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AeroVironment Teams with Australia-based XTEK, Sentient Vision and General Dynamics Mediaware to Offer Small UAS to the Australian Army and Special Forces

The AeroVironment Australia team provides complete, end-to-end system capabilities to support Australian customers The Wasp AE Micro Air Vehicle is the first of AeroVironment’s Family of Unmanned Aircraft Systems to be adopted by the Australian Armed Forces Wasp AE Micro Air Vehicle ...

xCraft Launches Into The Commercial UAV Market With New x2 Drone

xCraft launches into the commercial UAV market with their new x2 Drone. The x2 is a transitional VTOL with new proprietary software that allows start­ to ­finish autonomous missions. This functionality fills a hole in a rapidly growing industry. The x2 takes off and lands vertically and ...

Drone World Expo to Offer MAPPS Fall Policy Conference and Geospatial Pavilion for Commercial End Users

As the FAA's Part 107 takes effect this week, there are several opportunities for end users of UAS technology to become educated at this November's Drone World Expo (DWE) taking place November 15-16 at the San Jose Convention Center.  DWE has once again partnered with MAPPS, the trade associat...

Alpha Unmanned Systems SNIPER UAV Compleats Test Procedures with (ARO) in Israel

 Located at the Volcani Center campus in Bet-Dagan, near Tel-Aviv, Agricultural Research Organization (ARO) six institutes are responsible for Plant Sciences, Animal Science, Plant Protection, Soil, Water and Environmental Sciences, Agricultural Engineering, and Postharvest and Food ...

3DR Announces Availability of Sony R10C on Site Scan for Exclusive Use in Commercial Industries

 3DR, North America's largest manufacturer of drone technologies for commercial and industrial use, today announced the availability of Site Scan, 3DR's fully-automated flagship aerial analytics platform as an integrated bundle with Sony's UMC-R10C camera.Site Scan, which already ...

U.S. Army Orders Robonic Launchers For Target Drones

 Robonic Ltd. Oy, a manufacturer of unmanned air system launchers, has announced that the U.S. Army has placed an order for its third generation KONTIO (type MC2555LLR) pneumatic launchers. Under the terms of the contract, Robonic will partner with Kratos Defense & Security ...

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 ...