Manufacturing & Distribution

August 19, 2020

DJI Statement On Further Misleading Claims About App Security

BY DJI DJI’s products protect user data and DJI, like most software companies, continually update products as real and perceived vulnerabilities come to light. READ MORE

July 30, 2020

Airial Robotics sets out to change global commercial drone market

BY Airial Robotics Based on a new hybrid concept, Airial Robotics has created a new class of drone that clearly exceeds current industry standards in terms of flight time, payload, range and efficiency READ MORE

July 30, 2020

Workhorse Receives HVIP Eligibility from the CARB

BY Workhorse Group Inc. Workhorse Group Inc. announced that its C-Series all-electric delivery trucks have been deemed eligible for the Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project ("HVIP") program by the California Air Resources Board ("CARB"). READ MORE

July 15, 2020

Skydio Creates the New X2 Family of Drones and Autonomy Software

BY Skydio Skydio announced the upcoming availability of a new autonomous drone platform for enterprise and public sector, the Skydio X2. READ MORE

July 02, 2020

Embention and Sagetech Partner Providing Full Situation Awareness

BY Embention and Sagetech Sagetech Avionics, the world’s leading developer and manufacturer of miniature aviation transponders, today announced a partnership with Spanish company Embention, a leading supplier of critical components for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). READ MORE

July 01, 2020

2020 UAS Summit & Expo Moves to Mid-October

BY UAS Magazine 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

July 01, 2020

Parrot launches ANAFI USA: For first responders and enterprises

BY Parrot Group Parrot's next-generation drone offers 32x zoom, thermal imaging, a ruggedized airframe, and advanced data security READ MORE

June 09, 2020

Ascent Vision Technologies Receives $16M in DoD Contracts

BY Ascent Vision Technologies Ascent Vision Technologies (AVT) has been awarded over $16 million in contracts by a non-disclosed US DoD customer to deliver its innovative ground-based imaging systems. READ MORE

June 08, 2020

Union Robotics Releases Professional Grade Cleaning Wipes

BY Union Robotics Union Robotics Releases New Professional Grade Cleaning Wipes that Disinfect and Protect READ MORE

June 08, 2020

System Integrators Selected for ND's Statewide UAS BVLOS Network

BY Northern Plains UAS Test Site Three leading aviation companies have been selected to provide systems engineering and integration services to build, implement, and operate North Dakota’s statewide network for flying unmanned aircraft systems beyond visual line of sight. READ MORE

May 28, 2020

NHS Scotland Drone Delivery Trial Supports Covid-19 Response

BY Thales An NHS Scotland drone delivery trial will support the U.K.’s COVID-19 response – and help prove the case for drone delivery between remote healthcare facilities. READ MORE

May 28, 2020

Zipline, Novant Health launch emergency drone to deliver supplies

BY CNBC Zipline, Novant Health launch the first long-distance emergency drone operation in U.S. to deliver PPE and medical supplies 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

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 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

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 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 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

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 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

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