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AtlantikSolar UAV Completes Fully Autonomous 26-Hour Search and Rescue Flight

The team behind the AtlantikSolar UAV has announced that the aircraft has completed what is claimed to be the first-ever fully-autonomous (from launch to landing) solar-powered perpetual flight with significant payload (Color + Thermal Camera) in a 26-hour search-and-rescue mission. While ...

GoPro’s Karma Drone Gets Its Debut On September 19

What’s GoPro going to bring to the table of drone photography? We’ll find out September 19, according to the action camera maker’s official Twitter account. They posted a short teaser for its upcoming Karma drone, which was originally due out in the first half of 2016 before a delay. ...

Allstate Uses Drones to Assist Texas Customers

Allstate took to the sky to inspect hail-damaged homes in South Texas using drones for the first time after new FAA rules went into effect this week. Inspecting more than 20 homes in the Sequin/New Braunfels area of Texas recently hit by hail, Allstate used multiple drones to test image ...

Little Arms Studios To Unveil Zephyr Drone Training Simulator At InterDrone 2016

Little Arms Studios, a market leader in enterprise-grade drone pilot training simulators, is excited to announce the unveiling of its Zephyr drone training simulator at this year’s InterDrone conference in Las Vegas September 7-9, 2016.“Zephyr is a result of a long and intense ...

DJI Invited To Join FAA Drone Advisory Committee

DJI, the world’s leading maker of unmanned aerial vehicles, has been invited to join the Drone Advisory Committee established by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to identify the most important issues raised by the growth of drone use and to recommend strategies for safely integrating ...

senseFly, Expanded Its Portfolio With The Launch Of The New eBee SQ Fixed-wing Agricultural Drone

Swiss professional drone manufacturer, senseFly, expanded its portfolio today with the launch of the new eBee SQ fixed-wing agricultural drone. This cutting-edge unmanned aircraft system (UAS) is built for the Parrot Sequoia multispectral camera and can cover up to 10 times more ground than ...

Yuneec Unveils The Breeze Compact, Easy-To-Use Ultra HD Flying Camera

 Yuneec International, the world leader in electric aviation, today announced the availability of the Breeze, creating an all-new mass consumer category for the brand. The Breeze, the ultimate flying camera, is controlled via mobile device, has five easy-to-use flights modes and is ...

Airobotics Receives FAA Approval To Operate Commercial Drones In The US

Minutes after the Federal Aviation Authority’s Part 107 came into effect, Airobotics received approval to operate both commercially and at night.Airobotics, manufacturing the world’s first fully automatic drone system, announces that it has received a Certificate of Waiver to ...

Kongsberg Geospatial’s Software Selected for BVLOS Drone Research

 Kongsberg Geospatial and the Federal Aviation Administration’s ASSURE UAS Center of Excellence, lead by Mississippi State University, have announced that the Alaska Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration (ACUASI) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and the University of ...

USMC Aiming For Shipboard Capable And Expeditionary UAS

The US Marine Corps (USMC) is pushing ahead with a 'shipboard capable and expeditionary' unmanned aerial system (UAS) programme, and pushing back against arguments that it could instead field existing unmanned platforms.A so-called MAGTF Unmanned Expeditionary Capabilities (MUX) programme ...