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Faa Approves Airworthiness Criteria For Wingcopter 198 Delivery Drone

FAA approves Airworthiness Criteria for Wingcopter 198 delivery drone

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved the airworthiness criteria for the Wingcopter 198 delivery drone, marking an important milestone in the type certification process in the United States. Wingcopter, a pioneer in German drone delivery, is thrilled to announce…

Robot Drone Performs Aerial And Underwater Inspections

Robot drone performs aerial and underwater inspections

Drones and underwater robots (ROVs) are increasingly being used to inspect wind farms at sea, for example. Drones are perfect for checking the mast and blades for irregularities, while the foundation can be inspected with ROVs. The Japanese robot drone…

50 Ehang Drone Taxis Ordered By Japanese Tour Operator

50 EHang drone taxis ordered by Japanese tour operator

Japanese tour operator AirX has placed an order with Chinese manufacturer EHang for the delivery of 50 two-person EH216 drone taxis. The intention is that the electric flying taxis will be used for the first time during the 2025 World…

Vacuuming Drone Clears Wasp Nests In Japan

Vacuuming drone clears wasp nests in Japan

The Japanese pest control company Duskin Co. has come up with a new way to safely remove wasp nests. The company developed a drone with a vacuum cleaner on board, with which the insects can be safely sucked out of…

90-Year-Old Japanese Farmer Embraces Drone Technology

90-year-old Japanese farmer embraces drone technology

A 90-year-old Japanese farmer recently passed a drone training and flying exam. Mamoru Tanaka is sick of walking around his rice fields while carrying more than 60 pounds of fertilizer on his back. The goal is to deploy an agricultural…