Tagged: Safety

ParaZero’s SafeAir Unlocks Flight Over People in Canada With Popular Phantom and Mavic Drones

ParaZero Technologies, the world leader in safety systems for commercial drones, is pleased to announce that its ASTM compliant SafeAir Systems for the DJI Phantom 4 Series and DJI Mavic 2 Series complies with the latest Transport Canada regulations for operations over people. This allows licensed operators using the SafeAir

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Another Skylark Down in Gaza

A military reconnaissance drone crashed in the central Gaza Strip on Tuesday morning, reportedly after it was shot down by a Palestinian terror group in the coastal enclave. The Israel Defense Forces confirmed that the small unmanned aerial vehicle, known as a Skylark, had crashed in the Gaza Strip, but

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London Police to use Drone to Catch Dangerous Drivers

The London Metropolitan Police will use a drone in a crackdown on dangerous drivers. The unmanned aerial vehicle will target “road users engaged in dangerous driving, such as racing, that could potentially put others at risk”, the force said. Safety charity Brake welcomed the use of technology “to enforce against,

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FLYMOTION and Tomahawk Robotics Partner to Bring Enterprise Class Robotic Control Solutions to the Public Safety and Government Market

FLYMOTION, the leading provider of end to end UAS solutions and services has partnered with Tomahawk Robotics, an innovator or robotic control technologies to bring Kinesis to the Public Safety and Government market. Tomahawk Robotics’ software suite, Kinesis, enables management of robotic systems regardless of underlying hardware. From robotic

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USI Establishes UAS Training Center of Excellence in Collaboration with Gulf Coast State College

Unmanned Safety Institute (USI) announced today that they will be establishing the first-in-the-nation Unmanned Safety Institute – Center of Excellence, a remote pilot training and safety certification center, at Gulf Coast State College (GCSC) in Port St. Joe, Florida. In 2019, Unmanned Safety Institute celebrates five years of implementing and

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Public Safety Alliance Announces Inaugural Board of Advisors

MIAMI – The DRONERESPONDERS Public Safety Alliance, the leading 501(c)3 non-profit program advocating for and supporting the use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) – also known as “drones” – for public safety missions has announced their inaugural Board of Advisors. The 40-person roster contains many of the most renowned

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Clueless, Careless and Crashy the Airliner

This is a follow up to one of my let’s-all-come-together-on-this-“safety of the NAS” educational pieces prior to the FAA UAS symposium. Some lingering questions were posed during the streamed symposium, and, to the best of my knowledge, not one of these pertinent and salient queries was answered. So, apparently ponying

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UK CAA UAS Policy – Operations Specialist

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 we pride ourselves on our ability to adapt to the constantly changing aviation environment. The Role We’re looking for two

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AirMap and CerbAir to Collaborate on Counter UAS Integration

CerbAir, a European manufacturer of Counter-Unmanned Aerial Systems (C-UAS) solutions, and AirMap, a global airspace intelligence platform for drones, have announced their collaboration to provide integrated, comprehensive solutions for low-altitude airspace safety and security. Following the worldwide growth in the use of UAS, or drones, there has been a significant

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North Dakota Gets 4-Year Waiver to Fly Over People

The North Dakota Department of Transportation received a four-year waiver from the Federal Aviation Administration to fly drones over people beginning this week. The drones will conduct normal DOT duties, such as inspecting roads and bridges and acting as a first responder to emergencies, according to Russ Buchholz, the strategy

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The Golden Part 107.39 Parachute

Recently it has been announced that the FAA has granted a first-of-its-kind waiver for flying over people with a parachute and that a certain huge construction company has benefited from the ASTM 3322-18 (is there an FAA NOA?) standard and adequately addressed safety concerns at the FAA. Now, before you

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Elbit Systems Starts European Maritime UAS Patrols

Elbit Systems has started operating the maritime UAS patrol service available to countries in the European Union (EU) under a contract between the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) and the Portuguese company CEiiA. Iceland is the first EU country to use this particular long-range UAS patrol service. The Icelandic maritime

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Boeing’s PAV Prototype Crashes on Test Flight

Boeing and its subsidiary Aurora Flight Science’s unmanned passenger air vehicle (PAV) prototype crashed June 4 during its fifth test flight in Manassas, Virginia, Aurora spokeswoman Luisa Guerra confirmed to AIN last week at the Uber Elevate Summit in Washington, D.C. Guerra said the crash is under investigation and a

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Australia – Have we reached ‘Peak Drone’​? How will the drone services landscape change in the next 12-24 months?

James Rennie According to Goldman Sachs the drone industry will be worth US$100bn globally by 2020, and similar figures have been estimated by the other consulting firms and described as ‘the next Internet’. Drones have been radically changing how businesses and government agencies operate: saving money, improving safety, and providing

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Free FAA Webinars

After receiving positive feedback and constructive input, the FAA has optimized their program content and added a session to include the recent changes to recreational flying.

Webinar schedule:

June 19, 2019 2 P.M. ET Public Safety:

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EU wide rules on drones published

On 11 June 2019 common European rules on drones, Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/945 & Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/947, have been published to ensure drone operations across Europe are safe and secure. The rules will amongst others help to protect the safety and the privacy of EU citizens while

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ParaZero Launches ASTM Compliant SafeAir Mavic

Drone safety company ParaZero Technologies Ltd (ASX: PRZ), together with the Northern Plains UAS Test Site (NPUASTS), has completed the testing and compliance process for ParaZero’s SafeAir Mavic in accordance with ASTM F3322-18 ASTM F3322-18 Standard Specification for UAS Parachutes was designed to enable civil aviation authorities (CAAs), like the

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Boeing Invests in Provider Robotic Skies

Boeing has announced its investment in Robotic Skies, a services provider that connects manufacturers and operators of commercial unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) with a global network of more than 170 civil aviation authority-certified repair stations. “With safety as a cornerstone, we are shaping a robust operational ecosystem for on-demand mobility

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FlytBase White Paper on Warehouse Automation – Inventory Management using Drones

FlytBase, Inc., an enterprise drone automation company, releases a white paper highlighting the role of autonomous drones in the digital transformation of warehouses. Driven by safety, cost and revenue benefits, warehouses across the world are adopting technologies such as Internet-of-Things, Artificial Intelligence, and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Drones are playing a

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