month : 09/2020 84 results

Winners Named in 2020 AUVSI XCELLENCE Humanitarian and Public Safety Award

Six organizations that pioneer new ways to use drones for good are winners of the XCELLENCE Humanitarian and Public Safety Awards from the Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International (AUVSI). The award, which is sponsored by DJI, will be announced on October 8 during AUVSI XPONENTIAL ...

Fortune 100 Leader Joins Near Earth Autonomy To Expand Drone Capabilities Globally

Alex Foessel, former Director of Technology and Innovation for John Deere, has joined Near Earth Autonomy as Senior Director of Market Strategy. With extensive experience developing and commercializing automation and robotics solutions, Foessel will lead business and product strategy asNear Earth ...

GA-ASI, ANG, AATC and Ultra Electronics Successfully Complete Initial Operational Assessment of REAP Pod on MQ-9

In conjunction with the Air National Guard (ANG), the Air Force Reserve Command Test Center (AATC) and Ultra Electronics, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) successfully completed initial operational assessment of the Rosetta Echo Advanced Payloads (REAP) pod on an MQ-9 ...

Bell APT 70 Successfully Completes NASA’s Systems Integration and Operationalization Activity

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. company, announced today the successful flight of the Bell Autonomous Pod Transport (APT) 70 as part of a joint flight demonstration with NASA. Bell was selected to participate in NASA’s Systems Integration and Operationalization (SIO) activity in 2018, which ...

Japan Airlines and Volocopter Sign Agreement to Develop and Launch Air Mobility Services in Japan

Japan Airlines (JAL) and Volocopter GmbH (Volocopter) entered into a cooperation agreement to promote the development of the urban air mobility industry for next generation air transportation options of passengers and goods.  In February 2020, Japan Airlines Innovation Fund invested in ...

AeroVironment Teams with Robotic Skies for UAS Maintenance Support

AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), today announced a teaming agreement with Robotic Skies, a global maintenance, repair, and overhaul network for UAS, to provide field maintenance, inspection and repair support for AeroVironment customers...

Elistair Opens Its First North American Office In Boston

Elistair, the tethered drone manufacturer has announced the opening of their first North American office in Boston, USA. This is a move that will allow the company to support its rapid growth in the US and Canadian markets and offer local support to customers and partners.Created in 2014 in ...

Sabrewing Aircraft Company Announces $600 Million Dollars In Orders

 Sabrewing Aircraft Company has announced an exclusive representation agreement with Arabian Development & Marketing Co. (ADMC) headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The five-year renewable agreement includes exclusivity for Saudi Arabia, the GCC and the Pan-African region.The ...

DDC Announces Letter Of Intent With Astral Aerial Solutions In Kenya

Drone Delivery Canada Corp. is pleased to announce that, with the assistance of its sales agent Air Canada  (TSX: AC), it has executed a Letter of Intent (“LOI”), with Astral Aerial Solutions Limited located in Kenya, effective September 28th, 2020.Under the terms of the LOI, the parties ...

Schiebel Camcopter & Nordic Unmanned To Monitor Ship Emissions

Schiebel, together with partners Nordic Unmanned and the NORCE Research Institute AS, is operating the CAMCOPTER® S-100 to monitor ship emissions for French Maritime Authorities.The service providers for this French deployment cover ship sulphur emission monitoring in one of the world’s ...