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News from sUAS News
July 20th
The Backroom Drone Deals Are No Bueno Everyone associated with the airspace integration effort is in strong agreement that what this industry needs is more education! It is with that in mind that I write this piece. We are building a legacy as a commercia...
July 20th
by Grant Jordan – CEO at SkySafe Today marks two significant milestones for SkySafe – we have secured funding to help propel our mission and we will be delivering tools to U.S. special operations forces to stop weaponized drones. We’re excited...
July 19th
FAA-Designated Nevada UAS Test Site and the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS) have entered into a partnership with New York based training and education provider, SkyOp LLC, to offer drone training programs and courseware to the West Coast.  ...
July 18th
The market place for drones and Enterprise solutions is a busy place. There are thousands of companies offering drone-based solutions to Enterprise. Everything from a managed service to drone pilot training to some form of software platform. The options f...
July 18th
Drone Stuff This Week regular Bruce Simpson posted a VLOG this morning, all about Canadas proposed regulations. He is not delighted! On reading them nor am I. I cannot believe the Model Aeronautics Association of Canada can be impressed. Put quite simply ...
July 18th
uAvionix and ForeFlight join forces to announce the availability of Scout, a revolutionary portable, dual-band ADS-B receiver that delivers inflight weather and traffic information to the ForeFlight Mobile app in the smallest, most elegant form-factor on ...
July 14th
Today, the Drone Racing League (DRL), the global leader in professional drone racing, tested the fastest racing drone, and set the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the Fastest ground speed by a battery-powered remote-controlled quadcopter. Hand-built by ...
July 13th
Eagle View Technologies (“EagleView®”), the leading provider of aerial imagery and data analytics for government and private-sector organizations, is advancing its technology-driven solutions through the use of machine learning processes. In April 2017, E...
July 12th
The question has arisen from time-to-time, as to whether a customer who willingly engages the services of a drone operator, knowing that he or she does not hold a Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate, could be subject to federal legal action. The answer is a...
July 12th
Sentera introduces the latest update to its high-precision sensor product line, the Quad Sensor. Featuring four fully customizable imagers, the multispectral Sentera Quad Sensor is a precision agriculture, data collection powerhouse. In its standard confi...
News from UAS VISION
July 19th
The U.S. federal research facility Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) needed something that could carry lots of equipment to measure solar irradiance, three-dimensional windspeed, and analyze air particulates. It needed an aircraft to help clima...
July 19th
Russian Helicopters (part of the Rostech corporation) has displayed the prototypes of rotorcraft unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, for ice observation and operation in the Arctic environment, as well as for monitoring and remote sensing, the com...
July 19th
Bobby Watts of Orlando, Florida has built the world’s first digital 360-degree drone billboard. An avid model aircraft enthusiast, Watts was inspired to build the UAV-billboard by observing people’s amazed reactions upon first encountering a d...
July 19th
Israeli startup Flytrex wants to be the FedEx of the drone-delivery world. Just as FedEx doesn’t manufacture trucks or planes but provides the software and human infrastructure to make the most of existing tools, Flytrex has created a cloud-based back-end...
July 19th
Mr Dele Sesegbon, the Director of General Aviation, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), says the agency is determined to regulate the use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) in Nigerian airspace. He said in Abuja that NCAA had a proposed reg...
July 18th
 uAvionix and ForeFlight join forces to announce the availability of Scout, a revolutionary portable, dual-band ADS-B receiver that delivers inflight weather and traffic information to the ForeFlight Mobile app in the smallest, most elegant form-factor on...
July 18th
Airbus Defence and Space has successfully tested a new type of aircraft that will aid the development of future unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for series production. The unmanned jet-propelled demonstrator with the project name SAGITTA flew completely au...
July 18th
Eleven years of joint effort by Unmanned Systems Canada and Tranport Canada has reached the milestone announcement in Canada Gazette One of the proposed regulations for small UAS operating in Visual Line of Sight. The full document can be accessed here. U...
July 18th
Palestinian security forces recovered a small Israeli drone that crashed in the northern West Bank on Tuesday morning, handing it over to the IDF through the Defense Ministry’s Civil Administration, the army said. There did not appear to be a risk that cl...
July 18th
Estonia’s Eli Airborne Solutions expects to start field testing of its Drone Nest later this year, with a goal of having a production-ready system in early 2018. Mikk Sarapik, Eli’s sales manager, told Jane’s that trials with the Estonian Border Guard are...