day : 21/07/2017 6 results

AOPA Backs Unmanned System Standards For BVLOS In National Airspace System

A pair of draft orders, TSO-C211, Detect and Avoid (DAA) Systems, and TSO-C212, Air-to-Air Radar (ATAR) for Traffic Surveillance, are the product of a government-industry collaboration to determine the minimum standards for critical systems that will allow manned and unmanned aircraft to remain ...

CNN Receives First-Ever Part 107 Waiver for Closed Set Drone Operations

CNN Aerial Imagery and Reporting (CNN AIR) is pleased to announce that CNN has become the first organization to be granted a Part 107 waiver by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to fly small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) over people for closed-set motion picture and television filming...

uAvionix Reveals SkyBeacon-The First Near Zero-install ADS-B Out Solution

uAvionix Corporation revealed SkyBeacon, the world’s first near zero-install ADS-B Out solution meeting the US 2020 ADS-B Mandate.  SkyBeacon’s innovative design combines the latest LED navigation light technology with an ultra-compact Universal Access Transceiver ADS-B Out solution. With this ...

US Air Force’s 455th Expeditionary Security Forces Airmen Test New Counter-UAS Program

The Air Force's 455th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron here teamed up with a researcher from the Air Force Research Lab to teach airmen how to pilot drones and use them to train coalition forces on how to react to them on the battlefield. “This is a brand new program for the ...

Alta Devices Joins Elite High Altitude Leadership Group UAWG

Alta Devices and other leaders in high altitude technology have initiated the Upper Airspace Working Group (UAWG). This exciting group will work to tackle the challenges and opportunities associated with high altitude missions. The UAWG’s founding members are Facebook, Boeing, ...

Kronstadt Unveils Latest Russian Large UAS Concept At MAKS

Kronstadt Technologies unveiled at the MAKS air show on 19 July a flying prototype and a vision to enter the export market within three years with the medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE) Orion-E unmanned air system (UAS). The 1t-class Orion surveillance system – roughly equivalent ...