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August 27th
by Petty Officer 1st Class Shawn Eggert COAST GUARD CUTTER HEALY, At Sea – Soaring high above the shifting ice and frigid waters of the Arctic Ocean, a silent sentinel patrolled the skies above the Coast Guard Cutter Healy during itsR...
August 27th
Andrew Zaleski Raj Singh’s moment of revelation came in November of last year, when Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos hawked a line of package-delivering drones to Charlie Rose on 60 Minutes. Nine months later, the 19-year-old college freshman is ...
August 27th
Rose L Thayer | Herald staff writer Fort Hood soldiers began moving into a first of its kind hangar this summer. With enough space for two football fields inside, the unmanned aerial system hangar is open for business. Fox and…Read ...
August 27th
Yvonne Beasley, RGJ Ashima Devices, a manufacturer of unmanned aerial vehicles, will move its headquarters and jobs to Reno, the company announced Tuesday. About 400 new jobs, with a reported average salary of $70,000, are expected by 2018. Th...
August 27th
At the 2013 annual World Bank conference on land and poverty  Walter Volkmann, Land Surveyor of Micro Aerial Projects LLC, Dr. Grenville Barnes of the University of Florida and Kevin Barthel of the Millenium Challenge Corporation presented som...
August 27th
It appears there is more than one point of view on this subject.  One, the opinion of Chief Justice Douglas, and two, the FAA’s which was defined in the ‘Myth Buster’ paper they published, and is as follows: Myth 1.…Read more →
August 27th
By Mark Washburn Something besides a football was flying above the field during the Panthers-Chiefs game. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said Tuesday that a camera-toting drone flew into Bank of America Stadium during Thursday’s exhibition game....
August 27th
Montreal, Canada, August 27th, 2014 – SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, is pleased to announce Correlator3D™ version 5.3, with significantly faster orthorectification. The process is now powered by GPU techn...
August 27th
By DALE HILDEBRANT Minnesota Farm Guide WEST FARGO, N.D. – The skies over the Big Iron Farm Show field demo site will be buzzing with activity as models of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) will perform demonstration flights. According to John&#...
August 27th
Tristan Navera Staff Reporter-Dayton Business Journal You only have to be in the Dayton Convention Center for a few minutes before someone spells it out; Unmanned aircraft aren’t going anywhere. In fact, the sense on the expo floor as the Ohio...
News from UAS VISION
August 28th
According to José Duran, Costa Rica’s representative of the Agencia Centroamericana para la Seguridad Aeronáutica (ACSA) – Central American Agency for Aviation Safety -  there is an urgent need for the control unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV). The types of ...
August 28th
Scion UAS recently demonstrated autonomous takeoff and landing from a moving platform. The SA-400 Jackal landed smoothly on a 16ft x 20ft trailer being towed along a runway at speeds up to 10 knots. More than 10 landings and takeoffs were performed includ...
August 28th
An Afghan engineer has developed different types of unmanned aerial vehicle – drone and another aircraft which can be flown by a pilot.The aircraft developed by Engineer Zmarai Helali are operated with fuel and electricity energy, and have been made by or...
August 28th
A Virginia Tech Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering student team won First place in a NASA-sponsored competition with its design of a twin-fuselage unmanned aircraft fueled by liquid hydrogen. The annual University Aeronautics Engineering Design...
August 28th
The prospect of delivery UAS brings with it a few notable issues. Beyond visions of colliding rotor blades and unsolicited package drops lies another problem: the huge amount of computational power needed to take into account real world uncertainties, suc...
August 27th
As part of the Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) operation the Schiebel CAMCOPTER S-100 UAS (Unmanned Air System) is helping to save the lives of refugees in the Mediterranean Sea. Desperate people fleeing conflict, economic desperation and violence in ...
August 27th
The first completed Global Hawk has made history again with its 100th flight in support of NASA environmental research. The milestone occurred on a flight from Edwards Air Force Base in California more than 16 years after its first flight in 1998. The air...
August 27th
Drones have become a big business, especially in South Florida. A company in Fort Lauderdale says sales are soaring sky high and they only seem to have scratched the surface on what to use the drones for. Entrepreneur Don Scott is CEO of DSLRPros, a devel...
August 27th
North Carolina State University researchers have developed methods for electronically manipulating the flight muscles of moths and for monitoring the electrical signals moths use to control those muscles. The work opens the door to the development of remo...
August 27th
MIT Lincoln Laboratory’s Airborne Sense and Avoid (ABSAA) Radar Panel is a stepped-notch antenna array that marks a substantial advance in the fabrication of wide-bandwidth radar systems for use aboard unmanned aerial systems (UAS). The panel provides hig...