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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 ...

Unmanned Experts Teams With AirShark In Ground-Breaking Aerial Bridge Inspection

The New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway (NYSW), also known as the 'Susquehanna,' was formed in 1881 with the task of hauling coal from the Pennsylvanian Northern coalfield to the bustling New York metropolis of that age. Its 500 miles of track cross the northeastern states of New York, ...

Kittyhawk Launches Flight Deck for Real-Time Drone Operations

Kittyhawk the leader in drone operations software, is today announcing Flight Deck: a new feature that brings in-flight controls and functionality in real time to the Kittyhawk platform. Every day, thousands of pilots rely on Kittyhawk for everything from pre-flight planning and checklists to ...

DJI Launches Apple TV App For Streaming Drone Footage

Drone maker DJI this week announced the launch of a new Apple TV app, which is designed to allow users to watch aerial content and 4K videos captured from around the world using DJI drones. "We've made flying and capturing aerial footage easy with our drones, and now with the DJI Smart TV App, ...

MEMSIC Introduces New Compact Highly Accurate Vertical Gyro Modules

MEMSIC Inc., a developer of micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS)-based sensors, has added the VG380 range of vertical gyros to its portfolio of inertial modules. Available in two package/interface options, the VG380SA and the VG380ZA, these new vertical gyros provide highly accurate pitch and ...

Robotic Co-Pilot Autonomously Flies A Simulated Boeing 737

Aurora’s ALIAS System Performs Various Flight Scenarios, Further Demonstrates Capabilities Aurora Flight Sciences’ work on the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)’s Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) program has further demonstrated its automated flight capabi...

MMC’s Launches Aviation Academy UAS Training Program

One of the primary barriers to entry for drone programs in the enterprise is education. The adoption of drone technology requires new skills in any organization. Businesses don’t only need professional pilots: they need training on industrial applications, aircraft assembly and repair, and fleet ...

Insitu ScanEagle Joins “Drones: Is the Sky the Limit?” Exhibit at NYC’s Intrepid Museum

Among its many pioneering moments, ScanEagle was the first unmanned aircraft to operate from a U.S. Navy Destroyer, the first to perform an FAA-approved commercial beyond visual line of sight flight in the United States' National Airspace System and the first to be flown by students pursuing ...

Terra Drone Co. Fly’s Successful BVLOS In Vietnam Using Terra UTM

Terra Drone Co. has succeeded in flying UAV Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) under the full cooperation of  Dang Huy Dong, Vietnamese Deputy Minister in Da Nang, Vietnam using Terra UTM (UAV Traffic Management).Vietnam has the third largest population in ASEAN countries, and rapid populat...