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DJI Announce Reduced Prices for Enterprise Range

Price update includes the Matrice 200, Matrice 210, Matrice 210 RTK and Zenmuse Z30. DJI has today announced reduced prices of a number of products throughout the DJI Enterprise range. Drone operators can now access the Matrice 200, Matrice 210, Matrice 210 RTK and Zenmuse Z30 at rates significantly cheaper

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Little Arms Studios Partners with Skip Fredricks to Bring Cinematic Training Modules to its Zephyr Drone Simulator

Little Arms Studios, a leading developer of professional-grade simulation solutions, announced it has joined forces with renowned Hollywood cinematographer Skip Fredricks to launch an updated version of its Zephyr Drone Simulator that includes the basics of drone cinematography. The two-time Emmy nominated content producer and certified drone instructor has brought

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DeTect HARRIER™ Ground Based Sense-and-Avoid Radar Installed at the Rozas Aerodrome in Spain

System to provide real-time beyond visual line-of-sight for unmanned aircraft and drone operations Panama City, FL April 17, 2018: DeTect, Inc. (www.detect-inc.com) announced today that it has completed commissioning of a HARRIER GGround-BasedSense-and-Avoid (GBSAA) radar at the Rozas Aerodrome in Lugo, Spain. The system, supplied to Babcock Mission Critical Services

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Drone Training – The Beginning or the End? – Part 2

Aleks Kowalski – Consortiq Does future regulation spell the end for drone training? In the first article of this series, we looked at the background to where we are today and that commercial and economic drivers, from both industry and government, demand drones to be operated beyond existing legislative capabilities.

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uAvionix Successfully Tests UAS Remote Identification for NASA UTM Trials

uAvionix Corporation announced that it has successfully completed testing and demonstration of the DroneAware™ uAvionix UAS Remote Identification solution for NASA’s Technical Capability Level 3 (TCL3) UAS Traffic Management (UTM) system. The tests were conducted in coordination with North Dakota’s Northern Plains UAS Test Site (NP UAS TS), Simulyze, and

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IAI Evolves Tac4G for UAS

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has evolved its Tac4G tactical communication system to enable it to be integrated with tactical UAS Developed by Elta, the Tac4G broadband tactical communications system provides robust and secure communications for military, law enforcement, border control and para-military applications. It connects end-users, sensors and weapon systems

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Cyberhawk to Digitise Major US Construction Project

Cyberhawk has been awarded a three-year contract by an oil and gas supermajor to provide a digital asset management solution during the construction of its new world-scale petrochemical complex in the USA. The main construction phase of the project is already underway, which involves the construction of processing units, cooling

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Dynetics Moves to Phase 3 of DARPA Gremlins Program

Dynetics, Inc. has been selected as the top performer for Phase 3 of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Gremlins program. Managed out of DARPA’s Tactical Technology Office (TTO), the objective of Gremlins is to accelerate the ability to perform aerial launch and recovery of volley quantities of

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Drone Light Show Steals the Show at Coachella

It’s not surprising that we are seeing drones more often each day. As their technology and capabilities improve, they are being used for more neat jobs and really opening up a new world that we never thought possible. Not only are drones able to do more of the mundane work

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Control a Drone with Your Body : Exosuit FlyJacket

Drones continue to expand their daily uses as each day passes. We’re finding tasks for them to complete that we likely would have never even considered if this was only a mere two years ago. Their technology continues to amaze us as their abilities continue to grow with each new

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Kespry Announces New Drone-Based Inspection Capabilities Enabling Insurance Roof Claim Decisions in As Little As One Hour

Kespry, the leading drone-based aerial intelligence solution provider, today announced new capabilities for significantly accelerating the assessment of roof hail and wind damage for residential, multi-family and commercial buildings. New capabilities include on-site processing of drone-captured roof inspection data, a Virtual Test Square (VTS) to support claims decision-making in minutes,

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Air Traffic Control for Drones

Within the next few years, millions of drones may be regularly flying over U.S. skies, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, better known as NASA, is working with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and industry partners on developing a system for managing drone air traffic. We recently spoke with

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3W-International remains unaffected by 3W-Modellmotoren’s filing for bankruptcy

The executive management of 3W-Modellmotoren GmbH, which acted as production service provider for 3W-International GmbH, filed for bankruptcy during the past week. For this reason, Karsten Schudt, managing director of 3W-International GmbH, is making a statement that the leading engine supplier for UASs is covered concerning this development. “Both companies

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Next-Gen Drones Reduce Inspection Costs by up to 50%

Air Control Entech (ACE) and the Oil & Gas Technology Centre have reached a major milestone, with the launch of three state-of-the-art unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), which aim to reduce offshore oil and gas inspection costs by up to 50%. While UAVs are typically used for visual inspection, ACE’s next

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World Games 2021 to Include Drone Racing

The World Games 2021 in Birmingham, Alabama, USA, will include two FAI air sports, it was announced on Sunday. Drone racing and canopy piloting – a spectacular form of skydiving that combines precision and speed – will be on the programme of the multi-sport event. The decision to include the

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FLIR Completes Strategic Investment in DroneSense

FLIR Systems, Inc. and DroneSense, Inc. announced that FLIR has completed a strategic investment in DroneSense, makers of a unique software platform that serves the growing needs of public safety organizations in utilizing unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to better perform their missions. The minority investment by FLIR in DroneSense will

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University Develops Digital Logbook for Drone Ag Users

A Purdue University researcher led development of a free, web-based application that will allow those using unmanned aerial systems (UAS) to easily log their flight-related data. The UAS User Log is a digital log book available around the world to serve those using UAS, or drones, for research, crop production,

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uAvionix Successfully Completes DroneAware™ UAS Remote Identification testing with Northern Plains UAS Test Site for NASA UTM Trials

uAvionix Corporation – a leading provider of communications, navigation, and surveillance (CNS) solutions for manned and unmanned aircraft – announced today it has successfully completed testing and demonstration of the DroneAware™ uAvionix UAS Remote Identification solution for NASA’s Technical Capability Level 3 (TCL3) UAS Traffic Management (UTM) system. The tests

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RAID adopts Elios UAV

France’s Research, Assistance, Intervention, Deterrence (RAID) law enforcement team has adopted Flyability’s Elios UAS for indoor reconnaissance and intelligence, the company announced on 17 April. …

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Kratos Advances to Gremlins Phase III

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its subsidiary, Kratos Unmanned Aerial Systems, Inc. as part of the Dynetics led team, has been selected for award on Phase III of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Gremlins program. The

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How Technology Improves Commercial Drones

A new industrial revolution is underway, and drones are a major catalyst. These airborne machines are being embraced by industries ranging from agriculture to energy and even insurance. In some instances, the capabilities afforded by drones are forcing companies to completely rethink the ways they do business.
The current widespread employment

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Racing Drone Super Fast Fixes

FPV drone racing is unlike anything else I have ever tried, and it is extremely addictive. But to be competitive, you have to push it to the limits, and that means crashes—and more crashes. While these drones are pretty tough, there are times that repairs are needed. We visited with

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