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Kittyhawk, Wing and AirMap Collaborate to Demonstrate Remote Identification

On December 17th, 2018 (the 115th anniversary of flight), Kittyhawk, Wing and AirMap all traveled to San Bruno, California, and demonstrated an implementation of an open source, network based, remote identification solution called InterUSS.I wanted to talk a little bit about why Kittyhawk felt ...

Hybrid Air Vehicles Awarded Production Approval From The Civil Aviation Authority

As 2018 came to a close, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) awarded Hybrid Air Vehicles Ltd a Production Organisation Approval. Following the successful award of our Design Organisation Approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) in October 2018, this latest achievement sees HAV ...

FPT Supports Forvola Breaking Guinness World Record of Heaviest Load Carried by Drone

Forvola’s megadrone lifted a box full of FPT Industrial spare parts weighing 101 kg to a height of almost 1.5 m for more than 1 minute and 3 seconds, breaking the previously held record. FPT Industrial and Forvola broke the Guinness World Records for the heaviest payload lifted by a ...

ANSI Standardization Roadmap for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Published

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) announced today the publication of the Standardization Roadmap for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Version 1.0). The roadmap was developed by the Institute's Unmanned Aircraft Systems Standardization Collaborative (UASSC), a group established to ...

Energy Drone Coalition Releases Inaugural “Drones in the Energy Industry” Benchmark Survey Results

The Energy Drone Coalition, powered by InnovateEnergy, and DRONEII.COM are pleased to announce the release of their joint report, “Drones in the Energy Industry."  This independent report on the oil & gas, power/utilities, chemical and petrochemical UAV industry finds a market in ...

Ministry of Agriculture Tunisia Trains First Set Of Drone Pilots For Agricultural Productivity

Eight pilots have successfully passed their drone flight training in Tunisia following a two-week intensive training period organized by the Ministry of Agriculture of Tunisia, the African Development Bank and Busan Techno Park. The training which focused on handling, maintenance ...

DriveOhio Launches Strategic Plan for the Advancement of Drone Technologies

Smart mobility doesn’t start and end on the roadways, it’s taking off in the skies as Ohio recognizes the need to advance unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) technology, known commonly as drone technology. As a result, DriveOhio, the state’s center for smart mobility, and the Ohio UAS Center ...

Silent Plane With No Moving Parts Makes Historic First Flight

The blue glowing jets of science fiction spacecraft came a step closer to reality on Wednesday as US physicists unveiled the world's first solid-state aeroplane powered in flight by supercharged air molecules.More than a century on from the Wright brothers' first artificial flight, scientists ...

Dancing Drones Swarm Around A Pillar Of LED Screens At The Dubai Mall’s 10 Year Celebrations

Verity Studios, the global leader in indoor drone technology, has brought a display of dancing drones to The Dubai Mall’s 10 Year Celebrations. Titled Talisman, the show is running daily until 28th November, with 44 autonomous Lucie® micro drones flying together to form clusters of light, ...

NASA Leads Urban Air Mobility ‘Grand Challenge’ Discussion with Industry

NASA officials welcomed more than 400 participants with a stake in the future of Urban Air Mobility (UAM) to Seattle last week for a two-day gathering in which the agency presented its plans to host a series of Grand Challenges for the UAM community.Urban Air Mobility is defined as a safe and ...