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H2Go Power Seeks To Power Drones With Hydrogen

H2Go Power is a team of people based at the Imperial College of London that has built what it believes to be the future of air travel by powering drones with hydrogen. H2Go Power is seeking a patent to store the explosive gas cheaply and safely. Until now, storing… Read More

New Years Eve Fireworks Replaced By Drone

Cities around the world turned to drones, rather than fireworks, on Tuesday night to entertain thousands celebrating the New Year. Shangai and Singapore are a couple of the cities, to name a few, that created unbelievable shapes and patterns with drones that have gone viral. How Do Drone Shows… Read More

Drones To Potentially Deliver Blood & Chemo Kits For NHS

Transport planners are bidding for the first UK trails to commence, utilising drones to carry packages between hospitals, GP surgeries and hospital labs. Medics claim that the technology could mean more accurate results, in time-sensitive situations. Transport planners have also said that the drones could be used to cover parts… Read More

Coverdrone’s 30 Day Flight Test & Training Policy

As you may be aware, Coverdrone is proud to offer a free one-day insurance policy to drone pilots going through their flight examination with any NQE within the UK. However, what you may not be aware of is our 30-day flight test and training insurance policy. Key… Read More

Drones To Monitor South Coast Of England For Migrant Boats

It has recently been announced that along the south coast of England, drones will monitor for migrant boats trying to bring people into the country illegally. The unmanned aerial systems (UAS) will cover a large area of the Channel, from Eastbourne to Margate. The CAA has said that the flights… Read More

CAA BVLOS Guidelines Could Boost Use Of Drones On Construction Sites

Currently, drone flights beyond the visual line of sight of the operator (BVLOS) requires permission from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and can only occur in specific, restricted cases. However, new guidelines published by the CAA, propose relaxing those rules to support the construction industry and change the way… Read More

Meet WTS Positioning Solutions (Trax)

Continuing on with our current feature series, in today’s article we will be taking a look into WTS Positioning Solutions (Trax). Who Are WTS Positioning Solutions? WTS Positioning Solutions (Trax), founded in 2012, develops high precision real-time tracking devices. Since 2012, the company has launched six generations of Trax to… Read More

How Drones Can ‘Re-Green’ The Planet

UK based company Dendra has announced that it plans to plant 500 billion trees by 2060, by using AI and drones. A drone can plant two trees per second, according to the company, who are aiming to ‘re-green’ the planet. Dendra estimates that it would take just 400 teams… Read More

Why Use Surveying Drones?

For surveyors and GIS professionals, a surveying drone offers an enormous potential. Drones are becoming an increasingly popular method of surveying from the air, as they are a fast, safe and extremely cost effective. For roof inspections, bridge or large building surveys, drones are fast becoming the sensible choice for… Read More

Could Drones Become The Newest Attraction At Theme Parks?

The marine theme park SeaWorld in San Diego has just been granted permission by the California Costal Commission to pilot a drone light show to replace it’s nightly firework display. This however is yet to have been authorised by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). If SeaWorld obtains the… Read More

How Drones Can Help With Social Media Marketing

As we are all aware, infographics, photographs and videos always do so well on social media due to the fact that people love to see things visually. With the growth of YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest, Twitter and Facebook it can sometimes be hard to set your content apart from the… Read More