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News from sUAS News
June 21st
The Act would give state and local governments much greater authority to regulate the use of UAS than exists today. (Columbia, SC, June 22, 2017) – The Property Drone Consortium (PDC) today announced its opposition to The Drone Federalism Act of 201...
June 20th
QuestUAV are pleased to announce a premiere partnership with Precision Capture, Kentucky-based survey specialists who are now our Sales and Training Reseller for continental USA. Precision Capture have been successfully delivering innovative solutions in ...
June 19th
Delair-Tech announced today that it has performed a series of test acquisitions for Puget Sound Energy (PSE) using LiDAR and photogrammetry sensors to demonstrate the added value of its UAVs for electric line inspections and digitization. The series of fl...
June 14th
uAvionix Corporation, the leading Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) avionics solution provider, announced the introduction of PingStation™ – an all-weather, networkable ADS-B receiver for low and high altitude aircraft surveillance. PingStation is robust eno...
June 12th
Wait a minute you say, I thought the ruling was a good thing. So did I, but some of the more renowned drone advocates and experts do not appear to agree. AUVSI – “AUVSI is disappointed with the decision today by the U.S. Court of Appeals to re...
June 12th
In the event of a natural disaster that disrupts phone and Internet systems over a wide area, autonomous aircraft could potentially hover over affected regions, carrying communications payloads that provide temporary telecommunications coverage to those i...
June 8th
Kittyhawk, the drone management platform of choice for enthusiasts and commercial pilots, is today announcing the integration of FAA sectional charts into its Flight Deck app and Web Dashboard for all Plus, Commercial and Enterprise customers as part of t...
June 6th
Reno-Stead Test Range — On May 25, 2017, the FAA-designated Nevada UAS Test Site and its NASA Partners flew five different Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs or drones) demonstrating multiple operational scenarios, including parachute, initiated emergen...
June 6th
Three teams of NASA researchers who have dreamed up potential solutions for pieces of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) puzzle have received the nod to officially begin formal feasibility studies of their concepts. The trio of investigations are part of...
June 5th
Frontier Precision, a leading provider of geospatial and construction equipment and services in the western United States, has announced they are now offering Microdrones unmanned aerial mapping solutions. “We’re very excited about this techno...
News from UAS VISION
June 23rd
Schiebel’s CAMCOPTER S-100 Unmanned Air System once again convinced with its outstanding maritime capability when successfully completing qualification flights for the French Navy from 29 May to 3 June 2017. The flight trials were performed from the deck ...
June 22nd
China’s Wing Loon II  was part of the static display at the Paris Airshow 2017, demonstrating clearly that China is open for business and looking to export. Proudly lined up under the wings was an impressive display of weapons that the machine can c...
June 22nd
Israel’s Aeronautics has unveiled a new multi-rotor unmanned aerial system called the Pegasus 120 at the Paris Airshow. The Pegasus 120 is available in a quadcopter or octocopter configuration, and has a maximum take-off weight (MTOW) of 120 kg. It ...
June 22nd
A Moscow Aviation Institute (MAI) university startup has developed an electronic warfare and firing helicopter drone, a Russian defense industry source told Sputnik. “The MAI’s ‘Iskatel’ Design Office has created a new model of an ...
June 22nd
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) will equip the majority of its combat companies by the end of this year with small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) designed for the consumer and commercial markets, a senior military source has told Jane’s. “We ...
June 22nd
Delair-Tech  has announced that it has performed a series of test acquisitions for Puget Sound Energy (PSE), a Washington state energy utility providing electrical power and natural gas primarily in the Puget Sound region of the northwest United States, u...
June 22nd
The F-35A made its aerial demonstration debut on June 19, 2017 at the Paris Air Show in front of crowds of thousands. Judging by the excitement amongst the professional audience, this was clearly the ‘star of the show’ And the pilot certainly ...
June 21st
Iran is sharing its experience of operating UAVs with Russia, including three years of operations over Iraq and Syria. The cooperation started in October 2013, when Russian air force commander General Victor Bondarev visited Tehran and was presented with ...
June 21st
The Lone Star UAS Center of Excellence and Innovation at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (LSUASC) worked with AirRobot and Echodyne to successfully fly three drones in the same airspace over a simulated “capsized boat” in the Laguna Madre. This ma...
June 21st
Kurt Carraway, left, UAS executive director and Edmonds’ supervisor at the Applied Aviation Research Center Kendy Edmonds, a senior at Kansas State University’s Polytechnic Campus, is spending the summer advancing unmanned aircraft systems technology at t...