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Airbus Aerial To Bring Aerial Services Expertise to US DOT As UAS IPP Participant

Airbus Aerial has been selected to provide its domain expertise in unmanned aircraft systems as part of a team of private-sector firms supporting the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program (IPP). The IPP is a three-year U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) program implemented ...

Gremlins Program On Track For Demonstration Flights In 2019

DARPA is progressing toward its plan to demonstrate airborne launch and recovery of multiple unmanned aerial systems (UASs), targeted for late 2019. Now in its third and final phase, the goal for the Gremlins program is to develop a full-scale technology demonstration featuring the air recovery of ...

Windhover Labs Unveils Open Drone Software Ecosystem

Windhover Labs, an emerging leader in open and reliable drone software, announces the successful test flight of its integrated flight software stack and ground control software. This milestone solidifies a groundbreaking technical approach and also marks the general availability of its software ...

AACUS Makes First Operational Cargo Delivery to US Marines

Aurora’s Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System (AACUS) achieved a major milestone last week when it successfully delivered cargo to US Marines in the Integrated Training Exercise at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms in California.AACUS completed its first closed ...

Norwegian Technology Improves Emergency Preparedness In Svalbard

Telenor, Andøya Space Center and Robot Aviation are joining forces to develop and test Norwegian unmanned aerial systems in order to improve preparedness in Svalbard.Commercial shipping, tourism and cruise ship traffic to Svalbard and the surrounding marine areas have all grown dramatically ...

MIT Researchers Develop Virtual-reality Testing Ground For Drones

Training drones to fly fast, around even the simplest obstacles, is a crash-prone exercise that can have engineers repairing or replacing vehicles with frustrating regularity.Now MIT engineers have developed a new virtual-reality training system for drones that enables a vehicle to “see” a ...

NATS Takes Equity Stake In Aireon To Accelerate Technology Revolution In Aviation Surveillance

The UK air traffic management service provider, NATS, has announced it has invested in Aireon, the company pioneering a space-based air traffic surveillance service set to revolutionize the aviation industry.Through a network of 66 low earth orbiting Iridium® NEXT satellites, AireonSM...

InfraDrone Announces Release of App for Drone Pilot Jobs

InfraDrone LLC announced today the release of their new App, available on both Android and iPhone App stores and via the web. The App allows pilots to:Register for potential paid drone pilot jobs Register with no cost or obligation Receive notice of paid drone jobs availa...

Workhorse Horsefly Autonomous Drone Package Delivery Pilot Underway in Cincinnati

Workhorse Group Inc.  an American technology company focused on providing sustainable and cost-effective solutions to the commercial electric transportation sector, today announced that the HorseFly truck-launched Autonomous Drone Package Delivery System is now making real-life package ...

CPS Energy Invests In Drone Technology To Inspect Poles And Wires

Focused on its commitment to provide its customers with reliable electric service, CPS Energy is now using drone technology to perform routine inspections of overhead infrastructure in a safer and more efficient way. "We are integrating new technologies to expand our capabilities and ...