month : 04/2019 74 results

AiRXOS Participates In Historic UAS Delivery Of Organ For Successful Transplant

AiRXOS, part of GE Aviation, participated in the world’s first unmanned aircraft (UA) flight that delivered a donor kidney to surgeons in Baltimore, Maryland for successful transplantation into a patient with kidney failure. The momentous flight was a collaboration between transplant physicians ...

Ohio UAS Center, Air Force Research Laboratory to Test Groundbreaking Aviation Technology

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Major General William Cooley, Commander of the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, announced today that the Ohio Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center and AFRL will begin testing groundbreaking aviation techno...

Velodyne Lidar, Nikon Announce Manufacturing Agreement For Mass Production of Velodyne Lidar Sensors

Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced an agreement with Nikon Corporation, under which Sendai Nikon Corporation, a Nikon subsidiary, will manufacture lidar sensors for Velodyne with plans to start mass production in the second half of 2019. The partnership cements Velodyne’s manufacturing plan ...

Terra Drone And KDDI Launch Drone Infrastructure Inspection Services

Terra Drone Corporation and KDDI Corporation announce a breakthrough in asset management by launching safe, fast, and cost-effective infrastructure inspection services using drones. The solution uses drones with high-resolution cameras to monitor the structural health of industrial ...

AeroVironment Announces Assembly Of First HAWK30 Solar HAPS

AeroVironment, Inc.  a global leader in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) for both defense and commercial applications, today announced the achievement of a significant solar HAPS project milestone, the assembly of the first HAWK30 solar HAPS for its HAPSMobile joint venture with SoftBank Corp.  ...

Altavian Awarded Contract for Development of New Military Drone Prototype

Altavian, a U.S.-based Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) engineering and manufacturing firm, today announced the award of the Short Range Reconnaissance Prototype (SRR) contract as a part of the Army's effort to field a next generation drone weighing less than 5 pounds flown by a single operator. ...

Kongsberg Geospatial Announces General Release of IRIS 2.0 Fleet Control Station and AMS

Kongsberg Geospatial, an Ottawa-based geospatial technology company announced the release of IRIS UxS 2.0, an updated and enhanced version of their Fleet Control Station and Airspace Management System. IRIS UxS provides drone operators with enhanced airspace awareness, navigational tools, and ...

UAV Navigation Launches New Version 8 Of Its Flight Control System

UAV Navigation, a Spanish aerospace company specializing in professional grade autopilots and Flight Control Systems (FCS) for UAVs, will present the latest version of its FCS at XPONENTIAL 2019.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBkGXt-fipM  Version 8 is a major upgrade ...

uAvionix Introduces Line of Certified Avionics for Unmanned Systems

uAvionix, designer and manufacturer of Communications, Navigation, and Surveillance (CNS) equipment for unmanned and manned aircraft today announced a new line of certified avionics designed to enable Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) type certifications and Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) ...

DTS Ultra-small Rugged Data Recorders Small Enough to Fit Onboard Drones

Collecting UAV flight data can be challenging with typical data recorders and sensors that add sizeable mass and volume. DTS ultra-small SLICE MICRO and NANO data recorders are rugged and designed to embed directly in the test article – even small drones. Modular in design, the NANO ...