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News from sUAS News
April 28th
What could happen if a drone hit a person on the ground? What’s the risk of serious injury? Can those risks be reduced? Although the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) can’t yet definitively answer those questions, studies by a consortium o...
April 28th
A volcanic archipelago in the Central Pacific of only 11,000 square miles, Hawaii has seen sustained economic growth for the last few years, and a record-breaking pace for the tourism industry. Construction benefits from this growth with an increasing nee...
April 27th
Matt Fanelli Senior Manager for Strategy at Skyward One of the most staggering statistics that the Federal Aviation Administration revealed at a recent UAS Symposium was that businesses submit more than 3,000 Part 107 waiver requests per week. So it’s no ...
April 27th
Today, Sentera announced the release of its Multispectral Double 4K Sensor, offering five precise spectral bands: blue, green, red, red edge, and near-infrared (NIR). This sensor enables users to collect visual band imagery as well as vegetation indices b...
April 27th
Lockheed Martin’s [NYSE: LMT] advanced tactical Group 3 unmanned aerial system (UAS), Fury, is regularly flying long-range endurance test missions as the company prepares it for low-rate production. In flight tests since May 2016, Fury has flown mor...
April 26th
DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, and Hasselblad, the leader in high-quality professional medium format cameras, Tuesday marked the start of the next era of aerial photography by introducing the first 100-megapixel ...
April 26th
Aireon and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced a successful flight test of space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) technology, collecting ADS-B data to be used as part of a larger validation effort exploring th...
April 26th
Aeryon Labs Inc. was honoured today by The Globe and Mail and Mediacorp Canada Inc., the organiser of the 4th annual Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers competition.  The provider of trusted small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) aerial intell...
April 25th
Local organizations will announce a major economic development project involving drones, unmanned vehicles and robotics in Hazard, KY on Monday April 24 at the Hazard Community & Technical College campus at 1:00 p.m. Land has been donated for the “USA...
April 25th
Since the first sUSB Expo we have been proud to bring you the cutting edge of the drone world and real world applications.  Not the least of which has been the Public Safety/Search and Rescue aspect of unmanned aircraft.  This year, the sUSB Expo has expa...
News from UAS VISION
April 27th
NTT DOCOMO, INC., in a continuing quest to create an innovative new business, has developed a spherical drone display – an unmanned aerial vehicle that displays LED images on an omnidirectional spherical screen while in flight – which DOCOMO believes to b...
April 27th
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has published more than 200 facility maps to streamline the commercial drone authorization process. The maps depict areas and altitudes near airports where UAS may operate safely. But drone operators still need FA...
April 27th
Michael Baker International, a Pittsburg-based supplier of engineering, planning and consulting services, recently marked a significant milestone for the aviation industry as it partnered with the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) to ...
April 27th
Ballard Power Systems announced that the company’s subsidiary, Protonex, has successfully powered test flights of the ScanEagle unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with the Company’s PEM (proton exchange membrane) fuel cell propulsion system. “These test flight...
April 27th
A new assembly plant that will produce some of the world’s most powerful Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) will soon be operating at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport near Tampa. GRIFF Aviation North America’s component supplier, GRIFF Aviation of...
April 27th
The Lilium Jet successfully completed its maiden test flight series in the skies above Bavaria. The 2-seater Eagle prototype executed a range of complex maneuvers, including its signature mid-air transition from hover mode to wing-borne forward flight. Li...
April 26th
Lockheed Martin‘s advanced tactical Group 3 unmanned aerial system (UAS), Fury, is regularly flying long-range endurance test missions as the company prepares it for low-rate production. In flight tests since May 2016, Fury has flown more than 200 h...
April 26th
As part of a layered approach to combat the evolving threat from ISIS with the recent rise in attacks from commercially purchased drones, the U.S. Marine Corps Warfighting Lab in partnership with Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx) has awarded a c...
April 26th
The AN/TPQ-53 (Q-53) radar system is reaching full rate production under a new $1.6 million Army contract with Lockheed Martin. Meanwhile, Lockheed already has plans for a new generation of Q-53 radars with short range air defense (SHORAD) capabilities. O...
April 26th
Bat-detecting drones could help us find out what the animals get up to when flying.  Ultrasonic detectors on drones in the air and on the water are listening in on bat calls, in the hope of discovering more about the mammals’ lives beyond the reach of gro...