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Textron Systems Supports Tornado Damage Assessment in Oklahoma

Textron Systems Unmanned Systems, a business of Textron Inc. announced today that its Civil & Commercial team provided its personnel and operations in support of disaster response efforts for the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management. The Civil & Commercial team provided ...

Schiebel’s CAMCOPTER® S-100 Completes Successful Flight Trials In Norway

Schiebel’s sophisticated Unmanned Air System (UAS) was presented to the Norwegian Coastguard, Royal Norwegian Navy, Royal Norwegian Airforce, Norwegian Coastal Administration, Police Directorate as well as other Norwegian authorities during demanding trials at Andøya Test Center (ATC)....

MMC Flying High With New Drone Tether System

Commercial drone manufacturer MMC, a technology leader in eliminating flight endurance limitations, introduces the T1 Tether System a direct power supply system for prosumer drones.The T1 Tether SystemAs the innovator behind the first hydrogen fuel cell drone to market, MMC has been a ...

Ziyan UAV Unveiled Three New Rotorcraft UAVs At IMDEX

The Ziyan Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Company, based in Zhuhai, China, promoted three new rotorcraft UAVs at IMDEX Asia 2017 in Singapore. Only one of the types, the Blowfish, was displayed, but Ziyan’s brochure included a military rotorcraft UAV, dubbed the Infiltrator Surveillance and Strike ...

Chinese Online Retailer JD.com Developing One-ton Delivery Drones

China's biggest online retailer, JD.com Inc., announced plans Monday to develop drone aircraft capable of carrying a ton or more for long-distance deliveries.The company said it will test the drones on a network it is developing to cover the northern Chinese province of Shaanxi. It said they ...

SkyX Announces $5m Investment From Kuang-Chi

SkyX, the innovative aerospace group that has developed a self-charging drone for use in the monitoring of long-range assets like oil and gas pipelines, is pleased to announce that it has received $4m USD of a planned $5m USD investment from Kuang-Chi Group ("Kuang-Chi"). Kuang-Chi is a Chinese ...

Tersus GNSS Inc. Released Its New GNSS PPK Board, The Precis-BX316R To The Market

Tersus GNSS Inc. (“Tersus”), a leading GNSS manufacturing company released its brand new GNSS PPK Board, the Precis-BX316R to the market.Precis-BX316R is a GNSS Post-Processing Kinematic (PPK) board for accurate positioning. It supports raw measurement output from two antennas: GPS L1/L2, ...

Canadian RescUAV Team Helps 4000 People Return Home After Fatal Landslide In Colombia

The Colombian governmental agency coordinating the response, Unidad Nacional para la Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres (UNGRD) sent an international call for help.Canadian-based GlobalMedic’s RescUAV team partnered up with Aeryon Labs Inc and went to Mocoa to join forces with local emergency ...

Virginias’ McAuliffe First Governor To Fly In Autonomous Aircraft

The quest for unpiloted air taxi service took a step forward yesterday as Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe became the first sitting governor to fly in a fully automated aircraft.  The 8-minute flight took place Thursday following the opening of NASA’s Wallops Island Flight Research Center ...

UAS Students Use SMARTCAM3D View For Disaster Operations Study In Oklahoma

Rapid Imaging Software announced that unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) students from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University will use SmartCam3D View in the, UAS/Severe Weather Disaster Relief Operations Study Away Program in Oklahoma this month. During the study, students will learn operational and ...