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Former Gatwick UAS Lead Ashley Harvey Joins Altitude Angel

London, UK: Altitude Angel, the world’s leading UTM (Unified Traffic Management) technology provider, has today announced former Gatwick Airport UAS Drone Lead Ashley Harvey will take up the new position of Regulation, Airspace & Airports Specialist with immediate effect. With nearly 25 years’ professional experience working in aviation, predominantly

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Royal Mail and Windracers Scilly island trial

Royal Mail has also become the first to execute inter-island parcel deliveries across the Scillies, as part a the trial. The Government-funded project , which has been developed in partnership with DronePrep, Skyports, Consortiq Limited, University of Southampton, Excalibur Healthcare Services and Windracers Limited, will initially have a particular

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Increasing Adoption of Aerial Delivery Drones Driving Autonomous Last-Mile Delivery Market: Fact.MR

Fact.MR’s recent research study on global autonomous last mile delivery market forecasts an impressive growth on the back of technological advancements in delivery systems. Demand for autonomous last mile delivery is skyrocketing with the rising adoption of autonomous vehicles for the delivery of products without any human intervention. The market

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Skyborg ACS has Successful First Flight

The Skyborg leadership team conducted a two-hours and ten minute flight test April 29 of the Skyborg autonomy core system (ACS) aboard a Kratos UTAP-22 tactical unmanned vehicle at Tyndall AFB, Florida. Termed Milestone 1 of the Autonomous Attritable Aircraft Experimentation (AAAx) campaign, the ACS performed a series of foundational

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Wingcopter – AI Software Developer

Do you want to shape the future of aviation? Do you share our vision of saving and improving lives through technology with a purpose? Then join our ambitious team of young talents and experienced professionals! We at Wingcopter design innovative, high-performance drones that are operated all over the world in

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Outsight Introduces the First LiDAR Pre-processor

Based in Espoo (Finland), Outsight Photonics has introduced the first LiDAR Pre-processor. The Augmented Lidar Box is a real-time Software Engine that provides the fundamental features you need to use Lidar in any project. The Augmented LiDAR Box is the first LiDAR Pre-Processor aiming to close the Adoption Gap between

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Mystery Chinese Drone Crashes Myanmar Village

One of our astute readers in Myanmar forwarded these photos of a mystery drone that crash-landed in rural Myanmar and is probably operated by the Myanmar Airforce. The accident occurred not so far from Pyin Oo Lwin, Central Myanmar on 5th May. Our source understands that this is a Chinese

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Aerodyne Group Enters into Strategic Partnership with Real Tech Fund, KOBASHI HOLDINGS and ACSL

• Real Tech Fund’s expertise in agriculture deep tech, KOBASHI HOLDINGS’ legacy in agriculture of over 100 years, and ACSL’s technology prowess will provide an impetus to Aerodyne’s Agrimor solution, which is Aerodyne Group’s latest engine of growth in the agriculture space.• This strategic partnership also aims to solidify Aerodyne

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Royal Appointment in Recognition of UAS-related Activities

On 27 April 2021, in recognition of his relentless efforts over the last 25 years on behalf of the European and international unmanned aircraft systems communities to further the creation of rules, regulations and standards for these systems, highlight their societal & economic benefits, and promote their use, Peter Hubert

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Head of Americas, Addison Ferrell, discusses the market conditions that are driving investment in the advanced air mobility (AAM) sector

Skyports new Head of Americas, Addison Ferrell, discusses Skyports role in the advanced air mobility (AAM) ecosystem, the developments that we can expect to see in the Americas over the coming years, and why the AAM space has been very active in capital markets in recent months…… What role does

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Blohm & Voss BV 141 – Asymmetrical WW2 Aircraft

The Blohm & Voss BV 141 was a World War II German tactical reconnaissance aircraft, notable for its uncommon structural asymmetry. Although the Blohm & Voss BV 141 performed well, it was never ordered into full-scale production, for reasons that included the unavailability of the preferred engine and competition from

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DroneShield TIPS-C system

DroneShield Ltd (ASX:DRO) (“DroneShield” or the “Company”) is pleased to share the release of the video of the TIPS-C system by its C-UAS vehicle partner Trakka Systems. Trakka’s Interceptor Package Solution for Counter Terror (TIPS-C) is a new breed of mobile, total mission management for the rapidly evolving threat of

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Jaunt Air Mobility Announces Design and Manufacturing Operations in Canada and the appointment of Eric Côté as President

Dallas, TX, Jaunt Air Mobility announced today the company plans to open design and manufacturing operations in Canada. Jaunt Air Mobility takes the first step in expanding its global reach by appointing Eric Côté to head its Canadian operations. “Our announcement today to locate our design and manufacturing operations to

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Aeronautics Orbiter 4 Designed for Maritime Patrol Missions

Aeronautics Group introduces its Orbiter 4 small tactical UAS, capable of performing long-range, long-endurance maritime patrol missions. The Orbiter 4’s high-performance EO/IR and MPR payloads are ideal for maritime monitoring, gas and oil rigs protection, illegal activity tracking, and search & rescue. It has already been fully integrated into the

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Estonia to Use Aerial Targets from SCR Spain

The Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Estonia has recently signed a framework agreement whereby the Spanish company SCR will supply aerial targets and provide services with them. It is a seven-year contract, awarded by the Estonian Centre for Defence Investments, that includes the acquisition of aerial targets and

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Numerica Expands with New Fort Collins Facility

Numerica Corporation announced plans to purchase and renovate an existing industrial property located at 4450 Denrose Court in Fort Collins. When complete, the transformed facility will include approximately 9,000 square feet of office space and 24,000 square feet of high-bay lab and manufacturing space to support the continued development of

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NASA UTM: A Giant Leap for Air Transportation

Just in the past few years, more than an estimated 700,000 unmanned aircraft systems, or UAS, have been purchased and are flying around our skies. With the push for these unmanned aircraft to be used in our daily lives for tasks such as; delivering goods to our door steps, monitoring

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