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  • UAVOS Announces Unmanned Robinson R22 for Precision Farming

    UAVOS Announces Unmanned Robinson R22 for Precision Farming0

    UAVOS has announced the addition of R22-UV unmanned helicopter to its agriculture unmanned aircraft portfolio for spraying for diseases, weed and pest control, vegetative control. R22-UV is a manned Robinson-22 helicopter converted by UAVOS to an unmanned aircraft. Agro-drone R22-UV is equipped with a specially developed (for Robinson helicopters) utility to deliver liquid chemicals –

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  • It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s an Ecological Field Study!

    It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s an Ecological Field Study!0

    Insects that strip the leaves from trees are a major economic liability for temperate forests around the world. One such insect, the gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar), defoliates to the tune of $3.2 billion every year in North America. And scientists expect an increase in defoliator outbreaks due to climate change. This may mean an uptick

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  • Robinson R66 Turbine Surpasses One Million Flight Hours

    Robinson R66 Turbine Surpasses One Million Flight Hours0

    Torrance, CA – (24 September 2019) Robinson Helicopter Company announced the R66 Turbine fleet surpassed 1,000,000 flight hours. The R66 with the Rolls-Royce RR300 turbine engine achieved the million-hour mark without a single reported in-flight engine failure. This accomplishment demonstrates a level of reliability that exceeds EASA’s stringent requirements for single-engine helicopters performing commercial operations.“We believe this

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