Sky Crane’s Mars landing a success
Using the Sky Crane allowed researchers to deliver a rover outfitted with extra equipment that brought the weight up to over 1t (900kg/2000lbs).
Minicranes on the front lines
The British Ministry of Defence has purchased a fleet of Japanese Unic minicranes from Unic Cranes Europe, part of GGR Group, to do lifting for the British Forces.
Pilot offered with new function
HBC-radiomatic in Germany has announced that its “wii-style” Pilot controller is now available to with a new function controlling the crane though tilting hand movement.