month : 09/2020 84 results

GA-ASI Successfully Demonstrates High-Powered Computing at the Edge with AFRL’s Agile Condor Pod

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.(GA-ASI), with the support of SRC Inc., successfully integrated and flew the Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) Agile Condor Pod on an MQ-9 Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) at GA-ASI’s Flight Test and Training Center in Grand Forks, North Dakota. ...

Martin UAV V-BAT Selected As The First-Ever VTOL UAS To Be Evaluated During An Operational Coast Guard Patrol

Martin UAV, in collaboration with the Coast Guard Research and Development Center (RDC), began a contractor-owned, contractor-operated deployment on-board a Coast Guard cutter in the SOUTHCOM area of responsibility on Aug. 13-14, 2020.The project, which is utilizing the Martin UAV V-BAT, ...

Shell and Baker Hughes Venture Going Big on Methane-Hunting Drones

Shell said this week that in July it inked a deal with Baker Hughes’ drone venture company, Avitas, to expand drone-monitoring services at its unconventional assets in the Permian Basin. Shell is one of the fastest adopters of drone platforms which are still considered an emerging technology by ...

Pipistrel Begins To Accept Orders For Nuuva Series Of Cargo eVTOL Aircraft

Pipistrel, the pioneer of Type Certified electric aviation, is presenting the Nuuva V300 as the flagship model of the Nuuva series of unmanned air vehicles (UAV). This one‑of‑a‑kind aircraft embodies our vision to disrupt aerial cargo transportation by commercializing the use of electrical ...

Regulators Approve Brazil’s First Drone Delivery Operation to Company Using ParaZero Safety System

Latin American drone delivery company, Speedbird Aero, announced it has received regulatory approval from Brazil's National Civil Aviation Agency, also known as ANAC, to operate two experimental drone delivery routes in Brazil. Speedbird Aero operates a proprietary delivery drone ...

43 UAS Solutions Providers To Exhibit At 2020 Commercial UAV Expo Americas Virtual

43 of the world’s top UAS vendors have signed on to showcase their solutions at the first virtual edition of Commercial UAV Expo Americas. These exhibitors will be displaying cutting-edge airframes, components, software, and services, as well as end-to-end solutions focused on commer...

CAAi To Draft Drone Regulations For Thailand

CAA International (CAAi) has been appointed by CAA Thailand (CAAT) to draft new drone regulations. The nine-month project will allow CAAT to safely integrate the operations of Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) into Thailand’s aviation system.UAS experts from the British aviation ...

Citadel Defense Wins $12.2M U.S. Department of Defense Contract

The U.S. Government and Department of Defense has awarded Citadel Defense a $12.2M contract to defeat enemy drones on the battlefield and at covered locations in the United States. The decision to purchase Titan systems was made after extensive U.S. Government evaluation that assessed more than ...

Honeywell Unveils Next-Generation Avionics Lab For UAS

A new research and development lab built byHoneywell (NYSE: HON) is demonstrating the company’s technological capabilities in both hardware and software for the unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and urban air mobility (UAM) markets. The lab, which resembles a conceptual UAM vehicle flight deck with ...

Amazon Wins FAA Approval For Prime Air Drone Delivery Fleet

The Federal Aviation Administration approved Amazon’s Prime Air arm as an official “air carrier,” marking a key milestone for Amazon’s drone delivery initiative.The designation allows Amazon to begin commercial drone deliveries in the U.S. under a trial program that lets small delivery ...