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News from sUAS News
November 23rd
Drone racing is a high-speed sport demanding instinctive reflexes — but humans won’t be the only competitors for long. Researchers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, put their work to the test recently. Timing l...
November 17th
Drone Delivery Canada ‘DDC or the Company’ (CSE:FLT OTC:TAKOF), is pleased to announce it was granted permission from Transport Canada to test its drone delivery technology in the northern regions of Canada.  DDC tested its drone delivery plat...
November 14th
By Greg Crutsinger, Drone Scholars I had some time to think in between the two dozen drone flights it took to map the Coffey Park neighbourhood in Santa Rosa, one of the hardest hit by the recent wildfires in California (see Part 1). As I stood in front o...
November 14th
NVdrones, a startup that provides cloud-based software solutions for drone fleet management, today announced flight log compatibility with senseFly, the leading provider of professional drone solutions. NVdrones is one of the first fleet management compan...
November 10th
Martin Instrument, the premier, authorized Trimble dealer of survey and construction equipment in Texas, has expanded to all of Oklahoma. “The Martin Instrument team has worked really hard over the past several years taking care of our customers and...
November 8th
NASA’s Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD) conducts research based on a deliberate and well-coordinated strategic implementation plan. This plan is being expanded to include research into an area emerging so quickly there’s no page for it yet ...
November 8th
If you have been paying attention and have invested the time into listening to the podcasts, presentations, and videos or read the stories, you’ve probably either said or thought that this Egan guy is confused. You’re correct, I am confused. Confused abou...
November 7th
By Greg Crutsinger, Drone Scholars I’m not a disaster drone guy. I am actually an ecologist by training. I started in the drone industry because I wanted a better way to map some large tree experiments I was running (measuring leaves by hand is tedious an...
November 6th
Arctic UAV Inc., an Iqaluit based aerial imaging provider using unmanned systems has recently signed a distribution agreement with High Eye from the Netherlands (www.higheye.nl) to sell their unmanned helicopter system to Canadian, Greenlandic & Alask...
October 31st
Once again the sUAS News leads the way with hard-hitting and relevant stories that matter to the global unmanned system community. In this instance, we are asking FAA’s Pat McNall, Deputy Chief Counsel and RTCA President, Margaret Jenny (Drone Advisory Co...
News from UAS VISION
November 22nd
Facebook and Airbus have teamed up to lobby the International Telecommunication Union allocate more capacity on the spectrum of radio signals for high-altitude pseudo-satelliltes (HAPS) and work together on development. The social media platform and aeros...
November 22nd
The US Navy is looking for a drone equipped with artificial intelligence to speed up the repair of damaged airfields. Claire Apthorp looks at the current airfield maintenance process to find out where the weaknesses lie, and ask how intelligent unmanned s...
November 22nd
A team of researchers and companies has conducted a trial automatic flight of a drone in a mountainous area in central Japan, aiming to realize parcel delivery services for remote locations, including islands, using such unmanned aircraft. The test, condu...
November 22nd
Turkey’s national post and telegraph corporation is preparing to begin deliveries by unmanned aerial vehicles, dubbed as drones, within next year. Speaking at the International e-Commerce Conference in the southern Antalya province, Kenan Bozgeyik, ...
November 22nd
Percepto, developers of on-site autonomous drone systems, has announced the launch of its Sparrow I, an autonomous drone specifically designed for industrial environments. The Sparrow I can conduct multiple missions and can operate around the clock, reduc...
November 21st
This survey, which is aimed at the worldwide UAS/RPAS/Drone operator community is already available in English, French, German, Italian & Spanish and now, also in Chinese. This survey is an opportunity to make it possible for all drone operators to as...
November 21st
A mechanical failure of the left tail clamp on an MQ-1B Predator caused the remotely piloted aircraft to crash during a mission in an undisclosed area in the Middle East, the US Air Force announced. On. Nov. 8, 2015, an MQ-1B assigned to the 432nd Wing at...
November 21st
With a legacy of delivering reliable, robust and highly accurate small Unmanned Aircraft Systems , NOAA Atmospheric Turbulence and Diffusion Division (ATDD) of the Air Resources Laboratory has selected Black Swift Technologies (BST), a specialized enginee...
November 21st
GENIUS NY, a business accelerator program at CenterState CEO’s Tech Garden, announced sixteen teams are semi-finalists in the competition’s second round. The companies, which are developing innovations in the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry, were...
November 21st
DroneShield Ltd, an Australian public company with substantial U.S. operations, has released a video of its DroneSentinel / DroneSentry anti-drone systems in operation. DroneSentry is an integrated automated drone detection and countermeasure product with...