month : 02/2021 72 results

New Drone Surveillance System to be Deployed on Canadian Coast Guard Vessels in Trials Funded by DRDC

Kongsberg Geospatial announced today that it has been selected by Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) to conduct trials of a new long-endurance UAV surveillance system for the Canadian Coast Guard. The MartinUAV V-BAT aircraft was selected to provide the unique ability to combine take ...

New Film Festival Highlighting Technology Is Set to Debut in Southern California

A new film festival highlighting creative content made by aerial filmmakers is set to debut in in Southern California this March.The inaugural Southern California Drone Film Festival is set for March 6, 2021 and marks the only event of its kind in California. The one-day virtual ...

GA-ASI’s New Centerline Avionics Bay Increases MQ-9A Capability

For the first time on Feb. 3, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) flew a company-owned MQ-9A Block 5 Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) equipped with a newly developed Centerline Avionics Bay (CAB). The CAB provides space to incorporate critical new capabilities for GA-ASI customers...

Schiebel first UAS operator in Europe to receive LUC from Austro Control

Schiebel is the first Unmanned Air System (UAS) operator in Europe to receive the organisational approval certificate – Light UAS Operator Certificate (LUC) for its CAMCOPTER® S-100 from Austro Control.Under the new European Union (EU) regulatory framework for civil UAS operators, it is ...

NCDOT Conducts First Bridge Inspection Using Drone

The N.C. Department of Transportation has another new tool to help make our roadways safer: Drones.This week, the Marc Basnight Bridge over Oregon Inlet became the first bridge in the state inspected using a drone as part of the regular biennial inspection process.Inspection crews monito...

SPH Engineering, Velos Rotors partnership augments the first single rotor helicopter taking off, surveying

February 25, 2021 - SPH Engineering announced that the Velos UAV helicopter has passed field tests to become the first single rotor helicopter supported by the UgCS software. UgCS now enables Velos helicopter professionals to use Velos for photogrammetry and LiDAR drone surveying missions....

AeroVironment Acquires Progeny Systems Corporation’s Intelligent Systems Group

AeroVironment, Inc. , a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), today announced it has acquired Progeny Systems Corporation’s Intelligent Systems Group (ISG), a leader in the development of artificial intelligence-enabled computer vision, machine learning and perceptive autonomy ...

Grand Sky Welcomes New Tenants to Fill its First Multi-Tenant Building

Grand Sky Development Company, LLC (Grand Sky) has entered into lease agreements with four tenants to occupy the entirety of the new Multi-Tenant Building 1 (MT1) at the business and aviation park. The tenants include General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc., Northern Plains UAS Test Site, Grand ...

GA-ASI and GKN Aerospace Expand Strategic Relationship

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) and GKN Aerospace have signed a contract for GKN Aerospace to manufacture the advanced composite V-tails for GA-ASI’s new MQ-9B SkyGuardian® Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) from their Cowes facility in the United Kingdom. SkyGua...

Dronehub with a USD 1.9m grant from NCBR for a mobile drone infrastructure

The consortium led by Dronehub – a European leader in a drone-in-a-box solutions – received funding from the National Centre for Research and Development (NCBR) from Poland in the amount of USD 1.9 million. Thanks to the grant, an innovative solution will be created - a mobile drone infrastr...