Next Milestones for Volocopter

7. August 2017

Worlds´ first test operation of autonomous air taxis in Dubai to begin this year. 25 million euros of fresh capital for the purely electric-powered Volocopter. Autonomous driving will not only be tested on the road. In the future autonomous air taxis will give a new dimension to urban mobility. This future has already begun, the world’s first trial of air [...]

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500 Drones to Set Record

5. November 2016

With a fleet of 500 drones Intel engineers set a new world record, less than a year after setting the Guinness World Records title for 100 drones flying simultaneously. The unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) are specifically designed for light shows. The fall-colored sunset darkened above Krailling, Germany as thousands of tiny propellers began spinning in unison in a field. The [...]

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Sky-Futures Awarded with Highest Level of SGS RPAS Safety & Compliance Verification

5. August 2016

Sky-Futures has been awarded the highest level of SGS Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) Safety & Compliance Verification, passing the most comprehensive audit of safety systems and operational safety practices within the drone industry. SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company with a global network of 1,800 offices and laboratories, and has extended its services into [...]

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AscTec Falcon 8 drones @ the White House

4. August 2016

The use & benefits of UAS like the AscTec Falcon 8 drones have been discussed broadly at the White House: Within a workshop sponsored by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) Brian Krzanich, chief executive officer of Intel Corporation, spoke on the subject of drones and the future of aviation. The White House Office of Science [...]

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RPAS Portal by Resource Group

11. May 2016

Resource Group, a UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) National Qualified Entity (NQE) training organization, has successfully launched its RPAS Portal this past year to enhance and streamline worldwide RPAS operations. Cloud-based RPAS Portal support RPAS pilots & operators The RPAS Portal is an integrated, web-based software solution, created to streamline the day to day activities of RPAS pilots and operators. [...]

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“Fotogipfel Oberstdorf 2016” incl. Drone Workshop

10. May 2016

A drone workshop for beginners and enthusiasts will be offered by Paul Eschbach from Delta Image, as part of the “Oberstdorfer Fotogipfel 2016”. According to the motto “From landscape photography to aerial photography”, the experienced drone pilot will provide practical and theoretical guidance. Drone workshop – high on the “Fotogipfel” In this drone workshop within the “Oberstdorfer Fotogipfel 2016” Paul [...]

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Sky-Futures support development of guidance for UAS inspection

31. March 2016

Raising UAS inspection to the next level, Sky-Futures Support Development of Lloyd’s Register, for a Safe and Effective UAS Application Guide. Sky-Futures worked with Maersk Drilling and Keppel on Lloyd’s Register’s investigation into the safe and effective application of offshore rig UAS inspections. Sky-Futures was used as the industry standard service provider. The inspections that were made pointed to where [...]

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FAA: Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Registration & Rules

16. December 2015

If you own a drone (UAV / UAS), you must register it with the Federal Aviation Administration’s Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) registry. Official UAS / drone rules announced by the FAA The FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) announced official rules for registering drones in the United States of America. Registration applies to a range of UAS sizes, between 250 gram and [...]

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Future Aerial: World’s first Drone Operation Network DON™

2. December 2015

Future Aerial launches world’s first Drone Operations Network DON™. Future Aerial Innovations today announces the launch of its DON™ model, the world’s first Drone Operations Network. The operations model coupled with Future Drone Cloud™, its cloud based technology, enables any commercial business in any sector to commission multiple fleets of drones at any one time. The Drone Operation Network With [...]

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Drone Licence & New Regulations in Germany

9. November 2015

The German Minister of Transport, Alexander Dobrindt wants to reform the regulation of civil drone use in Germany. Due to increasing numbers of civil drone operations for commercial and recreational purpose. Labelling obligation of drones per ID, driving / flying licences for commercial operators and new regulatory frameworks for both private and professional drone users will come soon. Safe operation [...]

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