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The Search for a Long-Range Robust Communication Link for Commercial Drones is Over

Announcing SkyHopper PRO by Mobilicom, which provides a solid transmission of data, voice and full HD video in real-time at long ranges. SkyHopper PRO can exceed a range of 5 km and is able to fly at low altitudes without disrupting flight or transmission.Since the launch of the SkyHopper PRO ...

Northrop Grumman Presents Grand Champion Award to Young Engineers at Finals of UAS Challenge Competition

Northrop Grumman Corporation presented the award for the winner of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ annual Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Challenge which took place this week at the Snowdonia Aerospace Centre, Llanbedr, northwest Wales.Students from 17 universities including Southa...

Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus Approved To Conduct UAS Operations At Night

The Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus is expanding its unmanned aircraft systems capabilities to now include flight operations after dark.Kansas State Polytechnic's Applied Aviation Research Center, which houses the unmanned aircraft systems research program, has received approval ...

Rockwell Collins Technologies To Support General Atomics’ MQ-9B SkyGuardian

Rockwell Collins avionics have been selected for General Atomics Aeronautical Systems’ (GA-ASI) MQ-9B SkyGuardian™. Rockwell Collins will support GA-ASI to efficiently upgrade the proven Predator B Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) system to simplify civil airspace access.GA-ASI has selected ...

Drone Delivery Canada and Region of Peel Partner on AED by Drone Delivery Program

Drone Delivery Canada has entered into a partnership with Peel Regional Paramedic Services to develop the first-of-a-kind AED (Automatic External Defibrillator) delivery by drone program for the Region of Peel.“We are delighted to be working with the Region of Peel,” commented Tony Di ...

Leonardo To Provide ‘UAS As A Service’ Surveillance For Civilian Missions

Leonardo has partnered with the certified air operator Heli Protection Europe (HPE) to offer surveillance and reconnaissance services via the operation of remotely piloted air vehicles (RPAS) on behalf of civil customers such as police and emergency responders. Leonardo aims to provide services ...

GA-ASI President Dave Alexander Addresses UAV Group at Paris Air Show

PARIS AIR SHOW – Today General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) president David R. Alexander issued the following statement at the Civil Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) Conference during the Paris International Air Show:GA-ASI applauds the FAA’s effort to work with industry ...

Simulyze’s Mission Insight™ Successfully Deployed in NASA’s Test Of Traffic Management for UAS

Simulyze, Inc., a leading provider of operational intelligence (OI) technology and applications that empower both federal and commercial organizations, today announced the successful deployment of its Mission InsightTM OI application in support of the National Aeronautical and Space Administr...

Israel’s Aeronautics Unveiled A New UAS Called The Pegasus 120.

Israel's Aeronautics has unveiled a new multirotor unmanned aerial system (UAS) called the Pegasus 120.The Pegasus 120 is available in a quadcopter or octocopter configuration, and has a maximum take-off weight (MTOW) of 120 kg. It is designed to carry payloads of up to 75 kg autonomously over ...

Spanish Defence Ministry Selects AUDS System to Detect and Neutralise UAVs/Drones

The Spanish Defence Ministry (Ministerio de Defensa) has selected the AUDS counter-UAV system to protect critical assets and personnel from the growing threat posed by malicious unmanned aircraft systems or drones. The contract, awarded through Blighter's representative in Spain CIAC, is ...