year : 2018 942 results

IAI’s ELTA Drone Guard Counter-Drone System Offered to Gatwick Airport for Immediate Placement

The Drone Guard Counter-Drone System, produced by ELTA Systems, a division and subsidiary of Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), was offered to the Gatwick Airport Authorities on Friday for immediate placement in the airport. The proposed system, which already arrived in the UK, can detect and ...

Airbus Helicopters VSR700 Demonstrator Flies Unmanned

The Airbus Helicopters VSR700 demonstrator has completed a fully unmanned autonomous flight at the military airbase in Istres in the south of France. The purpose of the flight was to establish compliance with the demanding regulatory and safety systems necessary for future unmanned flight in ...

FPT Supports Forvola Breaking Guinness World Record of Heaviest Load Carried by Drone

Forvola’s megadrone lifted a box full of FPT Industrial spare parts weighing 101 kg to a height of almost 1.5 m for more than 1 minute and 3 seconds, breaking the previously held record. FPT Industrial and Forvola broke the Guinness World Records for the heaviest payload lifted by a ...

German Air Navigation Service Provider DFS Invests In Unifly

Unifly, the leading drone traffic management provider, has raised a total of 14,6 mio Euro ( 16,8 mio US$  ) in a B-round, bringing the total invested capital so far to 21 mio Euro ( 26,5 mio US$ ) . Investors in this new round of financing include the existing shareholders QBIC, ...

ANSI Standardization Roadmap for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Published

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) announced today the publication of the Standardization Roadmap for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Version 1.0). The roadmap was developed by the Institute's Unmanned Aircraft Systems Standardization Collaborative (UASSC), a group established to ...

Liteye Systems Successfully Demonstrates The SkyWall Net-capture System Against UAS

Liteye Systems, Inc., in partnership with OpenWorks Engineering LTD., successfully demonstrated the SkyWall net-capture system against real-world UAS threats while attending the JIDO Hard Kill 2 event in the desert of the White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, USA.  The event demonstrated that ...

DJI Makes Thermal Imaging Portable with Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual

DJI, the world's leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, today revealed the Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual, a portable industrial drone equipped with powerful, side-by-side visual and thermal cameras that provide commercial pilots a reliable tool to operate better, safer and quicker in ...

Teck Enhances Mining Survey Efficiency with Skycatch High Precision Package

Skycatch today announced its Skycatch High Precision Package (HPP) has been selected by Teck Resources Limited ("Teck"), Canada's largest diversified resource company, for aerial drone surveying at a number of its mining operations. "Customers like Teck are setting new standards in ...

Intelligent Parachute Rescue System For DJI M600 Made In Austria

In the development of the parachute rescue systems of Drone Rescue Systems GmbH, the main focus was on the reliable, autonomous crash detection. A potential operation Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) should be possible in case of emergency. This orientation also applied, as the first drone-s...

RT LTA Systems To Provide Its SkyStar 180 Aerostat To A State Police In India

The Israeli-based aerostat company RT LTA Systems Ltd. announces it has won a tender in India, and will provide its SkyStar 180 aerostat system, together with a small tactical UAV, to a State Police Service in India. The systems will be delivered to the customer by the end of 2018, and will be ...