Tag Archives: UAV

Amazing Spycopter

From Aeryon Labs in Canada comes an amazing new quadrotor called Scout.  Scout weighs only around 1 kilogram and while carried disassembled, it quickly snaps together. Scout has a range of 3 kilometers, can travel up to 50 kilometers an … Continue reading

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Robotic Hummingbird

AeroVironment, makers of many vehicles such as Helios and Global Observer, has now created the world’s first robotic hummingbird for DARPA. AeroEnvironment called the robot a Nano Air Vehicle during development and is now calling it a Nano Hummingbird. The … Continue reading

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Robotic Jetpack

New Zealand company The Martin Aircraft Company is now making a robotic jetpack. The jetpack, called the Martin Skyhook UAV, can reach up to 10,000 feet and carry a payload of up to 220 pounds. The Skyhook also uses a … Continue reading

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Swarm Over Switzerland

The SMAVNET or Swarming Micro Air Vehicle Network is a project from the EFPL School of Engineering. Basically a small swarm of flying robots are deployed, say in a disaster area.    The robots fly above, maintaining a rough shape and … Continue reading

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Flying Robotic Hands Or A Helicopter That Can Pick Up Objects

A group of researchers led by Aaron Dollar from Yale University have developed an autonomous helicopter that can pick up objects.  Yale Aerial Manipulator as the robot is called, could be used in hard to reach places or for removing … Continue reading

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