month : 08/2016 73 results

DJI Invited To Join FAA Drone Advisory Committee

DJI, the world’s leading maker of unmanned aerial vehicles, has been invited to join the Drone Advisory Committee established by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to identify the most important issues raised by the growth of drone use and to recommend strategies for safely integrating ...

senseFly, Expanded Its Portfolio With The Launch Of The New eBee SQ Fixed-wing Agricultural Drone

Swiss professional drone manufacturer, senseFly, expanded its portfolio today with the launch of the new eBee SQ fixed-wing agricultural drone. This cutting-edge unmanned aircraft system (UAS) is built for the Parrot Sequoia multispectral camera and can cover up to 10 times more ground than ...

Yuneec Unveils The Breeze Compact, Easy-To-Use Ultra HD Flying Camera

 Yuneec International, the world leader in electric aviation, today announced the availability of the Breeze, creating an all-new mass consumer category for the brand. The Breeze, the ultimate flying camera, is controlled via mobile device, has five easy-to-use flights modes and is ...

Airobotics Receives FAA Approval To Operate Commercial Drones In The US

Minutes after the Federal Aviation Authority’s Part 107 came into effect, Airobotics received approval to operate both commercially and at night.  Airobotics, manufacturing the world’s first fully automatic drone system, announces that it has received a Certificate of Waiver to ...

Kongsberg Geospatial’s Software Selected for BVLOS Drone Research

 Kongsberg Geospatial and the Federal Aviation Administration’s ASSURE UAS Center of Excellence, lead by Mississippi State University, have announced that the Alaska Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration (ACUASI) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and the University of ...

USMC Aiming For Shipboard Capable And Expeditionary UAS

The US Marine Corps (USMC) is pushing ahead with a 'shipboard capable and expeditionary' unmanned aerial system (UAS) programme, and pushing back against arguments that it could instead field existing unmanned platforms.A so-called MAGTF Unmanned Expeditionary Capabilities (MUX) programme ...

Boeing’s Phantom Eye To Be Museum Exhibit

Boeing's hope that the Phantom Eye high-altitude long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) might be returned to the skies has been ended with the disclosure by the US Air Force (USAF) that the sole prototype is to be sent to a museum instead.Flight trials of the liquid hydrogen-powered ...

FAA Approves PrecisionHawk For BVLOS In U.S. Airspace

 The Federal Aviation Administration has given permission to a drone tech startup called PrecisionHawk to fly its unmanned aerial vehicles beyond the visual line of sight (BVLOS) in U.S. airspace.The exemption represents a first in the country, and comes on the same day that the ...

YI Technology to Debut World’s Fastest Tri-Copter Drone at InterDrone 2016

YI Technology, the leading, international provider of advanced, intelligent imaging technologies, products, services and platforms, today announced the forthcoming release of YI Erida, the world’s first mainstream, full carbon smart drone equipped with the YI 4K Action Camera. YI’s profes...

New Kespry Drone 2.0 Has Twice the Aerial Coverage

 Kespry, which designs automated drone systems for commercial use, today announced the new Kespry Drone 2.0. The new lighter-weight drone flies 2X as long, covers 2X the ground area, and has 2X the wind resilience, due to the new airframe, battery, and flight system improvements....