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News from sUAS News
January 17th
As we head into Drone symposium season, sUAS News is pleased to announce that we will be presenting the sixth annual SUSB Expo. Way back in 2013, few believed that there was a commercial interest for drones. We knew better and launched a live event where ...
January 12th
Latitude Engineering successfully flew its newest airframe, the HQ-55, completing a Phase 1 NOAA SBIR. The Part 107 compliant aircraft flawlessly preformed multiple auto-hovers and a short flight on December 12, 2017. Phase II is expected to entail refine...
January 11th
Looking just like a HobbyKing Beer Lift challenge entry, Boeing is touting their Unmanned Cargo Air Vehicle. They might want to rethink that title as for years UCAV has meant unmanned combat air vehicle, anyhow. From the video, it looks like they are runn...
January 10th
Steve Cohen, writes to tell us about a new member benefit for DUG Network members. As a premier drone advocacy organization, we are continually seeking to enhance the value of your DUG Network membership. As part of that effort, we are proud to announce o...
January 8th
Consumer Electronics Show, LAS VEGAS – January 8, 2018 – Kittyhawk, the market leader in commercial drone operations software, today announced new features to its best-in-class platform. Kittyhawk is adding an automated flight system to its Fl...
December 19th
The FCC has imposed a $180,000 civil penalty on a Sarasota, Florida, company that had been marketing non-compliant audio-visual transmitters intended for use on drones in violation of the Commission’s Amateur Service and marketing rules. In an Order relea...
December 14th
DURANT, Okla. (December 12, 2017) – The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma has submitted a declaration of intent to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to seek an FAA Drone Integration Pilot Program designation as a tribal government. The designation ...
December 14th
In preparation for the 2018 growing season, Sentera is announcing exciting new features and pricing for its most popular NDVI and Red Edge sensor products.  Through the end of the year, the company is also offering additional discounts for 2018 pre-orders...
December 12th
Embry-Riddle’s Eagle Flight Research Center to Help Create Jobs DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – A new project at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, funded by a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce through its Economic Development Administr...
December 9th
This Saturday at Treasure Island, Epson will be partnering with SF Drone School to deliver a hands-on experience with its Moverio® BT-300 FPV/Drone Edition smart glasses, allowing attendees to try the newly developed drone flight simulator by Epson. Hoste...
News from UAS VISION
January 16th
Drone Delivery Canada has announced that it is expanding its commercial testing program to the United States of America at the New York Griffiss International Airport UAS Test Site, located in Rome, New York in Q1, 2018. The Company anticipates that the U...
January 16th
Aircraft company PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI) is collaborating with Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) to produce unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), which are capable of flying at a maximum height of 40,000 feet. “TAI has lengthy experience in building hi...
January 16th
This new paradigm of Drone-based inspections is helping industries improve efficiency and quality of data acquisition while increasing safety and speed of delivery. Although a new and emerging technology, (which is still evolving), in early 2018, most com...
January 16th
A new strategic partnership ends the risks around cloud-based data capture services. Cicer One Technologies Inc., a provider of data privacy solutions, and AVIDRONE Aerospace Inc. a manufacturer of commercial and industrial drones, announce their partners...
January 15th
 The Russian military says it used 152mm Krasnopol laser-guided artillery shells to kill the individuals responsible for mass drone attacks on its Khmeimim air base and Tartus naval base in Syria and to destroy the workshop where militants assembled and ...
January 15th
The maker of a blockchain-enabled air taxi system, VIMANA Global has closed its angel round and launched a private pre-sale whitelist, the first stage of the looming Token Generation Event (TGE). VIMANA Global plans to use its air taxis as the first insta...
January 15th
U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced at the Consumer Electronics Show that the total number of drones now registered with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has eclipsed one million. The 1,000,000 total registration ...
January 15th
The U.S. Navy is planning to hire drone-maker General Atomics to fly its own unarmed MQ-9 Reapers in support of U.S. Marines in Afghanistan. The service says the contractor-operated drones would provide a “surge” of intelligence, reconnaissance, and surve...
January 14th
The French procurement agency, the DGA (Direction Générale de l’Armement) has just awarded a contract for technology development in the field of rotary-wing drones to the Naval Group and Airbus Helicopters consortium. The contract covers de-risking studie...
January 14th
OCEAN2020, a European Defence Fund initiative, will boost technological research in the naval domain also by the integration of unmanned platforms in surveillance and interdiction missions. The OCEAN2020 team, which will be led by Leonardo, comprises 42 p...