Izek Therrien

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Surefly passenger drone performs first manned flight

Workhorse has a number of electric vehicles under development, including electric pickup trucks and delivery vans that launch drones from the roof to …

These 5 Creators Boost Their Creativity by Sketching

Your great shortcut to success may just be putting pen to paper.<p>The backbone to any successful business is an <i>idea</i>. Coming up with an idea often involves brainstorming, researching, learning and for many -- sketching.<p>Sketching out a new invention or concept helps creators, founders and CEOs expand …

Sketching

A Modular Motorcycle Designed, Engineered and Manufactured in NYC

The Vanguard Roadster is seeking crowdfunding<p>Vanguard Moto Inc. is a combination of two fellows: Motorcycle designer Edward Jacobs (whom I briefly …

Brushless Motors, Generators, Inductors & More

April 24, 2018<p>Please stop by our booth #3342 at the Denver Convention Center May 1-3 for AUVSI XPONENTIAL. We…<p>February 2, 2018<p>Congratulations to our …

Toyota-funded flying car may light a fire before the 2020 Olympics

SkyDrive is being developed by a group called Cartivator, with a few dozen members who donate their time. So far, development of the vehicle has …

Prototype carbon subframes cut complexity and weight in cars

As manufacturers look for ways to cut weight and complexity from their cars, a growing number of components are being made from carbon fiber. The …

Drone delivers anti-venom for Amazonian snakebites

WeRobotics teamed up with the Peruvian Ministry of Health and local doctors to conduct field tests using drones to deliver anti-venom to a remote …

10 Ways Drones Are Changing Your World

Drones have been a hot topic in the news for some time. Depending on what you’ve read, they’re devastatingly effective weapons of war, the next big …

Government gives green light to French drone delivery service

After two years of development and testing, a commercial drone delivery operation has officially received the government go-ahead in the south of …

Aerial test track to boost drone use in Africa

In the developing world, where isolated villages may be accessible only by rough roads, aerial drones can do a lot of good. With this in mind, the …

Concept Design & Engineering for Personal Transportation

Helping you identify your design requirements while respecting your budget, time scale and target audience.<p>Creating the big picture and identifying …

Concept Design

Heavy-lift drone could carry a person

When it comes to industrial copter-type drones, it's easy to think that there are just two varieties: little ones that carry Amazon-type small …

Boeing T-X jet fighter trainer makes maiden flight

According to Boeing, the maiden flight went off without incident. The first T-X prototypes were revealed to the world in September and today's flight …

Flood-proof house would rise with the tide

Some areas in the UK can't be developed for housing because of the risk of flooding, but with house prices in the country so high, there's money to …

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Super-thin wing design cuts fuel costs in half

NASA is developing a stiletto-like plane wing that's so long and thin that it needs a truss to hold it up. The longer, thinner, and lighter …

Imaging drones to spot signs of explosive chemicals leaking from landmines

Care estimates there are some 110 million landmines buried around the world, with more than 70 people killed or injured each day by these deadly …

Unmanned Aircraft

Franky Zapata's awesome Flyboard Air redefines the concept of a hoverboard

Franky Zapata's water-jet Flyboards have very quickly become a popular vacation experience, but the French jet ski champion has bigger goals in mind. …

A contemporary take on the old-fashioned shepherd's hut

Shepherd's huts were traditionally used as a convenient way to get some shut-eye after a long day's work on the field, but with the advent of modern …

When drones and pork collide

In a display of true awesomeness, researchers from the Drone Research Lab at Denmark's Aalborg University have built a catapult that fires hobby …

Drones

World's first 3D-printed plane goes to work in Antarctica

First announced five years ago, the unmanned Southampton University Laser Sintered Aircraft (SULSA) bears the distinction of being the world's first …

Ehang 184 drone could carry you away one day

Ehang CEO Huazhi Hu began designing the one-seater electric drone a couple of years ago, after two of his pilot friends were killed in plane crashes. …

Vertex hybrid drone combines hovering and fixed-wing flight

As consumer drones are becoming increasingly common, we seem to be seeing more of a certain "value-added" feature – quadcopters that are able to …

Drones

Three ways the 2015 BMW S1000RR just saved my butt

It's been a long time since I rode the motorcycle Grand Prix circuit at Phillip Island, and to be honest, while I fancy myself a pretty handy road …

Could this 18-motor wing be the future of electric aircraft?

It might look like it was designed by a six-year-old, with 18 motors crammed onto a too-thin wing, but the Hybrid-Electric Integrated Systems Testbed …

Aviation

Hands-on with Vector's long-lasting smartwatch

Both the circular Luna and square-faced Meridian models have a comfortable weight to them, and the construction feels solid, if not all that premium. …

Saccharin could sweeten the deal for cancer-fighting drugs

Whether it be advice from a dentist or preparing their body for beach season, there's a host of reasons people might reach for an artificial …

Is Russia working on a crazy supersonic cargo plane?

A state-run Russian news site is reporting that the country has ambitions to build a huge, supersonic cargo plane capable of transporting tanks to …

Aviation

FAA loosens rules for commercial drone flight

If you want to operate your drone for commercial reasons in the US at the moment, there are considerable hoops you'll need to fly through first. But …

Toyota opens fuel cell patents to drive "hydrogen society"

Upon walking into Toyota's CES press conference, the shimmering Mirai under the hard conference room lighting suggested that it might just be a …