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March 4th
Another video that has me scratching my head a little. The chap aims and fires the rifle from level ground and its level he shoots down an Inspire? Surely the Inspire would have to be only a couple of feet…Read more →
March 3rd
BY THEODORE KARANTSALIS SPECIAL TO THE MIAMI HERALD Would the owner of a white, unmanned flying machine, last seen floating above east Hialeah, please come forward and collect your drone? A Hialeah man has a mystery on his hands after…Read m...
March 3rd
DJI has released a firmware update for the Phantom 2, Phantom 2 Vision, and Phantom 2 Vision+ to help users comply with the FAA’s NOTAM 0/8326. This notice limits flights above Washington, DC. All Phantoms and other model aircraft are not…Re...
March 3rd
Falls Church, Virginia,  On February 25, 2015 Vanilla Aircraft LLC successfully completed first flight of the VA001 Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), a 36-ft wingspan Ultra-Long Endurance (ULE) aircraft designed to fly missions of up to 10 days. The...
March 1st
By Scott KirsnerGLOBE CORRESPONDENT Andrew Kehlenbeck pulls up a shirtsleeve and exposes a few linear scars on his forearm. They’re slashes from the plastic propeller of a small drone — a very modern sort of workplace injury. Kehlenbeck is cofound...
February 28th
By C.W. Nevius San Francisco’s Dolores Park is known for many things: sunbathing, hipsters and weekend picnics. But lately it has a new designation — drone airport. “If you go to Dolores Park, there’s pretty much a drone overhead all the…Rea...
February 28th
Not the first time this has happened but the first time a company has announced it on their blog. AdNear are a location based marketing firm from Singapore. They aim to deliver adverts to you as you walk past a…Read more →
February 27th
NWUAV announced today the initial shipment of their NW-44cc Fuel Injected engine to an undisclosed foreign customer. This is the first of three customers that have signed up for the COTS 44cc Multi-fuel engine that has been in development for̷...
February 27th
Resource Group, an international supplier of resource solutions to the aviation industry with offices across the UK, Germany, Switzerland and China together with DroneView Technologies, headquartered in Detroit, Michigan today confirmed that they ...
February 27th
By Frank Bi and Ryan Mac Less than two weeks after the Federal Aviation Administration unveiled its proposed regulations for commercial drones, one California-based drone company sealed its latest round of financing. North America’s largest person...
News from UAS VISION
March 3rd
India’s Directorate of Naval Air Staff has issued Request for Information (RFI) last month seeking 50 ‘Naval Ship-Borne Unmanned Aerial Vehicles’ (NSUAS) that can augment various patrolling and search-related tactics on its vessels. Indian Navy currently ...
March 3rd
Officials with privately-owned Turkish firm Vestel Savunma said its Karayel UAV has passed a critical flight test, flying with an electro-optical camera and a total payload of 51 kilograms, and is ready to enter the Turkish military’s inventory. Ves...
March 3rd
Unmanned Systems Canada has just released its report Canadian Civil UAS 2014. The report, developed with funding from the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), provides insight into the growth and potential of the UAS sector in Canada. “It was a plea...
March 3rd
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, California, is being awarded a $63,700,156 advance acquisition contract for the procurement of long-lead components, material, parts and associated efforts required to maintain the MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft ...
March 3rd
Worldwide Aeros Corp (Aeros) has completed the critical design review of its new 40E Sky Dragon multirole airship, marking the start of production for the lighter-than-air craft. Derived from the company’s Sky Dragon family of airships, the 40E offers a l...
March 2nd
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI),  and SENER, have announced that they have signed a teaming agreement that promotes the use of the multi-mission Predator B RPA to support Spain’s airborne surveillance and reconnaissance requirements.  ...
March 2nd
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is hosting its first global RPAS Symposium titled “Remotely piloted or piloted: sharing one aerospace system”, which will take place from 23 to 25 March 2015 at ICAO headquarters in Montreal...
March 2nd
ING Robotic Aviation, Canada’s leading provider of robotic aircraft solutions, has just completed its two week mission to Canada’s North on board Fednav’s ice-breaking cargo ship MV Arctic. Primarily a research and development initiative, this project (le...
March 2nd
At IDEX’s new unmanned system exhibit, UMEX, AEE Technology Co, Ltd. promoted its F100 and F50 quad-copters used by the Chinese military.  Both drones cruise at speeds of about 30 miles an hour, according to company information. The larger F100 weighs 16 ...
March 2nd
Queensland researchers are hoping drones will aid in the conservation of threatened species like koalas. Traditionally, koalas were counted by people on the ground but now they can be tracked by robots from the air. Researchers fitted drones, or unmanned ...