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French Air Force Rafale is Dancing Over My Head

The Dassault Rafale (French pronunciation: ​[ʁafal], literally meaning “gust of wind”, and “burst of fire” in a more military sense) is a French twin-engine, canard delta wing, multirole fighter aircraft designed and built by Dassault Aviation. Equipped with a wide range of weapons, the Rafale is intended to perform air

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Pakistan Downs Indian Drone Along Line of Control

Pakistani troops on Wednesday shot down an Indian drone that violated the country’s airspace along the Line of Control (LoC), the military’s media wing said. The drone was brought down in the Rakhchikri Sector of the heavily militarised zone after it intruded 650 metres into the Pakistani territory, Inter-Services Public

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EHang Gets Approval to Use AAVs for Air Logistics

EHang Holdings Limited announced that it obtained the world’s first commercial pilot operation approval from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (“CAAC”) to use EHang 216 passenger-grade AAVs for air logistics purpose. Thus, EHang became the world’s first AAV company approved by a national aviation authority to carry out commercial

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6 Quick Tips for Cinematic Drone Footage

Drones are a great way to add some variety to your video footage and reinvigorate your work. This excellent video will give you six helpful tips for shooting cinematic, eye-catching drone video. Coming to you from the Full Time Filmmaker Course presented by Jake Weisler, this great video will show

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Bringing Drone Operations into Perspective

‘Global UAS OPS’ is now online. This is an international survey on drone operations (current & upcoming) and is available in English, French & Spanish. The support & reference documents in these languages are also available. Contributions from all countries outside of Europe (see below) are welcome. The objective of

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UAS Virtual Academy

With exponential growth in the unmanned aircraft systems industry, this program is a great way for students to get a jump start!June 22-26, 2020 K-State Polytechnic has created an interactive, exciting and flexible UAS experience for teens ages 14 to 17. The primary goal of this virtual academy is to

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EU Drone Regulation – Online Course

Introduction Review of the Regulation structure, novelties, and implementation among EU Member States. Drone Manufacturers New UAS classification. Rules that apply for companies that manufacture and commercialize UAS. Flight Scenarios Presentation of the new EU flight scenarios. It will open the door to many current impossible operations! Pilots Training New

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Near Earth Autonomy Awarded NASA Contract to Develop Contact Inspection Drone Systems for Industrial Infrastructure

NASA has awarded Near Earth Autonomy (Near Earth) an SBIR Phase II Contract to Enable Aerial Close-Proximity and Contact Sensing for Inspection of Industrial Infrastructure. Much of our national infrastructure, private and public, needs inspection and repair. Underserved markets with a well-defined need for these inspection tools include transportation infrastructure,

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Using Drones and AI to Track Cattle Health

Scientists at Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Amarillo, are testing different technologies that could make caring for animals easier. “We’re trying to accelerate how we detect and respond to disease status or some other health status of the animals,” Brent Auvermann, director of the center, told the

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Persistent Heavy Lifting Hexacopter from Acecore

Acecore Technologies has released its third drone platform. The new Acecore Noa has a 20kg payload capacity that leaves nothing to be desired and the endurance of a full hour. Sporting huge 28″ reinforced carbon fiber props, this pixhawk-based hexacopter excels at staying in the air longer than ever before.

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Citadel Defense Launches Deepfake AI Software

Citadel Defense, a supplier of full spectrum counter drone solutions, has released new software incorporating deepfake neural networks to defend against adversarial spoofing tactics. This capability helps U.S. and allied forces combat growing enemy tactics that attempt to confuse existing and security intelligence equipment as spectrum superiority becomes

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Pipistrel Slows Uber eVTOL Work for Other Projects

Electric aircraft manufacturer Pipistrel is advancing plans for a pair of new cargo aircraft and a 19-seat regional airliner. The Slovenian company intends to focus on these new developments more urgently than on its plans for the Pipistrel 801 eVTOL, which has been shortlisted by rideshare group Uber for its

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Droniq Launches UTM System in Germany

Droniq,a joint venture between DFS, the German air navigation service provider, and Deutsche Telekom, launches the first fully operational traffic management system for drones in Germany. To date, the UAS traffic management (UTM) system has been used to successfully complete more than 50 long-range flights, covering a flight distance of

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Researchers use drones, machine learning to detect dangerous ‘butterfly’ landmines

Binghamton NY (SPX) May 27, 2020 –

Using advanced machine learning, drones could be used to detect dangerous “butterfly” landmines in remote regions of post-conflict countries, according to research from Binghamton University, State University at New York.

Researchers at Binghamton University had previously developed a method that allowed for highly accurate detection

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How drones can monitor explosive volcanoes

Potsdam, Germany (SPX) May 26, 2020 –

Due to the difficult accessibility and the high risk of collapse or explosion, the imaging of active volcanoes has so far been a great challenge in volcanology. Researchers around Edgar Zorn from the German Research Centre for Geosciences GFZ in Potsdam are now presenting

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Citadel Defense launches Deepfake AI to prevent drone attacks on military and government assets

San Diego CA (SPX) May 27, 2020 –

Citadel Defense, a proven innovator in full spectrum counter drone solutions, has released new software incorporating deepfake neural networks to protect against adversarial spoofing tactics. This capability helps U.S. and allied forces combat growing enemy tactics that attempt to confuse existing security intelligence

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New Software for Drone Data Processing, Storage and AI-Powered Analysis

SPH Engineering‘s launch of ATLAS addresses the increasing demand for powerful and user-friendly data processing and analysis solution. ATLAS provides AI-powered analytical capabilities enhancing industrial drone inspection and asset management. The AI-powered platform ATLAS enables to automate object detection on drone and satellite imagery to detect and count or measure

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Using UAS to Monitor Ducks and Nesting Behaviour

A University of North Dakota graduate student and his adviser are using drones to find duck nests and monitor the behaviour of nesting ducks in the Missouri Coteau country of central North Dakota. Working out of Ducks Unlimited’s Coteau Ranch and the adjacent Davis Ranch owned by The Nature Conservancy,

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Kongsberg Geospatial to use AI and Drones to Enhance SAR Operations in Canada

Kongsberg Geospatial, developer of the TerraLens Geospatial SDK, and Larus Technologies of Ottawa, Canada, and the Civil Air Search and Rescue Association of Canada (CASARA), announced that they have been selected by Public Safety Canada to integrate geospatial software, artificial intelligence, and machine vision software to help develop new methods

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First Drone Delivery in the Port of Rotterdam

On May 22, the Port of Rotterdam was able to celebrate a Dutch premier: the aerial delivery by drone of a parts consignment to Allseas’ Pioneering Spirit, the biggest vessel in the world. Pioneering Spirit is currently moored at Alexiahaven in preparation of upcoming offshore activities. This is actually the

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Age of Autonomy: Q2/20 Drone Industry Update

The Aerospace & Defense sector for Canaccord Genuity, a global investment bank, has just published a follow-on report to its ‘Age of Autonomy’ whitepaper on unmanned systems. Executive summary We believe the drone ecosystem will benefit from likely structural changes as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. While regulatory complexities

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Citadel Defense Builds Upon Industry-Leading Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Technology to Take Down Nefarious Drones

As adversaries look for ways to spoof counter unmanned aerial systems (C-UAS), Citadel responds with unparalleled speed and agility San Diego, CA – Citadel Defense, a proven innovator in full spectrum counter drone solutions, has released new software incorporating deepfake neural networks to defend against adversarial spoofing tactics. This

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Flock supports Skyports in NHS drone delivery trials

Flock is supporting Skyports in drone delivery trials taking place this week, backed by Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership — part of NHS Highland. This week, Skyports will conduct flights between two hospitals in Scotland, taking off in Oban before flying 10 miles away to the Isle of Mull.

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Most Drones in Controlled Airspace Lack FAA Approval

A dangerously close encounter between a camera drone and six F/A-18 Hornets flying in formation during a recent U.S. Navy Blue Angels demonstration over Detroit, Mich., confirms the latest aviation safety research released by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. The study, published in the peer-reviewed International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace

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