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News from sUAS News
October 19th
Trimble Dealer Seiler Instrument & Mfg. Co., Inc., offers advanced, integrated tools for geospatial professionals in the Midwest U.S. With more than 72 years of successful sales and service, Seiler Instrument has built its reputation on exceptional cu...
October 19th
DR1 Racing, the premiere international drone racing organization, today announced the company’s flagship drone racing series, the DHL Champions Series Fueled by Mountain Dew, will debut on beIN SPORTS October 19th, with the series Finals airing on CBS Spo...
October 17th
Two competing teams from the United States and Japan will fly their drones across the Pacific Ocean to test the endurance and capability of their vehicles to fly long distances – unmanned. The event, dubbed the “Pacific Drone Challenge” will pit the...
October 17th
Yearlong roadshow culminates in finale event where eight teams will convene to explore the emerging confluence of radio and information technology OUTREACH@DARPA.MIL   The increased use of wireless and Internet-enabled devices – from computers to hom...
October 17th
Boston, Massachusetts – After months of review, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently awarded Daedalus Drone Services with unprecedented approval to fly in and around Boston. With the waiver, Daedalus Drone Services now offers on-demand comme...
October 15th
The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, today made the following statement about a drone incident in Quebec City: “On October 12, 2017, a Skyjet flight was struck by a drone while inbound to Jean Lesage International Airport in Québec City. Th...
October 12th
This is breaking news. It appears that proceedings on the ID and Tracking ARC did not produce the desired results. Word on the street is that the last ditch DJI push did not go over so well. I guess the white paper and “Aeroscope” fix didn’t wash with the...
October 12th
Just park this here, it may be of interest moving forward. Read in full here Affected Public: Businesses and Small UAS operators under 14 CFR part 107. Frequency of Submission: One submission per operation. Respondent Universe: small UAS operators under 1...
October 11th
Empirical Systems Aerospace, Inc. (ESAero) announced today the opening of a new manufacturing facility in San Luis Obispo, CA to design, produce test, and certify electric and hybrid aircraft. The facility will significantly increase ESAero’s manufacturin...
October 11th
Turn your passion into real-world operation and innovation. As UAS rapidly transform businesses and industries, the associated risk must be identified, understood and mitigated where possible. This new course discusses risk management as it relates to UAS...
News from UAS VISION
October 22nd
Stampede,  a leading global value-added ProAV distributor, announced that is has been appointed to serve as an authorized direct distributor of the Intel Falcon 8+ system.  “Intel is leading in the development of a new generation of scalable commercial dr...
October 22nd
Boeing has announced its investment in Near Earth Autonomy, a Pittsburgh-based company focused on developing a portfolio of technologies that enable safe and reliable autonomous flight. In addition to the investment, Boeing and Near Earth Autonomy also an...
October 22nd
Solar-powered flying platforms have yet to prove their real-world applicability outside of targeted demonstrations. Monitoring glaciers in polar regions is in pole position to become a primary application, as the midnight sun offers ideal conditions for p...
October 22nd
Turkey’s “kamikaze drone” series, a prominent product of the Turkish defense industry, is getting ready to go to the field. İsmail Demir, the Undersecretary of Defense Industry (SSM) and Chairman of Defense Technologies Engineering (STM)...
October 22nd
Phase One Industrial and Lufthansa Aerial Services announced that they have signed an agreement to build technological synergies in the context of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and system integration for a range of specialized industrial surveying and i...
October 20th
CNN has received a first-of-its-kind Part 107 waiver from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to fly a small unmanned aircraft system (UAS) over people.  This approval represents an industry milestone, as this new waiver for the first time will enab...
October 19th
The increased use of wireless and internet-enabled devices – from computers to home appliances – and the data they generate are creating opportunities and challenges for the defense and commercial sectors. To help explore and better understand the complex...
October 19th
Rafael Advanced Defense Systems is offering to integrate the laser ‘kill’ system it has developed for its Drone Dome counter-unmanned aerial vehicle (C-UAV) system onto South Korea’s own domestically built solution. Speaking to Jane’s at the Seoul Interna...
October 19th
AEgis Technologies has partnered with Southern Utah University to deliver its commercial UAS simulation, Vampire Pro and Team. The university will be using the simulation software in its unmanned aircraft flight labs which are required courses in the Unma...
October 19th
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Huneed Technologies Co. Ltd. (Huneed) establishing potential areas of future collaboration. GA-ASI is the leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Airc...