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    Examples of drones from the domestic industry

    ROTARY ROBOTICS

    Boston

    FocalPlane (1-pound)

    Purpose Flight plan set by smartphone or laptop, drone can fly and take video for 45 minutes. Marketed toward journalists and videographers filming disasters.

    AURORA FLIGHT SCIENCES

    Cambridge

    Skate (24” x 19”)

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    Purpose Education/research, journalism, first response.

    AEROVIRONMENT INC.

    Monrovia, Calif.

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    Raven (Wingspan 4.5 feet; weight 4.5 pounds with camera)

    Purpose Aerial observation.

    AEROVIRONMENT INC.

    Monrovia, Calif.

    Nano Hummingbird (Wingspan 6.5 inches, weight 2/3 of an ounce)

    Purpose Surveillance and reconnaissance.

    CYPHY WORKS

    Danvers

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    EASE (Extrese Access Systemfor Entry) and PARC (Persistent Aerial Reconnaissance and Communications)

    Purpose EASE (12” x 16”) First response and infrastructure inspection; PARC (55” x 16”) Surveying disaster areas, first response.