month : 06/2018 52 results

senseFly Moves North American Operations To Raleigh, N.C.

senseFly, the industry’s leading provider of professional mapping drones, and a commercial drone subsidiary of Parrot Group, today announces the relocation of its North American operations to Raleigh, N.C.   Previously located in Washington, D.C., the company’s new office will accommodate ...

YellowScan, UAV LiDAR specialist, opens YellowScan Inc. in Salt Lake City

YellowScan, designer, developer and producer of UAV LiDAR solutions for professional applications, continues to expand its presence in the United States with the opening of a new office located at 150 S. State St. Suite 100 Salt Lake City, UT 84111, USA.In addition to the corporate headquarter ...

Insitu Receives Interior Contract Award for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Services

Insitu, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company has received a first-of-its kind contract from the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) to provide fire suppression services within the contiguous 48 states and Alaska using its ScanEagle Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). Per the ...

Rocketmine receives BVLOS Approval From South African Civil Aviation Authority

Rocketmine is proud to have received Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) approval for the flight of their commercial drones from the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA).  This is a major achievement for the company, as they are now only the second South African operator, in four ...

DARPA Funds LiquidPiston’s 30kW X4 Rotary Diesel Engine Prototype with an Additional $2.5M Award

The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded LiquidPiston Inc., an advanced internal combustion engine technology company, an additional $2.5 million to continue development of its 30kW X4 rotary diesel engine prototype, bringing DARPA’s total funding of the engine ...

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Conducts Successful Lightning Tests on MQ-9B

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) used its second full-scale MQ-9B to conduct successful lightning tests at its facility in Poway, California last month. The test was conducted jointly between engineers from GA-ASI and NTS Pittsfield, a recognized leader in the development of ...

Delair Expands Commercial Drone Offerings to Canada Through Distribution Agreement With Cansel

Delair, a leading global supplier of commercial drone solutions, today announced an agreement with Cansel, a full-service provider of surveying and mapping solutions to the Canadian market. Cansel becomes the first Canadian reseller of Delair’s innovative Delair UX 11 long-range drone, and the ...

Deveron Expands Drone Data Services to US Market

Deveron UAS Corp. is pleased to announce that it has launched its drone data services in the US market.  Deveron will be offering drone data services to its partners across the US mid-west, where there are some 127 million acres of farmland[1].With the recent integration of these services ...

Research Reveals Commercial Drone Programs Realize ROI in One Year or Less

Skyward, a Verizon company and maker of drone operation management software and consulting services, announced today results of a custom-built quantitative survey by Blue Research®. The data revealed that one in 10 companies with revenue of $50 million and more use drones and 92 percent realized ...

Black Swift Technologies Awarded NASA Contract to Develop UAS for Atmospheric Observations of Venus

Black Swift Technologies (BST), a specialized engineering firm recognized for its purpose-built scientific aerial platforms, announced today it has been awarded a NASA contract to develop an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) to perform upper atmospheric observations of the planet Venus.BST is ...