day : 26/10/2017 5 results

With New AirMap-FAA Integration, Drone Operators Receive Automated Access to Controlled Airspace

For the first time ever commercial drone operators can request automated authorization to fly in controlled airspace near select U.S. airports using the same AirMap iOS and Android applications they use today for flight planning and real-time situational awareness. Automated ...

Vanilla Aircraft’s VA001 Unmanned Aircraft Successfully Completes Five Day Flight

After five days, one hour twenty-four minutes, and traversing over 7000 miles, Vanilla Aircraft's VA001 touched down at NASA Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, successfully completing the longest unmanned internal combustion powered flight in history. The 36-foot wingspan, diesel-powered ...

SkyPixel and DJI Launch the 2017 SkyPixel Photo Story Competition

SkyPixel, the world’s most popular aerial photography community, in cooperation with DJI, today announced the 2017 SkyPixel Photo Contest. This year-end finale introduces a new “Story” category that calls for photographers to share not just the stunning images they capture, but also the ...

Velodyne LiDAR Partners with YellowScan for Integrated LiDAR for UAVs

Velodyne LiDAR Inc., the world leader in 3D vision systems for autonomous vehicles, today announced that it is partnering with YellowScan to integrate its VLP-16 Puck and VLP-16 Puck LITE LiDAR sensors into YellowScan’s Surveyor for a turn-key and reliable LiDAR system for demanding UAV applica...

Aviation Maintenance School to Showcase Drone Training Program for Local High Schoolers

The Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM) is now offering unmanned aerial systems (drone) training for individuals in the Charlotte, NC metro area. This comes as a response to the Part 107 regulations set forth by the FAA in regards to commercial use of unmanned aircraft and the growth of ...