month : 12/2017 49 results

Virginia Tech Engineers Team With Malawi University To Set Drone Records

Drone delivery moved one step closer to reality in sub-Saharan Africa after Virginia Tech and Malawian teams conducted tests at the UNICEF drone testing corridor in Kasungu, Malawi.The flights by a fully autonomous aircraft designed in mechanical engineering’s Unmanned Systems Lab set ...

American Robotics Unveils Fully Autonomous Drone System for Precision Farming

American Robotics, an industrial drone developer specializing in agricultural automation, today unveiled its flagship product ScoutTM. It is a self-charging, self-managing drone system capable of autonomously carrying out daily scouting missions. By 2050, the world population is ...

Embry-Riddle To Offer Free, Open-to-Public Online Drone Operation Course

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Worldwide Campus will once again offer a free, two-week Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on drone operation called Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Key Concepts for New Users.Scheduled to run from Jan. 22 to Feb. 4, the open-to-all course covers ...

SkyPixel’s Top Picks Of 2017 SkyPixel Photo Storytelling Contest

SkyPixel, the world's most popular aerial photography community run in cooperation with DJI, has selected some of the best aerial stories submitted to the 2017 SkyPixel Photo Storytelling Contest. From a crystal selfie in the middle of Lake Baikal to witnessing a polar bear hunt ...

Northrop Grumman Reveals The Dash X Canister-Deployed UAV Concept

A new unmanned aerial system co-developed by Northrop Grumman could provide the Navy with enhanced situational awareness, company officials said Dec. 5.The Dash X unmanned aerial vehicle is intended to perform intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions, said John "JJ" Thompson, ...

Pentagon Performance Inc. Receives UAS Notification Of Award

Pentagon Performance Inc. (PPI), a South Jersey based Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) manufacturing company, has received Notice of Consideration for Award of a $50 million contract to provide intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance services to the United Nations MONUSCO mission located in ...

Clear Flight Solutions Has Raised €2.6 Million For Continued Growth

 Clear Flight Solutions has raised €2.6 million from AERIUM Analytics Inc. in Calgary, Canada and the Cottonwood Euro Technology Fund. This investment, the first close of a targeted Series B investment of €6 million, allows Clear Flight Solutions to further strengthen its purpose to save, ...

Global UAV’s Survey Division Obtains Night Flight Authorization from Transport Canada

Global UAV Technologies Ltd. is pleased to announce that its survey division, Pioneer Aerial Surveys (“Pioneer Aerial”) has received authorization from Transport Canada to conduct night UAV operations in every jurisdiction across Canada except Quebec, where the application is currently still ...

Global Aerospace Names DARTdrones as Their SM4 Safety Program Drone Training Partner

The industry leader in drone training and the leading provider of aerospace insurance and risk management solutions announced a partnership which will provide sUAS operators with exclusive resources and opportunities to increase the safety culture within the drone industry. DARTdrones will be the ...

Bell Helicopter Unveiled Its Automatic Pod Transport System

The drone that delivers a package to your doorstep may someday be built by Bell Helicopter.The Fort Worth-based aviation giant is moving aggressively into the autonomous vehicle business and on Monday showed off one called APT — short for Automatic Pod Transport — that could potentially be ...