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U.S., Canada Utilities Put Aeryon SkyRanger UAV to Work at Niagara Ice Boom

The New York Power Authority (NYPA) and Canadian utility Ontario Power Generation (OPG) recently deployed an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to inspect an ice boom between Lake Erie and the Niagara River. The test with OPG – using one of its drones taking off from Fort Erie, Ontario – demons...

Vigilant Aerospace Completes BVLOS Flight Testing

Vigilant Aerospace has completed successful beyond line-of-sight flight testing of its new FlightHorizon detect-and-avoid collision avoidance system for unmanned aircraft at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California. The tests demonstrated the system’s ability to provide ...

Best Emerging Drone Company’ Award Won by Unifly

The first annual EU Drone Awards were held on Tuesday at the European Parliament in Brussels. The EU Drone Awards is an organization of the European Young Innovators Forum (EYIF). “The EU Drone Awards are a great way to put innovations and new developments in the drone industry in the spotli...

AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2017 Announces Conference Program

Thought leaders from government, industry and academia provide insight and intelligence on robotics and drones in the enterprise The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) today announced the conference program for the upcoming AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2017, the largest trade show ...

Tynker And Parrot Create Online Drone Curriculum For Kids

Creative-computing company Tynker is rolling out a new U.K. school curriculum that includes a course on drone programming, which will be executed in partnership with Parrot. Besides the new drone course, the new curriculum – to be offered for the 2017-2018 school year – adds JavaScript and ...

Stone Fort Group Launches Energy Drone Coalition 2017 Summit, ​​​​​​​Announces Industry Advisory Board

Energy Drone Coalition, a ground-breaking resource with events, news and market intelligence that focuses specifically on collaboration within the rapidly emerging drone/UAV technology being utilized and developed for the oil & gas, power, mining & chemical industries, has released details ...

PrecisionHawk Appoints Blackboard Co-Founder and Former CEO Michael Chasen as New CEO

Former CEO and RedHat Co-founder Bob Young to Continue role as Chairman PrecisionHawk, a provider of advanced commercial drone technologies, today announced that Michael Chasen has been appointed as the company’s new chief executive officer (CEO). As a serial entrepreneur and veteran technology ...

Airobotics Expands Australian Presence and appoints Joe Urli as Director of Flight Operations

 Airobotics continues to grows its presence in the Australian market with the appointment of Joe Urli as Director of Flight Operations, based in Brisbane. Australia was selected as a preferred growth channel for Airobotics, and its first Australian representative, Richard Thompson (based ...

GEO Jobe Welcomes Jeff Lawrence to role in Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Business Development

GEO Jobe, a leading GIS software and solution provider offering UAV mapping services, welcomes Jeff Lawrence to the team in the role of business development of UAV services. Lawrence is a licensed UAV pilot and experienced professional skilled in GIS project management and data planning projects. ...

High-Altitude UAS Tests FAA Detect and Track Technology for Spacecraft

Near Space Corporation (NSC) and NASA conducted a flight test on Oct. 3 2016 to evaluate the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) new surveillance technology designed to detect and track commercial spacecraft entering the National Air Space. During the test, which took place in Tillamook, ...