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Elbit Systems Introduces SkylarkTM C: A New Mini UAS For Tactical Naval Applications

The system features a waterproof and floating air vehicle that provides even small vessels a unique organic offboard surveillance capability that can be deployed and retrieved in less than 15 minutes Elbit Systems has developed the SkylarkTM C, a new highly autonomous Mini Unmanned Aircraft ...

Catalyst Machineworks Builds The Worlds Fastest Drone A New Record Set By The Stigg 195

Catalyst Machineworks is at it again, this time shattering their own world record of 115.7 mph by flying their new design, ‘The Stigg’ to an earth shaking 128.1 mph!! Watch as Neill and Lawless take a multirotor to speeds all other designs can only dream of.Special thanks to John ...

General Atomics Gets Predator Upgrade And Training Contract

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. has received an $8.8 million U.S. Air Force contract for Predator drone work.The deal covers Block 30 ground control station kit upgrades and Predator mission aircrew training system Delta kits.Work will be performed in California and is ...

UAV Ground School Experiences Explosive Growth

Gold Seal partnered with UAV Experts in late 2013 and launched the country’s first dedicated UAV Ground School program (www.uavgroundschool.com/uav-pilot-courses) in anticipation of the new FAA Part 107 rules governing commercial drone operations. Since the release of the final FAA Part 107 ...

Iraq To Receive ScanEagle UAS’s

Iraq is to acquire the Insitu ScanEagle unmanned aircraft system (UAS) under a USD8.3 million deal announced by the US Department of Defense (DoD) on 10 August.Under the deal, which was awarded the day before, the country's military will receive an undisclosed number of systems, as well as ...

Drone Control Systems And The Sahuarita Police Department Take To The Skies

Drone Control Systems is pleased to announce that they have entered into an agreement with the Sahuarita Police Department for a pilot program effective now through December 31,2016. Drone Control Systems’ LADDAS® UAV/Drone integrated software and hardware solution provides near real- time ...

Disney Enters Into The Drone World With Patent For Projector Drones

Disney is preparing to take its world famous entertainment to the skies.Earlier this month, the theme parks giant was granted a patent for projector drones—flying machines with the ability to beam images onto attached screens—or building faces—that would be used at night to enchant ...

Heron-1 UAV Crashed During Test Flight

An investigation is underway to try and find the reason that caused a Heron – 1 made by Israel aerospace industries (IAI) to crash on Tuesday morning near Um el Fahem.Ten people were taken to a hospital after suffering from the smoke that was caused by the fire ignited by the crash. ...

Drone Control Systems Equips Police With Drone Air-Traffic System

An Arizona-based startup is equipping a local police department with a unique air-traffic control system for its future drone fleet.Drone Control Systems recently signed an agreement with the Sahuarita Police Departmentto deploy the company’s Local Area Drone Dispatch and Authorization ...

DJI And SkyPixel Launch ‘Elevate Yourself’ Contest

SkyPixel, the world's largest aerial photography online community, has launched a global aerial photography contest called ‘Elevate Yourself’ in conjunction with DJI, the leading global manufacturer in aerial-imaging technology.Athletes dedicate themselves to years of hard work that ...