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A2Z Drone Delivery’s New RDS2 Delivers Any Box Up to 22 Pounds

The second generation RDS2 (Rapid Delivery System) offers the highest payload capacity of any tethered delivery system on the market and eliminates the need for specialty payload boxes; the RDS2 is also factory installed on the company’s all-new RDST integrated cargo drone, a ready-to-fly commercial delivery platform ideal for enterprise

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American Made sUAS Target Drone

Autonomous Flight Technologies, Inc. has developed and prototyped an American made target drone designed to be utilized in CUAS testing named T.H.R.E.A.T (Tactical High Reconnaissance Aerial Evasive Target). Basically, instead of companies shooting down consumer rated drones from China, our system, having been designed and manufactured in the USA,

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Ukraine Unveils New Additions to ‘Drone Army’

The Ukrainian Army is doubling down on its use of drones in combating Russia’s invasion, having raised some $20 million in donations from abroad for remote-controlled aircraft. Used for both surveillance and airborne attacks, drones have been effective in going behind Russian lines, providing target coordinates for artillery strikes and

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Ford Patents Autonomous, Air-Ground Last-Mile Delivery System

Ford Motor Co. last week published a patent that outlines a system for “decentralized hybrid air-ground autonomous last-mile goods delivery.” That’s a mouthful, but essentially Ford wants to use its delivery vans to directly launch and control unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones. There’s a lot going on in the diagram

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Event 38 adds secure autopilot to E400 eVTOL drone

Event 38 Unmanned Systems, a leading manufacturer of American-made mapping drones, has combined its new E400 fixed-wing drone platform with Ironclad, a leading high-security flight controller by Asymmetric Technologies, LLC. The collaboration between Event 38 and Asymmetric began when Rob Hettler, president of Asymmetric, was investigating UAS platform options for

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SkyeBrowse launches Hyper – Enhanced 3D modeling software for accident reconstruction and tactical operations

SkyeBrowse, the fastest and easiest drone reality capture platform, launches a new, upgraded version of its proprietary software: Hyper. Designed for departments that require the highest level of clarity, Hyper creates true-to-life 3D models in as little as 2 minutes. Agencies with Hyper will be able to tactically scout out

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FAA accepts (ASTM) F3586-22 for RID

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is pleased to inform you that the Administrator accepts the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) F3586-22, “Standard Practice for Remote ID Means of Compliance to Federal Aviation Administration Regulation 14 CFR Part 89”, with additions identified in notice of availability (NOA) as an

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New York UAS Test Site Selected for FAA UTM Field Test

FAA UTM Field Test project will test new capabilities and proposed standards that support complex, high-volume drone flights throughout diverse environments. (ROME, NEW YORK) – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded a task order contract to the New York UAS Test Site (NYUASTS) for the next uncrewed aircraft systems

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Marking its 250th Territory – Mighty Dog Roofing amplifies authority through national expansion

Horse Power Brands, an owner and operator of a growing portfolio of service-based franchise systems, recently announced the 250th territory sold for its flagship brand Mighty Dog Roofing. Through a vast portfolio of innovative roofing products and services, Mighty Dog Roofing continues its climb to be one of the nation’s

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MQ-9 Reapers Prove Value in ACE Pacific Operation

Airmen on the South Pacific island of Palau watched intently as an MQ-9 Reaper flew in for an automatic landing recently. None grabbed the controls from the pilot, 7,000 miles away at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada. The landing marked the first time in a major Pacific exercise that the

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Skyports Closes Series B with $3M from ST Engineering Ventures

Skyports, the Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) vertiport infrastructure and drone services provider, has completed the final close of its Series B capital raise with fresh investment from ST Engineering through its Corporate Venture Capital unit, ST Engineering Ventures. ST Engineering, which has over 45 years of experience in the aerospace

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West Point Cadets Get CLDT Drone Training

Improving data collection and communication methods on the battlefield is an ever-evolving process at the West Point U.S. Military Academy. Because of this, professors in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science lent their robotics expertise to cadets to expand their training in battlefield tactics through the use of

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Ukraine Orders Vector Drones from Quantum-Systems

The Ministry of Defense of Ukraine has selected Vector drones from Quantum-Systems. The delivery in military support for Ukraine’s armed forces is being financed by German funds for security capacity building. Munich-based drone manufacturer Quantum-Systems has received an order from Ukraine for the delivery of reconnaissance drones. Part of the

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UAVOS demonstrates the opportunity of autonomous technology in forestry

UAVOS, a developer and manufacturer of security and commercial solutions based on advanced Unmanned Systems, has completed a drone-based forest inspection project to assess the general timber environment. Combining digital data and UAVOS’s customized software has provided innovative analysis of forestry data. UAVOS’s methodology is an advance for forestry, allowing

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Dynetics, Leidos Unmanned Systems (UxS) Engineer

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Unmanned Systems (UxS) Engineer to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defence, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT

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Wingcopter – UAV Maintenance Technician (m/f/d)

Do you want to shape the future of aviation? Do you share our vision of saving and improving lives through technology with a purpose? Then join our ambitious team of young talents and experienced professionals! We at Wingcopter design innovative, high-performance drones that are operated all over the world in

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American Water Earns FAA BVLOS Waiver

American Water, the nation’s largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company, announced that it has been granted a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) waiver to fly Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS). This waiver will allow American Water to fly 4-miles from the UAS pilot providing the company with

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Dedrone Launches DedronePortable

Dedrone has announced the launch of DedronePortable, an all-in-one kit that offers comprehensive drone detection, tracking, and identification capabilities (DTI) on the go. In use by multiple militaries, government agencies, and commercial entities around the world, DedronePortable offers Dedrone’s sophisticated machine learning technology and end-to-end defeat capabilities via a system

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Robotic Skies and CORRIDOR Partner to Create Maintenance Technology Solutions for Next Gen UAS/AAM

Robotic Skies and Continuum Applied Technology, Inc., providers of CORRIDOR Aviation Service Software, announce that they have entered into a global strategic partnership, combining CORRIDOR’s industry-leading aviation maintenance platform with Robotic Skies’ global Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) network for “Next Generation” Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and Advanced Air Mobility

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