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UK CAA – Regulation Innovation Specialist

Date: 17-Jan-2022 Location: London, GB Company: Civil Aviation Authority Salary: £40,735 up to £45,000 dependant upon experience Contract Type: Permanent We are the UK’s aviation regulator and recognised as a world leader in its field. Our activities are diverse, enabling the aviation industry to meet the highest safety standards, and

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Involi – Full Stack Engineer

In a global setting where the use of drones has increased exponentially for a wide variety of applications, there is an urgent need to provide a solution that ensures safe integration of drones into the airspace. INVOLI develops technologies to improve the safety of drone operations alongside manned aircrafts, by

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SmartSky Networks, GE Aviation, and Mosaic ATM Address Advanced Air Mobility Safety

SmartSky Networks, an air-to-ground inflight connectivity provider, announced a collaboration with GE Aviation and Mosaic ATM to enhance Flight Management Systems (FMS) and Air Traffic Management (ATM) for Advanced Air Mobility (AAM). The combined work effort, conducted under a NASA Innovation Award, uniquely connects the airborne and cloud-based FMS to

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UK CAA – RPAS Sector Inspector

Salary: £48,454 up to £60,000 depending on skills and experience Contract type: Permanent We are the UK’s aviation regulator and recognised as a world leader in our field. Our activities are diverse, enabling the aviation industry to meet the highest safety standards and we pride ourselves on our ability to

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Airspace Link will provide operational safety of commercial drone skyway in Michigan and Ontario, Canada

Airspace Link, Inc., the leading North American provider of data, software and managed services to enable the safe, scalable use of drones, is collaborating on a first-of-its kind technology initiative created by Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and multiple economic development partners in Michigan and Ontario, Canada. Airspace Link received the

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Teal Group Predicts Worldwide Civil Drone Sales Will Surpass $120 Billion Over the Next Decade

Civil Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) will be the most dynamic growth sector of the world aerospace industry this decade as nations open their airspace, commercial applications take off, and civil governments adopt systems for new roles in border security and public safety. “At lower levels, UAS markets appear almost mature.

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BSI/ARPAS-UK Drone standards landscape report

Drone technology has the potential to deliver significant benefits across multiple industries, from construction to transport. Achieving this potential will depend on building confidence in safety, airworthiness, privacy and beyond – areas where standards could have an important role to play. Our new report, developed with ARPAS-UK, the Association of

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uAvionix Successfully Tests SkyLink C-Band Command & Control (C2) Radio

uAvionix announced the successful completion of the first series of flights with its newly developed SkyLink Control & Non-Payload Communications (CNPC) C-band radio, intended to meet the needs of safety-critical & BVLOS missions as well as operators and manufacturers with airframe certification in mind. The flight tests were conducted at

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Embry-Riddle Gets New FAA Grant for Electric Flight Research

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded researchers at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University $625,000 to enhance the safety of a new class of electric propulsion-powered aircraft. To help establish safety guidelines and pathways to certification for these new aircraft, the researchers are studying the technologies involved — such as distributed electric

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Dedrone Secures $30.5 Million Series C Investment

Dedrone, a supplier of smart airspace security systems, announced that it has closed a $30.5 million Series C financing round led by Axon, the global leader in connected public safety technologies. Previous investors, including Aqton Partners, Menlo Ventures, Felicis Ventures, Target Partners, TempoCap and John Chambers, Chairman Emeritus of Cisco

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uAvionix paves the way to BVLOS with successful first flight of SkyLink C-Band Command & Control radio

Today, uAvionix announced the successful completion of the first series of flights with its newly developed SkyLink Control & Non-Payload Communications (CNPC) C-band radio, intended to meet the needs of safety-critical & BVLOS missions as well as operators and manufacturers with airframe certification in mind. The flight tests were conducted

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Disharmony in Harmonized EU Rules

In 2019, the European Union (EU) passed regulations for the aviation safety of civilian drones. They are aimed to foster innovation and ensure the safe integration of drones, of all sizes, into European airspace. This move was made to also harmonize drone rules throughout the EU as the previous framework

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EASA publishes proposal for the implementation of U-space in Europe

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) published a proposal for Acceptable Means Compliance and Guidance Material (AMC & GM) to enable harmonised implementation of U-space airspaces and U-space services as well as certification of U-space service providers across the European airspace The publication of NPA 2021-14 follows the adoption

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CASA approves Percepto to fly autonomous drones BVLOS from a remote operations center in Australia

Percepto, pioneering autonomous inspection by industrial robotics, today announced that it has been granted operational approval to fly Percepto autonomous drones beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) at a site in Australia. The waiver, granted by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA), will allow completely remote inspection of the facility,

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Federal Aviation Administration accredits the Drone Racing League as first UAS event organizer

The Drone Racing League (DRL), the world’s premier, professional drone racing property, today announced it has been accredited by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as the first unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) event organizer. A leader in drone-event safety, DRL also announced its participation in FAA’s Partnership for Safety Plan (PSP)

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FAA Accredits Drone Racing League as First UAS Event Organizer

The Drone Racing League (DRL), the world’s premier, professional drone racing property, announced it has been accredited by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as the first unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) event organizer. A leader in drone-event safety, DRL also announced its participation in FAA’s Partnership for Safety Plan (PSP)

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Swoop Aero Obtains BVLOS Approval in Australia

Melbourne-based drone logistics company Swoop Aero has obtained BVLOS (Beyond Visual Line Of Sight) approval for medical logistics operations in Queensland. The approval from Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) allows Swoop Aero to operate in a fully integrated airspace with an aerodrome based hub at the local airport in

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Cranford Police Department assesses and responds to Hurricane Ida damage quicker with drones

Drone Mapping and Thermal Technology from UAS Allows Cranford Police Department to Ensure Community Safety During Flooding NEW YORK, New York — The Town of Cranford, New Jersey Police Departmentrecently implemented a drone program into their equipment arsenal, which aided in amultitude of missions during and after Hurricane Ida, including

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Flylogix – The next generation of technology; the next generation of engineers

Mags Duncan-Duggal Key Flylogix team member Christian Harris is currently on operations in the Shetlands as designated Safety Officer. Representing the next generation of aviation engineers, he’s taking a vital role in ensuring missions are carefully planned, organised, fully tested and safe. “My core responsibility as Safety Officer is making

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Swoop Aero obtains ‘Beyond Visual Line of Sight’ approval in Australia

Melbourne-based drone logistics company Swoop Aero has obtained BVLOS (Beyond Visual Line Of Sight) approval for medical logistics operations in Queensland. The approval from Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) allows Swoop Aero to operate in a fully integrated airspace with an aerodrome based hub at the local airport in

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FlytBase & DroneBase partner up to provide fully autonomous Drone-in-a-Box solutions in Italy

Cloud-based drone-automation software provider FlytBase is delighted to announce their partnership with Italy-based drone manufacturer and service provider DroneBase. Together, they aim to make scalable drone-in-a-box (DiaB) systems commercially available to businesses for deploying autonomous drone-based security, monitoring, and public safety operations in Italy. Journey of DBase: The Integrated DiaB

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SwissDrones and CLS Deploy for Maritime Operations

SwissDrones, a company that develops, manufactures and operates long-range unmanned helicopter systems for commercial and public safety applications, and CLS, a pioneer in satellite-based monitoring and surveillance solutions, connecting from space SwissDrones UAVs, are bringing together the power of satellite data with the agility of unmanned aerial drones. The result:

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Skyfire Supports FAA Determination to Allow Training Missions Under a COA

Skyfire Consulting (Skyfire) (skyfireconsulting.com), the most trusted and experienced public safety UAS consulting group, today announced its support of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) determination that training missions conducted under a Certificate of Authorization (COA) are permitted by Public Aircraft Operators. While there has not been a change to the

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Messerschmitt Bf 109: Better than the Spitfire?

This Bf 109 fought in the Battle of Britain, crash landed in 1940, and ended up on display. The Messerschmitt Bf 109 was matched only by the Supermarine Spitfire. It was the Luftwaffe’s only single seat fighter for the first few years of the Second World War and the RAF’s

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JEDA, Joint European Drone Associations, the new EU Federation, unified voice in the European drone sector

Last 12th November, European drone-related associations gathered in Brussels to take a major step forward in the EU Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) sector by creating JEDA. The creation of this association was officially announced, in the presence of representatives of EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency), and several JEDAmembers on Monday,

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Public Safety Drones — DRONERESPONDERS Survey Results

There has been a fundamental change in the relationship between drones and public safety, according to Charles Werner — and he would know. Having spent 45 years in the fire service, he retired as the fire chief for Charlottesville, Virginia, and went on to establish and lead DRONERESPONDERS, a global

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SkyeBrowse introduces new automated paperwork tool for accident reconstruction

SkyeBrowse, the fastest and easiest drone reality capture platform, launches a state-of-the-art factual diagram tool, which automates paperwork for accident reconstruction, reducing the time spent by over 99%. “I’m proud to announce the next stage of SkyeBrowse: automated paperwork for accident reconstruction. Over the past two years, we have mapped

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