Federal UAS program offers potential beyond fighting wildfires


A UAS expert says that a new federal R&D program established by Congress to integrate drones into wildfire fighting operations could lead to broader UAS applications and regulations for their use during emergency situations.
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Flirtey and Reno receive FAA approval for BVLOS drone delivery


The FAA has approved BVLOS flights for the city of Reno, Nevada, and Flirtey, its partner in the UAS Integration Pilot Program. Flirtey will use its latest drone to deliver emergency defibrillators to heart attack victims.
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Kaman developing next generation of optionally-manned K-MAX


Work is underway at Kaman Aerospace Group in Connecticut on the next generation of the optionally-manned K-MAX helicopter. Updated unmanned systems kits will be available for new and existing K-MAX helicopters beginning next year.
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BVLOS oil and gas inspections conducted in Nigeria


The combination of professional drone pilots, situational awareness software, a long-range UAS and regulatory supervision enabled Aerial Robotix to demonstrate its BVLOS inspection capabilities for the oil and gas industry in Nigeria.
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Echodyne counter-UAS radar selected by Black Sage Technologies


Echodyne's counter-drone EchoGuard radar has been selected by Black Sage Technologies as the preferred radar sensor for its mid-range counter-UAS security solutions. The radar cues other sensors to identify and potentially mitigate drone intruders.
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Former Insitu CEO picked to lead Arizona-based World View


Ryan Hartman, former Insitu CEO, has been selected to lead World View, a company based in Arizona that specializes in advanced stratospheric balloons controlled by UAS technology. He is expected to lead the company into commercial operations.
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DoD Unmanned Systems Summit

March 13-14, 2019
Mary M Gates Learning Center
Alexandria, Virginia

Commercial UAV Expo Europe

April 8-10, 2019
RAI Amsterdam
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

UAV Remote Sensing 2019

May 16-16, 2019
Convene
Washington, DC

Sensors Expo & Conference

June 25-27, 2019
McEnery Convention Center
San Jose, California

2019 UAS Summit & Expo

August 27-28, 2019
Alerus Center
Grand Forks, North Dakota





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