Operations

May 31, 2022

uAvionix Demonstrates Transfer Between LTE and C-band Radios

BY uAvionix uAvionix successfully demonstrates transfer of Command & Non-Payload Control between LTE and C-band radios using its new Link Executive Manager. READ MORE

May 24, 2022

UAF Makes Alaska's First Large Drone Flight from Int'l Airport

BY Rod Boyce University of Alaska Fairbanks makes Alaska's first large drone flight fro Fairbanks International Airport. READ MORE

May 24, 2022

Volatus Group BVLOS Waiver Approved for Censys Sentaero

BY Volatus Group, LLC Volatus Group's UAS training center request to conduct Beyond Visual Line of Site (BVLOS) operations and training at the Pendleton UAS range was approved via a waiver granted by the FAA. READ MORE

May 19, 2022

12,000 Delivery Drones for World's Largest Commercial Deployment

BY Wingcopter Wingcopter and Continental Drones Ltd. have signed a partnership agreement to help establish drone-based delivery networks with thousands of Wingcopter drones across the African continent. READ MORE

May 17, 2022

GA-ASI Continues to Focus on Canada

BY General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. announced that they have opened a new office in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and appointed Michel Lalumiere as International Strategic Development director for Canada. READ MORE

May 11, 2022

FAA Approves Airworthiness Criteria for Wingcopter

BY Wingcopter Wingcopter announces that the Federal Aviation Administration has issued a Special Class Airworthiness Criteria for the Wingcopter 198 US unmanned aircraft. READ MORE

May 09, 2022

319th SFS Tests Small UAS Capabilities, Seeks Innovation

BY U.S. Air Force, Senior Airman Ashley Richards The Grand Forks Air Force Base, 319th Security Forces Squadron attended a small unmanned aircraft system flight training course at the University of North Dakota to test small UAS capabilities and seek innovation. READ MORE

May 04, 2022

Nocturne Drones Announces Cooperation with Dedrone

BY Dedrone Nocturne Drones announces cooperation with Dedrone and expands its portfolio in drone defense systems. READ MORE

April 27, 2022

Two Leading UAS Centers Enter Cooperative Agreement

BY Near Space Corporation Near Space Corporation (Tillamook UAS) and UAS Denmark Test Center enter cooperative agreement to allow their customers to easily transition their validation testing and demonstration flights between EU and United States. READ MORE

April 27, 2022

AeroVironment, Inc. Demonstrates Multi-Domain Unmanned Systems

BY AeroVironment, Inc. Aerovironment announced the successful maritime demonstration of Interoperability to Interchangeability operations by the U.S. Navy and Royal Navy using AeroVironment’s Puma™ 3 AE small unmanned aircraft systems. READ MORE

April 27, 2022

North Dakota Utilizes UAS Network to Assist in Disaster Recovery

BY Northern Plains UAS Test Site After severe weather brought blizzard conditions, heavy snow and ice to western North Dakota, the state enlisted unmanned aircraft systems technologies to restore services to residents and assist recovery efforts. READ MORE

April 27, 2022

UPS Foundation Partners with Swoop Aero and VillageReach

BY Swoop Aero UPS Foundation partners with Swoop Aero and VillageReach to progressively scale up drone operations across Malawi. READ MORE

April 25, 2022

Aurora Tests Improved MIDAS Counter-UAS System

BY Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing Company Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing Company, completed a project to advance the capabilities of its Modular Intercept Drone Avionics Set (MIDAS) counter-unmanned aircraft system. READ MORE

April 25, 2022

DARTdrones Donates Training Classes to Wings for Val Foundation

BY DARTdrones DARTdrones donates training classes to Wings for Val Foundation scholarship winners. READ MORE

April 22, 2022

Swoop Aero and VillageReach Scale Up Operations in Mozambique

BY Swoop Aero The National Health Institute (INS), the Health Sector of Inhambane, VillageReach and Swoop Aero started the second phase of the study for the use of drones to transport laboratory samples for infectious diseases. READ MORE

April 22, 2022

Northwest UAV NW-44 Engine Supports Elbit's Skylark 3 Hybrid

BY Northwest UAV Northwest UAV NW-44 multi-fuel engine supports Elbit's Skylark 3 Hybrid during a demonstration for the United Kingdom Royal Air Force (RAF). READ MORE

April 21, 2022

NUAIR Partners with CAL Analytics and FAA

BY NUAIR NUAIR partners with CAL Analytics and FAA to develop methods for certifying detect and avoid services for drone operations. READ MORE

April 19, 2022

Hoverfly Technologies Elevates Kevin S. Cochie to CSO

BY Hoverfly Technologies Hoverfly Technologies Inc. promoted Kevin S. Cochie to Chief Strategy Officer. READ MORE

April 19, 2022

Dedrone Delivers First Mobile AI-Powered Drone Detection Unit

BY Dedrone Dedrone announced the launch of its portable detection unit, DroneRapidResponse. READ MORE

April 15, 2022

RNLAF to Begin MQ-9 Operations in Curacao

BY General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. The Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) will being MQ-9 operations in Curacao. READ MORE

April 06, 2022

Iris Automation Receives Second FAA BVLOS Waiver

BY Iris Automation Iris Automation has been granted a second waiver for Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) autonomous operations on behalf of the City of Reno. READ MORE

April 05, 2022

Gray Eagle Extended Range UAS Upgraded for Multi-Domain Ops

BY General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. GA-ASI began the first installation of factory upgrades to a Gray Eagle-Extended Range Unmanned Aircraft System to enhance its capabilities to support Multi-Domain Operations. READ MORE

March 30, 2022

German Airways and Wingcopter Collaborate on Offshore Deliveries

BY Wingcopter German Airways and Wingcopter agree to cooperate and drive use of drones with offshore deliveries. READ MORE

March 30, 2022

GA-ASI Completes New Set of UAS Detect and Avoid Flights for FAA

BY General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) recently completed a series of test flights for the FAA to demonstrate mature Detect and Avoid (DAA) technology for Unmanned Aircraft systems. READ MORE

March 23, 2022

Terra Drone Raises $70 Million in Series B Funding

BY Terra Drone Corporation Terra Drone Raises $70 Million in Series B Funding to Accelerate Growth and Worldwide Adoption of Unmanned Aircraft System Traffic Management (UTM) and Urban Air Mobility (UAM) solutions. READ MORE

March 21, 2022

Northwest UAV Teams with Elbit Systems

BY Northwest UAV Northwest UAV Teams with Elbit Systems to Debut the NW-44 MultiFuel Engine on the SkylarkTM 3 Hybrid READ MORE

March 16, 2022

Pierce Aerospace Signs Agreement with US Navy

BY Pierce Aerospace Pierce Aerospace Signs Agreement with US Navy; Conducts Maritime Remote ID Experiments while Integrating with the US Air Force COPERS C2 System during Thunderstorm 2021. READ MORE

March 16, 2022

Verizon Robotics selects Pendleton Range to Advance Robotics

BY Verizon Verizon Robotics selects Pendleton Range to advance robotics proofs of concept. READ MORE

March 16, 2022

Northrop Grumman Completes Flight of Japan’s RQ-4B Global Hawk

BY Northrop Grumman Corporation Northrop Grumman Completes Ferry Flight of Japan’s RQ-4B Global Hawk READ MORE

February 23, 2022

Censys Technologies & Soaring Eagle Receive 12-Mile BVLOS Waiver

BY Iapetus Holdings LLC Censys Technologies and Soaring Eagle Technologies secured a 12-mile BVLOS waiver from the FAA for the Sentaro BVLOS aircraft manufactured by Censys Technologies. READ MORE