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NHS Scotland – Drones Carry Tests & Covid-19 Samples!

NHS Scotland – Drones Carry Tests & Covid-19 Samples!

A regular NHS service where drones carry Covid-19 samples and test kits has began in Scotland. The service operates in rural parts of Argyll and Bute. This is a first. We have seen test runs where drones make deliveries before. But now Scotland has a scheduled and...
Mars Perseverance Landing: Don’t Miss It!

Mars Perseverance Landing: Don’t Miss It!

Today will see the landing of NASA’s Perseverance rover on Mars. And this isn’t just another Mars rover. It also has a helicopter/drone to play with! NASA calls the Perseverance landing on Mars its most challenging yet. Part of the reason why has to do with the...
JetPack Man – Another Myth Busted?

JetPack Man – Another Myth Busted?

For several months, pilots flying in and out of LAX airport in Los Angeles, reported sightings of what looked like a man in a jetpack. Initially ATC viewed these reports with some suspicion. But they kept coming. 2020 was a weird year. This definitely wasn’t the...
Cargo Drones – Are They Coming?

Cargo Drones – Are They Coming?

With EASA rules regulating drones from 2021, many new initiatives are appearing, including cargo drones. And they may not be the sort of drone design that comes to most people’s mind. Most small drones, including those capable of carrying a bit of cargo, are generally...
Drone Crash With Police Helicopter in Los Angeles

Drone Crash With Police Helicopter in Los Angeles

Last Friday FBI agents in Los Angeles arrested a 22-year-old drone pilot, whose drone had a crash with a Los Angeles police helicopter. It is the first case of a criminal prosecution in the US for unsafe operation of an Unmanned Aerial System (UAS). Local police...