year : 2018 570 results

BVLOS Commercial Drone Flights Launch at Grand Sky

Grand Sky, the first and only fully operational commercial unmanned aerial systems (UAS)-focused research and development park in the U.S., announced beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) flight operations for large UAS have begun at the park.Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson, Grand Forks Air ...

Systel To Showcase Next-Generation Computing For Counter-UAS Applications

Systel, Inc., an industry leader in rugged computing, will brief government officials and industry on the threats posed by unmanned aerial systems and the technical challenges currently facing countering those threats at the Counter-UAS Conference August 22-24 in Washington, D.C. ...

Insitu’s ScanEagle UAS Proves Effective As A Wildfire Suppression Resource

Insitu, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company has been helping firefighters on wildfires in Oregon, providing information for fire suppression activities via its data collection, analysis and delivery capabilities. Comprised of aviation professionals, Insitu's Mobile ...

The Sky Guys Granted SFOC For Flight Testing Of New DX-3 Vanguard

The Sky Guys, Canada’s top drone operator, announced this week they have been granted a Special Flight Operations Certificate (SFOC), a permit for commercial Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) flights, for its landmark development project, the DX-3 “Vanguard”. The permit allows The Sky Guys to ...

Ukrainian Company Unveils New Drone With Grenade Launcher

Ukrainian company Matrix UAV has developed a new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) eqquiped with a grenade launcher, said Yuriy Kasyanov on 17 August. Yuriy Kasyanov announced on his Facebook page that еру Matrix UAV company has developed an attack multi-purpose unmanned ...

DroneShield’s Product Suite Accepted to the GSA Schedule

DroneShield Ltd  is pleased to advise that its full product suite has been approved for placement on, and placed on, the GSA Schedule.The GSA (General Services Administration) is an agency of the United States government that supplies products for U.S. government offices and operates the ...

SciAero and Altitude Imaging Combine Forces To Form Sci Aero Group

Sci Aero Group is the result of the decision of leading-edge operators SciAero and Altitude Imaging to combine forces.They bring their professional expertise, knowledge and extensive fleet of aerial platforms and sensor engineering capability under new leadership with growth plans for ...

University Of Washington Researchers Test Navigation For UAS Using Transponders

Drones use GPS to find their way without a pilot. But GPS signals can be easily blocked by tall skyscrapers or trees — leaving drones lost.Now researchers at the University of Washington have developed a new method that gives aircraft a backup system in case GPS fails: An antenna on the ...

German Navy Selects The SKELDAR V-200 To Provide UAV Reconnaissance

UMS SKELDAR, the world-class provider of rotary Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) solutions and avionics software has been awarded a procurement contract through Munich-based partner and prime contractor Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH (ESG) for a new, unmanned, airborne reconnaissance system for ...

Routine Drone Flights Could Become ‘Aerial Trespass’ Under Proposed Law

Many of today's routine drone flights could be redefined as "aerial trespass" under a law proposed by a commission known for its influence with state legislatures, cautioned veteran LeClairRyan aviation attorneys during a webinar attended by more than 300 aviation and other professionals.&nbs...