Category Coronavirus

Aquiline Drones Lays Of Almost Half Its Employees

Aquiline Drones lays off almost half its employees

Aquiline Drones, a drone manufacturer in Hartford, CT, has laid off almost half of its employees. The company points to pandemic-related travel restrictions and difficulty in acquiring materials as the main causes for the layoffs.

Dji Hong Kong Flagship Store Will Shut Permanently

DJI Hong Kong flagship store will shut permanently

The DJI Hong Kong flagship store at Tower 535 in Causeway Bay will be shut permanently as of August 16 due to stricter rules for flying drones recreationally, a notice at the main entrance reads. DJI Hong Kong flagship store…

Pfizer Wants To Distribute Covid-19 Vaccines By Drone

Pfizer wants to distribute COVID-19 vaccines by drone

The pharmaceutical company Pfizer has partnered with the NGO WeRobotics to distribute COVID-19 vaccines in hard-to-reach areas. The industrial DJI M300 drone is taken as a starting point. WeRobotics will have the system adapted by its Flying Labs department so…

Aviation Regulators Need To Get Their Acts Together - Ghana Uses Drones From Zipline To Enable Faster Coronavirus Testing

Aviation regulators need to get their acts together

To fully benefit as a society from what drones can bring us, aviation regulators, such as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) need to get their acts together and create a single-point-of-truth to…

Drones Help Goldman Sachs Close Billion-Dollar M&Amp;A Deals

Drones help Goldman Sachs close billion-dollar deals now

Due to coronavirus travel restrictions, investment banks such as Goldman Sachs are using drones to provide clients with a bird’s eye view of the companies they’re bidding on, says Stephen Feldgoise, the bank’s global co-head of mergers and acquisitions.