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Sierra Wireless Selected By PrecisionHawk To Enable Drone Safety And Traffic Management

Sierra Wireless a leading provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that PrecisionHawk has selected Sierra Wireless AirPrime® MC Series embedded modules to enable global LTE connectivity for its Low Altitude Traffic and Airspace ...

AirMap Secures $26 Million to Accelerate Global Adoption of Airspace Management Platform for Drones

 AirMap, the world's leading airspace management platform for drones, today announced a $26 million Series B funding round led by Microsoft Ventures, with additional participation from Airbus Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures (the investment arm of Qualcomm Incorporated), Rakuten, Sony, ...

AirMap and senseFly Partner to Advance Safety for Commercial Drones

New partnership delivers robust airspace intelligence and unmanned traffic management solutions to senseFly’s largely autonomous commercial drones AirMap, the world’s leading airspace management platform for drones, and senseFly, the world’s first choice producer of mapping drones, today ...

AT&T Testing ‘Flying COW’ UAS To Enhance Cell Coverage

A cell phone carrier fixing its dead zones? When cows fly, perhaps. Well, "flying COWs" just might be how AT&T enhances coverage in notorious troublesome areas of reception, BGR reported, as reprinted by the New York Post.COW stands for "cell on wings," which is the name for the UAS ...

Gilat Announces Availability of Ultra-Compact SATCOM For UAS

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, announced today the commercial availability of an ultra-compact airborne SATCOM terminal for unmanned aircraft systems delivering exceptional throughput for its size.Tactical, long-en...

AOPA Welcomes Drone Pilots

“Drone pilots are seeking their place in the larger world of aviation and looking for opportunities to expand their experience,” said AOPA President Mark Baker. “This is an ideal time to embrace these pilots and welcome them into the GA family.”Many of the “new” pilots certificated ...

UPS Tests Drone Deliveries System In Florida

UPS announced today that it has successfully tested a drone that launches from the top of a UPS® package truck, autonomously delivers a package to a home and then returns to the vehicle while the delivery driver continues along the route to make a separate delivery. UPS conducted the test on ...

Alpha Unmanned Systems Unveils Its New Improved Unmanned Helicopter The ALPHA 800

The ALPHA 800 is the evolution of the SNIPER and includes all the developments and improvements of the last year and a half of extensive work of research, development, and innovation. Improvements apply to all the systems in the helicopter from the mechanics to the electronics on board or available ...

Zala Aero Group Part Of The Kalashnikov Group Unveiled Its Newest UAS The ZALA 421-08M

ZALA AERO GROUP, part of the Kalashnikov Group that produces the famous AK-74 assault rifle, has unveiled its newest reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicle, which has been put into serial production.The new reconnaissance drone was unveiled at the IDEX-2017  arms show in Abu Dhabi, the ...

Stemme And S-Plane Partner To Develop Optionally Piloted Aircraft

Germany’s Stemme AG and South Africa’s S-Plane Automation have agreed to integrate S-Plane subsystems into the Ecarys ES15 aircraft to create an Optionally Piloted Vehicle (OPV).The agreement was announced on 19 February to coincide with the opening of the International Defence Exhibition ...