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FedEx, Walgreens team with Wing for drone delivery test

San Francisco (AFP) Sept 19, 2019 –

Drone deliveries are coming soon, at least for one Virginia community, as part of a pilot project announced Thursday by Wing, the unit spun out of a “moonshot” lab at Google parent Alphabet.

The drone service to launch in October in Christiansburg, Virginia, will

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Drone Delivery Canada Announces Fixed Route Contract

Drone Delivery Canada Corp. has announced that with the assistance of its sales agent Air Canada Cargo, it has entered into a commercial agreement dated September 9, 2019 with Vision Profile Extrusions Limited, a prominent manufacturing company, to deploy a drone delivery platform for the use of Vision between

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Flirtey Unveils New Eagle Delivery Drone

Nevada-based company Flirtey unveiled The Eagle drone delivery system, which will help Flirtey further its mission to “save lives and change lifestyles by making delivery instant for everyone.” Flirtey is an independent drone delivery service and made history in 2015 by conducting the first Federal Aviation Administration-approved last-mile drone

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Silent Arrow 1-Ton Cargo Delivery Drone Unveiled

Yates Electrospace Corporation (YEC), providers of heavy payload, unmanned cargo delivery solutions, announced the unveiling of the Silent Arrow GD-2000 cargo delivery drone at the Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI) show in London. Silent Arrow is the world’s first production-ready, 1-ton, autonomous cargo aircraft, which delivers up to 1,631

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Drone Evolution Launches Unjammable Drone Technology

Drone Evolution launches its new patented rotary UAV protection technology at DSEI 2019. Named SafeFlight, the system protects delivery drones from being jammed and its titanium shell protects it from a variety of external forces. Using a range of navigation systems, SafeFlight can switch between them if it comes under

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Novadem NX70 micro-UAVs have arrived in operations

Novadem, the French SME based in Aix-en-Provence, has just finalized the delivery of the 27 NX70 micro-UAV systems ordered by the French Defense Procurement Agency (DGA) last December. As a reminder, this order of more than 2M€ was placed in the context of an operational emergency, approved by the French

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Flirtey unveils the future of drone deliveries, the Flirtey Eagle

Flirtey, the pioneer of the commercial drone delivery industry, has unveiled the Flirtey Eagle, the world’s most advanced drone delivery technology today with Senator Cortez Masto (D-NV) at The National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The company has released the much-anticipated first video of its next-generation delivery drone performing consumer

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u-blox high precision positioning modules provide unmatched performance benefits to eVTOL drones

High precision GNSS position correcting technology helps Quantum-Systems’ UAVs carry out life-saving work. Thalwil, Switzerland – September 12, 2019 – u-blox (SIX:UBXN), a global provider of leading positioning and wireless communication technologies, has gained another high-profile endorsement for ZED-F9P, its high precision GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) module that delivers

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Cora – Project Manager

Supporting the Director of Program Management, the Program Manager will organize and coordinate activities and deliverables to reach milestones across a complex, multi-disciplinary and multi-functional team, in pursuit of building the first passenger service with an autonomous air taxi. The Program Manager will develop and implement appropriate and efficient strategies

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Flirtey Unveils Eagle Drone and Launch Portal

Drone delivery pioneer Flirtey announced a new cargo-carrying drone and a launch platform that it says will help it begin commercial drone deliveries next year. “I’m here to tell you that a new age of technology is dawning and it is being driven by mission-driven technology startups,” Flirtey CEO and

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More Accolades for NCDOT Drone Program

The N.C. Department of Transportation has been honored by a national organization for its pioneering use of drones to respond to hurricanes and deliver medical supplies. The National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) named NCDOT’s drone program as the 2019 Most Innovative State Program at its annual convention in

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AeroVironment Unveils VAPOR All-Electric Helicopter UAS at DSEI

VAPOR 35 and VAPOR 55 add vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) and multi-payload capabilities, complementing and expanding AeroVironment’s leading fixed-wing small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) VAPOR all-electric Helicopter UAS product line delivers advanced performance, endurance and payload flexibility, with up to 10 lbs. (4.5 kg) of usable payload capacity, and

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Echodyne Delivers on Large Contract for EchoGuard Radars

Echodyne, the manufacturer of innovative, high-performance radars for government and commercial markets, announced today that its surveillance radar, EchoGuard, has been selected by a top tier defense supplier for mission-critical ground and airspace perimeter security deployments in the US and overseas. Echodyne has completed delivery of the first 100 EchoGuard

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Silent Arrow® 1-Ton Cargo Delivery Drone Unveiled in London, Full-Rate Production to Follow

Revolutionary 28ft (8.5m) wingspan autonomous glider to be high-volume manufactured in the United Kingdom by The MEL Group LONDON, Sept. 10, 2019 – Yates Electrospace Corporation (YEC), world leaders in heavy payload, unmanned cargo delivery solutions, today announced the unveiling of the Silent Arrow® GD-2000 cargo delivery drone at the

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Drone Delivery Canada Opens New Commercial Operations Center

Drone Delivery Canada ‘DDC’ has announce completion of DDC’s new commercial operations center, the first of its kind globally, located in Vaughan, Ontario which is now open and ready for operations. The state-of-the-art operations center is a 16,000 square foot facility and when at full capacity will be capable

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Cyberhawk, Curtiss-Wright to Provide Visual Asset Management for Nuclear Assets

Curtiss-Wright’s Nuclear Division (Curtiss-Wright) and Cyberhawk Inc, a subsidiary of Cyberhawk Ltd, announced that they have signed an agreement to provide visual asset management using unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and software to the North American nuclear power market. As part of the agreement, Curtiss-Wright will market and deliver Cyberhawk’s services

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AgEagle Enters Commercial Drone Delivery Market

AgEagle Aerial Systems, Inc., a provider of advanced aerial imagery and data collection and analytics solutions for the sustainable agriculture, precision farming and urban green management markets, has begun to actively pursue expansion opportunities within the emerging Drone Logistics and Transportation market – a market forecasted to grow to $29

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Iridium and Thales Expand Partnership to Deliver Aircraft Connectivity Services

Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) today announced Thales as the newest Iridium Certus aviation service provider. While already developing the Iridium Certus-based FlytLINK terminal and antenna, Thales will now be able to offer both Iridium Certus terminals and Iridium Certus connectivity services to business jets, commercial aircraft, rotorcraft, general

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GA-ASI Gets $93M Reaper/Gray Eagle Special Ops Contract

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) of Poway, California was awarded a maximum $78,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract line items with potential maximum estimated values of $93,000,000. The contract is for the integration and testing support for the Medium Altitude Long Endurance Tactical (MALET) MQ-9 and MQ-1C

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ANAFI FPV puts you in the cockpit of Parrot’s revolutionary drone

● Live video from ANAFI’s 180-degree camera produces thrilling immersion in the Cockpitglasses headset ● Unique FPV modes for aerial photographers combine total immersion with unprecedented control ● New flight mode and presets and deliver jaw-dropping visuals, creative freedom, and non-stop fun Ready for new heights in aerial immersion? Prepare

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European MALE UAV Delayed Until Late 2020s

Deliveries of a new unmanned air vehicle (UAV) being a developed by a pan-European consortium are unlikely to begin until late next decade, a procurement official indicates. The MALE RPAS – or medium-altitude, long-endurance remotely piloted air system – will be operated by four nations and designed and built by

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Fortem Technologies Teams with Hewlett Packard for Airspace Security Solution

Fortem Technologies, Inc. has signed an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to deliver an industry-first custom package of drone solutions to integrate with any drone platform for public infrastructure, venues and cities requiring advanced security and data processing to protect against ground and airborne threats.

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ModalAI Helps Uber Eats Test BVLOS Drone Deliveries

American dining habits are changing, as busy schedules and varying tastes increase demand for ordered food. New technologies enable ordering by smartphone apps and delivery by robots or aerial drones. High-density urban areas pose a challenge for drone delivery, so Uber Eats used ModalAI’s VOXL platform in its tests here

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Drone Beats Ambulance in Race to Deliver First Aid

A team in Iraq and Australia has developed another way to use drones in healthcare—as part of a system that detects when an elderly person has fallen, then delivers first aid. Described in the journal Sensor, the drone system successfully reached every fake test patient in a busy city in

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