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WATCH: Flirtey unveils “future of drone delivery”

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Flirtey has released a video of it unveiling what the company described as the "future of drone delivery" with a food drop-off. It shows a food outlet putting boxes into a large Flirtey unit, similar to the Antwork one used by KFC in a report yesterday. The drone, with the food inside, then flies to a family approximately ten minutes away to make the delivery. On arrival, it lowers the food down on a tether into the family's garden. See it in action here: https://youtu.be/7YczsripIlA The device is described as green and made in the US. Flirtey detailed that it
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VIDEO: UAV Navigation demos fully automatic autorotation capability

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UAV Navigation has released footage of its testing work on its Vector Autopilot fully automatic autorotation capability. It says its Vector autopilot is one of very few autopilots to have a fully functional autorotation capability. It was developed as part of the requirement for a customer using an Enstrom 480B helicopter which was converted from a standard manned aircraft into a UAV in 2017. UAV Navigation says the functionality has been further tested and demonstrated on other smaller UAVs, including a conventional configuration 2m rotor disc, piston-engined helicopter. Watch the footage here: https://youtu.be/yXkoScWqb7U
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Heliguy allocates £1m to help government bodies kick start enterprise drone programmes

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Heliguy has allocated £1m of stock to help government bodies kick start and scale their enterprise drone programmes. The batch of equipment has been specifically put aside on a first-come first-served basis. It has been made available for phase one of Full Stack, the firm’s new drone supply and support service for enterprise clients. The company released a video introduction to the new service, watch it here: https://youtu.be/L7LA49yjyZE It also confirmed that Full Stack phase two, which will be open to industry and large businesses, is set to be made available soon.
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