day : 17/08/2018 4 results

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...

President Trump Signs Defense Bill with $9.6 Billion for UAS Spending

President Trump has signed into law H.R. 5515, the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, authorizing the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to spend $9.6 billion for unmanned vehicle systems. The bill increases military spending for unmanned technologies by 28 ...