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Another Embry-Riddle First: Penguin C Aircraft Added for UAS Flight Training

BY Ginger Pinholster Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University recently became the only university to acquire the Penguin C – one of the most sophisticated long-endurance, long-range professional unmanned aircraft systems on the market today – specifically for flight training. The arrival of three Penguin C aircraft earlier this year instantly transformed Embry-Riddle,

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Quantum Systems to cooperate with FlyTech in Israel

Quantum-Systems has announced the latest cooperation with FlyTech (Brand of F.T. Aerial Solutions LTD) in Israel. Founded by Israeli Air Force officers, FlyTech has many years of experience in handling remote-controlled aircraft. An ideal partner for Quantum-Systems. Especially FlyTech’s uncompromising professionalism, innovative thinking and service orientation were decisive aspects for

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World’s Only Flying Messerschmitt Me 163 Komet

 The Messerschmitt Me 163 Komet was a German rocket-powered interceptor aircraft. Designed by Alexander Lippisch, it is the only rocket-powered fighter aircraft ever to have been operational and the first piloted aircraft of any type to exceed 1000 km/h (621 mph) in level flight. Its performance and aspects of

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UAV Vision Announces Company Rebrand to AVT Australia

UAV Vision, an Australian company that specialises in high-performance imaging systems for air, ground and maritime domains, will be trading under a new name – AVT Australia – as part of its corporate rebranding initiative. The new branding represents the strategic partnership between UAV Vision and Ascent Vision Technologies. The

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FLARM Development Team To Receive BGA Safety Award

Almost all mid-air glider collisions are with another glider, and they mainly happen in the dynamic situations in thermals and around airfields, where other gliders can be hidden from sight behind the glider structure. Mid-air collisions have killed a number of UK glider pilots since 1975. In 2004, three Swiss

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Sky Power Picks Ersa Soldering Tools

The German UAS-engine manufacturer Sky Power is refining its production, and in this context has put Ersa soldering tools into operation. These are used in the in-house electronics workshop. The new soldering tools are Ersa i-CON 1 soldering stations with integrated solder fume extraction. These are used for the conversion

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GA-ASI and Raytheon Prove New Digital Sensors

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) and Raytheon Deutschland GmbH based in Freising, Germany, have successfully proven the performance of a recently developed Electronic Intelligence (ELINT) sensor called the Advanced Radar Detection System (ARDS). The payload was integrated in a wing-mounted pod and test-flown on an MQ-9 RPAS. “We’re

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Blighter’s E-scan Radar Selected by Dat-Con Defence for Indian Border Security Pilot

Blighter Surveillance Systems Ltd (, a British designer and manufacturer of electronic-scanning (e-scan) radars and surveillance solutions, is supplying its Blighter B400 series E-scan micro Doppler ground surveillance radar to Dat-Con Defence for deployment along the Indian border. The Blighter radar was supplied to and deployed by Dat-Con Defence during

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FAA Makes Major Drone ID Marking Change

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has posted a rule in the Federal Register requiring small drone owners to display the FAA-issued registration number on an outside surface of the aircraft. Owners and operators may no longer place or write registration numbers in an interior compartment. The rule is effective on

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Best Remote Control Boats For Kids | 2019 Reviews

Looking for some fun remote control boats for kids? If so, you’re in luck. There’s never been a better time to get into this thrilling RC toy hobby – modern remote control boats are safer, more durable, and cheaper than they’ve ever been before. You can find great radio controlled

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Remote GeoSystems Partners with Purdue University, Provides $111,000 Software Donation to Drone Degree Program

WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana/FORT COLLINS, Colorado – Remote GeoSystems, Inc., a provider of immersive geospatial video, photo and data recording and reporting software for survey and inspection, is partnering with Purdue University with a gift to the Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) degree program and laboratory. The UAS program at Purdue focuses

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Insitu Commercial Solutions – Australia Obtains Approval for Remote Air Operations in Papua New Guinea

Insitu Commercial Solutions (operating through Insitu Pacific Pty. Ltd.) recently conducted a series of aerial data collection operations in Papua New Guinea (PNG) after obtaining its first approval to undertake commercial Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) operations in the country. A “first” for Insitu Commercial Solutions, this activity also is a

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Wingtra partners with Norwegian survey and construction solutions company, Blinken AS

We are excited to announce our latest partnership with Blinken AS, Norway. As a supplier of solutions for the survey and construction industry, Blinken AS is keen to provide the WingtraOne–an unprecedented professional survey and mapping drone that boosts project ROI by providing high endurance, efficiency and unmatched levels of

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