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AUVSI 2016: Crash-resistant drone gets upgrade

27th April 2016 - 12:00 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in London

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Swiss UAV manufacturer Flyability has updated its crash-tolerant drone design, known as the Gimball, improving areas such as propulsion and adding additional sensors.

Unlike traditional UAVs, the Gimball features a protective outer cage connected to a gyro-stabilised inner frame, meaning it can bounce off objects and remain upright.

The company displayed the innovative UAV at last year’s Paris Air Show, with company representatives stating that a product launch was expected in 2015 and deliveries to commence in early 2016.

Updating Shephard on the Gimball’s progress so far, Roberto Passini, business development manager at Flyability said that last year’s timescale

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