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Israel systematically uses quadcopter drones to kill Palestinians: Euro-Med – TRT World

Deliberately targeting civilians Israel also employed quadcopters in attacks on refugee camps on February 12, refugee schools on February 8, and the Palestinian Red Crescent Society headquarters on December 24. The organisation documented an attack on February 12 in which two siblings, Muhib Osama Ezz el Din Abu Jama, aged 19, and Elyas Osama Ezz […]

RigiTech starts medical drone delivery activity in the Netherlands

Swiss drone manufacturing and aerial services company RigiTech is expanding its geographical and healthcare footprint with a new partnership in the Netherlands, where it will trial deployment and eventual integration of its UAVs into routine operation by medical transport and response units. The new partnership in the Netherlands builds on RigiTech’s established track record in medical operations elsewhere in […]

Wildlife Drones: Using Innovative Technology to Track Elusive Species

Company uses drone technology to track animals in the wild The third in a trilogy of articles on innovative drones for conservation.  Explore the first article, on drones saving island ecosystems here: and the second, on drones for whale research, here.   By DRONELIFE Features Editor Jim Magill Images courtesy Wildlife Drones. Dr. Debbie Saunders, Wildlife […]

Cali startup delivers first electric cargo plane for US Air Force with up to 200 mi range

Pyka, a Silicon Valley startup, delivered its first electric autonomous cargo plane to AFWERX, the US Air Force’s network of innovators. Founded in 2017 in CEO Michael Norcia’s parent’s garage in Silicon Valley, the startup is now handing over electric planes for US Air Force use. Pyka initially focused on crop spraying with fewer regulations […]

Sweden Selects French Parrot Drone for Home Guard – The Defense Post

Sweden has selected a drone from French company Parrot for its Home Guard military reserve unit. The project stipulated the procurement of Parrot’s Anafi USA small unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which is specifically designed to meet US Army requirements. The capability incorporates a thermal camera that can detect hot spots from 40 meters (131 feet) […]

Revolutionizing Aerial Mapping: Wingtra’s New LIDAR Drone Solution Sets Industry Benchmark

A Leap in Drone Technology In a significant advancement for Drone Technology, Wingtra has unveiled its latest innovation: a cutting-edge LiDAR drone solution. This development integrates the high efficiency, ease of operation, and accuracy of WingtraOne GEN II drones with an advanced LIDAR sensor engineered by Wingtra, creating a new standard in the Drone Industry. […]

F-16 fighter jets scrambled from Romania amid Russian drone strikes on Odesa Oblast – AIRLIVE

Turkish F-16 fighter jets stationed in Romania were scrambled after Russian drone strikes on Odesa Oblast in the early morning of Feb. 10, Romania’s Defense Ministry said. Consecutive waves of Russian drones hit Odesa Oblast overnight, targeting port infrastructure on the Danube River. At least four people were injured, all of whom were employees of […]

Border Security Force intercepts yet another Chinese-manufactured drone along India-Pakistan border in Punjab – NewsX

The Border Security Force (BSF) announced on Saturday that they had successfully brought down another drone of Chinese origin near the India-Pakistan International Border in Punjab’s Gurdaspur district. The incident occurred when a quadcopter drone, believed to have entered Indian territory from Pakistan, was spotted moving along the border near Rossey village. BSF troops promptly […]

Fullsend 6S 6000mAh Li-Ion: Holy Grail of long range FPV

Lithium-ion or Li-ion batteries generally have a higher energy density than other battery chemistries, including LiPo. This means that Li-ion packs can store more energy in the same physical size, allowing longer flight times and increased range. For example, by comparison, the iFlight Fullsend 6S 6000mAh weighs just 608 grams, and a LIPO battery with […]