month : 08/2019 44 results

AeroTEC Conducts First UAS Part 77 Survey of Washington State Airports for WSDOT

AeroTEC, the Seattle-based provider of aerospace testing, engineering, and certification services, announced today the successful completion of proof-of-concept UAS surveys at two Washington state airports in collaboration with the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Aviation ...

EHang Achieves One Of The World’s First Certificate Of UAS Safety

EHang, an autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) technology platform company, announced that it has become one of the world's first company to achieve certificate of unmanned aircraft system (UAS) safety level II for AAVs through tests of the UAS fence. The certificate was issued by the China Academy of ...

AFRL’s Robotic Pilot Successfully Conducts First Flight Of Unmanned Air Platform

The Air Force Research Laboratory and DZYNE Technologies Incorporated successfully completed a two-hour initial flight of a revolutionary Robotic Pilot Unmanned Conversion Program called ROBOpilot Aug. 9 at Dugway Proving Ground in Utah.“This flight test is a testament to AFRL’s ability to ...

Automate, Scale and Remotely Manage Enterprise Drone Fleet Operations

Managing enterprise-wide drone programs is challenging – not only because of the reliance on skilled pilots & siloed operations but also because of the variety of stakeholders involved, across geographies and missions. Automating & scaling such commercial UAV operations requires ...

Aeromapper Talons Fly BVLOS Missions Over Turneffe Atoll Marine Reserve In Belize

Two units of amphibian Aeromapper Talons were utilized successfully during a set of trials during an expedition to beautiful Turneffe Atoll in Belize, in a workshop lead by the Zoological Society of London and the Turneffe Atoll Sustainability Association. The drones, built by Canadian company ...

IDRLC to Host Microdrone Race Event with Largest US Prize Pool to Date

The IDRLC  is hosting a drone racing competition in New Jersey from September 28th through the 29th for microdrone pilots and enthusiasts. The event will be hosted in Flemington at the Drone Zone racing facility and education center for FPV Drone Flying. Depending on the total participants, pilots ...

AeroVironment Receives $45 Million Raven B UAS Contract Award for U.S. Army

AeroVironment, Inc. , a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems for both defense and commercial applications, today announced it received a firm fixed-price contract award on July 25, 2019 valued at $45,190,881 for RQ-11B Raven® small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and initial spares ...

Skyfront Perimeter Drone Performs The First BVLOS Flight under FAA Part 107

Skyfront's Perimeter 4 long-range hybrid gas-electric drone successfully performed the first civilian beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) flight without visual observers under the FAA's Part 107 rules. This flight is a significant step toward the safe integration of unmanned aerial vehicles into ...

ASSURE Announces Results of Phase II Ground Collision Study

What could happen if a drone hit a person on the ground? What are the risks of serious injury from flying small unmanned aircraft over people, and are we doing everything we can to reduce those risks? Through its continued research, the Alliance for System Safety of UAS through ...

Teledyne Optech and LiDAR USA Partner In Dynamic New Mobile UAV Sensor Integration

Teledyne Optech, a Teledyne Technologies company and global leader in advanced lidar sensors, has announced today that its new compact lidar sensor, the CL-90, is available for purchase through its first integration partnership with LiDAR USA. For more than 20 years, LiDAR USA has ...