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North Carolina Calls for Drone Delivery of Medical Supplies

Physicians and providers in North Carolina may soon have faster access to supplies by air rather than wheels thanks to a proposal by the North Carolina Department of Transportation. The state government office is seeking to join the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Drone Integration Pilot Program (IPP) in a move

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More WASPs for US Army

Drone Aviation has delivered new multi-mission, tactical Winch Aerostat Small Platform (WASP) systems to the US Army. The delivery was made under a contract awarded …

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Programming drones to fly in the face of uncertainty

Boston MA (SPX) Feb 13, 2018 –

Companies like Amazon have big ideas for drones that can deliver packages right to your door. But, even putting aside the policy issues, programming drones to fly through cluttered spaces like cities is difficult. Being able to avoid obstacles while traveling at high speeds

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Israeli Air Force Expands Heron TP Fleet

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) will take delivery of additional IAI Heron TP’s, the largest unmanned reconnaissance aircraft used by the IAF. The new aircraft will feature capabilities which Israel Defense Forces (IDF) never used before. The significant fleet expansion will be accompanied by a 70%-increase in flight hours. The

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Disposable Delivery Drone for Humanitarian Needs

Plastic foam, plywood and some other plastic parts could make the difference between life and death. These are the materials that make up a delivery drone created by DASH Systems. The California company also describes its lightweight aircraft as an unmanned aerial vehicle or glider. It can be used to

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United States Marine Corps Orders 800 InstantEye Systems

InstantEye Robotics announced today that it has received an order from PMA-263, the Navy and Marine Corps Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program Office, for an additional 800 InstantEye Mk-2 GEN3-A0 sUAS systems. The systems delivered under this contract will support deployed Marine infantry squads, providing organic surveillance and reconnaissance

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Mayflower Delivers Anti-Jam Antenna Systems to US Air Force

Mayflower Communications Company has delivered its Multi-Platform Anti-Jam GPS Navigation Antenna–Federated (MAGNA-F) to the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC). Mayflowers’ GPS anti-jam system (MAGNA) provides protection for multiple military GPS receiver types (C/A and SAASM). The AFSOC platform has been proven in an operational environment. MAGNA-F can

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New training partnership poised to propel UK commercial drone industry to new heights

NATS and Sky-Futures announce partnership to deliver commercial drone pilot training throughout the UK NATS, the UK’s leading air traffic control provider, and Sky-Futures, a world leader in commercial drone-based inspection services and training, have announced an exciting new partnership that will change the landscape of drone training in the

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Drone News: Airbus delivers packages to university campus

Airbus just flight-tested a drone that will eventually deliver packages to stations around a university campus in Singapore.

Unmanned drones will begin flying between parcel stations on campus by the middle of the year. The drones will land on roofs of stations, where a robotic arm will retrieve a package and

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Airbus completes first flight demonstration for its commercial parcel delivery drone ‘Skyways’

Airbus Helicopters’ Skyways unmanned air vehicle has successfully completed its first flight demonstration at the National University of Singapore (NUS). The drone took off from its dedicated maintenance centre and landed on the roof of a specially designed parcel station where a parcel was automatically loaded via a robotic arm.

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US Marine Corps Orders 800 InstantEye Systems

InstantEye Robotics announced that it has received an order from PMA-263, the Navy and Marine Corps Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program Office, for an additional 800 InstantEye Mk-2 GEN3-A0 sUAS systems. The systems delivered under this contract will support deployed Marine infantry squads, providing organic surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities.

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Black Swift Technologies and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) demonstrate effective use of sUAS for Volcano research

With a legacy of delivering reliable, robust, and highly accurate small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS), Black Swift Technologies (BST), a specialized engineering firm based in Boulder, CO, announced today a successful collaboration with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory(NASA/JPL) to capture airborne carbon dioxide (CO2) measurements via an unmanned aircraft (drone) flying

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Aeryon Labs Launches Aeryon Defense USA, Inc.

Aeryon Labs Inc., a provider of high-performance, small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) for military, public safety, and commercial customers, has launched Aeryon Defense USA, Inc. Based in Denver, Colorado, Aeryon Defense is an approved U.S. defense contractor delivering the next-generation of advanced sUAS to U.S. military forces and government agencies.

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NCDOT Proposes Drone-Based Medical Supply Delivery

The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation has submitted a proposal to be a part of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Drone Integration Pilot Program (IPP). If accepted, part of this proposal would bring unmanned medical supply delivery, and the jobs that come with it, to the state. The

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Dorado announces $55M ICO to become the next “Uber” for all last mile deliveries

The next-generation on-demand delivery company Dorado, has revealed that it plans to raise $55M via its ICO. Dorado has already ‘pre-heated the oven” by raising $4M from institutional investors, including the ICO-focused Goldfish Fund, and it plans to offer the remaining allocation to the general public. There’s likely to be

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Georgia Department of Corrections Dedrone technology stops contraband deliveries

With the help of 10,000 staff, Georgia Department of Corrections (DOC) houses over 50,000 inmates across the state. Like many correctional facilities, Georgia DOC needs to remain constantly vigilant to protect against emerging threats to inmates and staff. Prison authorities wanted to take action and protect their facility against aerial

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Dorado is Serious About 15 Minutes Drone Delivery

The leading European on-demand ordering and delivery company Dorado has begun an industry-changing innovation program that will improve all aspects of the delivery process for the customer. The delivery company isn’t moving onward, but rather upward – with the help of unmanned aircraft vehicles (UAVs), or drones as they are

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The Newly Released DJI Mavic Air

With the announcement of the DJI Mavic Air, DJI shows (once again) that it is a manufacturer that knows what their customers want. They deliver some of the best drone technology on the planet, so it’s no secret that the new Mavic Air is an entirely new innovation it itself

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NASA AMES/ADF UAS Dispatcher Workshop

Many civilian applications of large and small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) are being discussed, including transportation of cargo, air taxis, small package delivery, power line surveillance, agricultural survey, and medical supplies delivery. However, the infrastructure to enable and safely manage the widespread use of UAS aircraft does not yet

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