Patrick Egan

Academy of Art University San Francisco Flies Into The Future With Drones

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Academy of Art University founder Richard S. Stephen’s philosophy was that teachers and curriculum would always be on the leading edge of innovation and creativity. Drones fall right in line with that philosophy, as the frontier of their use in mixed media (marketing and advertisement, cable, Internet, movies) is being pioneered. This technology will soon,…

World’s Smallest Commercial LWIR Thermal Drone

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German high-tech company TeAx technology, a leading edge drone system integrator with an international reputation, just did it again: Another proof of their excellence in designing and engineering of smallest and most lightweight solutions within the context of the commercial drone industry. “Offering clients with reliable thermal imaging technology for drones as one part of…

Tad McGeer To Speak At The 2016 Small Unmanned Systems Business Exposition

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The sUSB Exposition in San Francisco is well known for hosting industry leaders and top tier experts in the unmanned systems world. The sUAS News is pleased to facilitate this opportunity to hear Dr. McGeer talk about his work, his views on technology and the realities of the industry. He is the founder and President…

RCAPA :- Comments on Registration and Marking Requirements FAA-2015-7396

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On behalf of the membership, unrepresented hobbyist and the public at large. The Remote Control Aerial Platform Association (RCAPA) contends that the unaffiliated RC hobbyists stakeholder was disenfranchised in this instance, as they had no credible and or qualified representation. Members of the task force were not properly vetted and have limited or no experience…

US DataWing, LLC acquires UAVRG, LLC (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Response Group)

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San Antonio Based US DataWing, a drone service provider specializing in the Oil and Gas and insurance industries, purchased UAVRG – a drone emergency response company.  With this purchase, DataWing establishes a national presence and multiple contracts with emergency response companies.  UAVRG will remain as the national partner network of DataWing where well qualified small…

sUAS News STE(A)M Grant 2016

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sUAS News has always believed in giving back to the community, and what better way  to support the community and its future than offering a STE(A)M Science, Technology, Engineering, (Art) and Mathematics outreach grant of $1000?  Here’s how it works: prospective grant recipients will be required to write a proposal detailing their concept on how…

RCAPA comments on registration

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After a decade of working with the FAA and other stakeholders on safe integrating UAS into NAS, we are disappointed with the lack of tangible progress. This latest effort only serves to erode further the community’s confidence in an administrative process that has been ongoing now for 23 plus years (See attached graphic). 4910- 9X…

bizUAS gives power line inspection demonstrations

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bizUAS was selected as one of only six teams across North America to give an extensive live presentation on the inspection of energized 345kV power structures to representatives of the North American electric power industry. They successfully completed the missions last week. With the help of partners, Unmanned Experts and Cyberhawk, the world-leader in drone-based…

sUAS Risk Mitigation

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Almost every day of our lives, we calculate risk from walking in a dark kids room avoiding a BFLE (barefoot LEGO event) to picking the line at target least likely to need a price check. if you are a commercial UAS operator, these risk can be more often than not mitigated. This can sometimes end…

‘Coalition of UAS Professionals’ Created to Represent the Voice of Small Business within the Unmanned Aerial Systems Industry

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Denver, CO – The Coalition of UAS Professionals (UAS Coalition) was founded to serve as the voice of small business within the unmanned aerial systems (UAS) industry. Primed for dramatic growth, much of the multi-billion dollar UAS market will be driven by small to mid-sized organizations. The UAS Coalition provides a suite of free online…