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LVNL launch Altitude Angel powered GoDrone flight approval service

Air Traffic Control the Netherlands (LVNL) has today introduced two significant upgrades for drone operators. These upgrades include creating an account in the (web)app and the ability for certified drone operators to submit an application, and receive permission, to fly in controlled airspace ...

uAvionix Files FAA TSO Application for World’s First Certified Drone Transponder

Today, uAvionix Corporation announced it has filed a Technical Standard Order (TSO) application with the FAA Aircraft Certification Office (ACO) for its flagship Mode S ADS-B OUT transponder for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). The ping200X follows a line of groundbreaking, low Size, Weight, and ...

Septentrio announces open-source software and hardware for autonomous applications with GNSS

Septentrio, a leader in high-precision GNSS* positioning solutions, announces today two important open source resources for its GPS/GNSS module receivers. The first, ROSaic, is a ROS (Robot Operating System) driver for the mosaic-X5 module as well ...

Leonardo demonstrates helicopter-UAV teaming in the UK with its AW159 Wildcat

On September 17, Leonardo successfully demonstrated unique integrated capabilities between a manned aircraft and an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). This took place in the UK during manned-unmanned teaming (MUMT) trials between a Leonardo AW159 Wildcat helicopter and a semi-autonomous UAV from ...

Volansi Launches Commercial Drone Delivery Program To Deliver Cold Chain Medicines In Rural North Carolina

Volansi, Inc., the leader in vertical take-off and landing (VTOL), middle-mile drone delivery services, announces it has begun a commercial healthcare drone delivery project in North Carolina.In collaboration with Merck, known as MSD outside the U.S. and Canada, Volansi is piloting the ...

U.S. Autonomous Drone Maker Skydio Expands Footprint to Japan

Skydio, the leading U.S. drone manufacturer and world leader in autonomous flight technology, today announced the opening of its new office in Tokyo, Japan, strengthening the company’s ability to support local enterprise and public sector customers as they adopt the company’s groundbreaking ...

Purdue University UAS to deploy Simlat UAS Traffic Management (UTM) simulation

Purdue University UAS Program has recently purchased and deployed aPOLARIS system - Simlat’s simulation for UAS Traffic Management (UTM)along with Simlat’s C-Star UAS Simulator.“We are excited to partner with Simlat and incorporate this innovativetechnology into our UAS program” said ...

GA-ASI Kicks Off SeaGuardian Validation Flights in Japan

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), a global leader in Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), kicked off a series of validation flights on Oct. 15 for Japan Coast Guard (JCG) in Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture, Japan. GA-ASI is working with Asia Air Survey (AAS) ...

DDC Announces Participation In Research project with the University of Toronto and Ford motor company

Drone Delivery Canada Corp.is pleased to announce that it has been invited to participate in a research endeavor with the University of Toronto Institute of Aerospace Studies (“UTIAS”) and Ford Motor Company (“Ford”).Under the terms of the agreement, the parties shall cooperate and ...

How Emesent is pioneering autonomous drone flight operated from half a world away

Australian data analytics and drone autonomy start-up Emesent is writing its way into the record books with a series of remotely operated autonomous drone flights which promise to drive revolutionary change in the heavy industry space.The most recent of these missions took place on August 28 ...