month : 11/2019 35 results

Airbus Helicopters’ VSR700 Prototype Performs First Flight

The prototype of Airbus Helicopters’ VSR700 unmanned aerial system has performed its first flight at a drone test center near Aix-en-Provence in the south of France. The VSR700 performed several take-offs and landings on Friday 8th of November with the longest flight lasting around 10 minutes. ...

AeroVironment Awarded $12 Million Support Contract from Major Middle Eastern Ally

 AeroVironment, Inc. , a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), today announced a major Middle Eastern ally awarded the company a firm fixed-price contract valued at $11,999,992 on October 25, 2019 for logistics support, spares, and repair services in support of its existing fleet of ...

Volans-i Becomes The First Drone Delivery Company To Earn An ARGUS Gold Rating

ARGUS International, Inc. proudly announced its awarding of the ARGUS Gold Unmanned Operator rating to Volans-i, making the organization the first unmanned delivery operation to earn the prestigious aviation rating. The California-headquartered autonomous drone delivery solution serves the commer...

National Press Photographers Association Partners with DRONERESPONDERS to Promote Drone Safety

The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) today announced a partnership with DRONERESPONDERS – the world’s fastest growing non-profit program supporting public safety UAS – to help promote increased safety and communication between the news media and first responders operating ...

DJI Demonstrates Direct Drone-To-Phone Remote Identification

DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, today demonstrated a direct drone-to-phone, Wi-Fi based solution to remotely identify airborne drones, pioneering an easy way for anyone with a smartphone to monitor nearby drones for enhanced safety, security and peace of ...

Measure Ground Control Integrates with SAP to Deliver Streamlined Asset Management

Measure has developed an integration between its drone program management software, Ground Control™, and SAP enterprise asset management software that allows asset owners to manage defects and repairs in a more efficient and seamless way. Working closely with their partner ...

Military Grade “NO-DRONE” Counter-UAS Radar Detection System Released for Airports

In response to recent threats of rogue and errant drones launched against airports and other critical facilities, infrastructure and events, 34 North Drones has partnered with IDS North America to offer and install the NO-DRONE radar counter drone system for all government and civilian clients in ...

Volocopter And John Deere Team Up For A Crop-spraying Autonomous Agricultural Drone

John Deere and Volocopter are presenting the first large drone adapted for agricultural use at AGRITECHNICA. A demonstrator model of the VoloDrone equipped with a John Deere crop protection sprayer, which is ready for its first field flight, can be seen in the Future Technology Zone in Hall 13. ...

BAE Systems to Innovate Electronic Warfare Jamming Technology for U.S. Army

BAE Systems was awarded research and development funding through the U.S. Army to create an advanced radar jamming technology. The technology aims to improve air survivability and mission effectiveness for U.S. Army rotary-wing aircraft and unmanned aerial systems (UAS) by detecting and defeating ...

Navy Accepts First-of-its-kind HYCOPTER Hydrogen Powered UAS

The Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California took delivery of the Navy’s first ever hydrogen fuel cell powered rotary-wing unmanned aerial system (UAS) on 25 October 2019. The six-rotor UAS “HYCOPTER” has a blade tip-to-blade tip diameter of 7 feet, a takeoff weight of about 35 ...