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Airbus To Fly VSR700 VTOL UAV Before End Of The Year

Airbus Helicopters expects to conduct the maiden flight of its recently revealed VSR700 vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) before the end of the year, the company's CEO, Guillaume Faury, said on 27 January.Speaking at a press briefing, Faury said that as the ...

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 ...

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Names Newest Predator B Variant

“SkyGuardian” Certifiable RPA Demonstrated Before an International Audience General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc., launched a “Type-Certifiable” (STANAG 4571) version of its Predator® B product line, called SkyGuardian™, this week before an audience of international dignitaries ...

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 ...