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DroneSense–FLIR Edition Drone Flight Control and Management Software Platform

FLIR Systems, Inc. has announced the DroneSense–FLIR Edition, a drone flight management software platform designed for public safety applications. FLIR announced a strategic investment in DroneSense, an Austin, Texas-based unmanned aircraft system (UAS) software platform maker, in April 2018 and this is the first product under that collaboration. DroneSense-FLIR Edition

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Air Force designates GO1 hypersonic flight research vehicle as X-60A

Wright-Patterson AFB OH (AFNS) Oct 09, 2018 –

The Air Force has designated the GOLauncher1 hypersonic flight research vehicle as X-60A. The vehicle is being developed by Generation Orbit Launch Services, Inc. under contract to the Air Force Research Laboratory, Aerospace Systems Directorate, High Speed Systems Division.

It is an air-dropped liquid

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DroneSense-FLIR Edition

FLIR Systems, Inc. today announced the DroneSense–FLIR Edition, a drone flight management software platform designed for public safety applications. FLIR announced a strategic investment in DroneSense, an Austin, Texas-based unmanned aircraft system (UAS) software platform maker, in April 2018 and this is the first product under that collaboration. DroneSense-FLIR Edition

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Announcing DroneSense–FLIR Edition Drone Flight Control and Management Software Platform

FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced the DroneSense–FLIR Edition, a drone flight management software platform designed for public safety applications. FLIR announced a strategic investment in DroneSense, an Austin, Texas-based unmanned aircraft system (UAS) software platform maker, in April 2018 and this is the first product under that collaboration.

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FLIR’s Black Hornet VRS

Featuring the Black Hornet 3 nano-unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) designed for global military, government agency, and first responder vehicle-mounted operations, the Black Hornet Vehicle Reconnaissance System is based on an adaption of the unique Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance System (PRS), the world’s smallest combat-proven nano-unmanned aerial system (UAS). Black Hornet

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Spain Procures Aeronautics Orbiter

The Spanish Ministry of Defence has selected the Aeronautics Orbiter 3 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to help monitor its forces’ bases during overseas missions. The Israeli company was up against the Fulmar, designed by Thales’ Spanish arm, but its Madrid-based distributor, Aicox Soluciones, confirmed on 8 October that Aeronautics had

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ApusDuo solar aircraft successful maiden flight

UAVOS Inc. has successfully completed the first stage of the flight tests of the 10-meter prototype of the High Altitude Pseudo Satellite (HAPS) ApusDuo, which was manufactured as part of the development program of ApusDuo solar aircraft with a wing span of 28m. That prototype was made for testing control

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All hail the Teal One

It’s arrived, remember the feel-good story about the designer 20-year-old Utah-based, George Matus? The main event, the Teal One launches today. According to Teal, “Teal One is more than a flying camera. It’s the only consumer drone that everyone – from first-time flyers to advanced pilots – will love

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FLIR Launches Black Hornet Vehicle Reconnaissance System

FLIR Systems, Inc. has announced the FLIR Black Hornet Vehicle Reconnaissance System (VRS), featuring the Black Hornet 3 nano-unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) designed for global military, government agency, and first responder vehicle-mounted operations. The Black Hornet VRS is based on an adaption of the unique Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance System

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EASA Awards Airlander Design Organisation Approval

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has awarded Hybrid Air Vehicles Ltd a Design Organisation Approval. This is an important milestone on the path to getting the production Airlander 10 in service with customers. It is also a major achievement: just eight other organisations hold an EASA Design Organisation Approval

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Robonic Delivers Third-Generation KONTIO Launcher to Leonardo

Robonic Ltd Oy, subsidiary of Safran Electronics & Defense has delivered a third-generation KONTIO pneumatic launcher to Leonardo. Designed to launch tactical unmanned air systems and target drones, this high-pressure pneumatic launcher is capable of catapulting several types of aerial target drones. This Robonic’ success broadens its customer base and

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Matrice 200/210 Parachute from Fruity Chutes

Gene Engelgau, Los Gatos, California The Fruity Chutes Matrice 200 and Matrice 210 Automatic Emergency Drone Parachute is lightweight, easy to use, and reliable. Designed with ease of use in mind, you can pack and load the parachute yourself; you do not need to send it back to the manufacturer

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UAVOS Fixed-Wing Sitaria Completed Flight Tests

 UAVOS Inc. has completed a series of test flights of a new Sitaria fixed – wing UAV. The new UAV is designed for patrol and observation missions, for aerial photography of terrain area with a radius of up to 120 km. Among other tasks, the unmanned aircraft is purposely

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ParaZero Welcomes New ASTM sUAS Parachute Standard

Drone safety systems company, ParaZero Israel Ltd (ASX: PRZ), welcomed today the publication of the new standard for sUAS (small Unmanned Aerial Systems) parachutes. This is a significant step forward for the commercial drone industry. The new ASTM standard, also known as F3322, defines the requirements for the design, manufacturing

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DJI Brings The Unmanned Aerial Systems Training Center (UTC) Programme To Europe

Empowering professionals and businesses in Europe to embrace drone technology DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, has launched the UTC (Unmanned Aerial Systems Training Center) in Europe. The programme is designed to provide individual and commercial drone operators with professional training in the classroom

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UAVOS Sitaria test flights

UAVOS Inc. has completed a series of test flights of a new Sitaria fixed-wing UAV. The new UAV is designed for patrol and observation missions, for aerial photography of terrain area with a radius of up to 120 km. Among other tasks, the unmanned aircraft is purposely designed to work

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All-Weather LiveSky SENTRY UAS from Hoverfly

Hoverfly Technologies Inc., an American tether-powered drone manufacturer has announced its new all-weather LiveSky SENTRY line of tether-powered UAS. The all-weather LiveSky SENTRY is designed to meet IP54 and MIL-STD-810 standards and is now a military-grade tether-powered UAS available for any mission. IP54 standards define the level of protection for

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MBDA Unveils Spectre Combat UAV Concept

MBDA in the United Kingdom has unveiled a new combat unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) concept designed to provide on-call, low-cost organic precision effects close air support for forward-deployed land forces. Spectre is a tilt wing, electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) combat air system concept capable of quickly transitioning to

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KSU – One day introduction to LiDAR

Many industries have realized that they need better measurement data than what traditional photogrammetry provides. High-quality models and maps can be produced quickly and more affordably than when compared to manual methods. This workshop is designed to familiarize you in how to use the latest drone light detection and ranging

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Milkor’s Latest UAS at South Africa Show

At AAD 2018, International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition, the South African Defense Company MILKOR presents its full range of new UAS (Unmanned Aerial Systems) including the MA 80 especially design to perform surveillance missions. The Milkor Surveillance UAS (Unmanned Aerial System) is a new breed of powerful, long endurance, portable

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Redkite-I Wide-Area Sensor Passes Final Flight Test Aboard Integrator

Logos Technologies has announced that the Redkite-I, a wide-area motion imagery (WAMI) system designed for the Insitu Integrator unmanned aircraft system (UAS), successfully completed its final flight test during the last week of August at the Insitu flight test facilities in Boardman, Oregon. The lightweight WAMI sensor successfully demonstrated complete

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Jetoptera commences VTOL test campaign

Aim is to demonstrate VTOL and hover flight for the Fluidic Propulsion System Jetoptera, Inc. has successfully commenced the VTOL test campaign of their proprietary Fluidic Propulsion System™ (FPS). A test bed of more than 50 kg (110 lbs) equipped with a new vectoring-capable version of the FPS design demonstrated

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Northwest UAV’s NW-88 Multi-Fuel Twin-Cylinder UAV Engine Successfully Completes Major Development Milestone

Northwest UAV has taken their newest engine – the NW-88 multi-fuel twin-cylinder UAV engine – from concept to running prototype with a successful test run in their on-site engine test cell. This marks the conclusion of the design phase of development and begins the test and qualification phase. Based on

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