Unmanned Aircraft

UAV’s – But Not Only

By Arie Egozi The UAV’s market has been boiling with growing demand answered by a greater competition among the manufacturers. This situation

Consumer Technology

Amazon to Conduct Secret Wireless Tests

Amazon hopes to experiment with wireless communications technology in Washington, according to a government filing.<p>The Seattle-based company has …

FCC

King Schools Announces Unmanned Aircraft Knowledge Course

New course makes applicants eligible for FAA Wings credit.<p>U.S. drone owners preparing to earn the FAA’s Remote Pilot Certificate (RPC) required to …

Consumer Technology

DARPA Funds Cardboard UAV Project

A new research project funded by DARPA, the United States military’s experimental technology arm, has developed an autonomous drone made out of …

Consumer Technology

FAA Fines Chicago Drone Operator $200,000 Over Illegal Flights - Bloomberg

A drone photography company that was the subject of the highest-profile attempt by a U.S. regulator to enforce aviation law on unmanned aircraft has …

Consumer Technology

Measure raises $15 million to help companies use drones to capture and analyze data

“We don’t make drones. We make drones work,” proclaims Washington, DC-based Measure, a startup that’s setting out to help enterprises set up their own drone programs.<p>Founded in 2014, Measure is a “drone-as-a-service” startup that works with companies in specific sectors to figure out how they can …

Consumer Technology

Israeli Drone Crashed in Lebanon

The Islamic Resistance in Lebanon announced on Tuesday it has found the Israeli drone which crashed late on Monday over the Lebanese territories. In …

Consumer Technology

Russia claims it found Airbus drone downed in the Black Sea | Defence blog

Russia claims that one small unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) discovered near the in the Black Sea in the vicinity of Anapa.<p>“On Sunday, in the region of …

Consumer Technology

How a Sensor Gimbal Improves Efficiency of an Aerial Mapping Mission - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

Demands on fixed wing drones are growing continually. Other than copter drones, fixed wing platforms are generally used to cover large areas …

Consumer Technology

What Risk Do They Pose to People on Ground? - iHLS Israel Homeland Security

This post is also available in: עברית (Hebrew)<p>Researchers are developing methods to evaluate the risk posed by small unmanned aircraft to anyone on …

Consumer Technology

New World Record for UAV Flight Duration - iHLS Israel Homeland Security

This post is also available in: עברית (Hebrew)<p>A small diesel-powered unmanned aerial vehicle broke the record of UAV flight duration. A small …

Consumer Technology

Drone schools look to woo younger pilots for commercial jobs

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Leaders in the unmanned aircraft industry are trying to persuade young people who think drones are cool to consider flying them for a living.<p>Commercial pilots must obtain a Federal Aviation Administration drone license, and some companies that employ such pilots have …

Consumer Technology

Could dark streaks in Venus' clouds be signs of alien life?

The question of life on Venus , of all places, is intriguing enough that a team of U.S. and Russian scientists working on a proposal for a new mission to the second planet — named Venera-D — are considering including the search for life in its mission goals.<p>If all goes as planned, an unmanned …

Occult

Colby Cosh: Barack Obama, the Drone President, is stuck with his troubling legacy. We all are.

If you dislike Barack Obama, the most convenient stick with which to whack his foreign policy has always been his use of military drones to kill …

World Politics

‘Morphing wing’ drone capable of landing just like a bird

Drones can look pretty darn graceful up in the sky, but that effect is often ruined when you see the clumsy ways that they return to …

Consumer Technology

Pentagon Tests ‘Drone Swarm’ Super Weapon

The sound alone is terrifyingContinue reading on War Is Boring »

Consumer Technology

Liteye and Tribalco Team to Deliver AUDS Counter Drone Systems to U.S. Military Customers

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Jan. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --��Liteye Systems, Inc., provider of the AUDS counter unmanned defense system, and Tribalco, LLC, a …

Consumer Technology

Embry-Riddle Offers UAV Basics Class Online

Students will learn how to safely operate drones in U.S. airspace.<p>Both UAV novices and experts are invited to enroll in the upcoming Embry-Riddle …

Consumer Technology

Machine learning helps morphing-wing UAV land in cramped space

<b>An unmanned aerial vehicle has carried out a perched landing, controlled by machine learning algorithm, for the first time.</b><p>The achievement, by a team …

Software Development

UAV Academy Assistance for EuroUSC customers - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

We were very disappointed to hear that EuroUSC no longer have NQE status so are unable to complete the training for any of their customers. I …

Consumer Technology

How Russia's Military Plans to Counter the Pentagon's Drone Swarms

If anything, Russian military is a good student of new practices and technologies.Over the past decade, Russian armed forces and Russian defense …

20th Century

The Drone Threat to Israeli National Security

After living in several Middle Eastern countries over the last few years, former pilot and aviation engineer Mohammed al-Zawari returned to his …

Consumer Technology

7 Commercial Drone Predictions for 2017

2016 was a HUGE year for drones.<p>In the US, the FAA released Part 107 regulations concerning commercial drone pilots, and all over the world the drone …

Consumer Technology

AAI Secures $475M Contract for Unmanned Aircraft ISR | $100B for Columbia-class Subs Gets Milestone B Approval | TAI to Jump into USAFs T-X Competition

Americas<p>AAI Corporation has secured a contract for a maximum of $475 million for the provision of mid-endurance unmanned aircraft systems …

Aerospace

Drones and Entrepreneurship

In a vast world of technology, advancements in businesses continue to excel and an ‘Internet of Things’ are constantly working in order to pave the …

Consumer Technology

Azerbaijan starts producing Zarba armed UAV

Azerbaijan s Azad Systems has begun manufacturing Aeronautics Defense Systems Orbiter 1K armed loitering unmanned air vehicle under licence as the …

Consumer Technology

FLIR Launches Duo Thermal/Visible Drone Camera

FLIR Systems, Inc. announced the launch of five new thermal imaging cameras at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), including two new third …

Consumer Technology

Here Comes the Next Big Technological Boom: Drones in Construction

In Volterra, Italy, overlooking the Pignano limestone steps of one of the most well-preserved Roman theaters in the country, Richard Celender watched …

Gear & Gadgets

Army Building On-Demand 3-D Printed Unmanned Aircraft

Engineers from the Army Research Laboratory recently flight tested 3-D-printed unmanned aircraft they created for soldiers using a new on-demand …

3D Printing

Drone Delivery Canada expands long-distance testing to Canada's first approved UAV test range

Drone Delivery Canada will soon join the drones buzzing around the air in Foremost, Alberta, after signing an agreement to expand its long-distance …

Consumer Technology