Are UAVs a Blessing or a Curse for the U.S. Military?

By Dave Clarke | January 15, 2022

Terrorists are using cheap drones, like the ones you can buy at Walmart, to attack high-value targets.

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eVTOLs Need Lithium Batteries

By Dave Clarke | January 9, 2022

Flying cars will likely be powered by lithium batteries. How these batteries will be safely and economically recycled remains to be seen.

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Drone Alone: Advanced Air Mobility Advances Pilotlessly

By Dave Clarke | January 3, 2022

During the EnRicH 2021 European Robotics Hackathon, the San Antonio, Texas-based Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) successfully demonstrated an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) that fully autonomously explored and mapped the interior of the Zwentendorf Nuclear Power Plant located in Zwentendorf an der Donau, Austria. The Zwentendorf plant is the world’s only nuclear facility that has been fully built but never activated. This makes…

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U-Space – The EU’s Evolving Plan for UAVs and UAM

By Dave Clarke | December 22, 2021

The Single European Sky Air Traffic Modernization Research (SESAR) Project is working to develop policies to facilitate the European Commission’s Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy. SESAR will define, deploy, and develop technologies to create an air traffic management system throughout the European Union (EU) for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), including drones and air taxis. First…

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