month : 04/2017 92 results

FAA And ASSURE Announce Results Of UAS Collision Study

What could happen if a drone hit a person on the ground? What's the risk of serious injury? Can those risks be reduced?Although the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) can't yet definitively answer those questions, studies by a consortium of leading universities through the Alliance for ...

FAA Evaluates UAS Detection Systems at Dallas/Fort Worth

This week, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and its partners are conducting detection research on unmanned aircraft (UAS) – popularly called drones – at Dallas/Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport.The DFW evaluation is the latest in a series of detection system evaluations that ...

Michael Baker UAS Team Performs Runway Inspection At ATL

Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, recently marked a significant milestone for the aviation industry as it partnered with the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) to use Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) to inspect ...

Valmie Named Exclusive North America Agent For ALTI Transition

Valmie Resources Inc.  announces it has been named as the exclusive agent in North America for the next generation ALTI Transition. The ALTI Transition unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) features an advanced and efficient fixed wing system with vertical take-off and land (VTOL) capability.Valmie ...

FAA Publishes First Set Of UAS Facility Maps

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today published more than 200 facility maps to streamline the commercial drone authorization process. The maps depict areas and altitudes near airports where UAS may operate safely. But drone operators still need FAA authorization to fly in those areas. ...

3DR Raises $53 Million Series D Round Funding

We’re excited to announce that 3DR has recently raised $53 million in capital as part of our Series D funding round. This round includes both new equity and conversion of debt equity. It was led by Atlantic Bridge, and with investments from the Autodesk Forge Fund, True Ventures, Foundry ...

Super Heavy-Lift Drone MFR to Open Florida Plant

A new assembly plant that will produce some of the world's most powerful Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) will soon be operating at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport near Tampa.GRIFF Aviation North America's component supplier, GRIFF Aviation of Alesund, Norway, has constructed a prototype that ...

Sentera Introduces Revolutionary Multispectral Double 4K Sensor

Today, Sentera announced the release of its Multispectral Double 4K Sensor, offering five precise spectral bands: blue, green, red, red edge, and near-infrared (NIR). This sensor enables users to collect visual band imagery as well as vegetation indices based upon the addition of NIR or Red Edge, ...

Lockheed Martin Continues Successful Flight Demonstrations of Fury Expeditionary UAS

Lockheed Martin's advanced tactical Group 3 unmanned aerial system (UAS), Fury, is regularly flying long-range endurance test missions as the company prepares it for low-rate production.In flight tests since May 2016, Fury has flown more than 200 hours and reliably demonstrated more than ...

FAA And Aireon Announce Space-Based ADS-B NextGen Technology Flight Test Success

Aireon and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced a successful flight test of space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) technology, collecting ADS-B data to be used as part of a larger validation effort exploring the new system’s capability from low-earth ...