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News from sUAS News
March 27th
Akron, Ohio – Event 38, a leading manufacturer of unmanned aerial vehicles for business announced a key partnership with Dronecenter Tecnologia, a supplier of unmanned aerial systems in Brazil.  Under this agreement, Dronecenter will offer Event 3...
March 27th
By Edd Gent, Live Science Contributor A drone that mimics the way birds fold and flap their wings could improve the design of future unmanned autonomous vehicles, and could even help the machines withstand midair collisions. Most winged animals ha...
March 26th
MOUNTAIN VIEW, BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - Daryl Soares lives on a five-acre ranch in Mountain View on the Big Island. He tends to a 30-acre spread next door. His Phantom 2 drone was his security camera and eye in the sky.…Read more →
March 26th
Chris Klint, Senior Digital Producer ANCHORAGE - Parents in Eagle River have complained to police about a small drone aircraft that they say has been spotted this week following school children and hovering near homes. The reports highlight growin...
March 26th
Dustin Wilson, WCNC YORK CO., S.C. — A frightening run-in at hundreds of feet in the air is exactly why Carowinds is pushing York County lawmakers to create drone restrictions. Recently a drone weaved through a coaster at the theme…Rea...
March 26th
By Alan Tovey, Industry Editor Amazon is investigating starting trials of its drone delivery service in the UK because regulations in the US are too onerous. The online retailing giant approached the Government about test flights of its Prime Air ...
March 26th
3D Robotics (3DR) wants to make it easy for developers to add custom features or create applications for their drones. The company has unveiled a free and open-source drone app development platform. DroneKit is the company’s API for drone app̷...
March 26th
by Jon Fingas The US’ national law enforcement has been using drones to help nab crooks for almost nine years, but it’s still making plenty of rookie mistakes. The Department of Justice’s Inspector General has published an audit ...
March 26th
By QUENTIN HARDY and VINDU GOEL MENLO PARK, Calif. — In classical mythology, Aquila is the eagle carrying Jupiter’s thunderbolts skyward. At Facebook, it is the code name for a high-flying drone, indicative of the social networking company’s lofty...
March 25th
Grand Forks, ND – Smart C2 is pleased to announce that Bruce Gjovig, founding Director of the UND Center for Innovation, has joined the SmartC2 Board of Advisors to provide entrepreneurial support and business advice with his unique North Dakota&#...
News from UAS VISION
March 27th
Swedish police are testing the use of drones, with a special emphasis on SWAT and possible search and rescue operations. It’s unknown how many drones the police in Sweden plan to order, but they would be used in select cases, with testing beginning ...
March 27th
Testing of the pan-European nEUron unmanned combat air vehicle demonstrator is due to move to Italy following the completion of French testing of the aircraft. Following 100 test flights by Dassault Aviation in France, during which the sensor, data-link a...
March 27th
The United States Air Force flew this B-52 Stratofortress all the way from Guam to Avalon in Australia to provide visitors to the Australian International Airshow with a chance to see this awesome aircraft flyby at speed. Once the display was done the air...
March 27th
The first Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership at Virginia Tech test flight using a fixed-wing unmanned aircraft to inspect an energy pipeline route—with a piloted chase plane following behind to ensure safety beyond the ground observers’ sight line —w...
March 27th
True believers hope they’re at the start of what’ll be a global movement, but for now they gather in fields, beaches and even car parks for fun – which involves flying drones at night, seeing what the drone sees. Illegal if it’s do...
March 26th
China’s largest mail company is set to deliver more than 1,000 packages a day by drone. S.F. Express has revealed it already has a fleet of aircraft flying 500 parcels a day to remote areas, and it is now looking to double the capacity. The all-weat...
March 26th
Austin-based ArchAerial‘s new drone mission could potentially save lives in war-torn regions that are prone to accidents and fatalities from unexploded bombs. An aerial imaging firm, ArchAerial, already employs multi-rotor aircrafts for agricultural...
March 26th
The head of a project that is developing commercial drones predicts the day will come when passenger aircraft will fly without pilots. Dave Vos, head of Google’s Project Wing, said Monday his personal view is that it’s completely doable and th...
March 26th
According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), in the period between 1985 and 2014, 60.7% of all exported unmanned aircraft in the world were produced in Israel. The United States comes second as a manufacturer of unmanned aeri...
March 26th
As civil structures become massive and high, the maintenance and inspection for the structures are getting important, however most of the conventional maintenance and inspection methods are labor-intensive. It has a problem of the large cost due to the st...