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Link for The Battery Energy Density Revolution

The Battery Energy Density Revolution

Feb 09, 2017 - Dr. Sanjay Sarma (MIT & Top Flight Co-Founder) introduces the promise and challenges of rotorcraft drones because of energy production, energy management, and energy storage today.
Link for The Verge: Top Flight sponsored MIT team wins SpaceX’s Hyperloop competition, and Elon Musk made a cameo

The Verge: Top Flight sponsored MIT team wins SpaceX’s Hyperloop competition, and Elon Musk made a cameo

Jan 30, 2016 - Top Flight is proud to be a sponsor of the MIT engineering team that won the SpaceX Hyperloop Competition.
Link for DataFox Digest: The Top 7 Boston-Area Startups to Watch in 2016

DataFox Digest: The Top 7 Boston-Area Startups to Watch in 2016

Dec 09, 2015 - DataFox crunched the numbers to find the 7 early-stage startups located in and around Boston poised for a breakout year in 2016.
Link for Top Flight Raises $1.75 Million in Seed Funding; Move to Commercialization of UAV Hybrid Propulsion Airborg Product

Top Flight Raises $1.75 Million in Seed Funding; Move to Commercialization of UAV Hybrid Propulsion Airborg Product

Nov 27, 2015 - Financing led by ff Venture Capital will fuel product development and customer beta program
Link for BostonInnov: Here Are 10 Boston-Area Drone Companies to Watch

BostonInnov: Here Are 10 Boston-Area Drone Companies to Watch

Oct 21, 2015 - Boston's drone industry is still young, but there are already a number of interesting ventures in the works
Link for Bloomberg Businessweek: Technology Innovation - Hybrid Drones - May 11-17, 2015

Bloomberg Businessweek: Technology Innovation - Hybrid Drones - May 11-17, 2015

May 11, 2015 - Bloomberg Businessweek Writer Michael Belfiore illustrates and explains Top Flight Technologies' mid-class hyrid propulsion system UAV capabilities.
Link for DIY Drones/Chris Anderson: Hybrid hex uses gas/electric combo to get 2.5 hours flight time

DIY Drones/Chris Anderson: Hybrid hex uses gas/electric combo to get 2.5 hours flight time

May 02, 2015 - Chris Anderson, CEO, 3D Robotics, blogs about Top Flight's Hybrid Propulsion MIT Technology Review and ability to enhance flight time and payload.
Link for NIKKEI: Drones Could Fly People Within Three Years

NIKKEI: Drones Could Fly People Within Three Years

Apr 15, 2015 - Having removed the barriers of extended flight and enhanced payloads companies like Top Flight Technologies can move beyond applications like Amazon delivering packages to drones carrying people in the next 3 years.
Link for Popular Mechanics: Hybrid Power Could Let Drones Fly for Hours

Popular Mechanics: Hybrid Power Could Let Drones Fly for Hours

Apr 03, 2015 - For the drone revolution to really take off, the flying machines will have to fly longer than the half-hour-or-so that today's batteries allow. Top Flight has the solution - hybrid power drones.
Link for Next Big Future: Hybrid gas electric drone has 13 times the range of a battery electric drone

Next Big Future: Hybrid gas electric drone has 13 times the range of a battery electric drone

Mar 19, 2015 - Top Flight Technologies is the first company to successfully demonstrate true serial hybrid power integration into multi-rotors at industry disruptive price points removing the challenge with endurance and extended payloads for multi-rotor UAVs.
Link for MIT Tech Review - A Hybrid Quadcopter Flies Further

MIT Tech Review - A Hybrid Quadcopter Flies Further

Mar 18, 2015 - A new hybrid gas-electric aircraft could make drone delivery more practical. The Top Flight Technologies the six-rotor drone can fly for more than two-and-a-half hours—or 160 kilometers—carrying a payload weighing nine kilograms.
Link for Boston Globe - Wild West in the Skies

Boston Globe - Wild West in the Skies

Feb 27, 2015 - Last year, funding for peacetime drone startups topped $100 million. But it’s an industry still in the Wild West phase, waiting for the Federal Aviation Administration to adopt rules to allow the commercial use of drones.
Link for Boston Globe - Remote Helicopter, drone businesses taking off in Malden

Boston Globe - Remote Helicopter, drone businesses taking off in Malden

Feb 22, 2015 - HeliDirect, a e-retailer of remote control (RC) hobby helicopters, and Top Flight Technologies, a provider of commercial-grade multi-rotor UAVs using revolutionary hybrid propulsion solutions are two successful companies making waves in north Boston.

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