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Cormorant Unmanned VTOL Aircraft Expands Flight Envelope

After its maiden untethered flight last December, the Cormorant (formerly known as the AirMule) unmanned VTOL aircraft from Israel-based Tactical Robotics' has now spent much of the summer in the air as the company tests its performance in different conditions and with various modifications. With ...

“Lifeline Across the Bay” Demonstrates Key Role UAS Can Play In Emergency Situations

The University of Maryland Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Test Site and the University of Maryland Shore Regional Health recently conducted the state's first civil unmanned aerial delivery of simulated medical cargo. Engineers from UMD flew a Talon 120LE fixed wing aircraft across the ...

USAF To Expand Reaper Force

The US Air Force has selected candidate bases for a potential new wing of General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial systems (UASs), the service announced on 8 September. Key PointsThe USAF plans to add another wing of 24 MQ-9s to its UAS force Two bases will be ...

Quantum Spatial to Provide NOAA with Unmanned Aerial LiDAR and Imagery Acquisition Services

Quantum Spatial, Inc., the nation’s largest independent geospatial data firm, announced today that the company will be acquiring, processing and delivering high-resolution aerial LiDAR data and multispectral imagery data from an unmanned aerial system (UAS) for the National Oceanic and Atmosphe...

KODAK PIXPRO SP360 4K Aerial Pack With Made For SOLO™ 3DR Drone Mount Ships

JK Imaging Ltd., the worldwide licensee for KODAK PIXPRO Digital Cameras and Devices, today announced its highly anticipated US availability of another groundbreaking and new SP360 4K accessory pack, featuring a Made For SOLO™ Dual Camera Drone Mount. Answering the increasing demand from 3DR SOLO ...

DJI Documents Faster Search And Rescue Responses With Drones

DJI, the world’s leading maker of unmanned aerial vehicles, saidThursday that early search and rescue tests have found that a properly-equipped drone can find a missing person in a one-square-kilometer area within 20 minutes, more than 80 percent faster than traditional methods, but new software ...

Harris Corporation and PrecisionHawk Launch LATAS with Live Manned Aircraft Alerts to Help Drone Operators Fly Safer

PrecisionHawk Inc. – a leading provider of aerial data and safety platforms for drones – today announced the launch of its low altitude traffic and airspace safety platform (LATAS). LATAS is the only platform to link drones, 3d ground data and live manned aircraft data from the FAA into a ...

Epson Partners with DJI to Create AR Smart Glasses Solutions for Piloting Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)

Epson, providers of the Moverio® augmented reality (AR) smart eyewear platform, today announced a partnership with DJI, the world's leading maker of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), to create new solutions for the Epson Moverio smart glasses and DJI's suite of products and software development kit ...

Production Of The Russian Korsar UAVs Will Start In 2017

Serial production of the Russian Korsar (Corsair) surveillance unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) will start in 2017, a manufacturing firm United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation (UIMC) spokesperson told Sputnik on Thursday.The spokesperson added that in the long term the Korsar UAV family ...

DX Korea 2016: KARI unveils TR60 tiltrotor UAV

Daejeon-based Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) has unveiled the production-ready TR60 tactical tiltrotor unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) at the 2016 DX Korea land warfare exhibition being held at the KINTEX convention centre in Goyang city, South Korea.According to specifications ...