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Overhead Intelligence partners with Iris Automation for Large-Scale Magnetometer Survey

Using first BVLOS SFOC drones for more scalable, productive surveying at lower costs across Newfoundland and Labrador WINTER HAVEN, Fla. and RENO, Nev., June, 2022 Working with safety innovator Iris Automation, Florida-based Overhead Intelligence has commenced its first major EVLOS (extended visual line of sight) plus BVLOS flight (with 50/50

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Airspace Link completes a $23M Series B Round, led by Avanta Ventures, to accelerate the safe integration of drones

Airspace Link Inc, a leading provider of drone safety software and data solutions, announced the completion of a $23M Series B capital raise led by Avanta Ventures with new investment from Morningside, Caprock, and follow-on investment from Altos Ventures, Indicator Ventures, 2048 Ventures, Detroit Venture Partners, and Thales Group. Founded

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UK determines certification standards for new electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today confirmed it will put in place the certification standards also used by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), known as Special Conditions (SC)-VTOL, as the basis for UK certification for new electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. Special Conditions allow manufactures

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Zipline’s Approach to Safety

As the world’s leading autonomous, instant delivery service, Zipline is building a global logistics system that brings all people of the world what they need, when they need it – safely, reliably, quietly, and with minimal impact on the planet. Our solution has been implemented and brought to scale to

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NCDOT Encourages Summer Drone Safety

RALEIGH – National Drone Safety Day is Saturday, and North Carolina officials are bracing for one of the busiest summers yet for the wildly popular devices. Across the state, there are about 15,000 registered recreational drones and more than 9,500 registered commercial drones, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. But

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Watchkeeper Crashes into Sea off Cyprus

A Watchkeeper UK Army drone costing £30 million has plunged into the sea — the seventh in the £1.2 billion programme to crash. The unmanned surveillance craft, weighing almost half a ton and with 11-metre wings, took off from a base in Cyprus. It crashed while being flown from RAF

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DroneUp brings on Andy Thurling to lead UAS airspace innovation

DroneUp, LLC, an autonomous drone delivery platform and leading drone services provider, today announced the appointment of Andy Thurling. Mr. Thurling is an accomplished commercial drone policy and safety expert and the company’s first Vice President of Airspace Innovation. In this role, Mr. Thurling will lead the development and execution

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Axle Box Innovations uses Essentium AM platform for 3D Printed fire-fighting drones

Essentium, Inc., a leading innovator of industrial additive manufacturing (AM) solutions, today announced Axle Box Innovations, a public safety technology developer, is using Essentium AM technology to support the development of US-made 3D printed drones for fire management and protection. Engineers at Axle Box are leveraging the Essentium High-Speed Extrusion

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FLYMOTION selected as Preferred Partner of Squishy Robotics

TAMPA, FL – FLYMOTION, a leading provider of unmanned systems, technology integration, training, and services across public safety, government, and defense, announced they are now a preferred partner of Squishy Robotics. Through a value-added reseller agreement with FLYMOTION, the technology company’s line of sensor platforms will be available for distribution.

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ZeroEyes partners with Asylon Robotics to develop Drone-Enabled Active-Shooter Response

ZeroEyes, Inc., creators of the only A.I.-based gun detection video analytics platform that holds the US Department of Homeland Security SAFETY Act Designation, today announced a formal partnership with Asylon Robotics, a firm that automates security operations by leveraging aerial and ground robotics for perimeter and drone security and intelligence

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Drone operating system provider FlightOps signs agreement with DroneUp  

FlightOps Ltd., a leading multi-drone operating system (OS) provider, today announced a significant commercial agreement with DroneUp, a major drone flight services provider. “Using the FlightOps OS, our customers can fly more missions over longer distances with increased safety and reduced costs,” said FlightOps CEO Shay Levy. “Our technology

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Red Cat Holdings becomes first commercial enterprise to bring multi-drone system to market

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, 2022 — Red Cat Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: RCAT), a hardware-enabled software provider to the drone industry, announced today that it has completed research, development and production for a four-drone, multi-vehicle system for defense, government, and public safety markets. “We have shippable product on hand and are

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K-State Salina Selected Again to Support National UAS Prize Competition

Following its successful coordination of the recent First Responder Unmanned Aircraft System Triple Challenge, Kansas State University Salina Aerospace and Technology Campus has again been selected to lead an unmanned aircraft systems competition that will award prize money to winners. In partnership with Capital Consulting Corporation, K-State Salina will coordinate

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K-State Salina again selected to support national UAS prize competition

SALINA — Following its successful coordination of the recent First Responder Unmanned Aircraft System Triple Challenge, Kansas State University Salina Aerospace and Technology Campus has again been selected to lead an unmanned aircraft systems competition that will award prize money to winners. In partnership with Capital Consulting Corporation, K-State Salina

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Hermes 900 Crashes Near Popular Philippines Resort

A Hermes 900 drone of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) crashed Saturday morning near a popular mountain resort in Baungon town in Bukidnon province on Saturday afternoon, May 28. The military reported no casualties or major damage to any private property. Major Francisco Garello, the spokesperson of the Army’s 4th

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Schiebel CAMCOPTER S-100 Performs Maritime Surveillance for Royal Danish Navy

The Royal Danish Navy (RDN) is operating the Schiebel CAMCOPTER S-100 for maritime surveillance. The Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) service is delivered by the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA). Stationed in Denmark’s northernmost town Skagen, the CAMCOPTER® S-100 is supporting the RDN alongside other national authorities in carrying out

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DRONAMICS partners with FlightSafety International on an advanced training programme 

FlightSafety will offer ongoing support in state-of-the-art training for DRONAMICS pilots and engineers The partnership will ensure DRONAMICS’ remotely piloted aircraft maintain the highest standards in operational excellence and safety Future plans include the co-development of a joint academy to meet increasing resourcing requirements as DRONAMICS’ operations grow

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Axon and Skydio Announce New Integration for Public Safety

Axon a global supplier of connected public safety technologies, and Skydio, a US drone manufacturer and world supplier of autonomous flight solutions, announced that public safety agencies flying Skydio drones and using Axon Respond, Axon’s real-time operations platform, will now have the ability to access drone live-streams to provide more

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Axon and Skydio Announce New Integration of Skydio Autonomous Drones with Axon Respond for Public Safety

Axon (Nasdaq: AXON), the global leader in connected public safety technologies, and Skydio, the leading US drone manufacturer and world leader in autonomous flight, today announced that public safety agencies flying Skydio drones and using Axon Respond, Axon’s real-time operations platform, will now have the ability to access drone live-streams

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S. Korea’s Ministry of Land Appoints Carrot to Explore Potential Use of Drones for Local Government

A South Korean InsurTech Carrot (“Carrot” or the “Company”) is pushing the boundaries of innovation in an effort to keep the road safer and minimize the accident-related losses through the use of drones and AI technology. According to a recent announcement made by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transportation

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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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