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UK University Students to Compete in Final of UAS Challenge Sponsored by Northrop Grumman

Students from 13 universities across the U.K. will compete in a fly-off to determine the winner of this year’s Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ …

Northrop Grumman

Helicopter Film Services Relied on the AERIGON for Aerial Cinematography on Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron

The AERIGON™, an aerial remote camera head (ARCH™) from Intuitive Aerial, was operated by Helicopter Film Services to shoot aerial footage used …

The Avengers

Good call as T-Mobile take delivery of first drone from Aerialtronics

Jeffrey Leentjes, network specialist, explains why safety comes first when inspecting 5,000 antenna masts in The Netherlands

Telecoms ​companies can …

T-Mobile

Woman Knocked Out by Drone at Seattle Pride Parade, City Says

A woman was knocked out when a drone struck her in the head during the pride parade in Seattle last Sunday, officials said.

The 25-year-old woman was …

Pride Parade

Drone pilot is flying high after exam pass

Tegan Chapman

A photographer is flying high after securing a drone pilot’s licence in record time.

Commercial photographer Andrew Bryson, from Morpeth, …

Aviation

North Dakota UAV business grows

By: Jonathan Knutson, Agweek

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The UAV industry continues to grow and evolve, and Field of View is growing and evolving with it.

New …

Aeronautics

DRONES IN BUSINESS: Between heaven and earth, a lot of gray

By Jennifer Nesslar

When Jared Serfozo first saw drones being sold in America, the technology caught his attention.

“I had to have one,” he …

Drones

Police seize Wimbledon drone as security tightens after terror attacks

Police have seized a drone hovering over Wimbledon’s famous tennis courts as security measures at high-profile tourist attractions throughout the UK …

Security

Quadro UAS : Autonomous human transport

Another person proving that getting a person off the ground with a large multirotor is not difficult these days. I think its time for some prizes to …

Transportation

Sea Robot and Drone Survey Nassau Sound

~ First of its kind collaboration to collect data in Nassau Sound Aquatic Preservation Area ~

NASSAU SOUND, FL. On Jun 19th, scientists and technology …

Florida

The Aussie pioneering US drone delivery services

Nigel Bowen

Australian drone entrepreneur Matthew Sweeny is poised to conduct the first Federal Aviation Administration-approved drone deliveries in …

Drones

Unmanned aircraft crash near MCAS Cherry Point

MCAS CHERRY POINT, NC (WNCT) – An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) crashed Wednesday in the Neuse River.

The Shadow is an UAV belonging to the 2nd Marine …

Unmanned Aircraft

Air Force drone takes to civilian skies over Rockhampton in national first

In an Australian first, the Air Force’s remotely piloted Heron aircraft flew in civilian airspace over Rockhampton this week as part of preparations …

Aeronautics

A drone maker flies high

JOHN LORINC

Rob Gustavsson, a field-test engineer for Aeryon Labs, grabs a suitcase-sized plastic case and wheels it into the company’s parking lot in …

Drones

Tourists spark security scare in Milan after crashing remote-control drone into famous cathedral

Milan’s famed cathedral is in need of repairs after it was hit by a camera-equipped drone that was being operated by a group of tourists.

Three …

Security

Fly4Me gets FAA approval, launches ‘Uber for drones’

by Nidhi Subbaraman One of the first companies to get a drone business off the ground in New England is not a next-generation robotics company but …

Drones

Can 3D Robotics put a dent in China’s consumer drone dominance?

by Clay Dillow Chinese drone-maker DJI owns more than half the global market for consumer-focused drones, but California-based 3DR is out to change …

Asia

Man Accused of Using Drone to Spy on Hospital Patients Is Acquitted

By Ariel Zangla, Daily Freeman

TOWN OF ULSTER >> David Beesmer was acquitted of attempted unlawful surveillance Monday in connection with his use of a …

Drones

NASA, Partners Test Unmanned Aircraft Systems

NASA, working with government and industry partners, is testing a system that would make it possible for unmanned aircraft to fly routine operations …

Airplanes

FAA expects to clear U.S. commercial drones within a year

U.S. commercial drone operations could take flight on a large scale by this time next year, as federal regulators finalize rules allowing widespread …

Drones

Delivery by drone in 30 minutes? Amazon says it’s coming

WASHINGTON (AP) – Borrowing a pizza delivery motto, online retail giant Amazon told Congress Wednesday it is developing the technology to use drones …

Amazon

Australian Defence Force Commences Training with AeroVironment’s RQ-12 Wasp AE sUAS

Paris Air Show - AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV) today announced that the Australian Defence Force (ADF) this month received and began training …

Australian Defence Force

Award-winning app boosts unmanned aircraft training

By SOFIA BLEDSOE PEO Aviation Public Affairs

Unmanned aircraft systems operators now have the option to train anywhere, anytime and in real time …

Unmanned Aircraft

AOPA:- Drones: Where do we go from here?

By Alyssa J. Miller

Representatives of drone associations, research institutes, and universities; drone enthusiasts; and those curious about the …

Drones

Indiegogo:- Micro Drone 3.0: Flight in the Palm of Your Hand

We are a small group of inventors, engineers and of course, drone enthusiasts.

Micro Drone 3.0 a great product but also it is a platform continuously …

Drones

UgCS Releases Version 2.4

We`re very excited to announce that UgCS 2.4 has been relased. UgCS 2.4 makes drones smarter and more agile than before. The most important new …

Google Earth

Drones take B.C. real estate to new heights

BY YVONNE ZACHARIAS, VANCOUVER SUN

With offshore buyers looking to snap up some of the priciest real estate in the Lower Mainland, realtor David Green …

Real Estate

Guard makes progress in switch to unmanned aircraft

The 132nd Wing of the Iowa Air National Guard is ahead of schedule as it transitions to a focus on remotely piloted aircraft, Guard leaders told Gov. …

Unmanned Aircraft

Forty eight percent of commercial drone platforms in the USA made by DJI.

by If you are to judge success in the American RPA industry. The number of commercially licenced platforms each manufacturer has in service might be …

Drones

Sam’s Club Bets Drones Will Fly Off the Shelves at Christmas

By SARAH NASSAUER

Move over BB guns and videogames. Christmas morning may have a new menace.

Sam’s Club is betting drones will be a popular holiday …

Christmas