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February 08, 2023

Introducing Usage-Based Drone Insurance App, AirModo

BY AirModo AirModo is a new instant drone insurance app that allows unmanned aircraft systems operators to purchase either hourly or annual policies to suit their growing business or hobby. READ MORE

February 08, 2023

Gadkari unveils advanced drone air traffic management system

BY IANS Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari unveiled Skye UTM, touted as the most cutting-edge unmanned traffic management system in the world, which is capable of handling 4,000 flights per hour and 96,000 flights per day. READ MORE

February 08, 2023

US Embassy in India Visits Indian Navy Station

BY General Atomics The Indian Navy has been operating General Atomics manufactured MQ-9 Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems under lease for over two years. Recently, Senior Staff from the U.S. Embassy of India visited the operating location. READ MORE

February 08, 2023

Percepto Achieves Regulatory Breakthrough

BY Percepto Percepto announced a first-of-its-kind exemption denial from the FAA. This denial allows Percepto to operate UAS BVLOS without humans onsite, eliminating an exemption process that has been required to enable remote pre-flight check under Part 107. READ MORE

February 08, 2023

GA-ASI Flight Tests LEO SATCOM on MQ-9A

BY General Atomics General Atomics and the Air National Guard, with joint support from the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Air Force, flight tested an MQ-9A remotely piloted aircraft equipped with a Low Earth Orbit satellite communications Command and Control system. READ MORE

February 08, 2023

Ohio University receives grant to study unmanned aircraft use

BY Gabriel Scotto, WOUB Public Media Ohio University has been awarded a grant to investigate using unmanned aircraft in Appalachian Ohio for applications such as delivering packages to homes and transporting patients to hospitals and travelers to airports. READ MORE

February 08, 2023

GA-ASI Selected to Build OBSS for AFRL

BY General Atomics General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. will manufacture and perform demonstration flights of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s unmanned Off-Board Sensing Station aircraft. READ MORE

February 08, 2023

Textron Systems' Aerosonde UAS takes first Maritime Flight

BY Textron Systems Textron Systems Corporation announced that the Aerosonde® Unmanned Aircraft System aboard the USS Miguel Keith, designated ESB 5, took its first operational flight. READ MORE

February 02, 2023

UAV Navigation-Grupo Oesía Releases The GHU-100

BY UAV Navigation UAV Navigation-Grupo Oesía has developed the GHU-100, the new ground control hub unit that helps platform manufacturers connect multiple ground devices (PC, datalinks, joysticks, etc.) and form a single network segment. READ MORE

February 02, 2023

GA-ASI's Eaglet Takes Its First Flight

BY General Atomics General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. flew a new survivable Air-Launched Effect for the first time as part of a flight demonstration based out of the Dugway Proving Grounds, Utah, on Dec. 8, 2022. READ MORE

February 02, 2023

Highlander Partners Announces the Acquisition of Black Sage Tech

BY Highlander Partners Highlander Partners announced the acquisition of Black Sage Technologies from Acorn Growth Companies. Black Sage is an industry-leading multi-mission platform provider of C-UAS and security solutions. READ MORE

February 02, 2023

Sky Eye Systems Signs Contract with Army for Rapier X-25 UAV

BY Sky Eye Systems Sky Eye Systems Srl in December 2022 signed with the General Secretariat of Defence, National Directorate of Aeronautical Armaments and Airworthiness the Contract for the supply of Rapier X-25 UAV systems to all "Italian Army." READ MORE

February 02, 2023

UPDATE to the Blue UAS 2.0 Cleared List

BY Defense Innovation Unit The Defense Innovation Unit and the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition & Sustainment are unveiling the first companies that have passed the vetting required for onboarding policy-compliant, commercial sUAS into the DoD. READ MORE

February 02, 2023

Pyka Unveils World’s Largest Autonomous Electric Cargo Airplane

BY Pyka Pyka unveiled the latest addition to its fleet of purpose-built industrial aircraft; the Pelican Cargo. Featuring unprecedented payload and range capabilities, is the first autonomous vehicle of its class. READ MORE

February 02, 2023

FlightOps Powers First Multi-Drone BVLOS Missions in Urban Area

BY FlightOps FlightOps Ltd., a multi-drone operating system, recently partnered with drone operator FlyTech IL to deploy the world’s first multiple drone operations in an urban area. READ MORE

January 25, 2023

HevenDrones Named “Most Disruptive Hydrogen Mobility” Company

BY HevenDrones HevenDrones, a leader in the development and commercialization of actionable drones, announced on January 25th its selection by the Monaco Hydrogen Alliance as the company with the most disruptive potential in the field of hydrogen mobility. READ MORE

January 24, 2023

MightyFly Unveils Second-Generation eVTOL

BY MightyFly Autonomous cargo transport company receives FAA Certificate of Authorization for long-range flight, will begin testing its last-mile and middle-mile logistics service READ MORE

January 24, 2023

U.S. Army Awards Epirus $66.1M for Leonidas Directed System

BY Epirus Epirus announced on Jan a $66.1 million contract award from the U.S. Army's Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office in support of the Indirect Fire Protection Capability-High-Power Microwave Program. READ MORE

January 24, 2023

FlightWave Edge 130 VTOL Added to Blue UAS Cleared List

BY FlightWave FlightWave Aerospace on January 18th announced completion of the process to receive an Authority To Operate designation under the DoD Defense Innovation Unit’s Blue sUAS 2.0 Program. READ MORE

January 19, 2023

G4S selects Dedrone to bring airspace security to 50 countries

BY Dedrone Dedrone announced that it has entered a partnership with G4S. G4S will now offer Dedrone’s command and control drone detection, tracking and identification solution suite to its customers in more than 50 countries across EMEA. READ MORE

January 19, 2023

Turkey's Baykar to deliver drones to Kuwait in $370 million deal

BY Baykar Turkey is set to deliver an undisclosed number of armed drones to Kuwait in a contract worth $370 million, Turkish defense firm Baykar said on Wednesday, January 18th. READ MORE

January 19, 2023

XTEND awarded $20M contract for multi-drone operating system

BY XTEND XTEND has been awarded a $20M contract by Israel Ministry of Defense, for the development and supply of a first-of-its-kind multi-drone operating system. READ MORE

January 19, 2023

Atmos expands payload options and integrates the Sony α7R series

BY Atmos Atmos, the Dutch drone manufacturer that develops high-end VTOL fixed-wing drones for surveying and mapping applications, integrates the Sony α7R mark III and IV cameras, and increases the coverage and accuracy achieved in a single flight. READ MORE

January 17, 2023

Volatus accelerates growth with Airial Robotic partnership

BY Volatus Aerospace Volatus Aerospace Corp. announced that it has entered into an exclusive agreement to help manufacture, market and distribute Airial Robotics’ next generation of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles under the Volatus Aerospace brand and its subsidiaries. READ MORE

January 17, 2023

Percepto approved to deploy BVLOS drones for remote operations

BY Percepto Percepto announced that the FAA has allowed operators to use Percepto’s drone-in-a-box solution to perform highly automated Beyond Visual Line of Sight inspection and monitoring operations at a large Texas solar power plant. READ MORE

January 12, 2023

Northrop Grumman, NASA to shape future integration of UAS

BY Northrop Grumman Northrop Grumman Corporation is collaborating with NASA to develop and test solutions for integrating large, uncrewed aircraft systems into the National Airspace System. READ MORE

January 12, 2023

U-SCUAR Strategic Project to Enable SAIL IV Operations

BY UAV Navigation The U-SCUAR consortium was born with the objective of undertaking advanced research in the field of unmanned systems, in order to comply with the requirements of European regulations on UAS. READ MORE

January 12, 2023

GA-ASI Flies Multiple Missions Using AI Pilots

BY General Atomics GA-ASI further advanced its Collaborative Combat Aircraft ecosystem by flying three unique missions with artificially intelligent pilots on an operationally relevant Open Mission System software stack. READ MORE

January 12, 2023

Lobo Leasing and Air Taurus enter LOI to lease unmanned aircraft

BY Lobo Leasing Lobo Leasing and Air Taurus Limited have entered into a letter of intent to lease five Pipistrel Nuuva V300 hVTOL unmanned cargo aircraft. The companies will cooperate in developing a leasing model for the new asset class. READ MORE

January 11, 2023

Pierce Aerospace Announces Partnership with Skye Air Mobility

BY Pierce Aerospace The partnership brings Pierce Aerospace's Flight Portal ID UAS Technologies as an integrated Remote ID solution with Skye Air Mobility's drone delivery platforms and Skye UTM starting in 2023. READ MORE

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