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Xcel Energy Is First U.S. Utility To Operate Drones BVLOS for Ongoing Inspections

In one of the most significant advancements of unmanned aircraft under development by a U.S. utility, Xcel Energy is operating drones beyond visual line of sight during ongoing inspections of transmission lines near Denver. “Today’s flight takes us a step closer to fully integra...

AeroVironment $5.9 Million Contract to Procure Raven UAS for the Portuguese Army

AeroVironment, Inc., a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for both defense and commercial applications, announced today the receipt of a fixed-price contract award valued at $5,962,494 from NSPA on August 20, 2018. The contract award encompasses the procurement of Raven™ ...

NUAIR Selects AirMap As UTM Provider At Griffiss UAS Test Site

The Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance (NUAIR Alliance) and Rome, New York’s Griffiss International Airport have selected AirMap to provide UTM services to “visualize, manage, and support” UAS operations at the Griffiss New York UAS Test Site. NUAIR Alliance is ...

8 Ways Unmanned Aircraft Systems will Respond to Hurricane Florence

Last year, hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria served as a giant beta test allowing the unmanned systems industry to give the world a glimpse of how unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) can provide an entire new set of capabilities for disaster response.  Over the past year many companies have expanded ...

First South Korea Government Drone Project Completed with SimActive

SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, is proud to announce it enabled the first government drone mapping project in South Korea. Asia Aero Survey (AAS), a SimActive regional partner, used Correlator3D™ for the public survey delivered to the Korean National ...