month : 12/2017 49 results

FIU Launches New Courses UAS/Drone Operations for Public Safety and Disaster Response

Florida International University’s (FIU) Academy for International Disaster Preparedness has announced two new certificate courses designed to help emergency managers and first responders better understand the role of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) – also known as “drones” – in respon...

DARTdrones Announces the Launch of New DJI Matrice 200 Series Training Course

The national leader in drone training, consultation, and expert support for new drone pilots has announced the launch of a new UAS training course featuring one of DJI’s most advanced models, the Matrice 210 (M210). The company, who has recently expanded their curriculum and sales departments ...

DDC Achieves Compliant UAV Status with Transport Canada for Its Sparrow Cargo Delivery Drone

Drone Delivery Canada is pleased to announce that Transport Canada has accepted the Company's Declaration of Compliance for the X1000 Sparrow cargo delivery drone.  This unmanned aircraft system (UAS) is now compliant with the Transport Canada UAS standard. The Sparrow is the ...

YellowScan and Geotrim Sign A Distribution Agreement For Finland

YellowScan and Geotrim have concluded a distribution agreement for Finland. Headquartered in Vantaa, Geotrim is the Finnish Distributor of Trimble Geomatics solutions with longtime experience on Imaging and UAV technologies.The agreement broadens YellowScan´s coverage in the Scandinavian ...

US Army Partners With Marine Corps On 3-D Printed Drones

Army researchers are working with the Marines to develop 3-D printed drones as materials science, aviation technology and software development merge to deliver new capabilities."Several years ago when we were collaborating with our academic partner, Georgia Tech, we had this project where we ...

President Trump Just Signed Mandatory Drone Registration Back Into Law

Back in May, a US federal court ruled that personal drones don’t need to be registered as part of the FAA’s mandatory drone registration program. That just changed: President Trump just signed a defense policy bill that restores the requirement that all recreational drone owners register ...

Sentera and AgDNA Announce Ag Data Integration Via John Deere Operations Centrer

Sentera and AgDNA announce completion of API integration work that allows users to seamlessly share real-time in-season precision ag information using the John Deere Operations Center. Integration with the Operations Center helps Sentera and AgDNA customers make better decisions and drive optimal ...

Fire Scout to Serve as Forward Spotter for Navy With Addition of Radar, Datalink

The Navy’s MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned aerial vehicles will receive a new radar and datalink to set the UAV up as a forward spotter for the Navy’s surface fleet. The Northrop Grumman-built UAV is set to be upgraded with a Leonardo Osprey 30 Active Electronically Scanned Array ...

BAE Systems Successfully Completed First Phase Of Magma UAS Flight Trials

Together with The University of Manchester, we have successfully completed the first phase of flight trials with MAGMA – a small-scale unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which will use a unique blown-air system to maneuver the aircraft - paving the way for future stealthier aircraft designs.The ...

Aurora Demonstrates The AACUS-Enabled UH-1H Fully Autonomous Helicopter

Aurora Flight Sciences conducted a successful demonstration of the company's autonomous helicopter system developed under the Office of Naval Research's (ONR) Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System (AACUS) program. Held at Marine Corps Base Quantico's Urban Training Center, the AACUS-Enabled UH-1H ...