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MQ-9B Skyguardian Completes FAA Certification Approved Flight

Flight through Multiple Classes of Non-Segregated Airspace Represents another Step towards Certification  On August 16th General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) flew a MQ-9B SkyGuardian™ Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) from Laguna Airfield at Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz., ...

Edwards AFB Fire Fighters Use UAS During Aircraft Crash Exercies

Members of the 812th Civil Engineer Squadron teamed with the Emerging Technologies Combined Test Force to use small unmanned aircraft systems to increase their emergency response capabilities during two aircraft crash exercises held July 31 and Aug. 3. The exercise scenario allowed the ...

DJI Announces AirWorks 2017 to Help Enterprises Put Drones to Work in Skies Around the World

DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, opened registration on Thursday for its AirWorks enterprise drone conference on November 7-9 in Denver, Colorado. The annual event will bring together the global commercial drone ecosystem for three days of industry ...

Microsoft Researchers Test AI-controlled UAS Soaring Machine

In the searing midday heat of the Nevada desert, a white Jeep Wrangler heads down a desolate strip of dirt road, surrounded on either side by miles of sagebrush and sand. As the Jeep bumps along, two members of a Microsoft research team, Jim Piavis and Rick Rogahn, steady themselves against the ...

Dronecode’s Lorenz Meier is Recognized as an Honoree of MIT Technology Review’s 2017 Innovators Under 35 List

Today, MIT Technology Review reveals its annual list of Innovators Under 35. For over a decade, the global media company has recognized a list of exceptionally talented technologists whose work has great potential to transform the world. The Dronecode project is honored to announce ...

SSR Mining Inc. Partners with Identified Technologies at Marigold Mine

Identified Technologies , has entered into a partnership with SSR Mining Inc. (“SSR”), whereby SSR is using Identified Technologies drone solution at its Marigold mine in Nevada. SSR is a Vancouver-based mining company focused on the operation, development, exploration, and acquisition of ...

Mobilicom releases SkyHopper ONE UAV Data Link for High End DIY Drones

Announcing SkyHopper ONE, an advanced communication system for high-end DIY drones. SkyHopper ONE packages all drone communication into a single RF channel by combining control, telemetry & payload into a lightweight device.  Mobilicom has announced the release of the SkyHopper ONE ...

FlightWave Debuts FlightWave Edge UAS Delivers Stronger, Faster Performance

The hot drone market just got a fresh set of wings in the form of FlightWave Aerospace Systems, Inc. The California-based startup brings new capabilities to customers who need a sustained aerial presence in high-wind, maritime, or terrestrial missions. The company also announced an ...

Sky Hopper Pushes the Envelope of UAS With an Electric Drone Capable of Carrying 100kg

A group of entrepreneurial UK engineers has plans to build a mid-mass logistics drone for global markets. The system will be aimed initially at remote and isolated communities, but is planned to be fully capable of near urban operations in due course.The UAV system, called Sky Hopper®, is an ...

ArcGIS Experts GEO Jobe Celebrates 18 Years in GIS software development, services, UAV mapping

Founded in 1999, GEO Jobe is a geospatial industry leader that currently has the top three most popular apps in the ArcGIS Marketplace including Admin Tools for ArcGIS Online, Mapfolio, and MapLapse. Additionally, With a fleet of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV's, or drones) and 4 licensed pilots, ...