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May 07, 2020

Philipp Senn Named Chief Technology Officer at AVT Australia

BY AVT Australia AVT Australia, the APAC division of Ascent Vision Technologies (AVT), is pleased to announce that Philipp Senn has been appointed Chief Technology Officer (CTO). READ MORE

May 05, 2020

Ascent Vision Technologies Announces New CUAS System Release

BY Ascent Vision Technologies Ascent Vision Technologies (AVT) has released the latest variant of the eXpeditionary Mobile Air Defense Integrated System (X-MADIS), offering next-generation portable, on-the-move counter sUAS capabilities. READ MORE

May 05, 2020

Liteye Expands with Raytheon Missiles & Defense’s Phaser

BY Liteye Systems, Inc. Liteye has provided Raytheon Missiles & Defense in Albuquerque NM, a purpose-built system to visually identify, target and cue Raytheon Missiles & Defense’s Phaser™ High Powered Microwave system to an intended target. READ MORE

May 01, 2020

First drone flight carrying coronavirus patient sample in Estonia

BY Andrew Whyte err.ee A drone was used for conveying a coronavirus sample from Estonia's second-largest island, Hiiumaa, for testing in Tallinn, for the first time. READ MORE

May 01, 2020

Flytrex launches drone delivery service in North Dakota

BY Kyle Wiggers, VB Flytrex today announced the launch of a drone delivery service in Grand Forks, North Dakota. READ MORE

April 22, 2020

ND UAS Coalition runs COVID-19 spray, delivery program

BY SkySkopes UAS missions have been successfully executed over the last week involving drone spraying of playgrounds, delivery of medical supplies and temperature readings via payload sensors. READ MORE

April 20, 2020

Swift Tactical aligns with radio provider to support drone work

BY Swift Engineering Swift Tactical Systems, a subsidiary of Swift Engineering, and Silvus Technologies have entered into a strategic alliance. This collaboration combines Swift's world-class unmanned aircraft systems with radio technology from Silvus. READ MORE

April 20, 2020

General Atomics, affiliates develop COVID-19 tests, PPE, vents

BY General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. At GA facilities in San Diego and across the country, test kit development, 3D printing of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and ventilator component manufacturing are underway. READ MORE

April 08, 2020

UAS standards roadmap makers issues call for comments

BY American National Standards Institute Issues addressed in the roadmap encompass airworthiness; flight operations; personnel training, qualifications, and certification; infrastructure inspections, environmental applications, commercial services, workplace safety, and public safety. READ MORE

April 08, 2020

How specialized drones could detect COVID-19 at crucial places

BY Luke GeiverThe Vital Intelligence Project is a health and respiratory monitoring platform involving utilizing new and existing camera networks as well as UAVs and RPAS being immediately commercialized for health monitoring and detection of infectious diseases. READ MORE

April 08, 2020

Above SoCal, NASA and GA fly SkyGuardian to prove UAS ability

BY General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. NASA’s goal to help accelerate routine UAS operations into the national airspace has moved one step closer with this successful flight demo, according to NASA officials. READ MORE

April 08, 2020

COVID fighting drones can spray down arenas, stadiums

BY Luke Geiver A Louisiana-based environmental service solution company is turning its attention away from oil spills and hazardous waste cleaning to large indoor spaces like arenas and stadiums. READ MORE

April 08, 2020

Iris unveils hardware, software for BVLOS flights

BY Iris Automation Iris Automation has launched Casia 360, the first onboard detect-and-avoid (DAA) solution with a 360-degree radial field of view to enable commercial Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) operation. READ MORE

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