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Snowdonia Aerospace Airspace Change Proposal

Snowdonia Aerospace has today launched a public consultation, open to everyone, on a proposed change to the airspace designation around Llanbedr Airfield. The consultation begins on Monday 7 the December 2020 and will run for 7 weeks before closing on Friday 22nd January 2021. The Snowdonia Aerospace Centre (SAC) is

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Saxon Inspector UAS, the most advanced solution in America

The Saxon Inspector Drone is an evolutionary aircraft that has proven itself in many parts of the world. Our Y6 design allows the aircraft to perform more efficiently and handle more harsh weather conditions than most multicopters in the market today. The Inspector UAS is constructed of aircraft aluminum, reinforced

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GA-ASI Gets $93M Contract to Develop AI for Smart Sensor Prototype Unmanned Aerial Platform

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, California, was awarded a $93,293,554 hybrid (cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price) contract for research, development, test and evaluation of artificial intelligence for the smart sensor prototype unmanned aerial platform. Bids were solicited via the internet with 999 received. Work will be performed in Poway, California, with

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KARGU Rotary Wing Attack Drone

KARGU® is a rotary wing attack drone that has been designed for asymmetric warfare or anti-terrorist operations. It can be carried by a single personnel in both autonomous and manual modes. KARGU® can be effectively used against static or moving targets through its indigenous and real-time image processing capabilities and

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New Bungee Catapult Launcher from Ukraine

Sometimes it’s barely impossible to launch the unmanned aerial vehicle from the runway which is the reason why UKRSPECSYSTEMS designed the bungee catapult launcher SCL-1A. Bungee catapult launcher SCL-1A is constructed to start UAVs with MTOW up to 10 kg at a speed of 25 m/s (90 km/h). It also

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UKRSPECSYSTEMS launch rail

UAVs are crucial for intelligence and observation, so the launching system is of great importance due to possible challenging circumstances. Sometimes it’s barely impossible to launch the unmanned aerial vehicle from the runway. And that’s the reason why UKRSPECSYSTEMS designed the bungee catapult launcher SCL-1A. Bungee catapult launcher SCL-1A is

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Ukraine Unveils First Domestic Combat Drone

Kyiv-based Luch Design Bureau last week unveiled its Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) project, the Sokil-300 (Falcon-300), a strike drone slated to be the first designed and produced exclusively in Ukraine. The opening presentation at the Vizar missile plant outside Kyiv featured a full-size model of the combat-ready UAS. Chief designer,

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Architectural Design and Urban Planning Evolving to Support Autonomous Air and Ground Vehicles

Architecture and Urban Planning Firm JDavis Joins Advanced Mobility Collective WAKE FOREST, N.C. – JDavis, an architecture and urban planning firm, joined the Advanced Mobility Collective in its mission to help accelerate the innovative use of autonomous air and ground vehicles. The firm, with offices in Raleigh and Philadelphia,

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DJI’s Latest AGRAS T20 Drone Makes Agricultural Spraying Easier, Smarter And Safer

DJI, the global leader in drone and camera technology, is again transforming farming with its latest agriculture drone, the DJI AGRAS T20. This durable, high-performance and intelligent precision agriculture spraying drone packs impressive features into a modular and portable design, making it accessible and scalable for farmers who are ready

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Textron Aerosonde Fleet surpasses 500,000 Flight Hours

Textron Systems has announced that the overall Aerosonde sUAS fleet has achieved 500,000 flight hours across global operations. ‘We are proud to achieve 500,000+ hours in combat-proven flight with the Aerosonde Small Unmanned Aircraft System family of products’ the company tweeted on Monday. Designed for expeditionary land- and sea-based operations

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Easy Aerial Portable Autonomous Drone in a Box

Easy Aerial, a Brooklyn based provider of autonomous drone-based monitoring solutions for government, public safety, military, and commercial applications, launched its latest system, the Smart Aerial Monitoring System, SAMS-T-MINI. The SAMS-T-MINI is a very compact and portable tethered drone in a box designed for mission-critical, on the move operations. It

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Hybrid drone generator for building big delivery drone solution

Hybrid drone generator FD16K generator is a high-efficiency generator designed for multicopters. FD16K generator is only 29.5kgs which is much lighter than any other generators that produce Max 16000w output power, The continuous power output of generator is 14000w. An internal combustion engine consumes gasoline and spins a generator

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Russia Develops New Rotary-Wing Target Drone

JSC CSTS Dinamika, part of Technodinamika Group, has successfully passed the state trials of the latest target simulator with a rotary-wing target drone system. This is the first unmanned rotorcraft belonging to this size group ever designed, built and tested in Russia. With takeoff weight at an impressive 315

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MARSS, Northrop Grumman and MSI-Defence Demo Multiple Counter Measure CUAS System

MARSS Group announced that in collaboration with key partners it has successfully demonstrated new capabilities of the NiDAR CUAS AI Command and Control system. The solution, designed to protect against life-threatening unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) was activated at a private testing facility in Arizona, USA. The demonstration confirms the full

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Meet DJI Mini 2, The Ultra-Light, Feature-Packed, Easy-To-Fly Drone You’ve Been Waiting For

Weighing Under 249 Grams, DJI Mini 2 Now Has State-Of-The-Art OcuSync Transmission, Robust Motors, and a 4K Camera Today, DJI, the global leader in civilian drones and creative camera technology, launched DJI Mini 2, a high-performance camera drone that packs impressive new features into a small, portable design in the

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Beagle Drones Launches Kickstarter Campaign for NOVA

Princeton, NJ – November 3rd, 2020 — Beagle Drones is proud to release its 3rddrone, NOVA, on Kickstarter launching today. Designed with content creators in mind, NOVA is a ready-to-fly, FPV drone equipped with a built-in 4k camera and lightweight cyberpunk shell design. NOVA will be 248 grams, meaning a

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Raptor-Inspired Drone with Morphing Wing and Tail

The northern goshawk is a fast, powerful raptor that flies effortlessly through forests. This bird was the design inspiration for the next-generation drone developed by scientifics of the Laboratory of Intelligent Systems of EPFL led by Dario Floreano. They carefully studied the shape of the bird’s wings and tail and

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Turkey to Switch to Local UAV Engines

An engine designed and produced by Turkish Aerospace Industries’ (TAI) engine manufacturing subsidiary will be used to power Turkish unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) producer Bayraktar’s Akıncı and TB3 drones. The new engine, produced by TUSAS Engine Industries (TEI), has the highest performance figures in its class globally, Selçuk Bayraktar, Bayraktar’s

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New Video Series from DSLRPros – ‘Release Notes’

DSLRPros, an industry leader in UAS sales, has produced their first in a series of videos called Release Notes, discussing the uses and design of flight systems and payloads. Their first video was released on October, 30th and focuses on the FLIR TZ20 thermal imaging system. DSLRPros, a leading commercial

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Successful Test Flight of Dutch Solar-Powered Drone

The first Dutch solar drone manufactured by Avy, performed a successful test flight at the end of this summer. The drone is equipped with custom solar foil developed by Wattlab to reflect and absorb more sunlight. The solar-powered prototype is designed to be used for urgent medical transport, support emergency

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