AeroTEC Conducts First UAS Part 77 Survey of Washington State Airports for WSDOT

AeroTEC, the Seattle-based provider of aerospace testing, engineering, and certification services, announced today the successful completion of ...

EHang Achieves One Of The World's First Certificate Of UAS Safety

EHang, an autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) technology platform company, announced that it has become one of the world's first company to achieve ...

AFRL’s Robotic Pilot Successfully Conducts First Flight Of Unmanned Air Platform

The Air Force Research Laboratory and DZYNE Technologies Incorporated successfully completed a two-hour initial flight of a revolutionary Robotic Pilot ...
August 20, 2019

Automate, Scale and Remotely Manage Enterprise Drone Fleet Operations

Managing enterprise-wide drone programs is challenging – not only because of the reliance on skilled pilots & siloed operations but also because of the variety of stakeholders involved, across geographies and missions. Automating & ...
August 20, 2019

Aeromapper Talons Fly BVLOS Missions Over Turneffe Atoll Marine Reserve In Belize

Two units of amphibian Aeromapper Talons were utilized successfully during a set of trials during an expedition to beautiful Turneffe Atoll in Belize, in a workshop lead by the Zoological Society of London and the Turneffe Atoll Sustainability ...
August 19, 2019

IDRLC to Host Microdrone Race Event with Largest US Prize Pool to Date

The IDRLC  is hosting a drone racing competition in New Jersey from September 28th through the 29th for microdrone pilots and enthusiasts. The event will be hosted in Flemington at the Drone Zone racing facility and education center for FPV Drone ...
August 19, 2019

AeroVironment Receives $45 Million Raven B UAS Contract Award for U.S. Army

AeroVironment, Inc. , a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems for both defense and commercial applications, today announced it received a firm fixed-price contract award on July 25, 2019 valued at $45,190,881 for RQ-11B Raven® small ...
August 19, 2019

Skyfront Perimeter Drone Performs The First BVLOS Flight under FAA Part 107

Skyfront's Perimeter 4 long-range hybrid gas-electric drone successfully performed the first civilian beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) flight without visual observers under the FAA's Part 107 rules. This flight is a significant step toward the ...
August 15, 2019

ASSURE Announces Results of Phase II Ground Collision Study

What could happen if a drone hit a person on the ground? What are the risks of serious injury from flying small unmanned aircraft over people, and are we doing everything we can to reduce those risks? Through its continued research, the ...
August 15, 2019

Teledyne Optech and LiDAR USA Partner In Dynamic New Mobile UAV Sensor Integration

Teledyne Optech, a Teledyne Technologies company and global leader in advanced lidar sensors, has announced today that its new compact lidar sensor, the CL-90, is available for purchase through its first integration partnership with LiDAR USA. ...
August 15, 2019

Walmart Files Patent for Blockchain-Backed Drone Communication

Walmart has reasserted its interest in blockchain-backed drones with a recent patent application. The commerce giant filed for an application entitled “Cloning Drones Using Blockchain” in January 2019 with the United States Patent ...

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