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June 21, 2017

World View, KFC to send sandwich to the edge of space

BY Patrick C. MillerFound In:Operations, Engineering & Design, PayloadThere's no rule against combining the testing of UAS technology with fast-food marketing. That's what brought together World View's balloon-borne Stratollite system and KFC's Zinger chicken sandwich as they both head to the edge of space this week. READ MORE

June 21, 2017

Kespry enters insurance sector with new drone platform features

BY Patrick C. MillerFound In:Manufacturing & Distribution, Operations, Engineering & Design, PayloadCalifornia-based Kespry has added features to its enterprise drone platform to assist insurance claims adjusters. The company's new cloud platform can now automatically identify hail damage to roofs, resulting in improved service for policyholders. READ MORE

June 21, 2017

MIT Engineers unveil drone that can fly for 5 days

BY MIT Found In:Engineering & DesignA team of MIT engineers has come up with a much less expensive UAV design that can hover for longer durations to provide wide-ranging communications support. The researchers designed, built, and tested a UAV resembling a thin glider. READ MORE

June 21, 2017

Hangar space, testing advances UAV taxi development in Oregon

BY Luke GeiverFound In:Engineering & DesignA 9,600 square foot hangar space operated by SOAR Oregon is now open and ready to house a unique unmanned aircraft vehicle that Airbus believes could be the future of urban air mobility. READ MORE

June 21, 2017

UAS Organizations Raise Concern Over Jurisdiction of US Airspace

BY Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International Found In:Policy & RegulationThe Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International and 13 other organizations have sent a letter to members of Congress urging them to consider the potential consequences related to legislation regarding the NAS. READ MORE

INDUSTRY EVENTS

2017 UAS Summit & Expo

August 21-23, 2017
Alerus Center
Grand Forks, North Dakota

Sensors Expo

June 27-29, 2017
McEnery Convention Center
San Jose, California

InterDrone

September 6-8, 2017
Rio Hotel
Las Vegas, Nevada

Drone World Expo®

October 3-4, 2017
San Jose McEnery Convention Center
San Jose, California

Applanix Workshop on Direct Georeferencing for Airborne Mapping and Surveying

October 12-12, 2017
Marriott San Francisco Airport Waterfront
San Francisco, California

Commercial UAV Expo Americas

October 24-26, 2017
The Westgate Resort
Las Vegas, Nevada

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