month : 11/2018 111 results

New Drone Speed World Record Set At The FAI World Drone Racing Championships

Congratulations to Switzerland's Timothy Trowbridge: holder of the new FAI world record for speed over 100m with a racing drone*. The racing star hit an average speed of 114.2382 km/h across two separate runs of the 100m track, which was specially constructed for the FAI World Drone ...

CustomWeather Announces Partnership With TruWeather Solutions To Offer Forecasts For UAS/Drone Operators

CustomWeather, Inc., a premier, specialized provider of high-resolution weather data and alert services, announces that it has entered into a partnership with TruWeather Solutions, LLC to produce unique, high resolution forecasts to support UAS (Unmanned Aircraft System). Also known as drones, ...

Elbit Systems Selected to Provide Maritime UAS to the European Union Maritime Safety Agency

Elbit Systems announced today that it was awarded a framework contract to provide maritime Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) patrol services to be provided by the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) to countries in the European Union. The contract that will be executed in cooperation with CEiiA is ...

The Drone Racing League Announces Nurk As 2018 DRL Allianz World Champion

The Drone Racing League (DRL), the global leader in professional drone racing, announced Paul "Nurk" Nurkkala as the 2018 DRL Allianz World Champion. From winning the 2018 Season's first race to crushing its final event, Nurk's victory came full circle after a year of intense training. The ...

Solar Electric “StratoAirNet” Prototype Completes Additional Flights

Several additional test flights of the “StratoAirNet” solar-electric technology demonstrator prototype for Bye Aerospace’s family of medium-altitude aircraft systems took place Oct. 15-17 at Northern Colorado Regional Airport.The prototype made six short flights, with further data ...

AUVSI Launches Trusted Operator Program For UAS Operators

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) today launched the Trusted Operator Program(TOP), a new certification program available to remote pilots and UAS training organizations. Through TOP, operators and organizations can distinguish themselves in a growing marketplace ...

Northwest UAV Completes First Phase Towards FAA 14 CFR Part 21 Type Certification

Northwest UAV (NWUAV), the largest UAV propulsion system manufacturer in the U.S., has successfully completed the first phase towards Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) 14 CFR Part 21 Type Certification in support of the NW44 type certification program.Members of the FAA team, which compri...

Terra Drone Corporation Expands Into South African Market

Terra Drone Corporation established a new branch in South Africa specializing in drone solutions for underground and surface mining. Terra Drone is a leading global commercial drone technology company focused on providing cutting-edge, smart-mining solutions, which improve safety, reduce down-time, ...

Important CAA Safety Announcement Regarding TB50 & TB55 Batteries

Small Unmanned Aircraft DJI Battery TB50 and TB55 In-Flight Power FailuresIntroduction1.1 This Safety Notice supersedes and revokes Safety Notice SN–2018/008.1.2 This Safety Notice applies to operators of multi-rotor small unmanned aircraft utilising DJI battery model TB50 or TB55, ...

International LiDAR Mapping Forum 2019 Keynote Speakers Announced

The organizers of International LiDAR Mapping Forum, the world’s leading technical conference and expo that showcases the latest airborne, terrestrial and underwater lidar and emerging remote sensing and data collection tools and technologies, announced its lineup of keynote speakers for its ...