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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 ...

Maser Consulting, Pulse Aerospace Announce Partnership

Survey measurement specialist and UAV developer teaming up Maser Consulting P.A., a nationwide consulting engineering company, is teaming with Pulse Aerospace, a developer of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in the U.S. The two will work together to integrate Pulse’s UAS flight control, payload ...

DRI Unmanned Cloud-seeding Project Realizes Record Setting BVLOS Filght

Research team records longest unmanned, cross-country flight in Nevada history. Nevada’s unmanned cloud-seeding research team today realized another fundamental capability in its effort toward enhancing snowfall in mountainous regions of the West.Flown at Hawthorne Industrial Airport under ...

Indonesia First To Purchase Skeldar V-200 UAS

UMS SKELDAR announced today (15-02-2017) its working partnership and the commencement of a training program contract with the Ministry of Defence (MoD) in Indonesia.The MoD of the Republic of Indonesia deployed the SKELDAR V-200 as part of performance and acceptance tests during Q4 2016, paving ...

Verizon Acquires Skyward To Simplify UAS Operations

Acquisition of Skyward advances Verizon's strategy to operate in innovative, high-growth IoT markets leveraging Verizon's core assetsBuilding on its strategy to drive innovation and adoption for IoT services in high-growth markets, Verizon today announced that it has purchased Skyward, ...

Sky-Futures Awarded 3-year Global Contract To Inspect Eni Facilities

Sky-Futures, a global leader in innovation with drone-based technology, has been awarded a 3-year contract to inspect Eni facilities globally.Eni, one of the largest operators worldwide in the Energy Sector, operates in 66 countries. This global contract is the first of its kind between a ...

Redkite Wide-area Sensor Takes First Flight Aboard The Integrator STUAS

Logos Technologies and Insitu, a subsidiary of The Boeing Company, are proud to announce the successful initial flight test of the Redkite wide-area sensor aboard the Integrator small tactical unmanned aircraft.Conducted early this month in Boardman, Ore., the test marks the first time a ...

Mesquite, Nevada – A Desert Oasis for Testing Big UAS

The UAS (Unmanned Aerial Systems) industry includes a variety of aircraft and platforms necessary to accomplish a growing number of mission profiles and applications. There is a lot of interest in small (under 55 lbs.) platforms for commercial applications and for hobbyist, but there is also a ...