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News from sUAS News
May 27th
Munich Re, one of the world’s largest reinsurers, has partnered with PrecisionHawk, a global, drone data platform, to enhance insurance assessments worldwide by providing faster response times and increased reporting accuracy in the aftermath ...
May 27th
Science Channel will show the world through a different lens when DRONED premieres this summer. The series, which is shot on location in countries that include Bahamas, Mexico, Barbados, Canada and the U.S., will follow drone build teams and their c...
May 26th
OLNEY, TX — Air Tractor, Inc. is proud to announce its expansion into the field of unmanned aerial systems. The recent acquisition of Hangar 78 UAV, and its flagship aircraft, the Yield Defender unmanned aerial system (UAS) will create the foundatio...
May 26th
Minimize your cost by using the Phoenix Mapper fixed-wing drone for a variety of inspection and site mapping applications. Using our unmanned drones, you can collect data and view composite photos showing the progression of your job site. Benefits H...
May 26th
  Marty W. Rogers (Photo by Andy Cummins/GI/UAF) Jim Laird STARKVILLE, Miss.–USAF Maj. Gen. (Ret.) James Poss is departing from Mississippi State University July 1 after successfully leading the multi-year effort to land the Federal Aviat...
May 25th
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today announced two contracts in support of GA-ASI’s new RPA Tra...
May 25th
  Fort Myers, FL ​– Southwest Florida based commercial drone company, Soaring Sky, offers communities and commercial businesses throughout the state of Florida aerial inspections to insure recovery after this hurricane season. Utilizing drone t...
May 25th
DroneDeploy Unveils a Fully Integrated Drone Mapping Experience San Francisco, Calif. ­ May 25, 2016​­ DroneDeploy, the leading cloud software platform for commercial drones, is making powerful aerial data accessible and productive for everyone. Tod...
May 24th
NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – Two leading companies in aerial wind inspection services, HUVRdata, based in Austin, TX and EdgeData based in Grand Forks, ND, announced a collaboration to deliver a suite of wind industry data intelligence tools and credent...
May 24th
The traditional method of performing a roof inspection employs hand-held thermal imaging equipment or, when required, equipment mounted on manned aircraft. Irrespective of the method of data acquisition, the basic science of failure and detection ca...
News from UAS VISION
May 27th
Drones are already making headlines about how they can dramatically cut costs for one-off inspections. Replacing $2000/hr helicopter surveys, accessing hard to reach areas, inspecting hazardous locations or rapidly surveying large areas have all provided ...
May 27th
The Portuguese Ministry of National Defence (MND) has authorised the country’s army to launch a procurement programme for tactical mini-unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). This long-expected wish by the army will allow it to provide intelligence, surve...
May 27th
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is testing unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), commonly referred to as drones, to enhance the safety and reliability of its electric and gas service. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has authorized PG&...
May 27th
With so many Predators deployed to hotspots overseas, the U.S. Air Force is having trouble keeping up with the increasingly high demand for drone support staff because they have few aircraft available for training. In 2009, officials brought a proposal to...
May 27th
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May 27th
Scientists from Duke University and the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill have undertaken a research program exploring the potential for drones to detect bonnethead sharks lurking in the shallows. The project is designed to test out exactly how rel...
May 25th
Ten years after the first delivery of CAMCOPTER S-100 to the launch customer, the Vienna-based Schiebel company proudly celebrates the anniversary of its world class product. Unmanned helicopter development at Schiebel started in 1995 and once the first C...
May 25th
The Department of the Navy’s Office of Naval Research this week released this video showing a 30 aircraft flight of UAVs directed in tandem by the Navy and researchers from the Georgia Tech Research Institute of the Georgia Institute of Technology. The ON...
May 25th
​­DroneDeploy, a cloud software platform for commercial drones, is making powerful aerial data accessible and productive for everyone with the new release of its fully integrated, free iOS and Android app, to deliver a more seamless and engaging drone map...
May 25th
U.S.-based Wyvern has advised business aviation on safety best practices for more than two decades. It also now assesses vendor compliance with quality- and safety-management practices for end users of UAV services. “They want to know when they’re going o...