month : 10/2018 66 results

Aeromao Announces The Aeromapper Talon Amphibious: Enabling Long Range Maritime Operations

The Aeromapper Talon Amphibious allows maritime operations by autonomously belly landing on water. It’s the perfect solution for aerial observation, data collection and mapping thanks to its dual camera set up and video link range up to 20kms.It is the world’s first fixed-wing drone for ...

`Drone Net’ Promises Cost-Effective Security for Airports, Campuses and Other Operations

Someday soon, a “Drone Net” now under development at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University could provide a cost-effective way to protect small airports, university and corporate campuses, farms or other operations from irresponsible drone operators.The game-changing technology, based on a ...

Avitas Systems Is The First FAA-Approved Civil Use of Beyond Visual Line of Sight With Radar

Today, Avitas Systems, a GE venture, announced that it received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval to fly an unmanned aerial system (UAS) beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) in Loving County, Texas. The permission authorizes Avitas Systems to fly a UAS over 55 pounds at low altitudes ...

Announcing DroneSense–FLIR Edition Drone Flight Control and Management Software Platform

FLIR Systems, Inc. today announced the DroneSense–FLIR Edition, a drone flight management software platform designed for public safety applications. FLIR announced a strategic investment in DroneSense, an Austin, Texas-based unmanned aircraft system (UAS) software platform maker, in April 2018 ...

MicroLink Devices Powers Successful Stratospheric Flight of Airbus Defence and Space Zephyr S HAPS Solar Aircraft

MicroLink Devices extends its congratulations to the Zephyr team of Airbus Defence and Space for the successful launch and landing of the maiden flight of the next-generation Zephyr UAV that flew more than 25 days continuously without refueling, setting a new long-endurance flight record.The...

Study Confirms Small Unmanned “Drones” Pose Increasing Risks to Aircraft

In a newly published study, researchers at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University detail results of a small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) detection study, performed near Daytona Beach International Airport in Florida.  Looking at flights of drones during the 13-day sampling period from just one ...

Bell And Yamato Announce Strategic Collaboration On eVTOL Logistics

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, and Yamato Holdings Co., Ltd. announced their strategic collaboration for the future of civilian aerial logistics. Together they aspire to be a global leader in electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) logistics and plan to do so by collaborating to ...

New Power Pack For Rugo™ Drone Light Meets FAA Night UAV Requirements

FoxFury Lighting Solutions announces a new rechargeable Quick Swap® Power Pack with Strobe for the Rugo™ Drone & Camera Light. This new Power Pack is most useful for drone (UAV or sUAS) night operations as it fulfills the FAA FAR 107.29requirements for dusk, dawn, and night ...

PAE ISR Partners with NASA for 2020 Unmanned Aircraft Demo in US Airspace

PAE ISR, LLC, the original equipment manufacturer of the Resolute Eagle, signed a cooperative agreement with NASA to conduct a demonstration in the National Airspace System in 2020 and work toward full integration of unmanned aerial systems into the NAS. "NASA's Systems Integration and ...

Drone Aviation Delivers on $1.7 Million Contract for WASP Tactical Aerostat to U.S. Department of Defense

Drone Aviation Holding Corp. , a manufacturer of tethered drones and lighter-than-air aerostats, today announced that it has delivered its multi-mission capable tactical Winch Aerostat Small Platform ("WASP") to the Department of Defense (“DoD”) under a contract award valued in excess of $1.7 ...