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Flying-Swimmer (Flimmer) UAV/UUV

NRL is merging two separate research areas — unmanned undersea vehicles (UUVs) and unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) — to significantly improve tactical …

Drones

CybAero receives first call-off order from Chinese AVIC

First North-listed CybAero, which develops and manufactures remotely piloted helicopters with associated sensor systems, received its first call-off …

Asia

Trade Me helps test rescue drone

TOM PULLAR-STRECKER

Trade Me does not believe drones will be widely used to deliver shopping any time soon, but it has helped Land Search and Rescue …

Drones

How DroneDeploy’s app is about to make farming more efficient

DroneDeploy, a start-up poised to make farms and other businesses significantly more efficient, launched its mobile app Tuesday and announced it will …

Drones

FAA Authorizes SDG&E To Fly Unmanned Aircraft Systems Throughout Service Territory

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted San Diego Gas & Electric(SDG&E) a Section 333 approval for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), …

Aerospace

Permac Industries announces quick turn small parts machining support for UAV, Defense, and Robotics Manufacturers

For close to 50 years Permac has provided precision small part machining of metals and plastics for high-reliability and aerospace applications. …

Robots

CybAero unveils new APID ONE product line

“We have been seeing a rapid increase in demand in several different areas of application for a long time now. As a result, we have developed a new …

Product Development

DJI Phantom Forum Launches New Design with Phantom 2 Giveaway

PhantomPilots.com has launched a new design, set of features and content organization to improve support of the growing community of DJI Phantom …

Drawing

York County working on drone restrictions after Carowinds flyby

Dustin Wilson, WCNC

YORK CO., S.C. — A frightening run-in at hundreds of feet in the air is exactly why Carowinds is pushing York County lawmakers to …

Drones

Bruce Gjovig Joins the SmartC2 Advisory Board

Grand Forks, ND – Smart C2 is pleased to announce that Bruce Gjovig, founding Director of the UND Center for Innovation, has joined the SmartC2 Board …

Entrepreneurship

Drone manufacturers noticing North Dakota

FARGO, North Dakota - The roar of mammoth Air Force bombers and tanker planes has long been silenced at the Grand Forks Air Force Base, but backers …

North Dakota

Unmanned aircraft systems could cause trouble for ag aviators in the sky

On Feb. 15, the Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration proposed a framework of regulations that would allow certain small …

Aviation

Amazon Says FAA Approval to Test Delivery Drones Already Obsolete

By JACK NICAS

Amazon.com Inc. said the regulatory approval it received last week to test-fly its delivery drones in the U.S. was already irrelevant …

Amazon

Want to fly a drone? You may need a RPA licence says the SACAA

Cape Town – South Africa is taking the lead in Africa by joining seven other states at an International Civil Aviation Organisations (ICAO) Remotely …

Aviation

Aetos Group Readies Itself for the Petrochemical, Oil and Gas Industry

Aetos Group, Inc. has been awarded a FAA Section 333 Exemption for UAS inspection use in the petrochemical and oil and gas industry, and has already …

Oil & Gas Industry

Unmanned Aircraft a Promising Agriculture Technology

By Kevin Bouffard THE LEDGER

LAKE ALFRED | You might see drones buzzing over Florida farms in 2017.

Those drones, also called “unmanned aerial …

Unmanned Aircraft

Drone Training: Railroad in Ozarks plans to use unmanned aircraft to inspect routes

Mike Landis SPRINGFIELD, Mo - You could say thing are ‘taking off’ for small, remote-controlled Unmanned Aerial Vehicles “Everyone mostly knows them …

Railroads

Senator Cory Booker To Introduce Commercial Drone Legislation Following FAA’s Amazon Ruling

By Ryan Mac and Frank Bi

U.S. Senator Cory Booker is set to introduce legislation to establish temporary rules to govern the commercial use of drones …

Amazon

Sky’s the limit

By Mike Murphy

CANANDAIGUA — Brian Pitre remembers the first time he tried to fly a drone.

He put one — a hobby craft version — on the roof of a …

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Five Tips for Navigating the Drone Expo Fad

Drone conferences are popping up everywhere these days—not a week goes by in which I don’t see an announcement for a new drone / UAS / UAV expo or …

Drones

Man Who Crashed Drone on White House Lawn Won’t Be Charged

Shawn Usman, the man who crashed a drone on the White House grounds on Jan. 26, will not be criminally charged by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the …

Drones

Amazon Gets Experimental Airworthiness Certificate

March 19–The Federal Aviation Administration today issued an experimental airworthiness certificate to an Amazon Logistics, Inc. unmanned aircraft …

Amazon

Cottonwood Euro Technology Fund invests €1.6 million in Clear Flight Solutions

The damage birds inflict at airports worldwide is estimated in the billions of dollars, including both property damage and occasionally loss of life. …

Waste Management

Meet The Apple Drone [Concept Images]

Drones are the big thing these days, whether they be used by people for plain old fun or being flown over Apple’s new spaceship campus as it is being …

Drones

Air Force funds research for remotely piloted aircraft

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio – Although the development of remotely piloted aircraft began in the 1950s, they are increasingly used by both military …

Airplanes

Panoptes Systems Launches eBumper4 Obstacle Avoidance Product; Kicks Off Order Campaign

Panoptes Systems is excited to introduce the eBumper4, the first commercially-available, sonar-based, small drone obstacle avoidance system. Running …

Product Development

No Charges For Operator Of Drone That Crashed At White House

KRISHNADEV CALAMUR

Prosecutors say they will not press criminal charges against an intelligence agency employee who lost control of a drone that …

White House

Meteomatics is the first Swiss Company to receive the BVLOS-Approval for mini UAVs

After the CTI and FOCA acknowledged support for the Meteodrone project in November 2014, there is yet another piece of good news for the innovative …

Storms

EnergyOr demonstrate fuel cell powered multirotor

Montreal, Canada: EnergyOr Technologies Inc., a leading developer of advanced PEM fuel cell systems, recently demonstrated what are believed to be …

Fuel Cell

State Farm to test commercial use of unmanned aircraft

BLOOMINGTON, Illinois — State Farm announced it has received permission from the FAA to test unmanned aircraft systems for commercial use, becoming …

State Farm