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August 23rd
The Property Drone Consortium (PDC), a collaboration that consists of insurance carriers, roofing industry leaders and supporting enterprises announced today that Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA) has joined the consortium as a technology membe...
August 23rd
WhiteFox Defense Technologies, Inc. demonstrated their flagship product, the DroneFox, to a range of U.S. military leaders during the Joint Interagency Field Experimentation (JIFX) program from July 31 to August 4, 2017. The U. S. Department of Defense’s ...
August 23rd
senseFly’s eBee Plus, eBee SQ and albris drones have been added to Transport Canada’s list of “Compliant Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)”, a distinction that allows Canadian organisations using senseFly drones to apply for Compliant Operator status. The ne...
August 23rd
Last night Gary had a very interesting and in-depth chat with the team responsible for the new sub-250gram SkyViper $150 GPS equipped camera drone fitted with a custom Ardupilot. From Ardupilot’s side, Dr. Andrew Tridgell (Tridge for those not famil...
August 23rd
After being released earlier this year, the WingtraOne is now spreading its wings in international waters. First stop: US and China. “We are proud to say that our users come from areas as diverse as surveying, precision farming, glacier monitoring and wil...
August 23rd
Dronefax is concept that extrapolates some of the positives from the automobile version but tailored toward brokering unmanned aircraft systems. I know you’re probably mumbling under your breath, but I’ve got Craig’s list! Sure, you could go that route, b...
August 22nd
Drone Delivery Canada ‘DDC or the Company’ (CSE:FLT), is pleased to announce that its common shares commenced trading on the OTCQB Venture Market in the United States under the symbol “TAKOF” as of August 22, 2017. “Listing o...
August 22nd
HAZON Solutions announced today that the company has recently surpassed the inspection of more than 100,000 linear feet of railway bridges. Since early 2016, Norfolk Southern has commissioned HAZON to conduct the most comprehensive drone-based inspections...
August 22nd
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) announced the launch of its Unmanned Aircraft Systems Standardization Collaborative (UASSC) with a kick-off meeting scheduled for September 28 in Washington, DC. The UASSC’s mission will be to coordin...
August 21st
Sharper Shape Inc. has announced this week that their new Automatic Detail Inspection (ADI) service has successfully completed field trials and is now available for immediate commercial use by electric utilities. The ADI service is available as a complete...
News from UAS VISION
August 23rd
President Trump was spotted petting a large U.S. Customs and Border Protection drone during his tour of the Yuma Border Patrol Station in southern Arizona on Tuesday. Various Homeland Security Department officials escorted Trump around the station’s...
August 23rd
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) held a grand opening event on August 21st. for its new hangar at the Grand Sky Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Business Park near Grand Forks, North Dakota. The event included a ribbon-cutting ceremony to...
August 23rd
The Israel Air Force has declared full operational capability of its upgraded Elbit Systems Hermes 900 “Kochav” unmanned aerial vehicle on Wednesday, after a lengthy series of tests performed by the IAF’s flight-test squadron. According to a statement rel...
August 23rd
Norfolk Southern has one of the most comprehensive drone-based railroad bridge inspection programs in the nation, recently surpassing more than 100,000 linear feet. To conduct this safety-critical task, NS in early 2016 contracted with Virginia Beach, Va....
August 23rd
U.S. emergency responders and local police are on scene where a U.S. Air Force MQ-1 Predator remotely piloted aircraft crashed in a field approximately 200 miles east of Adana, Turkey. The aircraft departed Incirlik Air Base, and subsequently crashed at a...
August 22nd
New research from the University of Liverpool highlights the usefulness of Video Game Players (VGPs) as unmanned aircraft operators. The move to significant automation has been a feature of aviation over the last 40 years. Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) op...
August 22nd
With the increasing popularity of unmanned aerial systems, also known as drones, New Mexico State University capitalized on the opportunity to educate students about science, technology, engineering and mathematics and hosted its first-ever UAS-STEM camp ...
August 22nd
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has announced the launch of its Unmanned Aircraft Systems Standardization Collaborative (UASSC) with a kick-off meeting scheduled for September 28 in Washington, DC. The UASSC’s mission will be to coo...
August 22nd
Altus Intelligence has announced its new ORC2, a small battery-powered unmanned aerial system capable of up to 60 minute flight time. The ORC2 features the same unique autopilot technology as Altus’ larger water-cooled 70cc twin gasoline engine-powered OR...
August 22nd
The US Navy, in its latest draft request for proposals issued last month, pitched four major defense firms to submit concepts for a future unmanned aerial refuelling tanker that top officials say could be flying with the first aircraft carrier wing as ear...