month : 10/2018 106 results

KDE Direct Releases KDECAN, Providing Standards for ESC and Flight Controller Communication Protocol

KDE Direct, a leading manufacturer of brushless motors, electronics, and components for the UAV market has announced the launch of a technology standard communication protocol. The KDECAN Protocol will allow UVC series ESCs to actively monitor critical system components, increase redundancy, and ...

Blighter to Supply Counter-UAV Technology to Liteye Systems for US Department of Defense Contract

Blighter Surveillance Systems Ltd  a British designer and manufacturer of electronic-scanning (e-scan) radars and surveillance solutions, announced today that it is supplying its counter-UAV radar technology to Liteye Systems as part of a multi-million-dollar contract with the United States ...

France’s Killian Rousseau, 14, Wins The 2018 FAI Drone Racing World Cup

The teenage drone pilot claimed the top spot in this year’s competition after seeing off no fewer than 668 other competitors hailing from 41 different countries. Joining him on the podium are Poland’s Jan Wielgosz, also a Junior competitor, in second place, and David Spacek of ...

PrecisionHawk Chosen as DJI’s New Provider of Airspace Data in North America

PrecisionHawk, Inc. today announced a partnership with DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, to improve its geofencing technology. Leveraging PrecisionHawk’s Low Altitude Traffic and Airspace Safety (LATAS) platform, DJI will be able to refine airspace ...

BAAM Tech Launches A PPK System For The Inspire 2 With X4S Gimbal

After a very successful release of the BAAM Tech Phantom 4 PPK system, BAAM Tech has released a PPK system for the Inspire 2 with X4S gimbal.The BAAM Tech PPK system is the lowest cost multi-frequency GPS at $2500. The system uses GPS L1/L2 and GLONASS G1/G2, BeiDou B1/B2, Galileo E1/E5b and ...

Persistent Systems To Provide Mobile Ad Hoc Networking (MANET) To Insitu UAS

Persistent Systems, LLC ("Persistent") announced today that it has entered into a five-year agreement with Insitu, a Boeing Company. Insitu will incorporate Persistent's Wave Relay® mobile ad hoc network (MANET) technology into their line of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), including ...

DJI Refines Geofencing To Enhance Airport Safety, Clarify Restrictions

DJI, the world's leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, is improving its geofencing technology to refine the airspace limitations for drone flights near airports, in order to provide smarter protection for airplanes in critical areas."DJI is proud to once again lead the ...

Insitu Collaborates With the FAA to Demonstrate Achievement of UAS Type Certification Requirements

Insitu, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, has successfully completed the first interim Type Certification Board Meeting (TCBM) in support of the ScanEagle3 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) type certification program. Recently, key FAA teams including Aircraft ...

Leonardo Has Completed Series Of Successful Test Flights Of Its Falco EVO

Leonardo has completed series of successful test flights of its Falco EVO Remotely-Piloted Air System (RPAS) in Bulgaria. The flight campaign was to validate a package of upgrades that extends the endurance and operational range of the platform for overland and maritime missions. ...

Navy Commissions First UAS-Focused Test Squadron

In a ceremony held on October 18, the U.S. Navy commissioned its first test squadron dedicated to unmanned air systems (UAS). The creation of a dedicated UAS trials squadron was approved by Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral John Richardson, in April this year.Known as Air Test and Evaluation ...