Europe

Drones Will Help Totalenergies To Reduce Methane Emissions

Drones will help TotalEnergies to reduce methane emissions

French oil company TotalEnergies is launching a drone-based program to detect methane emissions in all its oil and gas companies. The global project will use technology for measuring greenhouse gases, called Airborne Ultralight Spectrometer for Environmental Applications (AUSEA). Drones with…

Easa Publishes Regulations For Drone Taxis In Urban Environments

EASA publishes regulations for drone taxis in urban environments

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is the first aviation authority in the world to publish draft regulations regarding the use of drone taxis in urban environments. This records, among other things, the airworthiness of aircraft, the training, and…

Matternet Announces Urban Drone Delivery Network In Switzerland

Matternet announces urban drone delivery network in Switzerland

Matternet will start developing an urban drone delivery network in Switzerland on January 1, 2023. The company announced this in a press release. To this end, Matternet is taking over all drone-related activities from the Swiss Post. Matternet will be…

Dutch Company Introduces Remote Id Addon

Dutch company introduces Remote ID addon

The Dutch company BlueMark Innovations has released a Remote ID addon with which the position of nearby flying drones and the associated operator numbers can be made visible on a smartphone or special receiver. In the future, such an addon…

Singing Drone Fails To Lure Orca Back To Sea

Singing drone fails to lure orca back to sea

An attempt to use a singing drone to lure a lost orca in the River Seine in Paris, France, back out to sea failed last weekend. The rescue crew used a drone that broadcast a whale song to no avail.…

Snap Pixy May Be The First Drone With A C0 Classification

Snap Pixy may be the first drone with a C0 classification

Recently, Snap, the company behind Snapchat, announced the Pixy, a mini drone with a possible C0 classification that should be seen as a kind of flying selfie stick rather than a ‘real’ camera drone. The drone is mainly intended for…

Ehang Starts Drone Show Service In Europe

EHang starts drone show service in Europe

The Chinese company EHang has started offering drone show services in the European market. To this end, EHang has entered into a partnership with the Austrian event agency Concept Solutions. With the new Drone Pixel service, the companies are responding…