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MissionGO Provides Michigan’s First Cargo Drone Delivery Operations

MissionGO Unmanned Systems, a global supplier of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) production and operations, and Airspace Link, a UAS technology and infrastructure company, teamed up for Michigan’s first real-world cargo delivery operations via UAS. Working in collaboration with Beaumont Health Spectrum Health (BHSH), Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), NextEnergy, and

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CAELUM and Frequentis Partner to Develop South Korean UTM

CAELUM Co., Ltd, a South Korean aerospace & defense industry developer, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Frequentis Singapore Pte Ltd, a global supplier of air traffic management (ATM) systems, to work in collaboration on Urban Air Mobility (UAM) and Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) solutions in South Korea.

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US Navy Crews Refute Pentagon’s Conclusions That UFOs Were Drones

Documentary filmmaker Jeremy Corbell says that crew from US Navy ships have told him the swarms of ‘at least 100′ UFOs possessed unexplainable capabilities far beyond traditional drones. According to Corbell’s sources and the Navy’s own documents released under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), these craft’s capabilities included hovering

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Bantec’s Drone USA receives a purchase order for two Ultra-High-Tech drones with lidar and night vision from police dept

Bantec, Inc. (OTCPINK: BANT) (“Bantec” or the “Company”), Bantec, Inc., a product and services company, announces that its subsidiary Drone USA received a purchase order from a State Police department to supply two ultra-high-tech drones plus accessories. Michael Bannon, Bantec’s Chairman and CEO said: “this is by far our largest

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Overhead Intelligence partners with Iris Automation for Large-Scale Magnetometer Survey

Using first BVLOS SFOC drones for more scalable, productive surveying at lower costs across Newfoundland and Labrador WINTER HAVEN, Fla. and RENO, Nev., June, 2022 Working with safety innovator Iris Automation, Florida-based Overhead Intelligence has commenced its first major EVLOS (extended visual line of sight) plus BVLOS flight (with 50/50

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Volatus Aerospace Introduces AERIEPORT, an Autonomous Remote Drone Nesting Station

Houston TX (SPX) Jun 22, 2022 –

Volatus Aerospace Corp. (TSXV: VOL) (OTCQB: VLTTF) proudly introduces its autonomous remote drone nesting solution AERIEPORT at the Annual Energy Drone and Robotics Summit in Houston, Texas.

The AERIEPORT is an all-weather solution designed to operate remotely in extreme temperatures ranging from -67F to +131F.

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Australian Army Commences Integrator UAS Training

The first Integrator Uncrewed Aircraft System (UAS) Pilot Course for the Australian Army is underway, with 12 students in training at Insitu Pacific’s established training facility in Brisbane. The nine-week course includes classroom lessons and simulator pilot training, culminating in practical Integrator flight training at Insitu Pacific’s flight training and

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Poland Tests Anti-Drone Browning-Type Machine Gun

Polish manufacturer Zakłady Mechaniczne Tarnów has tested its anti-drone system built on the RADA multifunction radar and the Browning-type 12.7mm WKLM machine gun. The information became available after the company published a video of the test performed at the Wicko Morskie test site. It is clear from the distributed video

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JetBlue Partners with BLADE Aerial Mobility

Blade Air Mobility, Inc., a technology-powered global air mobility platform announced that it has entered into an agreement with JetBlue, New York’s Hometown Airline to integrate Blade’s Airport service into JetBlue’s TrueBlue loyalty program through 2023. In connection with the partnership, Blade announced that it will be adding an additional

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Frequentis UTM to Optimise Drone Operations for Norwegian Offshore Platforms

Avinor ANS, Norwegian Air Navigation Services, has contracted Frequentis to extend its existing unmanned traffic management (UTM) system to enable safe and efficient UTM service provision around offshore platforms in the Norwegian North Sea. The contract, within a framework agreement between Frequentis and Avinor, will allow UTM service provision by

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Valis Engineering Group joins DLE to expand its activities in the drone logistics

LISBON, PORTUGAL– The well-established engineering and steel fabrication company VALIS ENGINEERING GROUP is joining Drone Logistics Ecosystem (DLE) to support the existing members to standardise the fragmented drone delivery industry. The company have entered a partnership with three DLE members, AirGo Design (Singapore), JetWind (Brazil), SinePower (Portugal), to develop innovative

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MissionGO provides Michigan’s first real-world cargo delivery operations via UAS

DETROIT, MI – June 27, 2022 – MissionGO Unmanned Systems, a global leader in uncrewed aircraft systems (UAS) production and operations, and Airspace Link, a leading UAS technology and infrastructure company, teamed up for Michigan’s first real-world cargo delivery operations via UAS. Working in collaboration with Beaumont Health Spectrum Health

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SPH Engineering and GreenValley International synchronize drone technologies for LiDAR data collection and processing

Riga, Latvia – June, 2022 – SPH Engineering and GreenValley International partner combining their expertise to deliver drone software technologies for LiDAR data collection and processing. The companies align UgCS mission planning software and LiDAR360 data processing software to optimize the workflow with LiDAR data collected with a UAV. The

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Taking off with Liebherr electronics: high-tech drones by Quantum-Systems

– Drone manufacturer Quantum-Systems relies on Liebherr’s experience when it comes to the manufacturing of electronics for the autopilot and motor controller– Liebherr’s Components product segment in Lindau carries out the procurement, manufacturing, testing and assembly of the electronic components– Quantum-Systems and Liebherr plan to further expand their cooperation Munich-based

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Book Review: Navigating a way through the ethical maze of new technologies

Technology Is Not Neutral: A Short Guide To Technology Ethics, Stephanie Hare, London Publishing Partnership, Feb 2022 The Political Philosophy of AI: Mark Coeckelbergh, Polity Press, Feb 2022 New technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) raise formidable political and ethical challenges, and these two books each provide a different kind

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AAAC, and BEYOND, The No-Confidence Game

The FAA has known for more than a decade now that they were going to be mandated to integrate drones into the NAS. The 2012 FAA Reauthorization was signed into law. The September 2014 Part 107 rollout mandate came and went as well as the 2015 full NAS integration mandate.

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Teledyne FLIR Gets $48M Black Hornet Contract from Norway

Teledyne FLIR Defense, part of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY), announced that it has entered into a framework agreement worth up to NOK 475 million (approximately $48 million) with the Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency to deliver advanced Black Hornet nano unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The agreement is valid for four years

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Event 38 Demonstrates Hydrogen Fuel Cell Endurance

Event 38 Unmanned Systems, a manufacturer of American-made mapping drones, announced the successful completion of a demo flight of the E450, a drone powered by a hydrogen fuel cell on Monday, June 13, at the Kent State University airport. The demo flight was the culmination of a multi-year project that

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UK Royal Air Force Cancels Project Mosquito Loyal Wingman Programme

Project Mosquito, the future uncrewed Combat Aircraft Technology Demonstration being explored by the Royal Air Force Rapid Capabilities Office (RCO), will not proceed beyond the design phase. The decision, taken by mutual agreement with industry partners, follows a detailed review of the technical demonstrator and the broader Lightweight Affordable Novel

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Zephyr flies across America

Airbus Zephyr callsign Zulu 82 took off from the Yuma proving grounds on June 15th at 11z and has been airborne ever since, today it should reach the East Coast of America. If my sums are correct as I type it has been in the air for 274 hours, well

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AgEagle Announces eBee X™ receives design verification essential for BVLOS and operations over people from EASA

Drone Operators Now Free to Seek SORA Authorization to Fly BVLOS and OOP with eBee X in 27 European Member States, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland AgEagle Aerial Systems Inc. (NYSE American: UAVS) (“AgEagle” or the “Company”), an industry-leading provider of full-stack drone, sensor and software solutions for commercial and

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Nordic Unmanned – Coaxial Configuration Patent

Nordic Unmanned is enforcing a patent they hold on coaxial multirotors. Granted in 2011 to AirRobot a company that Nordic Unmanned bought last year. This patent might be the only part of AirRobot with significant value. To claim that AirRobot invented coaxial rotors is a significant stretch of the truth.

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