Drones Current Affairs, GK & News

What is Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) flights of drones?

The Ministry of Aviation (Government of India) recently allowed twenty entities to conduct Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BLVOS) flights of drones. What is Beyond Visual Line of Sight? It is the distances where the drones and UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) operate outside the normal visible range. It is the second stage in the testing ..

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Agri Ministry to use Drones to support PMFBY

The agriculture ministry was allowed to use drones for the purpose of remote sensing data collection under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY). Highlights The conditional permission was granted to use the Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) by the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Directorate General of Civil Aviation. The RPAS will be used by ..

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TIGER X-1: Hyundai’s New Concept Vehicle

The Hyundai Motor Group have designed a walking car concept robot. It is being called as TIGER which stands for transforming intelligent ground excursion robot. The robot comprises of the wheels having capability to adapt to navigate in the challenging terrain. The ultimate mobility vehicle (UMV) uses its ability to walk when it gets stuck ..

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26 more Green Zone sites for Drones approved

The central government has recently given the approval for 26 more green zone site for drones. Highlights The approval was given in the light of facilitating the operations by No-Permission-No-Take-off (NPNT) compliant drones. The approval was given by the Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Defence. The ministry has also given its nod for ..

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Drone Swarming

Recently on Army Day (January 15, 2021), the Indian Army displayed its combat drones that are part of the Swarm Technology. What are Swarm drones? Swarm drones are lightweight drones that carry multiple packages to a single destination at a time.  In simple words, multiple drones are engaged in a single operation.  Here, multiple drones ..

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