Unmanned Vehicles

Podcast: Jeff Chamberlain on the Future of Electric Powerplants »

Paul Bertorelli recently sat down with Jeff Chamberlain from the Argonne National Laboratory as part of his research for an in-depth comparison of battery technologies for our sister publication "Aviation Consumer." Chamberlain had a lot to say about the future of battery technology and its impact on the push toward electric airplanes. More

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Electric Aircraft: Battery... »

Better batteries for electric aircraft are in the works, but it may be five years before we see significant improvements in energy density, according to a... More

Have We Reached Peak Drone? »

Not on your life, Sparky. But when the shakeout comes, it's going to be interesting. More

Lufthansa, DJI Sign Deal To... »

Lufthansa Aerial Services, part of the German conglomerate that owns Europe's major airline, has stepped up its stake in the drone business. The company this... More

Air Force Drones Suffer... »

The Air Force has been plagued by high numbers of drone crashes in recent years amid fast-growing demand for the unmanned systems, mostly overseas. Twenty... More

Podcast: Drones Debut at... »

Drones have popped up at the major shows such as Sun 'n Fun and AirVenture and now they've become a feature of the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo at Sebring this... More

Ehang 184: Vision Smacks... »

Manned autonomous drones are by no means hopeless fantasy. But they succeed not by following the laws of physics, but of money. More