day : 19/05/2017 6 results

Virginias’ McAuliffe First Governor To Fly In Autonomous Aircraft

The quest for unpiloted air taxi service took a step forward yesterday as Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe became the first sitting governor to fly in a fully automated aircraft.  The 8-minute flight took place Thursday following the opening of NASA’s Wallops Island Flight Research Center ...

Federal Appeals Court Voids FAA Registration Rule For Model Aircraft

In a stunning David versus Goliath case, John A. Taylor, a model aircraft enthusiast and insurance lawyer, beat the Federal Aviation Administration and Department of Justice in a case challenging the legality of a December 2015 FAA rule requiring model aircraft to register like manned aircraft.   ...

MultiGP Announces Horizon Hobby As An Sponsor For 2017 Season

The MultiGP Drone Racing League is proud to announce the second year of an annual Affiliate Sponsor Partnership with Horizon Hobby for the 2017 season. With over 30 years of experience, and over 20 different proprietary product brands, Horizon Hobby has been innovating and advancing the modeling ...

Why UAV Manufacturers Are Moving Towards Condition-Based Maintenance

After spending a week at AUVSI’s XPonential conference, and speaking with numerous drone manufacturers, one key theme stood out – the importance of on-board data and telemetry. Whether you’re a single engineer developing a vehicle prototype for testing, or a large manufacturer keeping track ...

UAS Students Use SMARTCAM3D View For Disaster Operations Study In Oklahoma

Rapid Imaging Software announced that unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) students from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University will use SmartCam3D View in the, UAS/Severe Weather Disaster Relief Operations Study Away Program in Oklahoma this month. During the study, students will learn operational and ...

Automatic, Fully Parallel Data Engineering for DBMS and GIS

Manifold has shipped Radian® Studio, a massively parallel data engineering environment for DBMS and GIS that anyone can afford. Radian automatically runs on thousands of GPU cores plus all CPU cores to sprint through big jobs that crush non-parallel software. Radian does in seconds what can take ...