Drone Aviation granted patent to convert battery powered drones into ground-powered tethered drones

Florida-based Drone Aviation Holding Corp. (OTCQB: DRNE) has announced it has received a Notice of Allowance from the US Patent and Trade Mark Office (USPTO) for the system and method of converting onboard battery-powered free flight drones into ground-powered tethered drones, the company said.

The filed patent outlines the proprietary system and technology that allows the conversion of battery-powered free-flying drones into a tethered drone system with ground-based power. The new power conversion technology enables extended flight durations and improved safety using ground-based power for commercial and recreational drones. The company expects the final patent to be issued in the 4th quarter of 2019.

Drone Aviation Holding Corp. is a manufacturer of specialized tethered aerial monitoring and communications platforms serving national defense and homeland security customers.