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Can drone technology make aviation safer?

Can drone technology make aviation safer?

Posted on September 25, 2019 by Tania Moffat There is no doubt that technology is impacting several aspects of the aviation industry. From the use of biometrics and blockchains to artificial intelligence and drones, new technology is a hotly debated subject. A Sugu Canada drone conducts a maintenance inspection. The company has tailor-made drone solutions…

Can drone technology make aviation safer?

Can drone technology make aviation safer?

There is no doubt that technology is impacting several aspects of the aviation industry. From the use of biometrics and blockchains to artificial intelligence and drones, new technology is a hotly debated subject. The use of drones to increase the efficiency and safety of aircraft inspections, however, is gaining ground the world over. Currently, Markham,…

Unmanned Systems Canada: Scholarship

Unmanned Systems Canada: Scholarship

Source: https://www.unmannedsystems.ca In December 2006, a young, gifted unmanned vehicles engineer working with CDL Systems named Mark Cuss passed away after a courageous 22-month battle with cancer.  At the time of his death, Mark was only 27 years old. However, during his short time, Mark made significant accomplishments both in his personal life and in his professional life. We…

The drone delivery arm of Google now has an app for air traffic control, and you can download it

The drone delivery arm of Google now has an app for air traffic control, and you can download it

Author: Sally French Source: https://thedronegirl.com There’s a new drone app ready for you to download on your phone — and it’s made by Google. Wing, which is primarily viewed as the drone delivery arm of Alphabet (the company formerly known as Google), this week released its OpenSky app for Apple iOS and Android devices. But…

Drone Delivery Canada Awarded Its First US Patent for Its Proprietary Drone Delivery Technology

Drone Delivery Canada Awarded Its First US Patent for Its Proprietary Drone Delivery Technology

SOURCE Drone Delivery Canada Photo: Macleans.ca TORONTO , July 17, 2019 /CNW/ – Drone Delivery Canada ‘DDC or the Company’ (TSX.V:FLT, OTC – NASDAQ INTL:TAKOF),is pleased to announce on July 16, 2019 , the United States Patent Office granted DDC Patent #: 10,351,239 which covers  DDC’s proprietary FLYTE management software system along with its drone…

Was the Gatwick Incident Really Caused by a Drone? The Blue Ribbon Task Force Report, and DJI’s Response

Was the Gatwick Incident Really Caused by a Drone? The Blue Ribbon Task Force Report, and DJI’s Response

Author: Miriam McNabb on: July 12, 2019 The effects of the Gatwick airport closure incidents this December have been significant for the drone industry.  The event was so expensive and disruptive that policy makers around the world – as well as drone manufacturers and airspace security or counter-drone solution providers – have moved to address…

Drone battery causes fire in Chilliwack house

Drone battery causes fire in Chilliwack house

Agassiz Harrison Observer Fire department finds battery on fire on a desk in Rosedale home on Wednesday Paul Henderson Jul. 11, 2019 3:10 p.m. Local News The Chilliwack Fire Department (CFD) has a warning after a drone battery caught fire on a charger in a Rosedale home on Wednesday afternoon. An occupant of a home…

Complete a flight review for drones

Complete a flight review for drones

From: Transport Canada A flight review is the one of two knowledge requirements for conducting advanced operations with your drone or “Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS)”. Flight reviewers are Transport Canada-approved drone pilots who can administer a flight review. What you need to know before you start Before you conduct your flight review, you must…

Flying your drone safely and legally

Flying your drone safely and legally

From: Transport Canada Drones are aircraft—which makes you a pilot. When you fly your drone, you’re sharing the skies with other drones and aircraft. Before you fly, understand the rules you must follow and review our safety tips. On this page Legal requirements when flying drones Fly your drone safely Penalties Tips for first-time pilots…

DJI challenges BBC on drone danger reports

DJI challenges BBC on drone danger reports

Article Sourced From: https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-48866152 Drone maker DJI has lodged a complaint against the BBC over the way the flying gadgets were portrayed in TV reports. In an open letter, it expressed “deep disappointment” with the way drones were depicted in the videos. The reports were based on “hearsay”, claimed DJI, which felt they fell short…

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