ULC Robotics VTOL Fixed-Wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

ULC Robotics, Inc. is advancing the state-of-the-art in commercial utility industry aerial inspection after successfully flight testing a newly developed vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) fixed-wing unmanned aerial vehicle last week. As a leading robotics, energy services and research and development company focused on the energy and utility industries, ULC Robotics’ commercial-grade VTOL fixed-wing UAV…

AeroVironment Provides Raven UAS to Portuguese Army

AeroVironment has announced that it has been awarded a contract to provide Raven unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) equipped with Mantis i23 sensors and pocket Remote Video Terminals (p/RVT) for the Portuguese Army, with delivery scheduled over a three-year period. “AeroVironment’s Raven unmanned aircraft system, equipped with our Mantis i23 gimbaled sensor suite and pocket Remote Video…

Lockheed Martin – Indago UAS

The Lockheed Martin Procerus Technologies Indago quadrotor unmanned aerial system (UAS) goes beyond an average drone’s capabilities. With its leading endurance and quick deployment ability, Indago gives civilians and warfighters an eye-in-the sky in just minutes. The UAS, along with its payload options and advanced ground control software, helps users to accomplish diverse missions including…

Resistance Spot Welding (RSW)

Series Welding – RSW utilizes two electrodes positioned adjacent to each other but separated by an air gap or other dielectrics. Each electrode contacts the same surface of the base material. This type of welding is utilized where access to both sides of the weld joint is physically restricted or if a component damage would result if the…

Japanese Quality Management

The Japanese have had phenomenal impact on world markets. Many industries, such as electronics, cameras, watches, motorcycles, machine tools, automotive products, shipbuilding, and even some aspects of aerospace are either dominated by Japanese firms or are heavily impacted by them. Many people mistakenly attribute this phenomenon strictly to cultural differences. The vision of dedicated Japanese…

NASA: Li-Ion Batteries – Managing Risk to Secure Reward

Source: NASA   Li-Ion batteries perform well in packing a lot of energy into a small package. That is why NASA was one of the earliest adopters of the Li-Ion battery for use in space, where the advantages of smaller batteries with a long life expectancy are numerous, from fitting nicely into the confines of…

Flight to the clouds with CMΞC batteries

Unmanned FPV MTD prototype airplanes flying more than 120 minutes with a fully charged battery. Pitlab Autopilot, Pitlab Buddy Flight, Dragonlink Advanced v3 Slim and 6S6P 21Ah 60A NCR18650GA  li-ion battery pack manufactured by CMIUTA Electric Company. Camera: Xiaomi YI 4k + Mini 3d ProGimball.