GE made an oilfield drone that can sniff out gas leaks

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GE made an oilfield drone that can sniff out gas leaks At the opening of GE’s new oil and gas R&D center in Oklahoma, the multi-business company has also presented its new methane-sniffing helicopter drone called “Raven.” GE started working on the project last year, and it proved that the 20-pound machine can indeed do Read More

Drone flies as both biplane and helicopter using one propeller

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Drone flies as both biplane and helicopter using one propeller There are helicopter drones and fixed-wing drones, but creating a hybrid of both is tricky. Even Parrot’s Swing, as clever as it is, needs four propellers and elaborate wings to pull off its stunt. However, TU Delft (with backing from Parrot) has a far more Read More

Press Releases

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Press Releases Press ReleasesPress Releases http://ftr.fivefilters.org/makefulltextfeed.php?url=http%3A%2F%2Fftr.fivefilters.org%2Fmakefulltextfeed.php%3Furl%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fwww.faa.gov%252Fnews%252Fpress_releases%252F%26max%3D5&max=5 Content extracted from https://www.faa.gov/news/press_releases/ https://www.faa.gov/news/press_releases/ https://www.faa.gov/news/press_releases/ <li readability=”0.78985507246377″> <p>Winter is around the corner, but new Takeoff and Landing Performance Assessment standards are ready now!… <a href=”https://www.faa.gov/exit/?pageName=https%3A%2F%2Ft.co%2FbXSdl3CQ6F&amp;pgLnk=https%3A%2F%2Ft.co%2FbXSdl3CQ6F”>https://t.co/bXSdl3CQ6F</a></p> <p><small><a href=”https://www.faa.gov/exit/?pageName=30%20Sep&amp;pgLnk=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2Ffaanews%2Fstatus%2F781944067445891086″>30 Sep</a></small></p> </li><li readability=”2.2838709677419″> <p>✈ Traffic Report: ☁, 💨 flight delays <a href=”https://www.faa.gov/exit/?pageName=%40BostonLogan&amp;pgLnk=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2FBostonLogan”>@BostonLogan</a>, <a href=”https://www.faa.gov/exit/?pageName=%40BWI%5FAirport&amp;pgLnk=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2FBWI%5FAirport”>@BWI_Airport</a>, <a href=”https://www.faa.gov/exit/?pageName=%40dcairports&amp;pgLnk=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2Fdcairports”>@dcairports</a>, <a href=”https://www.faa.gov/exit/?pageName=%40NY%5FNJairports&amp;pgLnk=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2FNY%5FNJairports”>@NY_NJairports</a>, <a href=”https://www.faa.gov/exit/?pageName=%40PHLAirport&amp;pgLnk=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2FPHLAirport”>@PHLAirport</a>, <a Read More

Space drone learns how to see with one eye in zero-G

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Space drone learns how to see with one eye in zero-G NASA One of the small drones aboard the ISS taught itself how to go around station with just one eye, and it was a lot harder than you might think. For starters, the SPHERE drone (that’s short for Synchronized Position Hold Engage and Reorient Read More

News & Updates

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News & Updates Winter is around the corner, but new Takeoff and Landing Performance Assessment standards are ready now!… https://t.co/bXSdl3CQ6F 30 Sep ✈ Traffic Report: ☁, 💨 flight delays @BostonLogan, @BWI_Airport, @dcairports, @NY_NJairports, @PHLAirport, @flySFO… https://t.co/SZLB41jGES 30 Sep Pilots: There will be TFRs today Sept 30 in Bangor, ME and Wilmington, DE. Please check NOTAMs. Read More

News

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News NewsNews https://www.faa.gov/news/ Content extracted from https://www.faa.gov/news/ https://www.faa.gov/news/ https://www.faa.gov/news/ <li readability=”0.78985507246377″> <p>Winter is around the corner, but new Takeoff and Landing Performance Assessment standards are ready now!… <a href=”https://www.faa.gov/exit/?pageName=https%3A%2F%2Ft.co%2FbXSdl3CQ6F&amp;pgLnk=https%3A%2F%2Ft.co%2FbXSdl3CQ6F”>https://t.co/bXSdl3CQ6F</a></p> <p><small><a href=”https://www.faa.gov/exit/?pageName=30%20Sep&amp;pgLnk=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2Ffaanews%2Fstatus%2F781944067445891086″>30 Sep</a></small></p> </li><li readability=”2.2838709677419″> <p>✈ Traffic Report: ☁, 💨 flight delays <a href=”https://www.faa.gov/exit/?pageName=%40BostonLogan&amp;pgLnk=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2FBostonLogan”>@BostonLogan</a>, <a href=”https://www.faa.gov/exit/?pageName=%40BWI%5FAirport&amp;pgLnk=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2FBWI%5FAirport”>@BWI_Airport</a>, <a href=”https://www.faa.gov/exit/?pageName=%40dcairports&amp;pgLnk=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2Fdcairports”>@dcairports</a>, <a href=”https://www.faa.gov/exit/?pageName=%40NY%5FNJairports&amp;pgLnk=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2FNY%5FNJairports”>@NY_NJairports</a>, <a href=”https://www.faa.gov/exit/?pageName=%40PHLAirport&amp;pgLnk=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2FPHLAirport”>@PHLAirport</a>, <a href=”https://www.faa.gov/exit/?pageName=%40flySFO&amp;pgLnk=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2FflySFO”>@flySFO</a>… <a href=”https://www.faa.gov/exit/?pageName=https%3A%2F%2Ft.co%2FSZLB41jGES&amp;pgLnk=https%3A%2F%2Ft.co%2FSZLB41jGES”>https://t.co/SZLB41jGES</a></p> Read More

Press Releases

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Press Releases Press ReleasesPress Releases https://www.faa.gov/news/press_releases/ Content extracted from https://www.faa.gov/news/press_releases/ https://www.faa.gov/news/press_releases/ https://www.faa.gov/news/press_releases/ <li readability=”0.78985507246377″> <p>Winter is around the corner, but new Takeoff and Landing Performance Assessment standards are ready now!… <a href=”https://www.faa.gov/exit/?pageName=https%3A%2F%2Ft.co%2FbXSdl3CQ6F&amp;pgLnk=https%3A%2F%2Ft.co%2FbXSdl3CQ6F”>https://t.co/bXSdl3CQ6F</a></p> <p><small><a href=”https://www.faa.gov/exit/?pageName=30%20Sep&amp;pgLnk=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2Ffaanews%2Fstatus%2F781944067445891086″>30 Sep</a></small></p> </li><li readability=”2.2838709677419″> <p>✈ Traffic Report: ☁, 💨 flight delays <a href=”https://www.faa.gov/exit/?pageName=%40BostonLogan&amp;pgLnk=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2FBostonLogan”>@BostonLogan</a>, <a href=”https://www.faa.gov/exit/?pageName=%40BWI%5FAirport&amp;pgLnk=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2FBWI%5FAirport”>@BWI_Airport</a>, <a href=”https://www.faa.gov/exit/?pageName=%40dcairports&amp;pgLnk=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2Fdcairports”>@dcairports</a>, <a href=”https://www.faa.gov/exit/?pageName=%40NY%5FNJairports&amp;pgLnk=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2FNY%5FNJairports”>@NY_NJairports</a>, <a href=”https://www.faa.gov/exit/?pageName=%40PHLAirport&amp;pgLnk=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2FPHLAirport”>@PHLAirport</a>, <a Read More

Drone Nails Rapper

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Yeesh, this is the type of thing that creates rules. Would be surprised if it was somebody from the audience. More likely it was someone filming for the group. Heck, that guy in the yellow shirt kind of looks like he’s trying to fly a drone. Drone Strikes Onstage During Bone Thugs-N-Harmony … – TMZ.com Read More

News

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News Flying your #drone for work or business? Learn about the knowledge test, waivers and more. https://t.co/GpfcnR7UEc https://t.co/JYsjDa34H5 17 Sep FAA Issues Airline Guidance on Recalled Devices https://t.co/3j2JTFLbRm #GalaxyNote7 https://t.co/KX2C3pRzm0 16 Sep 65 years ago today, TV series “Sky King” debuted about a crime-solving rancher / pilot #avgeeks #FlashbackFriday https://t.co/7PSJc46a6A 16 Sep .@Intel CEO chairs Read More

Press Releases

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Press Releases Flying your #drone for work or business? Learn about the knowledge test, waivers and more. https://t.co/GpfcnR7UEc https://t.co/JYsjDa34H5 17 Sep FAA Issues Airline Guidance on Recalled Devices https://t.co/3j2JTFLbRm #GalaxyNote7 https://t.co/KX2C3pRzm0 16 Sep 65 years ago today, TV series “Sky King” debuted about a crime-solving rancher / pilot #avgeeks #FlashbackFriday https://t.co/7PSJc46a6A 16 Sep .@Intel CEO Read More