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August 30, 2022

NUAIR & DHSES Hold 2022 NYS Public Safety UAS Summit

BY NUAIR NUAIR and the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services held their fourth annual New York State Public Safety UAS Summit designed specifically for New York State, public safety officials. READ MORE

August 30, 2022

Volatus Aerospace Awarded Canada's First BVLOS Certification

BY FlightOps Using the FlightOps, Ltd. multi-drone operating system, Volatus Aerospace is the first company in Canada to receive a Beyond Visual Line of Sight Special Flight Operations Certificate. READ MORE

August 30, 2022

Northrop Grumman’s RQ-4 RangeHawks Embark on New Mission

BY Northrop Grumman Corporation Northrop Grumman Corporation's RQ-4 RangeHawk is poised to support the SkyRange program's U.S. hypersonic missile flight test from its Grand Sky facility near Grand Forks, North Dakota. READ MORE

August 23, 2022

AeroVironment Releases Corporate Social Responsibility Report

BY AeroVironment, Inc. AeroVironment, Inc. announced on August 23, 2022 the publication of its inaugural Corporate Social Responsibility report, detailing the company's environmental, social and governance achievements to date and other commitments. READ MORE

August 22, 2022

2022 UAS/AAM Industry DEI Survey Survey Has Launched

BY Women and Drones Women and Drones, P3 Tech Consulting and the Diversity Development Network of Canada announced the launch of the 2022 Uncrewed Aircraft Systems/Advanced Air Mobility Industry Diversity, Equity and Inclusion survey. READ MORE

August 22, 2022

Nordic Unmanned Opens North American Office

BY Nordic Unmanned Nordic Unmanned opens a North American office headed by seasoned industry veteran, Timothy Tenne, to expand its business in the world's largest and fastest-growing drone market. READ MORE

August 19, 2022

U.S. Army Selects AeroVironment JUMP 20 Medium UAS for FTUAS

BY AeroVironment, Inc. AeroVironment, Inc. announced on August 19, 2022 it received an Other Transaction Agreement award by the U.S. Army for Increment 1 of the Future Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (FTUAS) program. READ MORE

August 18, 2022

GA-ASI Tests PT6 E-Series Engine from Pratt and Whitney on MQ-9B

BY General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. On July 29, 2022 GA-ASI tested a PT6 E-Series model turboprop engine from Pratt & Whitney Canada on GA-ASI's MQ-9B Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA). READ MORE

August 17, 2022

AeroVironment Acquires Planck Aerosystems

BY AeroVironment, Inc. AeroVironment, Inc. announced on August 17, 2022 it has acquired Planck Aerosystems, Inc. a leading provider of advanced unmanned aircraft navigation solutions. READ MORE

August 09, 2022

Reventec Sensor Adopted by Maritime Surveillance UAS

BY Reventec Reventec fuel measurement sensors adopted by Alpha Unmanned Systems, uncrewed aerial helicopters for maritime surveillance. READ MORE

August 02, 2022

Vigilant Aerospace Supports RIMPAC 22 Exercise with FlightHorizon

BY Vigilant Aerospace Systems Vigilant Aerospace announced on August, 2, 2022 it has provided a demonstration FlightHorizon COMMANDER airspace management system to the US Air Force in support of the RIMPAC 2022 exercise. READ MORE

August 02, 2022

Road to Using Drones and Rovers on Mars Begins on Active Volcano

BY Skypersonic Skypersonic has validated its software and hardware on Mt. Etna, an active volcano in Sicily where the landscape is similar to Martian geology. READ MORE

July 27, 2022

Preliminary Agenda Announced for 2022 UAS Summit & Expo

BY BBI International The agenda for the 2022 UAS Summit & Expo taking place October 4-5, in Grand Forks, North Dakota is announced. READ MORE

July 22, 2022

UAF Crew, Unmanned Aircraft Help Protect Endangered Right Whales

BY Rod BoyceThe Alaska Center for UAS Integration helped prevent endangered North Atlantic right whales from colliding with vessels in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. READ MORE

July 21, 2022

Embention Receives Investment from Axon Partners

BY Embention Embention receives investment from Axon Partners to strengthen its growth. READ MORE

July 21, 2022

Swoop Aero Joins Forces with FAA and CASA

BY Swoop Aero Swoop Aero, the FAA and CASA are undertaking a joint Remotely Piloted Aircraft certification project. READ MORE

July 20, 2022

Medical Lab Tests Delivered via Drone Using FlightOps OS

BY FlightOps FlightOps Ltd. utilized its software to control drones that safely sent medical laboratory tests between hospitals while maintaining the quality of the samples. READ MORE

July 19, 2022

DroneUp Announces Third Hub Opening in Arkansas

BY DroneUp DroneUp announced on July 19, 2022 the opening of a third location in their multi-site commercial drone delivery efforts in Rogers, Arkansas. READ MORE

July 19, 2022

Dronedek Announces Partnership with Joule Case

BY Dronedek Drondek announced on July 19, 2022 a partnership with Joule Case to provide reliable, emissions-free battery power for its smart mailboxes. READ MORE

July 18, 2022

The sky’s the limit for Project HADO®

BY Operational Solutions Limited Project HADO® will create an overarching enterprise to enable autonomous drone operations in busy environments such as city centres and airports. READ MORE

July 18, 2022

Cursir Presents on NAVAID Flight Inspection Drones

BY Cursir Cursir presented additional papers on NAVAID flight inspection drones at IFIS 2022. READ MORE

July 18, 2022

UK Gov't Gives Green Light for World's Largest Drone Superhighway

BY Altitude Angel UK Government announced on July 18, 2022 it has given the go-ahead to for the world's largest and longest network of drone superhighways to be built in the UK,. READ MORE

July 15, 2022

GA-ASI Welcomes New SkyGuardian Mission Trainer to FTTC

BY General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. The first MQ-9B SkyGuardian® Mission Trainer has been delivered to the Flight Test and Training Center in Grand Forks, North Dakota, owned and operated by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. READ MORE

July 13, 2022

UAS in Firefighting: How They Can Help Keep the Environment Safe

BY UAV Navigation UAVs are becoming a standard tool for use at the scene of a fire; they are a useful addition to the equipment and many firefighters have come to rely on the information they provide during and after a major fire incident. READ MORE

July 13, 2022

Dedrone Closes $30 Million Series C-1 Financing

BY Dedrone Dedrone announced on July 13, 2022 it has closed $30 million in an oversubscribed Series C-1 financing round. READ MORE

July 13, 2022

Swoop Aero Closes $16m Series B Round

BY Swoop Aero Swoop Aero completed a $16 million Series B venture capital raise, following over 2 years of continuous drone delivery of medical supplies across Africa, delivering over 800,000 items by drone. READ MORE

July 08, 2022

Nebraska Governor Highlights State Patrol's Drone Program

BY Office of Governor Pete Ricketts Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts highlighted the Nebraska State Patrol's innovative drone program in a press conference on July 7th, 2022. READ MORE

July 05, 2022

Censys Technologies Raises More Than $8 Mil in Series A Funding

BY Censys Technologies Censys Technologies Corporation announced the closing of its Series A Funding Round goal for $8.3 million; a round that was oversubscribed and only expected to raise $8 million. READ MORE

June 30, 2022

Skypersonic Drone Piloted Trans-Atlantic on Cellphone Connection

BY Red Cat Holdings, Inc. A Skypersonic drone visually inspected the interior of a fully operational utility plant in Turin, Italy, using a drone controlled from Orlando, Florida., 4,8000 miles away relying on internet connection from a cellphone. READ MORE

June 28, 2022

Three Healthcare Organizations Launch Drone Delivery with Zipline

BY Zipline Three U.S. healthcare organizations - Novant Health, Magellan Rx Management, and Cardinal Health on June 28, 2022 began long-range drone deliveries in North Carolina. READ MORE