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More flight time thanks to lightweight materials

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), commonly known as drones, have undergone rapid development over the past few years.

20th August 2018

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Cologne


Market research institute Gartner estimates that around three million drones were sold worldwide in 2017 – almost 40% more than in the previous year. Gartner also predicts that drones will be one of the strongest-growing sectors in consumer electronics over the coming years. Corporate consultants at PwC expect a global market of almost US$ 130 billion for drone-based services, for example in infrastructure, transport and security.

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