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March 25, 2020

ND Sen, UAS test team working with FAA on drone delivery waiver

BY Luke GeiverThe leading unmanned aircraft system test range in the U.S. may be increasing its support and help in making near-term drone deliveries to areas in urgent need of supplies a reality. READ MORE

March 25, 2020

1-ton drone delivery glider could provide COVID relief

BY Yates Electrospace Corp. Yates Electrospace Corp. has announced the launch of a civilian subsidiary, AVIUS Air Delivery, to provide immediate air response for humanitarian relief efforts, natural disasters and pandemics to areas in need of critical supplies. READ MORE

March 24, 2020

UPS chooses another drone maker for delivery fleet

BY UPS Flight Forward UPS has chosen another drone tech provider to help it further develop UAV-based deliveries. With Wingcopter, UPS has chosen a vertical take off and landing developer that can also perform beyond visual line of sight flights. READ MORE

March 23, 2020

Italian drone dealer creates delivery box for swabs, COVID meds

BY Elite Consulting Inc. The Italian company Elite Consulting, a DJI Enterprise Dealer since 2008, has designed a box suitable for the transport of swabs and small medicines with the DJI Matrice 200 drone in Italy. READ MORE

March 20, 2020

Drone-based image specialist earns USAF small business contract

BY Aerial Applications Aerial Applications, a software company specializing in GPU-accelerated data processing of drone imagery to make maps, was today awarded the US Air Force Small Business Innovation Research fund. Verizon will also work with Aerial Applications. READ MORE

March 19, 2020

Aerovironment, Draganfly team up to distribute drones to markets

BY AeroVironment Inc. AeroVironment Inc., and Draganfly are preparing for a busy commercial drone season. Through a new partnership, the major unmanned aircraft systems developers will work together to distribute the Quantix Mapper System. READ MORE

March 11, 2020

Leading UAS industry event dates announced

BY John Nelson Produced by UAS Magazine, the UAS Summit will provide attendees with a comprehensive overview of the current state of the unmanned aircraft systems industry. READ MORE

March 11, 2020

Behind the scenes of a Chinese drone maker operation during COVID

BY XAG The Chinese agriculture technology company XAG is one of the first companies obtaining work resumption approval from government. Five key measures have been strictly put in place to ensure that work resumes orderly without compromising the efforts. READ MORE

March 10, 2020

Canadian UAS service provider acquires RoBird drone tech

BY AERIUM Analytics AERIUM Analytics has acquired the technology and intellectual property (IP) portfolio from Clear Flight Solutions, including the RoBird technology, a small unmanned aircraft vehicle that mimics the look and flapping flight of a bird. READ MORE

March 10, 2020

Drone developer Volansi hires former Amazon Prime Air leader

BY Volansi Inc. Volansi Inc., an on-demand drone delivery service, has hired Daniel Buchmueller as Chief Technology Officer. Buchmueller, a pioneering force within the drone delivery industry, will spearhead engineering at Volansi. READ MORE

March 09, 2020

Drone researchers create microchip to mimic flight of fruit fly

BY National Tsing Hua University Intrigued by the fruit fly’s uncanny ability to avoid obstacles, Tang figured that it might be possible to replicate the optical nerve of this tiny insect and adapt it to AI applications. READ MORE

March 09, 2020

Spain drone developer breaks flight endurance record

BY Luke GeiverA hybrid multirotor developed by Spain-based Quaternium has set a flight time record of eight hours and ten minutes. The system used electric batteries and a two-stroke engine. READ MORE

February 26, 2020

UK firms partner on China-free drone platforms

BY Luke GeiverWorkswell, a UK-based designer and manufacturer of stationary, R&D and UAV thermal imaging cameras, solutions and systems, is renewing its partnership with Acecore Technologies, a market leading drone developer. READ MORE

February 26, 2020

New pre-flight system reveals best drone data capture options

BY SOARIZON The partnership will provide SOARIZON customers with pre-flight consultancy on the best methodologies for data acquisition, as well as first class post processing capability that far surpasses the current go-to systems that utilize cloud processing. READ MORE

February 26, 2020

NAV Canada signs strategic deal to help manage drones

BY NAV CANADA NAV CANADA has entered into an agreement with Unifly, a strategic technology partner, in the deployment of a national system that provides digital services for safely operating and managing drones in the Canadian airspace. READ MORE

February 26, 2020

Global safety tech provider launches drone livestream for law

BY Axon Axon, the global leader in connected public safety technologies, has announced a new drone piloting and livestreaming application that allows law enforcement to livestream critical data directly into digital evidence management systems. READ MORE

February 26, 2020

Collins Aerospace, NASA embark on final phase of UAV command link

BY Collins Aerospace Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., is entering the final stages of a nine-year project with NASA to enable unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to operate safely in the National Airspace. READ MORE

February 26, 2020

ASTM, FAA, UAS industry pushing remote ID options

BY Luke GeiverThe U.S Federal Aviation Administration's newly released proposal for unmanned aircraft systems remote identification has drawn mixed reviews from major industry stakeholders. Most stakeholders are looking to ASTM standards. READ MORE

February 12, 2020

Reality show to highlight role of drones in difficult survey ops

BY MicroDrone "Down to Earth," a new reality series, reveals the challenges and hazards that professional surveyors face while out in the field. The series, sponsored by MicroDrones, shows how challenging survey operations can be overcome by drones. READ MORE

February 12, 2020

Chinese ag-drone spayer maker helping with coronavirus

BY Luke GeiverAn agricultural-focused drone platform and systems developer from China has shifted its focus to helping stop the spread of Covid19, the novel coronavirus that has caused a global health emergency. READ MORE

February 12, 2020

SkyGrid now gives drone pilots hyper local weather

BY SkyGrid SkyGrid, a Boeing, SparkCognition company, has announced it is integrating multiple data layers, including hyper-local weather data, into its aerial operating system to enable safer drone operations. READ MORE

February 12, 2020

Drone delivery firm Flirtey gains crucial safety patent

BY Luke GeiverLess than a month after releasing a new video detailing a Flirtey drone delivery operation, the innovative unmanned aircraft systems company has announced the receipt of a crucial new patent. READ MORE

February 12, 2020

New payload will make stratosphere drone flights possible

BY Loon Alphabet's Loon LLC and HAPSMobile Inc. have announced the development of a communications payload for HAWK30, a solar-powered unmanned aircraft system designed to fly in the stratosphere. READ MORE

February 05, 2020

Xcel Energy, eSmart, drone maker partner on AI-powered system

BY eSmart Systems ESmart Systems, Xcel Energy and EDM International have announced the first phase of a strategic initiative to deploy AI-based collaborative intelligence for 3,300 miles of Xcel's transmission lines. READ MORE

January 29, 2020

Mobile modem maker, communications provider partner for drones

BY SqwaQ Assayer, a Master Agent specializing in mobile and wireline telecommunications, announced that it has signed a Channel Partner Distribution Agreement with SqwaQ. READ MORE

January 29, 2020

K-MAX offering new commercial UAV kits

BY Luke GeiverA rugged low-maintenance aircraft optimized for external load operations that was first certified in 1994 is once again impacting the aviation market. Kaman Corp. announced this month it has developed a new, commercial UAS kit for the entire U.S. READ MORE

January 28, 2020

Yates to unveil cargo drone with 48-foot wingspan

BY Yates Electrospace Corp. Yates Electrospace Corp., whose Silent Arrow platform is bringing disruptive innovation to the heavy payload, unmanned cargo delivery market, has announced the design completion and specifications of massive cargo delivery drone. READ MORE

January 24, 2020

Syniverse, AiRXOS unveil new drone communication network

BY Syniverse Technology innovators Syniverse and AiRXOS, a wholly owned subsidiary of GE Aviation, are working together to protect the skies by providing a communications infrastructure. READ MORE

January 21, 2020

Deloitte, San Diego children's hospital to test drone delivery

BY Deloitte The plan calls for avoiding ground traffic delays by deploying UAS to fly genomic testing specimens to the lab to get results back to acutely ill babies and children more quickly. READ MORE

January 16, 2020

Idaho researchers work to show promise of drones and fruit trees

BY Luke GeiverA team of researchers from the University of Idaho has created a list denoting the most promising ways drones can be used at tree nurseries. The list, along with other outreach is part of their work to educate growers on the promise of drones. READ MORE

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