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Drone Safety and Reliability Survey Results

Matthew Osborne, Jenny Lantair and a number of their colleagues have collated the results from their first “Drone Safety and Reliability Survey”. They surveyed Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) registered commercial operators who fly drones in the ever more complex and congested airspace of Britain. The survey aimed to collate the various failure modes currently observed, […]


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Undersea Defence Technology Visitors

The UDT (Undersea Defence Technology Conference & Exhibition) 2019 was held for three days from May 13th to May 15th in Stockholm, Sweden. As part of the conference 16 engineers from the defence sector were tasked with providing a survey of European underwater defence-related companies, and visiting the associated universities and companies in Scotland this […]


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Low Carbon Transport Award

A clean energy project that aims to reduce the carbon footprint of marine vessels has earned scientists from Heriot-Watt University a major honour at the British Renewable Energy Awards 2018. Dr David Flynn and Dr Valentin Robu from the School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, received the Low Carbon Transport Award at a recent ceremony hosted by Channel 4 News […]


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