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AT&T Testing ‘Flying COW’ UAS To Enhance Cell Coverage

A cell phone carrier fixing its dead zones? When cows fly, perhaps. Well, "flying COWs" just might be how AT&T enhances coverage in notorious troublesome areas of reception, BGR reported, as reprinted by the New York Post.COW stands for "cell on wings," which is the name for the UAS ...

Gilat Announces Availability of Ultra-Compact SATCOM For UAS

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, announced today the commercial availability of an ultra-compact airborne SATCOM terminal for unmanned aircraft systems delivering exceptional throughput for its size.Tactical, long-en...

AOPA Welcomes Drone Pilots

“Drone pilots are seeking their place in the larger world of aviation and looking for opportunities to expand their experience,” said AOPA President Mark Baker. “This is an ideal time to embrace these pilots and welcome them into the GA family.”Many of the “new” pilots certificated ...

UPS Tests Drone Deliveries System In Florida

UPS announced today that it has successfully tested a drone that launches from the top of a UPS® package truck, autonomously delivers a package to a home and then returns to the vehicle while the delivery driver continues along the route to make a separate delivery. UPS conducted the test on ...

Alpha Unmanned Systems Unveils Its New Improved Unmanned Helicopter The ALPHA 800

The ALPHA 800 is the evolution of the SNIPER and includes all the developments and improvements of the last year and a half of extensive work of research, development, and innovation. Improvements apply to all the systems in the helicopter from the mechanics to the electronics on board or available ...

Zala Aero Group Part Of The Kalashnikov Group Unveiled Its Newest UAS The ZALA 421-08M

ZALA AERO GROUP, part of the Kalashnikov Group that produces the famous AK-74 assault rifle, has unveiled its newest reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicle, which has been put into serial production.The new reconnaissance drone was unveiled at the IDEX-2017  arms show in Abu Dhabi, the ...

Stemme And S-Plane Partner To Develop Optionally Piloted Aircraft

Germany’s Stemme AG and South Africa’s S-Plane Automation have agreed to integrate S-Plane subsystems into the Ecarys ES15 aircraft to create an Optionally Piloted Vehicle (OPV).The agreement was announced on 19 February to coincide with the opening of the International Defence Exhibition ...

uAvionix Announces TSO for FYXNAV GNSS Position Source for Drone Autopilot and ADS-B Solutions

uAvionix Corporation, the leading Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) ADS-B avionics solution provider, announced FAA TSO C-199 approval of its FYXNAV GPS position source.  Weighing only 27 grams, the $500 combination GPS receiver and antenna provides high-integrity GPS inputs to drone autopilot ...

Intel Drone Technology Takes NBA’s 2017 Slam Dunk Contest to New Heights

During the 2017 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest, as part of NBA All-Star festivities, NBA forward Aaron Gordon and Intel wowed viewers by collaborating on the first-ever slam dunk with assistance from an unlikely teammate: a drone powered by Intel.Gordon’s performance featured a never-before-seen ...

UAVenture And Flyingwings Release RTF Hybrid VTOL Evaluator

UAVenture has partnered with Flyingwings to develop the Falcon Vertigo, the first in a range of ready-to-fly hybrid vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) drones.When ordered together with the AirRails flight control system the Vertigo will be pre-tuned and ready-to-fly providing evaluators with ...