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DBUS2 Nails Home Robbery Suspect

Recently, our customer, who purchased a DBUS2, was playing with his new drone at home in the Willow Glenn neighbourhood of San Jose, Calif. He had gotten it only that morning, a state-of-the-art DBUS2 that navigates solely by sight. He got it in the air almost immediately, no coaching. No

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Flir’s New Thermal Studio

If you use a Flir thermal imaging device on your sUAV, you’ll want to check out Flir’s new Thermal Studio, a thermal image analysis and reporting software designed to manage large sets of thermal images and videos.

Flir Thermal Studio’s advanced processing capabilities and automation are designed to streamline workflow and

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Drone Workforce Solutions (DWS) Announces Launch of Global Drone Pilot Portal

Drone Workforce Solutions, LLC (DWS) announces the launch of a one-of-a-kind digital database that connects certified drone pilots with corporate,business and government partners around the world. The Drone Workforce Solutions Pilot Portal will offer potential clients access to the most experienced and talented pool of drone operators the industry has

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FLIR Announces Thermal Studio for Drone Pros

FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today introduced FLIR Thermal Studio, thermal image analysis and reporting software designed to manage large sets of thermal images and videos. Engineered for thermographers who use FLIR thermal handheld cameras, optical gas imaging (OGI) cameras, and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) with thermal cameras, FLIR Thermal

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MMC has become the largest supplier of State Grid and Second Largest Provider for China Southern Power Grid with their inspection UAS

China Southern Power Grid Guangdong (CSG) launched a large-scale unmanned aerial vehicle system on Aug and Nov , 2018. MMC underwent rigorous screening and emerged from many drone manufacturers. It won the bidding for trainer unmanned aircraft, high-precision positioning dual-light drone, night vision drone and multi-rotor lidar drone. MMC

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uAvionix, ProfiCNC, and HEX announce ADS-B IN capability for The Cube Autopilot

uAvionix, designer and manufacturer of communications, navigation, and surveillance (CNS) equipment for unmanned and manned aircraft today announced a partnership with CubePilot (ProfiCNC and Hex) designer and manufacturer of the world leading “The Cube” autopilot (Formerly known as “Pixhawk”) for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) – to integrate ADS-B IN receive

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MAG Aerospace UAS/UAV Operator – OCONUS FSR – (UASUAVOP1)

MAG Aerospace is seeking an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Operator for the Aerosonde platform. In this position, you will be responsible for safe aircraft operation which includes but is not limited to maintaining diligent lookout and listening doctrine with available sensors, radios, and other ground control station equipment; following

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Sky Power Expands Direct Distribution

To expand worldwide market presence Sky Power GmbH welcomes a new sales team member. Edward Weston-Davies is an established sales specialist for Wankel engines in the UAS-Industry. “We are thrilled to have Edward Weston-Davies, another motor-expert for the UAS sector on board. He will be handling distribution of our Wankel

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SkyScape Industries Acquired by American Aerospace

American Aerospace Technologies, Inc. (AATI), a provider of real-time remote sensing and airborne intelligence services for enterprise, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Sky Scape Industries, LLC (SSI) an industry leading unmanned technology service-provider. SSI’s services are widely used by critical infrastructure operators in the electric,

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US Marines to Retrofit Kaman K-Max Helicopters

The US Marine Corps (USMC) plans to retrofit its two Kaman K-Max helicopters with additional autonomous capabilities to further cargo delivery experimentation with the aircraft. The USMC’s first experiment with the K-Max was in Afghanistan in 2011, where the helicopter completed the service’s first unmanned air vehicle (UAV) cargo delivery

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uAvionix Tests CNPC Command Link Radios for UAS and UAM

uAvionix, designer and manufacturer of communications, navigation, and surveillance (CNS) equipment for unmanned and manned aircraft, announced it is testing its prototype of a Command and Non-Payload Control (CNPC) radio for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and Urban Air Mobility vehicles. “skyLink” is an L-Band frequency modulated CNPC radio ultimately intended

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Citadel Defense Wins $1M Counter Drone Contract

Citadel Defense Company was awarded a purchase contract valued over $1M by the Defense Logistics Agency in support of USSOCOM requirements. This is the company’s sixth government contract for their award-winning mobile system that counters threat drones that have become an increasing problem to U.S. forces around the world. Through

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YANGDA FW-250 VTOL

YANGDA FW-250 is a reliable and affordable VTOL fixed-wing plane designed for long-range inspection, survey, aerial photography, agriculture, search and rescue and public safety applications. As a fixed-wing UAV with VTOL and hover capabilities, the FW-250 features a modular airframe that can be set up in less than 10 minutes,

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Altitude Angel becomes the first UTM company to join COMIT

Altitude Angel, the world’s leading unmanned traffic solutions provider, has become the first UTM (unmanned traffic management) business to be admitted as a member of COMIT(Construction, Operation & Maintenance through Innovative Technology ) – the not-for-profit body dedicated to harnessing and promoting the use of innovative technology within the construction

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Stratolaunch Completes Historic First Flight

Stratolaunch Systems Corporation, founded by Paul G. Allen, successfully completed the first flight of the world’s largest all-composite aircraft, the Stratolaunch. With a dual fuselage design and wingspan greater than the length of an American football field, the Stratolaunch aircraft took flight at 0658 PDT from the Mojave Air

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Korean Army Forensic Probe System to Track Intruders

South Korea’s Army has recently established a new forensic investigation system to counter the illicit use of commercial drones for infiltrating and filming military installations. The armed service’s Central Investigation Group introduced the system for the detailed analysis of crimes and accidents involving drones. It has also started to use

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Researchers use AI Drones to Detect Road Damage

In a newly published paper “Real-Time Dense Stereo Embedded in A UAV for Road Inspection“), scientists describe AI that can be embedded in a quadcopter for road inspection. “The frequent detection of different types of road damage, e.g., cracks and potholes, is a critical task in road maintenance,” the researchers

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Thales Shows BRAIN Modular Unmanned System

Thales used the Special Operations Forces Innovation Network Seminal (SOFINS) at Camp de Souge on 2–4 April to unveil a modular autonomous vehicle that can be configured to support a variety of air, ground, and maritime mission sets conducted by special operations forces (SOF). The company disclosed fresh details on

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US Navy Expands MQ-8C Fire Scout Capability

The US Navy (USN) is continuing to evolve the MQ-8C variant of the Fire Scout vertical take-off and landing unmanned aerial vehicle (VTOL UAV), service officials told Jane’s . Capability is currently spread across the two variants of the Fire Scout – the Schweizer 333-derived MQ-8B and the Bell 407-based

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Skyfront – UAV Engineers, Pilots and Technicians

Skyfront’s business is growing rapidly and we are looking for talented engineers, pilots and technicians to help build, design and test mission-critical UAVs and create entirely new products. About Skyfront Silicon Valley-based Skyfront (www.skyfront.com) is a world-leading provider of long endurance hybrid-electric multirotor drone systems. Skyfront’s flagship product is the

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Sky Scape Industries Acquired By American Aerospace

American Aerospace Technologies, a provider of real-time remote sensing and airborne intelligence services for enterprise, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Sky Scape Industries, an unmanned technology service-provider. SSI’s services are widely used by critical infrastructure operators in the electric, water, and oil & gas industries. SSI will continue

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