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UAS Traffic Management (UTM) Project Technical Interchange Meeting (TIM) – Tuesday, 2/23/2021

In 2015, NASA began research on technology, performance requirements, and procedures to enable civil UAS operations in low altitude airspace. A Research Transition Team (RTT) was established to coordinate the NASA and FAA efforts for exploring a new paradigm in air traffic management that will integrate the anticipated new volume

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Sensefly – Get Ready to Fly

Well what can this be? A new aircraft from Sensefly, it’s about time. Some are saying VTOL, I am thinking perhaps aligning with the Blue sUAS program, but only because the airframe is blue in the video! Perhaps it is an even smaller sub 250g platform to bring survey into

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Automating territory segmentation and measurements of drone imagery webinar

What you will learn: Structuring your drone data for large projectsTracking progress on the construction site with orthomosaics and elevationCut & fill volume calculationsTrue DTM generationConverting orthomosaics into vector plan for Civil3DAutomated object detection and territory segmentation. ATLAS for Civil EngineeringNo more manual routine in construction progress monitoring. Secured data

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UK Launches RAF’s £30M ‘Loyal Wingman’ Programme

The UK’s first fleet of uncrewed fighter aircraft is one step closer to reality following a £30-million contract to design and manufacture a prototype in a three-year deal supporting more than 100 jobs in Belfast. The uncrewed combat aircraft will be designed to fly at high-speed alongside fighter jets, armed

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SESAR U-Space Partners Launch Smart City Air Mobility Trials

The revolution of urban air mobility (UAM) covers new concepts of operations, business cases, applicable regulations, and stakeholders and end users. This new business sector needs to be secured, invented, refined, structured and industrialized while staying sustainable and interoperable within the U-space framework. In the near future, safe, secure, green

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SkyX Aerial Intelligence Forms a Customer Advisory Board

SkyX, a supplier of aerial intelligence with fully-autonomous long-range solutions, has announced the launch of its first Customer Advisory Board. The Board includes distinguished industry leaders whose focus will be to shape and guide SkyX’s strategy, go-to-market priorities and product offerings. The Board will be chaired by Tim Heely, a

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Report on Drone Interference at Airports in Germany

In 2020, the German air navigation service provider DFS logged fewer reports of interference caused by drones at airports in Germany than in previous years. More than half of these occurrences, however, led to traffic disruptions. In total, 92 drone-related occurrences were reported in German airspace in 2020, which was

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Commercial drone insurance takes off in Europe thanks to Flock

Connected insurance specialist, Flock has partnered with yet another leading aviation underwriter as it continues to expand globally. Flock’s latest partnership means European pilots can now access EASA compliant insurance in minutes. The latest deal signed with Sompo International makes it easier than ever for operators across Europe to

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Project to explore the feasibility of electric air taxis in the South West has been awarded government grant funding

Neuron are delighted to announce its involvement in a ground breaking project to enable air taxi flights in the South West of England, UK. A consortium led by Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, and involving Vertical Aerospace and the West of England Combined Authority has secured an industrial

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Horizon31, LLC introduces MobileMesh Radio

Horizon31 has introduced the MobileMesh hand radio. This ruggedized and secure IP radio is designed for unmanned system ground stations, mesh nodes, or for general-purpose mobile ad hoc networking. The MobileMesh radio contains a Doodle Labs Smart Radio module and is compatible with standalone Doodle Labs Smart Radios or the

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Swansea University and Faradair Aerospace strengthen relationship for UK aerospace revival

Aero-engineering interns/graduates to support BEHA aircraft design team Swansea University and Faradair Aerospace are to expand their relationship with the British company’s commitment to bring back large-scale aircraft production to the UK and deliver 300 home-designed, sustainable aircraft for regional air mobility and special missions by 2030. The enhanced

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Delta Drone International Quarterly Report – gearing up to service Australia’s mining and agriculture sectors

● Successful merger between ParaZero and Delta Drone South Africa● Raised A$5 million at $0.04 a share following strong support from domestic and international investors● Funds to be used to establish Australian operations, initially targeting local mining and agricultural industries for the Company’s commercial drone data services● Delta Drone International

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The University of Arizona Global Campus and MzeroA Announce Partnership

The University of Arizona Global Campus (UAGC) has announced a new academic partnership with in-flight training provider MzeroA that will offer students the opportunity to further their education in drone operations. “Expertise in drone operations is an important credential in many business sectors today,” said Dr. Craig Swenson, President of

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DP&L, senseFly and Sinclair College on Large-Scale Data Collection and Mapping

Ohio-based energy provider, Dayton Power & Light (DP&L), in partnership with Sinclair College’s National UAS Training and Certification Center, is employing a fleet of senseFly eBee X fixed-wing drones to improve its large-scale data collection and mapping capacity. Over a nine-month period, unmanned aerial systems (UAS) will be used to

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Wingcopter raises $22M to advance technology leadership in drone delivery, announces serial production

Weiterstadt, January 25th, 2021 – Wingcopter, the German developer, manufacturer and operator of unmanned delivery drones for commercial and humanitarian applications, has secured $22 million in Series A funding. Wingcopter will use the funds to strengthen its leadership in drone-based logistics, with a special focus on healthcare-related applications, including the

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UVS International Ceases Its Activities

Since its start in 1995, UVS International’s principal objectives were to promote: The establishment of national, European and international regulations for the safe use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) The creation of the required standards and air traffic management norms The recognition of the societal benefits of UAS & the

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Raytheon’s Maritime Surveillance Systems Flight Tested on SeaGuardian for Japan Coast Guard

Japan’s Coast Guard recently completed successful flight testing of Raytheon Intelligence & Space, a Raytheon Technologies business, maritime surveillance technologies onboard a General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. SeaGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft . RI&S provided its SeaVue Expanded Mission Capability (XMC) radar and AN/DAS-4 Multi-spectral Targeting System for the tests, which

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New drone program and bolster enterprise utilities management

Lausanne, Switzerland (SPX) Jan 25, 2021 –

Ohio-based energy provider, Dayton Power and Light (DP and L), in partnership with Sinclair College’s National UAS Training and Certification Center, is employing a fleet of senseFly eBee X fixed-wing drones to improve its large-scale data collection and mapping capacity.

Over a nine-month period, unmanned

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Elroy Air – Vehicle Integration Engineer

At Elroy Air, we are building autonomous cargo aircraft systems that will change the way the world moves goods. Transporting cargo by air can be much faster than by land or sea – but before recent developments in perception, autonomy, electric powertrain and aerospace materials, air transport has remained too

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GA-ASI Successfully Completes Self-Protection System Demo on MQ-9

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.(GA-ASI) has successfully completed flight testing of a newly developed Self-Protection Pod (SPP) on an MQ-9 Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA). The project was executed as part of a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), and with the support of the

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Sky for sale, get your pay gateway here

I am thinking that whoever has the keys to the Airmap Twitter account might be handing them in. The model aircraft community has noticed a recent entry mentioning the monetisation of airspace. There is now a call to #boycottairmap There can be no doubt that both LAANC and Remote ID

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