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Drone & UAV Engines of Xponential 2017!

The latest engines used in the most sophisticated RC aircraft on the planet were out in force at the recent Xponential 2017 national conference, held May 8-

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New Drone Launches from Underwater for Aerial Missions

CRACUNS, an unmanned aerial vehicle, can be stationed under water, then launch into the air to perform a variety of aerial missions.

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Octopus-Inspired Robot Speeds Through Water

his 30cm-long, self-propelling robot moves faster than any other underwater vehicle, in part because of it's outer elastic hull. (Photo courtesy of the University of Southampton.)

Researchers at the University of Southampton, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology have built a speedy, underwater robot modeled after an octopus. The robot features a 3D printed skeleton but has no moving parts or energy storage device, aside from …

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New Lynxmotion UAV Flight Controller is Smaller and Feature-Packed

The Lynxmotion Quadrino Nano UAV Flight Controller is now available on pre-order for $99.99.

Looking for the perfect holiday gift for the flying robot builder who has everything? A new flight controller for unmanned aerial vehicles promises an easy-to-use interface and sports a low price. The Lynxmotion Quadrino Nano UAV Flight Controller is compatible with MultiWii software and has an onboard gyroscope, accelerometer, magnetometer, barometer and …

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AUVSI Attendee Profile Tells a Story of Robotics

Attendee representation at a recent AUVSI conference on UAS technology in Las Vegas suggests the dominance of commercial applications vs. military ones at this time.

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Coyote UAS Storm Observer 1st Test Flight

The Coyote unmanned aircraft system will fly into hurricanes and major storm fronts to gather meteorological data and measure wind conditions. It is parachute-dropped from a P-3 aircraft in a "sonobuoy" that opens in the air and releases the UAV to proceed on its mission.

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BAE Systems Predicts Aircraft Transformers

'Transformer Aircraft Predicted! BAE (British Aerospace Engineering) believes future drones will fly as a single aircraft, split into parts to perform various sorties, then reassemble into a single platform to fly home. Check out this amazing report!

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Global Hawk Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

The Global Hawk Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, pictured here en route to Edwards Air Force Base in California, provides high resolution intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance imagery.

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