• Boeing’s autonomous tech flies at new northwest Australia UAS range

    One of the world’s largest aerospace companies, Boeing, has tested its latest autonomy technology at Australia’s first commercial drone flight testing facility at Cloncurry Airport, thanks to a $14.5 million investment from the Palaszczuk Government. The $14.5 million investment has delivered design, construction and support for the foundation stage of the drone test facility at Cloncurry Airport.Deputy Premier and Minister for ...
  • FLIR Systems Acquires Altavian, Inc.

    FLIR Systems, Inc. announced today that it has acquired Altavian, Inc., a privately-held manufacturer of small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS) for defense and public safety customers. Altavian’s airframes integrate multiple sensors, including FLIR thermal technology, to provide users with decision support and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) capability.Based in Gainesville, Florida and founded in 2011, Altavian designs ...
  • Atmos UAV partners with Topcon positioning group

    Atmos UAV, the fast-growing Dutch drone manufacturer that develops high-end VTOL fixed-wing drones for surveying and mapping applications, has now formed a new partnership with Topcon towards a base station free era. An industry leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of precision measurement and workflow solutions, Topcon has developed and optimized over the last years its own GNNS RTK Reference Network, TopNETlive, which will now be ...
  • Flirtey Partners with Vault Health for Drone Delivery of COVID-19 Test Kits

    Flirtey, the pioneer of the commercial drone delivery industry, and Vault Health, the pioneer of supervised COVID-19 testing, today announced a partnership to test drone delivery of the first FDA authorized saliva test for COVID-19.The COVID-19 pandemic is continuing to spread, with more than 250,000 deaths and more than 11,000,000 cases in the United States, according to the CDC. Vault Health distributes a COVID-19 saliva test kit ...
  • Ease-of-use of the AsteRx-m3 GNSS receiver family is now enhanced with always-on corrections

    Septentrio, a leader in high-precision GNSS* positioning solutions, announces today the launch of AsteRx-m3 Sx OEM board.  This new dual-antenna receiver combines Septentrio’s latest core GNSS technology with the SECORX-S sub-decimeter correction service, enabling convenient plug-and-play positioning. High-accuracy positioning is available directly out of the box as GNSS corrections are automatically streamed to the receive...
  • DDC announces letter of intent with drones express inc. for condor project

    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”), effective November 23rd, 2020, with Drones Express Inc. (“DEI”), for an expected multi-year, multi-route, Condor project in Quebec.Under the terms of the LOI, the parties are cooperating to work towards a binding definitive agreement (the “Agreement”). The Agreement ...
  • Drone Harmony Integrates with Altitude Angel to Enhance Safety of
    Data Acquisition

    Drone Harmony has partnered with Altitude Angel, a leader in UTM (Unmanned Traffic Management) software, to provide Drone Harmony customers with in-app airspace information.This integration underlines Drone Harmony’s commitment to ensure safer flight operation for their customers, as well as the commitment to constantly enrich the data capture platform with high-quality environment data.Drone Harmony continues to enrich its data capture ...
  • Aerodyne Group Makes Strategic Investment in Leading Australian Drone Inspection Company

    Aerodyne Group, a Malaysia-headquartered international DT3 (Drone Tech, Data Tech, and Digital Transformation) solutions provider has signed an agreement to acquire a principal stake in Australia-based drone surveying and advanced asset inspection company, Sensorem Pty Ltd (“Sensorem”).This investment is expected to generate meaningful upside for Sensorem, Aerodyne, and clients spanning the Australian minerals, energy, industrial and ...
  • UAVOS Servos Expands Family with Xservo-Series Actuators

    UAVOS announced its new Xservo-Series lightweight, Hollow Shaft Servo Actuators features embedded CANopen / EtherCAT servo drive. The advantage of this series is the built-in motion controller, which allows the customer to skip the complex stage of mechanical and electrical integration of a passive servo actuator with an external servo drive controller. One more advantage is a versatile hollow shaft that makes it easy to pass powersupply ...
  • GA-ASI Delivers Final MQ-9A Block 5 RPA to Spain

    General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) delivered the final two MQ-9A Block 5 Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) and a Ground Control Station (GCS) to the Spanish Air Force (SpAF) on Nov. 23, 2020, completing a Foreign Military Sales acquisition of four aircraft and three GCSs. The new MQ-9s will be operated by the 233rd Squadron at Talavera la Real Air Base near Badajoz, Spain.The final delivery was preceded by ...