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Kongsberg Geospatial’s Software Selected for BVLOS Drone Research

 Kongsberg Geospatial and the Federal Aviation Administration’s ASSURE UAS Center of Excellence, lead by Mississippi State University, have announced that the Alaska Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration (ACUASI) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and the University of ...

USMC Aiming For Shipboard Capable And Expeditionary UAS

The US Marine Corps (USMC) is pushing ahead with a 'shipboard capable and expeditionary' unmanned aerial system (UAS) programme, and pushing back against arguments that it could instead field existing unmanned platforms.A so-called MAGTF Unmanned Expeditionary Capabilities (MUX) programme ...

Boeing’s Phantom Eye To Be Museum Exhibit

Boeing's hope that the Phantom Eye high-altitude long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) might be returned to the skies has been ended with the disclosure by the US Air Force (USAF) that the sole prototype is to be sent to a museum instead.Flight trials of the liquid hydrogen-powered ...

FAA Approves PrecisionHawk For BVLOS In U.S. Airspace

 The Federal Aviation Administration has given permission to a drone tech startup called PrecisionHawk to fly its unmanned aerial vehicles beyond the visual line of sight (BVLOS) in U.S. airspace.The exemption represents a first in the country, and comes on the same day that the ...

YI Technology to Debut World’s Fastest Tri-Copter Drone at InterDrone 2016

YI Technology, the leading, international provider of advanced, intelligent imaging technologies, products, services and platforms, today announced the forthcoming release of YI Erida, the world’s first mainstream, full carbon smart drone equipped with the YI 4K Action Camera. YI’s profes...

New Kespry Drone 2.0 Has Twice the Aerial Coverage

 Kespry, which designs automated drone systems for commercial use, today announced the new Kespry Drone 2.0. The new lighter-weight drone flies 2X as long, covers 2X the ground area, and has 2X the wind resilience, due to the new airframe, battery, and flight system improvements....

Sharper Shape Announces New Sharper A6 Drone

 Today, the global leader in drone-based asset inspections, Sharper Shape, submitted a waiver application to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), requesting approval to perform beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) flights. In coordination with the Edison Electric ...

CNN Receives FAA Approval To Fly UAS Over People In The United States

 CNN announces today that it has become the first organization to be granted a waiver by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to fly unmanned aerial systems (UAS) over people in the United States.CNN received a certificate of waiver to operate the Fotokite Pro, a tethered ...

DJI To Open Flagship Store In Hong Kong

 DJI, the world leader in unmanned aerial vehicle technology, said Monday it will soon open a flagship store in Hong Kong featuring flight cages, experience zones, an aerial photo gallery, technical support center and DJI’s full range of consumer and professional products.Located ...

Pendleton UAS Test Range Receives FAA Authorization up to 10,000 Feet

 The Pendleton UAS Test Range is now one of two ranges in the United States with FAA approval for UAS flights up to 9,999 feet, day or night, within visual line of sight. The FAA awarded the Certification of Waiver or Authorization (COA) for large drones over 55 pounds throughout the ...