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Second X-56A MUTT Makes First Flight

Researchers at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center, Edwards, California, successfully conducted the agency’s first flight of the X-56A …

Aeronautics

SPH Engineering proof of concept project on ADS-B integration on micro UAS.

At the moment beyond line of sight operations of UAVs are prohibited in most countries. One of the reasons being that they are hard to notice for …

Robots

Liquidmedia: The first official Italian operator to certify double parachute redundant UAS

Liquidmedia, the brand new video production company with headquarter in Trieste, Italy, and adherent to the Italian Federation APR is the first …

Italy

Airware Releases the Aerial Information Platform, the Industry’s Most Comprehensive Operating System for Commercial Drones

Airware today unveiled its Aerial Information Platform (AIP), an operating system for commercial drones that combines hardware, software, and cloud …

Drones

UAV Factory unveils new integrator training course

UAV Factory, a vertically integrated manufacturer and designer of long endurance unmanned aerial vehicles and platforms, announced that it has …

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Hubsan H109S X4 on track for June launch

The H109S X4 can take you anywhere your imagination leads you — and show others where you’ve been.

It comes out of the box assembled with a 1080p HD …

Transceiver

The drones that inspect and maintain photovoltaic power plants

One of many methods of diagnostics of the photovoltaic module is thermovision. The imaging of temperature distribution of each cell allows detecting …

Power Plants

Secretary Of Drones: SecNav Mabus Creates Deputy Ass’t Sec. For Unmanned

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD: Navy Secretary Ray Mabus announced today that he’s reorganizing his department to put more emphasis on unmanned systems, from …

Joint Strike Fighter

Aerialtronics Altura Zenith adds a touch of magic, Blackmagic

The Altura Zenith caused quite a stir when it appeared at the NAB Show – on a giant poster outside the Las Vegas Convention Center carrying …

Black Magic

UAV licensing a long-term prospect

ELIZABETH ANDERSON

LEIGHTON Pearce, Loveday, is so confident about the future of unmanned aerial vehicles in Australia that he is working through the …

Drones

Unmanned Aircraft System news for RPAS operators

Resource Group’s Unmanned Aviation Services division has recently completed a training contract in Hong Kong and has formed a new partnership in the …

Unmanned Aircraft

X-47B Drone Set For Refueling Test Tomorrow

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD: “Tomorrow, actually, the weather looks good,” said Capt. Beau Duarte, the Navy’s head of carrier-launched drone programs — at …

Drones

NAB show examines creative opportunities of unmanned aircraft.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The legal, technical and creative aspects of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) use for broadcast applications will be explored at …

Unmanned Aircraft

Arctic Centre for Unmanned Aircraft opens today

The Arctic Centre for Unmanned Aircraft – ASUF is a national and international focal point in the use of unmanned aircraft for emergency …

Unmanned Aircraft

Ascent Solar supplies solar cells for Silent Falcon unmanned aircraft

Ascent Solar Technologies has started supplying lightweight and flexible thin-film solar cells for Bye Aerospace’s Silent Falcon unmanned aircraft …

Renewable Energy

Flying Cross Aerial Productions Receives FAA Exemption

Flying Cross Aerial Productions announced today that the Company has received an FAA exemption to certain Federal Aviation Administration …

Aviation

Hawk aerial receives FAA exemption for commercial UAS operations.

Hawk Aerial, LLC, has been granted an exemption from the Federal Aviation Administration to conduct commercial UAS operations.

The FAA exemption …

FAA

Bill To Regulate Use Of Unmanned Aircraft Tabled In Parliment

SINGAPORE, April 13 (Bernama) — The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and the Singapore Police Force (SPF) are enhancing the regulatory …

Unmanned Aircraft

RPFlight Systems, Inc. bring extreme endurance planes to the small UAS Market

RP Flight Systems has announced partnerships and mergers with John Smith of Asia Tech Drones and Toby Lankford of Aerial Vista Labs, a division of …

Aeronautics

Airheads :- Drone show for Top Gear Sunday slot

Airheads, will pit teams of drone constructors against each other in building and flying challenges. Much like Robot Wars, did in the 80′s. The …

How much asparagus will real delivery drones lift?

Big laughs all around at the misfortunes of Dutch restaurateur Ronald Peijnenburg. Every year Ronald creates a stunt to highlight asparagus season. …

Vegetables

CSAF describes Air Force of the future

By Jim Garamone, DoD News,

WASHINGTON (AFNS) – In the future, the Air Force’s core missions will probably not change, but the way they are carried out …

Air Force

FAA Awards Draganfly Innovations Inc. Section 333 Exemption for Commercial Operations in the United States

Draganfly Innovations Inc., a leader in developing small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) for over 15 years is awarded an FAA Section 333 Exemption …

Awards

South Africa moves forward with RPAS regulation

The process of drafting regulations for Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) has now been completed by the South African Civil Aviation Authority …

Africa

Cox’s Stack legend debunked by drone

It is a Dundee myth which has survived for generations.

But, using the latest technology, a city man has debunked the legend that it is possible to …

Drones

Amazon is the latest to get approval to fly forward with new drone tests

By Catherine Clifford, Entrepreneur Drones, or small unmanned aircraft systems, still evoke the Jetsons a wee bit. But increasingly using drones is …

Amazon

AU receives first FAA authorization to operate Unmanned Aircraft Systems Flight School

AUBURN UNIVERSITY — Auburn University has received the nation’s first FAA approval to operate a new Unmanned Aircraft Systems Flight School as part …

Aviation

Drone Makers Seek Traffic Control

by Michael Belfiore The commercial use of drones remains mostly illegal in the U.S. All the same, businesses are moving ahead with ways to profit …

Drones

AeroVironment looking for software engineer

AeroVironment (AV) is a rapidly growing technology solutions provider focusing on leading edge unmanned aircraft systems and efficient energy …

AeroVironment

San Jose: Commission to endorse one-year pilot for police drone

SAN JOSE — The use of a police drone in San Jose took a significant step toward reality this week with the release of a report by the city’s …

Drones