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News from sUAS News
July 1st
sUAS Guide Issue 2 is here As the first half of 2016 screams into the rearview mirror, sUAS News brings you sUAS Guide Issue 2. Lots of happenings in the last few weeks including the FAA finalizing the Part 107 ‘small UAS Rule’, which we...
July 1st
Measure, and DJI, the world’s leading manufacturer of unmanned aerial vehicles, announced a partnership Thursday to pair the most advanced UAV technology with unparalleled operational excellence so commercial enterprise customers can achieve t...
July 1st
Boeing [NYSE: BA] today opened a new research laboratory to test hardware and software that will make a new generation of autonomous air, sea and land vehicles work together more effectively as a team or unit. The lab will serve as the company’...
July 1st
After seeing a potential GoPro Karma patent yesterday, an Indiegogo that has no shame when copying branding. That to me is a warning flag. Another folder like Ryan Goldsteins, but they have been around forever so its not all that novel as an idea. T...
June 30th
Until recently, no one could have imagined that ‘Drones 101’ would be listed as a course students could register for. Now, drone educational programs are springing up in schools, community colleges, and universities across the globe offering student...
June 30th
Bob Martin Pilot-Reporter KRQE TV TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, NM (KRQE) – No one says the 100-year old Elephant Butte Reservoir Dam is in any danger. But it is the first Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) dam in America to try out drone technology for some of ...
June 30th
Inventor Ryan Michael Goldstein, has had a patent published June 23rd 2016. Nothing unusual in that. But for the fact that he works for GoPro. Of the choices there, I rather like the sphere version. Its widely believed the autopilot on board is a PX...
June 29th
In another industry first, DJI has partnered with Swiss aerial technology company Flyability to integrate the Lightbridge 2, an ultra-reliable image transmission system, with the collision-tolerant Elios aircraft. Elios is the first UAV designed for...
June 29th
Portland, Oregon and Cheseaux­Lausanne, Switzerland ­ June 29, 2016 ­ Skyward and senseFly, global leaders in the UAV industry, are partnering to deliver a custom operations management software and consulting services package for senseFly aircraft. ...
June 29th
Fly the latest software features, payloads, and aircraft in Airware’s Aerial Information Platform to ensure they can meet our enterprise customers’ high expectations for safety, reliability, and data quality. Our customers rely on the Airware platfo...
News from UAS VISION
June 30th
As the number of slots available to foreign allies at the US Air Force’s unmanned air vehicle training school continues to be limited, the UK is considering establishing its own domestic capability, ahead of a planned acquisition of a new fleet of remotel...
June 30th
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), has that  announced that the Development and Production processes of its Aircraft Systems business unit (“Full-Directed Programs, Systems, and Software”) have been appraised at Maturity Level 51 using t...
June 30th
The Property Drone Consortium (PDC), a collaboration that consists of insurance carriers, roofing industry leaders and supporting enterprises is pleased to announce a new research initiative with Rochester Institute of Technology, a renowned world leader ...
June 30th
It is reported that the Army is making plans of using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for the first time ever to locate people washed away in floods and reconnaissance in Assam. A major demonstration involving the Army, Navy, Indian Air Force, central par...
June 30th
This summer, small autonomous airplanes will begin carrying life-saving blood to 20 hospitals and healthcare centers across Western Rwanda, Africa, in one of the first-of-its-kind drone-based delivery demonstrations. The drone delivery system is part of a...
June 29th
The German army plans to rent five unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) systems from Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. (IAI) at a cost of €580 million. The systems are IAI’s most advanced UAVs the Heron TP, also adopted in recent years by the Israeli air fo...
June 29th
BlueBird has unveiled a new version of its SpyLite mini unmanned air vehicle, which the company says can perform covert surveillance missions in GPS-denied and jamming conditions. Ronen Nadir, chief executive of BlueBird, says the new version of the SpyLi...
June 29th
Fighter pilots undergo extensive specialized training to be able to outwit opponents in battle, and that professional experience seems like it would be hard, even impossible, to replicate. But a new artificial intelligence system, ALPHA, has been besting ...
June 29th
Enlisted airmen will begin training to fly the RQ-4 Global Hawk this September, Air Combat Command chief Gen. Hawk Carlisle said Tuesday. Speaking during an enlisted all-call that was broadcast on Facebook Live, Carlisle said career enlisted aviators will...
June 29th
In January of 2014 CybAero signed a major order on three systems with the Chinese company Jolly. Earlier this year CybAero, together with Jolly and their customer CSSC, performed deck-landing tests along the coast of Sweden. The positive results from thes...