Tagged: Safety

Small UAS Over People: A New Safety Paradigm

By Frank Frisbie and Suzette Matthews Principals, Washington Progress Group LLC FAA is taking the first significant step forward toward integration of UAS in the NAS. By Notice published on February 13, 2019 is proposing to allow small UAS under stated conditions to fly over members of the

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Comprehensive Communication Services and Fortress UAV Partner to Provide Fully Comprehensive MERC-UASC Solution

Comprehensive Communication Services (CCS), a company created after Hurricane Katrina with the sole focus of providing mobile communication platforms for First Responders during disasters, and Fortress UAV, a leading provider of drone managed services including repair, preventative maintenance and support for clients, with a focus on public safety, have partnered

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Skyborne Technology Acquires Costin Airport- Florida

Skyborne Technology, Inc., a developer, manufacturer and integrator of next generation manned and automated first responder communication, unmanned airship and drone aviation systems has acquired Costin Airport in Gulf County, FL for flight operations, manufacturing and unmanned aircraft systems training. Unmanned Systems, Inc., a manufacturer of unmanned systems and drones

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Skyborne Technology acquires Costin Airport- Port St Joe, Florida; Unmanned Systems, Inc to manufacture drones and train pilots

Skyborne Technology, Inc., a developer, manufacturer and integrator of next generation manned and automated first responder communication, unmanned airship and drone aviation systems has acquired Costin Airport in Gulf County, FL for flight operations, manufacturing and unmanned aircraft systems training. Unmanned Systems, Inc., a manufacturer of unmanned systems and drones

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AirMap and Honeywell Develop Cost-Effective Tracking Solution For Drones

AirMap, a global airspace management platform for drones, and Honeywell have announced the development of a cost-effective drone tracking solution to provide airspace safety authorities with situational awareness of manned and unmanned aircraft operations within an airspace system. Together, the companies will develop a cost-effective hardware device to allow for

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Gamma Ray Measurements Using Unmanned Aerial Systems

Gamma ray measurements involved in monitoring technologies of field conditions are of vital importance for environmental safety and radiation protection. This open access research by Monia Kazemeini, John Vargas, Alexander Barzilov and Woosoon Yim addresses the method of cooperative gamma sensing using multiple unmanned aerial systems. Hazardous radiological wastes can

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Event 38 Unmanned Systems Partners with uAvionix to Improve Airspace Safety for Manned and Unmanned Aircraft

Event 38 Unmanned Systems announced today that it has entered into a collaborative agreement with uAvionix to resell and integrate uAvionix ADS-B products with Event 38 aircraft. Unmanned aerial systems and manned aircraft equipped with uAvionix ADS-B transceivers can track each other electronically while in flight. ADS-B transceivers like the

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Yuneec International and Mobilicom form Strategic Partnership for the Commercial & Federal Drone Market

New drone solutions that are optimal for long-range, non-line-of-sight, beyond-line of sight and urban operations within applications including Security, Public Safety, Disaster Relief, and Naval Operations March 6, 2019 – Yuneec International and Mobilicom have entered into astrategic partnership to offer the Commercial & Federal market new advanced solutions for

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Verity Studios Launches Software Algorithm to Make Drones Dramatically Safer

Verity Studios AG, a pioneer in autonomous drones, has launched an integration program for their Failsafe technology for quadcopters. The patented Failsafe solution provides powerful and cost-effective safety enhancements to any consumer and commercial quadcopter drone platform. This program allows drone manufacturers to easily implement the Failsafe algorithm into their

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FAA Partners with Kittyhawk to Transform Mobile App

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has partnered with Kittyhawk to redevelop B4UFLY to further our safety mission and create a new and improved mobile application to help recreational drone operators learn where they can and can’t fly. The project is being done at no cost to the FAA. The B4UFLY

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B4UFLY Updates Coming Soon

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has partnered with Kittyhawk to redevelop B4UFLY to further our safety mission and create a new and improved mobile application to help recreational drone operators learn where they can and can’t fly. The project is being done at no cost to the FAA. The

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Safer Airport Skies Require Savvy Drone Pilots

Newark, Gatwick, Dubai – reports of rogue drones closing airports are becoming commonplace. “The solution to keeping drones from flying where they shouldn’t be is about drone pilot savvy,” said Droneport Texas President David Hook. “The best safety investment in aviation is a well-trained pilot. So, we found like-minded companies

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DJI Improves Enterprise Drones And Fleet Management Software To Enable Next Level Commercial Drone Operations

Updated Matrice 200 Series Drones And FlightHub Software Lay The Foundation For BVLOS And Night Flights While Accelerating Organization-Wide Drone Deployments DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, today unveiled new hardware and software tools to give professional drone operators improved control, safety, and security for

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FLARM Development Team To Receive BGA Safety Award

Almost all mid-air glider collisions are with another glider, and they mainly happen in the dynamic situations in thermals and around airfields, where other gliders can be hidden from sight behind the glider structure. Mid-air collisions have killed a number of UK glider pilots since 1975. In 2004, three Swiss

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DJI Improves Geofencing to Enhance Protection of European Airports and Facilities

Updated System Refines Airspace Data to Better Reflect Safety Risks DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, is improving its geofencing technology with the launch of its Geospatial Environment Online (GEO) 2.0 system across Europe, bringing state-of-the-art geofencing to a total of 32 European countries. GEO

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DJI select Altitude Angel to provide enhanced Airspace data for 32 European countries

Altitude Angel’s GuardianUTM platform chosen to replace AirMap 12 FEBRUARY, 2019. Altitude Angel, the world’s leading drone services company, has partnered with DJI, the world’s top civilian drones manufacturer, to improve safety and open up more of the skies to its customers. Replacing AirMap for Altitude Angel’s GuardianUTM platform, which

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Israel Plans for Drone Regulations

Regulation governing the operation of drones in Israel is getting underway. The Israel Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) recently published for public comment new draft regulations designed to bring order into drone operations, with an emphasis on safety. Some of the regulations will be difficult to enforce, for example, limiting the

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IATA Drones Innovation Weekend Barcelona, Spain

Participate in the IATA Drones Innovation Weekend and develop a proof-of-concept for the safe operation and business impact of drones in aviation. You can select different challenges to participate in. Prizes include a coveted speaking slot at the prestigious 2019 IATA Safety & Flight Operationsconference which takes place in Barcelona

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Boeing’s Advanced F-15 Flight Tests Completed

A combined U.S. Air Force and Boeing flight test team just wrapped up nearly five years of rigorous testing on the Advanced F-15. They tested the aircraft’s systems and flight controls in Palmdale, Calif. More than 15,000 test points were covered to assure safety, quality and performance. “Take my

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Iran Displays New Variant of Stealth UAV

Iran displayed what appeared to be a refined version of its stealthy armed unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) during the Eqtedar 40 defence exhibition that opened in Tehran on 30 January. Several UAVs apparently derived from the US RQ-170 reconnaissance UAV that crashed in Iran in December 2011 have previously been

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Electrical Failure Caused August 2017 MQ-1 Crash

​A US Air Force MQ-1B Predator experienced an electrical failure and fell from the sky during a combat mission at an undisclosed location in the Middle East on Aug. 17, 2017, according to an investigation just released. The Predator, which was deployed to a forward operating location in the

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Hovermap autonomous GPS denied LiDAR mapping

Hovermap offers revolutionary efficiency, safety and operational insights to challenging above ground, underground and GPS-denied environments. It provides collision avoidance, GPS-denied flight, advanced autonomy and SLAM-based LiDAR mapping. This allows a Hovermap-enabled drone to be deployed in challenging GPS-denied environments, to collect 3D and other data which was previously impossible

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FLIR acquires Aeryon Labs

FLIR Systems has acquired Canada-based Aeryon Labs, a developer of advanced UAS for the military, public safety and critical infrastructure markets, the company announced on …

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