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News from sUAS News
September 14th
Yvonne Beasley, RGJ Brush up on your video-game skills. Drone jobs are coming to Reno. “Our society has built a ready-made workforce with video games,” said Don Cunningham, business operations manager for the Nevada Institute for Auton...
September 13th
Jonathan Carlson (WXYZ) Allen Park, Mich. - Update: Allen Park Police say the owner of the Drone came forward Friday morning, after seeing this report. The device has been returned to him. Officers say the owner is from Lincoln Park,…Read mo...
September 13th
Adam Conner-Simons | CSAIL Friends and colleagues were aware, at some level, that Nick Roy, a researcher in MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), had been using his sabbatical to take on some sort of rob...
September 13th
A Texas search group has been given special permission to use drones to help find a woman who disappeared almost two weeks ago. The first drone was launched Thursday over north Texas and was used to scour open fields for…Read more →
September 12th
By RICHARD N. VELOTTA LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL When the owners of a Philadelphia company flew an 11-pound octocopter with a 3-by-12-foot advertising banner on the Strip in front of The Mirage’s volcano in July, they violated Federal Aviation Admin...
September 12th
NASA/Langley Research Center, Mail Stop 12, Industry Assistance Office, Hampton, VA 23681-0001 Description 1.0 Introduction NASA is interested in exploring the design space for operational integration of small Unmanned Systems (sUAS) into the Nati...
September 11th
On Tuesday, 3D Robotics announced that we’ve partnered with Intel in the development of Edison, a new microcomputer that basically gives you PC power in postage stamp size, at an almost universally accessible price. We’ve worked closely and for a ...
September 11th
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Lone Star Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi now has an airport and runway in its approved flight ranges. The Federal Aviation Administration recently approved a new range to tes...
September 11th
MANASSAS, VA - The U.S. Junior rocketry team won Gold and Silver medals at the recently completed 20th World Championships of Space Modeling. Organized under the auspices of the Federation Aeronautique Internationale (FAI), the contest was hosted ...
September 11th
by Signe Brewster News broke last week that NASA is building an air traffic control system for unmanned aerial vehicles that could affect everything from Amazon’s delivery drones to agricultural drones. It turns out that it’s not working on the pr...
News from UAS VISION
September 12th
A toxic algae bloom in Lake Erie this summer left the city of Toledo, Ohio, without drinking water for three days. Now environmentalists and farmers are working to prevent future blooms by evaluating fertilizer use in hopes of cutting excess runoff. In th...
September 12th
Poland’s MSPO defence show in Kielce saw several local companies exhibit new unmanned air systems (UAS) for the first time, as they pursue emerging requirements with the nation’s armed forces. WB Group company Flytronicshowcased its 110kg (243lb) FlySAR d...
September 12th
This video recaps the history of  the US Air Force Thunderbirds. The Air Force Thunderbirds performed its first public flyover of 2014 at the opening of the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, Calif., on Jan. 1. The remainder of the schedule is as fol...
September 12th
Researchers from UC San Diego’s structural engineering department are using drones to capture unique views of the earthquake damage to Napa’s historic landmarks.The team is using the images to generate 3D models of the sites. ”As tragic ...
September 12th
Last week, JP Smith, the City of Cape Town’s Mayco Member for Safety and Security, said in a meeting with the police that the City aims to test drones within the next two months. He said that different departments within the City – Metro Police, Dis...
September 12th
General Atomics – Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, California, has been awarded a $40,906,190 cost-plus-fixed-fee order (0033) on contract FA8620-10-G-3038 for development of requirements description documents for the MQ-9 Reaper Block 1 Unmanned A...
September 11th
Northrop Grumman is pitching the unmanned combat air vehicle technology derived from its US Navy-sponsored X-47B demonstrator to the UK, to feed into its Future Combat Air System (FCAS) programme.The UK Ministry of Defence began the FCAS effort in 2011 to...
September 11th
The Israeli military is being offered new versions of Elbit Systems-produced small unmanned systems, with the heavy use of such equipment during the recent Protective Edge operation in the Gaza strip expected to create fresh demand to supply other units.T...
September 11th
Aerial MOB is one of a growing number of aerial cinematography companies utilizing drones for filming in commercials, TV shows and feature films. It has done work for shoe companies, car companies, Ivy League universities and even MTV, but a major part of...
September 11th
Ajman University of Science & Technology and Ajman Civil Defence signed an agreement for a unique initiative. ACF called for 5 selected students of AUST Engineering College to design and build a drone. The successful handover of the “Civil Defence Sup...