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Chasing Air Taxis: Embry-Riddle Researchers Simulate Drone Routes to Advance NASA Research

Researchers at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University helped bring the goal of widespread drone delivery service and air taxis closer to fruition recently, by flying small un-crewed aircraft systems (sUAS) along simulated delivery routes in Florida. The exercise proved the viability of the hyperlo...

AeroVironment Awarded $8.5 Million Puma AE Unmanned Aircraft Systems Foreign Military Sales Contract for U.S. Ally

AeroVironment, Inc.  a global leader in intelligent, multi-domain robotic systems, today announced it received a $8,541,428 firm-fixed-price U.S. Department of Defense Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract award on Jan. 27, 2022 to provide Puma™ 3 AE small unmanned aircraft systems ...

Built-in Intelligence Comes to Small, Pilotless Fixed-wing Planes

Most small autonomous fixed-wing aircraft are guided by a commercial controller, which works well for simple paths. But high winds, for instance, can cause a pilotless aircraft to go off course and crash. Demanding paths for demanding applications require new innovations for suitable performance ...

Seletar Aerospace Park to Support Advanced Air Mobility Growth

Seletar Aerospace Park, Singapore’s centerpiece for the aerospace sector has been identified as a future Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) hub with an enabling ecosystem for the industry. Today, JTC, the master planner for Seletar Aerospace Park, and the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) ...

Hybrid drone project completed – the HUUVER drone flies and rides

A consortium of 7 partners from the EU has successfully completed the concept of Hybrid UAV-UGV for Efficient Relocation of Vessels (HUUVER). The HUUVER hybrid drone combines the most useful and necessary features of a flying drone with a riding drone.HUUVER is a drone that fills lack of ...