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DLE welcomes TITRA as a member joining its global effort to standardize the drone logistics

ANKARA, TURKEY- As one of the most promising companies in the Turkish UAS and IT Industry, TITRA is joining DLE to collaborate with existing members to assist standardising the drone delivery industry. TITRA has developed a long-range/heavy lifter unmanned/autonomous helicopter ALPİN. Also with the swarm system software developed by Titra

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Liteye Systems Awarded $12.1M Contract for Air Defense Systems

Liteye Systems, Inc. today announced the award of a $12.1M, multi-year contract by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) to provide its entire portfolio of integrated multi-domain, multi-mission Air Base Surface and Ground Defense systems, including Counter UAS (C-UAS) solutions. The contract award demonstrates the DoD’s prioritization of air and

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FAA Approves Airworthiness Criteria for Wingcopter

German drone delivery company Wingcopter has announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued the Special Class Airworthiness Criteria for the Wingcopter 198 US unmanned aircraft. This approval marks a critical milestone in the certification process of Wingcopter’s flagship eVTOL delivery drone in the U.S. With the Airworthiness Criteria,

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4D Composite Printing Can Improve the Wings of Drones

In a new paper published in the journal Composite Structures, Suong Hoa and his student co-authors present a method to make UAV wings cheaper to manufacture and more efficient in flight. Hoa is a professor of mechanical, industrial and aerospace engineering at the Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer

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Xtend to Supply Wolverine Gen2 Drones to US Military

Israeli firm Xtend will supply hundreds of new Wolverine Gen2 unmanned systems to the U.S. Defense Department as part of a joint government-to-government program with Israel’s Defense Ministry, the company announced . The small drone, which is made in the U.S., “enables operators — even those with no flight experience

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Drone helps locate a vulnerable woman in Gravesend

A Kent Police drone pilot, working in unison with constables from the Gravesham Local Policing Team, helped safely locate a vulnerable woman. Close to midnight on 30 April, 2022, the force’s control room received a call which stated a lone female had been seen walking through a Gravesend industrial site

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Numerica receives ISO 9001:2015 certification for manufacturing of Spyglass radar

Numerica Corporation has received the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 certification for the robust quality management system implemented to bring its Spyglass™ short-range surveillance radar to market. The certification was issued through Platinum Registration, a Denver-based ANAB-accredited management system certification body, and awarded on March 10, 2022. The strict

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4D composite printing can improve the wings of drones

Montreal, Canada (SPX) May 11, 2022 –

The aviation industry faces multiple pressures from higher fuel costs and increased scrutiny over the environmental and quality-of-life impacts from its aircraft. Researchers are looking for new methods of keeping expenses down while improving overall efficiency, and the relatively new market of unmanned aerial

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Testing interactions between drones and traditional aircraft

Cochstedt, Germany (SPX) May 08, 2022 –

Magdeburg-Cochstedt Airport has rejoined the German aviation network. The official reopening took place on 6 May 2022, attended by representatives from government, academia and industry. Take-offs and landings for aircraft up to 5.7 tonnes will once again be possible at Magdeburg-Cochstedt Airport, initially in

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Eve Holding, Inc. Begins Trading Today on the New York Stock Exchange Under the Symbol “EVEX”

Listing follows completion of a business combination with Zanite Acquisition Corp. (“Zanite”) • The closing of the business combination generated $377 million of gross proceeds, which will be used to accelerate the development, certification and commercialization of Eve’s comprehensive UAM solution • Eve to ring the opening bell at the

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DJI Avata

Well, the FPV community is getting hot under the collar about another DJI FPV drone, like the one that Ian sold and Bruce uses as a paperweight but smaller, an FPV mini This all comes from images generated in China, one of the product lines up and one of the

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New Zealand – CAA Advertising Causes Industry Concerns

Over the last few weeks, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has used Facebook advertising to target the general public in an attempt to educate potential drone users. Like the CAA, UAVNZ considers aviation safety of paramount importance and we want to see such initiatives happen. However, we have some concerns

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ANRA Technologies Announces Data Migration Services for MissionManager

ANRA Technologies, a leader in integrated airspace, mission management and delivery systems for uncrewed aircraft, today announced a new data migration service for enterprises transitioning to ANRA’s MissionManager drone operations and fleet management platform. Maintaining historical data is critical to every enterprise drone program for long-term analysis, planning and

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UK Royal Mail to Add 50 New Postal Drone Routes

UK Royal Mail has set out its ambition to scale up its use of drone technology and create more than 50 new postal drone routes over the next three years, subject to Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) approval, as part of a new partnership with Windracers, the logistics drone company. The

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Turkey and Kazakhstan to Jointly Produce Anka UAVs

Turkish Aerospace Industries signed a new cooperation with Kazakhstan, with which ANKA Unmanned Aerial Vehicle signed an export agreement last year. With the memorandum of understanding signed between Turkish Aerospace Industries and Kazakhstan Engineering Company, ANKA Unmanned Aerial Vehicle will be produced jointly in Kazakhstan. In addition to joint production,

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Germany’s National Experimental Test Center for UAS in Cochstedt linked to Magdeburg-Cochstedt Airport

Magdeburg-Cochstedt Airport has rejoined the German aviation network. The official reopening took place on 6 May 2022, attended by representatives from government, academia and industry. Take-offs and landings for aircraft up to 5.7 tonnes will once again be possible at Magdeburg-Cochstedt Airport, initially in accordance with visual flight rules.Linking the

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Pentagon Tests High-Power Microwave Systems Against Drones

The Joint C-sUAS Office (JCO) hosted two C-sUAS demonstrations at Yuma Proving Ground (YPG) last year with the Army’s Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office (RCCTO) to give industry the opportunity to show their latest technology. “The counter UAS threat has evolved significantly over the past few years,” said Maj.

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First Drone Show Inside a Disney Theme Park

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the opening of Disneyland Paris in April, the park launched a show featuring 150 colour-changing drones that swarm around the centrepiece Sleeping Beauty Castle before the nightly fireworks show. But calling them drones fails to do them justice. Based on the Parrot BeBop 2

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Nordic Unmanned reinforces its position in Europe by investing in leading Belgian drone company DroneMatrix

Nordic Unmanned has entered into an agreement giving the company control of 55 per cent of the shares in DroneMatrix, a leading drone technology company in Belgium. The investment will strengthen Nordic Unmanned’s position in Europe, complement existing solutions in every market vertical, and accelerates the growth and development of

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