DJI and 4-H Partner for 2016 National Youth Science Day: Drone Discovery

With the motto “head, heart, hands, and health” that has given the global network of youth organization its name, 4-H is dedicated to its mission ...

Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) Now Offering 107 Remote Pilot Test Preparation Through UAV Ground School

Program Offers 195,000 AMA Members, Preparation For FAA Part 107 UAV Commercial Knowledge Exam The Academy of Model Aeronautics serves as the ...

NVdrones Announces DroneDeploy Compatibility and One-of-a-Kind Instant Flight Reports

NVdrones, a start-up that provides cloud-based software solutions for drone fleet management, today announced compatibility with DroneDeploy flight logs as ...
October 19, 2016

Drone Aviation Awarded Department of Defense Contract for Integration of Advanced Communications Solution on WASP Tactical Aerostat

New Communications Payload Integration to Support Range Extension and Reconnaissance Drone Aviation Holding Corp. (OTCQX: DRNE) ("Drone Aviation" or the "Company"), a manufacturer of tethered drones and lighter-than-air aerostats, today announced ...
October 19, 2016

DHS Fields New Automatic Takeoff And Landing Capability For Predator B Fleet

Capability Significantly Reduces Operator Training Costs and Landing Incidents  General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), radars, and electro-optic and related mission ...
October 19, 2016

Silent Falcon UAS Technologies Granted Airworthiness Statement by NASA

Silent Falcon UAS Technologies has been granted an Airworthiness Statement by the Airworthiness & Flight Safety Review Board, part of the Ames Research Center division of NASA.This Statement allows the Silent Falcon UAS (Unmanned Aircraft ...
October 18, 2016

Amazon Wins Patent For Voice-controlled UAV Assistant

Amazon is working on adding an Alexa-like digital brain that can control drones small enough to fit in someone’s pocket and capable of locating lost items, cars and people, among many other things.A patent awarded to Amazon on Tuesday shows ...
October 18, 2016

US Army Outlines Requirement To Blend Arrow UAS and Persistent Surveillance Systems

The US Army intends to award North Eastern Aeronautical Company Inc. a 49.2 million sole-source contract to modernize merge the capabilities of the company's Arrow unmanned aircraft system (UAS) with the service's lighter-than-air (LTA) Persistent ...
October 18, 2016

Drone Racing Set For Take Off On Eurosport TV Staring In November

In an effort to offer fans new and innovative sports entertainment, Eurosport today announced its partnership with DR1 Racing, the leading international drone racing series, to exclusively distribute content for broadcast in 70 countries across ...
October 18, 2016

Aurora Demonstrates ALIAS Robotic System on Cessna Aircraft

Aurora Flight Sciences demonstrated automated flight capabilities as part of the Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) program. The ALIAS robotic system flew a Cessna Caravan through basic maneuvers under the supervision of a pilot. ...
October 18, 2016

$15,000 Drone Competition Announced For UTM Convention 2016

The UTM Convention 2016 and have partnered to launch a technology competition that demonstrates drone sense and avoid technologies (SAA).The enormous growth in the number of small UAS (Unmanned Aircraft Systems) has ...
October 17, 2016

Aeryon Introduces Flexible UAS Subscription Solution for Law Enforcement at IACP 2016

Aeryon, the premier provider of small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS), announced today at the IACP 2016 conference in San Diego, CA, the availability of a UAS solution to qualified Public Safety agencies on a monthly subscription basis. The solution ...
October 17, 2016

U.S. Navy Selects Leonardo Osprey Radar for MQ-8C Fire Scout UAS

Leonardo-Finmeccanica has announced that its Osprey active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar has been picked to serve as look-out on-board the US Navy’s newly-upgraded unmanned helicopter, the MQ-8C Fire Scout. The helicopter will be ...

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