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General Atomics Gets Predator Upgrade And Training Contract

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. has received an $8.8 million U.S. Air Force contract for Predator drone work.The deal covers Block 30 ground control station kit upgrades and Predator mission aircrew training system Delta kits.Work will be performed in California and is ...

UAV Ground School Experiences Explosive Growth

Gold Seal partnered with UAV Experts in late 2013 and launched the country’s first dedicated UAV Ground School program (www.uavgroundschool.com/uav-pilot-courses) in anticipation of the new FAA Part 107 rules governing commercial drone operations. Since the release of the final FAA Part 107 ...

Iraq To Receive ScanEagle UAS’s

Iraq is to acquire the Insitu ScanEagle unmanned aircraft system (UAS) under a USD8.3 million deal announced by the US Department of Defense (DoD) on 10 August.Under the deal, which was awarded the day before, the country's military will receive an undisclosed number of systems, as well as ...

Drone Control Systems And The Sahuarita Police Department Take To The Skies

Drone Control Systems is pleased to announce that they have entered into an agreement with the Sahuarita Police Department for a pilot program effective now through December 31,2016. Drone Control Systems’ LADDAS® UAV/Drone integrated software and hardware solution provides near real- time ...

Disney Enters Into The Drone World With Patent For Projector Drones

Disney is preparing to take its world famous entertainment to the skies.Earlier this month, the theme parks giant was granted a patent for projector drones—flying machines with the ability to beam images onto attached screens—or building faces—that would be used at night to enchant ...

Heron-1 UAV Crashed During Test Flight

An investigation is underway to try and find the reason that caused a Heron – 1 made by Israel aerospace industries (IAI) to crash on Tuesday morning near Um el Fahem.Ten people were taken to a hospital after suffering from the smoke that was caused by the fire ignited by the crash. ...

Drone Control Systems Equips Police With Drone Air-Traffic System

An Arizona-based startup is equipping a local police department with a unique air-traffic control system for its future drone fleet.Drone Control Systems recently signed an agreement with the Sahuarita Police Departmentto deploy the company’s Local Area Drone Dispatch and Authorization ...

DJI And SkyPixel Launch ‘Elevate Yourself’ Contest

SkyPixel, the world's largest aerial photography online community, has launched a global aerial photography contest called ‘Elevate Yourself’ in conjunction with DJI, the leading global manufacturer in aerial-imaging technology.Athletes dedicate themselves to years of hard work that ...

First On-Demand Drone Insurance Company Launches in 40 States

Today, Verifly, the first company to offer on-demand drone insurance, officially launches in 40 states — including California, Texas, Florida, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Arizona. Starting at $10/hour with an easy-to-use app, Verifly is the easiest, lowest cost and most flexible drone ...

Zachry “A_Nub” Thayer Wins the 2016 U.S. National Drone Racing Championships Presented by GoPro

Drone Sports Association (DSA), the leading global drone racing and drone sports entertainment company, today crowned Zachry “A_Nub” Thayer the 2016 U.S. National Drone Racing Champion. Presented by GoPro, the race took place in front of thousands of spectators on Governors Island, New ...