MAVLab test ontwijkalgoritme voor drones in BVLOS-corridor

De nieuwe BVLOS vliegroute loopt vanaf voormalig Vliegkamp Valkenburg (Zuid-Holland) naar de Noordzee en is net in gebruik genomen.   Bart Remes, projectmanager en onderzoeker bij The Micro Air Vehicle Laboratory (MAVlab), onderdeel van de faculteit Luchtvaart- en Ruimtevaartechniek van TU Delft, is dolblij met de nieuwe testmogelijkheden. “Met onze AED-drone hebben wij de eerste testvlucht […]

RTL – Robot lets you clean up the beach from the comfort of your couch


Dutch technicians are developing a beach robot that will soon allow everyone to clean up waste remotely via VR glasses. Bright spoke to one of the makers. “Fully autonomous is inefficient.” Project.BB started in 2018 at a hackathon and has since become a project involving five people. The BeachBot has already been tested on various Dutch beaches. People […]

PRESS RELEASE – First BVLOS corridor in the Netherlands

Very soon drones will have an official flight path within Dutch airspace. An important milestone for the industry. The new flight route runs from the former Valkenburg Air Base (Zuid-Holland) to the North Sea and will be put to use at the beginning of 2023.

RVB: From Naval Airbase Valkenburg to drone-campus

Drone inspectie

Theo de Vries: “There is no blueprint, it is real pioneering to create a good concept for a completely new industry. In collaboration with the Netherlands Government Real Estate Company (Rijksvastgoedbedrijf/RVB), we coordinated the software and hardware step by step in order to accelerate development.”

Project X finals with NATO & Boeing

After just 12 weeks it was time for the Project X finalists to present their research on 𝘀𝘄𝗮𝗿𝗺 𝗱𝗿𝗼𝗻𝗲 𝘁𝗲𝗰𝗵𝗻𝗼𝗹𝗼𝗴𝘆 to NATO, Boeing, Ministerie van Defensie and other partners & experts.

Innovation Origins: At UMV the sky is the limit!

Close to the Dutch sea, there is a field lab for sensor technology. Here, drones can fly 24/7. “This is not just an innovation center, but potentially a cluster of over 1000 employees.” Read more…

Europese subsidies for BVLOS-corridor at UMV

Drones are becoming an increasingly bigger part of our society. With the ability to fly drones beyond the sight of a pilot (also known as BVLOS flying), the number of socially and economically relevant applications will grow rapidly and the usefulness of drones will increase significantly .