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CLASS: European Project Integrates, Tracks And Manages UAS In Airspace

Drone technology is on the rise and the number of drones in the air is increasing at a rapid pace. These vehicles are often hard to detect since they literally fly below the radar. The chances of conflicts between drones and manned air traffic (or between drones themselves) pose safety concerns and ...

IAI and Hankuk Carbon Enter Joint Venture Company Agreement

Israel Aerospace Industries and Hankuk Carbon from Korea signed this morning an agreement for establishing a joint venture company in the Republic of Korea. The signing ceremony was held during the International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition (ADEX) 2017 in Seoul. The new joint company, which ...

DJI Opens Its First Drone Arena in Japan The Tokyo DJI Arena

DJI, the world leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, will open its first Japan DJI Arena in Tokyo, "DJI Arena By JDRONE Tokyo," on Saturday, October 21. The 535-square-meter arena will not only consist of a flying area, but also feature a retail store and offer technical ...

US Government Orders Additional Multi-Mission WASP Systems

Drone Aviation Holding Corp., a manufacturer of tethered drones and lighter-than-air aerostats, today announced that it has received an order for its recently upgraded, multi-mission capable tactical Winch Aerostat Small Platform ("WASP") from an existing U.S. Department of Defense (“DoD”) ...

Aerovel’s Unmanned Flexrotor Sets VTOL Endurance Mark

Long range and endurance are capabilities not often associated with VTOL aircraft. But Aerovel’s unmanned Flexrotor, a unique miniature tailsitter, is cut from a different cloth. Last week a Flexrotor named for the sea nymph Actaealifted off into a grey and rainy morning with 7.5 kg of fuel ...

Global UAV Technologies Partners With Fallen American Veterans Foundation

Global UAV Technologies announced today that it has been chosen by the Fallen American Veterans Foundation, Inc. (“FAVF”) to provide survey services and custom UAV solutions to aid in their efforts to search and recover U.S. Military Personnel Missing in Action (MIA) worldwide. Global UAV will ...

Canada’s Minister of Transport Confirms UAS Struck Commercial Aircraft

The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, today made the following statement about a drone incident in Quebec City:"On October 12, 2017, a Skyjet flight was struck by a drone while inbound to Jean Lesage International Airport in Québec City. This is the first time a drone has ...

Seiler Instrument, Inc. Selects Microdrones® mdMapper packages

Trimble Dealer Seiler Instrument & Mfg. Co., Inc., offers advanced, integrated tools for geospatial professionals in the Midwest U.S. With more than 72 years of successful sales and service, Seiler Instrument has built its reputation on exceptional customer support, while concentrating its ...

MQ-9 UAS Used to Support Fire Fighting Efforts in Northern California

The California Air National Guard’s 163d Attack Wing operating out of March Air Reserve Base is using MQ-9 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), with full-motion video (optical and infra-red) and ground imaging Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) capability, in support of CAL FIRE’s firefighting efforts ...

James McBurney joins Silent Falcon UAS Technologies as Chief Operating Officer

James McBurney joins Silent Falcon UAS Technologies as Chief Operating Officer after a career in finance and private equity and with executive experience with early stage energy and technology companies. During his career, Jim worked at Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch and Bank of America ...