Detroit to implement UAS in first response scenarios

Detroit Aircraft and Lockheed-Martin have partnered to integrate unmanned aerial systems (UAS) into urban firefighting and first response scenarios. Jon Rimanelli restarted Detroit Aircraft three years ago and moved the company toward UAS.
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USAA files for FAA exemption to assist disaster relief efforts

The United Services Automobile Association petitioned the Federal Aviation Administration for an exemption that would allow the testing of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to be used in catastrophic events.
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NASA, Fish and Wildlife to use UAS for forest fire detection

NASA is teaming up with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on a project using unmanned aerial systems to detect brush and forest fires in the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge on the Virginia-North Carolina border.
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SenseFly unveils triple-view capable UAV

senseFly, a Parrot company, recently introduced eXom, a rotary drone that offers a TripleView camera head, five vision sensor and an extra security of automated proximity warnings and shock-absorbent carbon fiber shrouding to protect the aircraft.
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UAS manufacturer uses PTC software to cut development time

FourthWing, a designer and manufacturer of small unmanned aerial systems, credits PTC's Creo software with significantly reducing development time for its new designs.
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North Carolina State University receives COA for Drone use

Students at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina, have been designing and building drones since 1981 and are now able to fly them under recent certificates of authorizations granted by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration.
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Industry Events

RoboBusiness

October 15-17, 2014
Hynes Convention Center
Boston, Massachusetts

Unmanned Systems Canada

November 4-6, 2014
Fairmont Queen Elizabeth
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

AUVSI's Unmanned Systems Program Review 2014

November 4-6, 2014
The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner
McLean, Virginia

ICUAS'15

June 9-12, 2015
Denver Marriott Tech Center
Denver, Colorado





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