AMSL Aero’s Vertiia new electric VTOL aircraft is already at the pre-flight prototype stage. Developed in conjunction with the University of Sydney and autonomy and sensor specialists Mission Systems the aircraft can fly up to 800 km (500 miles) on hydrogen, and it’ll start out as an air ambulance. WithRead More →

Named the SD-03, it made its first public flight debut at Japan’s Toyota test field. Tokyo-based SkyDrive’s first drone took to the air in April 2020 on what was billed Japan’s first manned multi-rotor test flight. SkyDrive has now revealed that its new slicker SD-03 model made its first public demonstrationRead More →

In a move of great significance for airline maintenance, Aviation Week reports that having investigated the use of drones for aircraft inspections for several years, ST Engineering’s aerospace division has moved a step closer to rolling out the technology after gaining approval from the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS)Read More →