Drones Have Been Designed To Plant 100,000 Trees Per Day | Apartment Therapy

What happens when you put two pilots to work flying a drone that has been designed specifically to plant trees at a rapid pace? You could potentially get up to 100,000 trees planted per day. That’s an astounding number compared to an average 11,000 trees that are currently being planted by professional tree planters on […]

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