UAV

3D Printed Exo360 VR Aerial Drone Prototype Lands at CE Week NYC

Trying to capture live events, especially with fast moving subjects, is often an exercise in futility. It’s impossible to get everything. And even with a small crew, you’ve only got…

UK Defense Firm BAE Systems Wants to “Grow” Drones in Vats with Chemical 3D Printing

While 3D printing could eventually cut down on the time it takes to manufacture products, it still requires months if not years to develop them from concept to final end-use…

O’Qualia Releases their 3D Printed Commercial Fixed-Wing Drone the Captor UAS

Drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) or unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), are becoming a big business in the United States with more than 1 million units sold in…

Airbus Unveils Thor, Their Fully 3D Printed Unmanned Test Aircraft

When it comes to nurturing and promoting advancements in 3D printing technology, very few companies have taken the initiative that the European airline manufacturer Airbus has. The aerospace manufacturer started…

World’s First Jet-Powered, 3D Printed Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Produced by Stratasys and Aurora Flight Sciences

If you’re intending to travel for the holidays, you’ve probably already booked your flight. Personally, I’ll be staying home, which is a relief as I don’t have to deal with flight…

This Amazing 3D Printed Winged UAV Suffers Devastating Crash

We are always striving to cover the many amazing uses of 3D printing technology. In doing so, we have a tendency to report on the successful flights of various 3D…

Researchers at UTEP 3D Print Drone with Electronics Already Embedded Within

The allure of 3D printed drones is very strong. A large number of projects have been completed recently all over the world which build on the excitement of this combination of technologies….

O’Qualia Rolls Out CAPTOR, The First Fully 3D Printed Unmanned Aerial System

O‘Qualia builds unmanned aerial systems for the industrial and natural resources sectors in the Asia-Pacific region, and it was founded by a team of Dutch entrepreneurs to deliver unmanned aerial systems…

UK Police Note Potential for 3D Printing Uses in Terrorist Activity

While 3D printers create amazing products for the good of humanity–assisting in surgeries via modeling, tissue reconstruction via bioprinting, and manufacture of prosthetic limbs, to name just a few ways–the weapons…

The 3D Printed Apache-Quad Looks Like a Helicopter But Flies Like a Quadcopter

3D printing has really turned the custom UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) space into quite the hobby when it comes to new ideas meshing together to create real, flying vehicles of all types. Prior…

India’s Hindustan Aeronautics, Ltd. is Now 3D Printing Aircraft Engine Components

“Given the high expectation built around the Company, my priorities would be to concentrate on operational excellence, and build the company as technology powerhouse,” said T. Suvarna Raju upon taking…

Aerialtronics Uses 3D Printing to Streamline Operations for Their Data Collection Drones

If you see a drone fly over your house, you want to shoot it down. Admit it. You do. But you won’t and you’d better get used to the idea…

Occam’s Razor Applied to New 3D Printed UAV

The 3D printer may be nothing more than a tool, but it’s a tool which allows for the creation of complex objects that gives researchers, scientists, and artists a way…

Catapulting Into the Skies: 3D Printed UAV Soars With Electric Ducted fan Engines

The Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) was established in 2001: it is a collaboration between England’s University of Sheffield and Boeing. Since its inception, the AMRC has grown considerably, and…