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Insitu Ushers in Next Generation of U.S. Coast Guard Aviation with Contract Award

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Insitu will provide unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) services via ScanEagle aboard one Coast Guard National Security Cutter (NSC) with three, one-year options following a contract award announcement this week. The Coast Guard procured the necessary services through a pre-existing multiple award contract executed by Naval Air Systems Command. The initial $4.5-million task order includes operation,…

Latitude Engineering HQ-60B

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Latitude Engineering has conducted over 15 test flights of HQ-60B aircraft in the last month on two different airframes. The aircraft is the final version of the HQ-60 platform, which is designed for 12lbs of payload and > 15 hours of endurance. Two fuel injected engines are being evaluated for reliability and fuel economy during…

Cranfield launches new partnership in technology leadership with Muscat and Aston Universities

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Cranfield University is establishing six dual programmes with newly-formed Muscat University to build capacity in technology and management as the Omani economy diversifies. Drawing on Cranfield’s expertise in air transport, supply chain logistics, energy systems, finance and entrepreneurship, and co-delivered in Muscat from September 2017, the dual Masters’ programmes will equip professional learners in the…

Enter the 2017 FAI Young Artist Contest and Show Us Your Vision of Flying!

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Does flying make you dream? Yes? Then pick up your pens, pencils or brushes and enter the 2017 FAI Young Artists Contest to reach for the clouds. The aim is to create a picture that illustrates this years’ theme “Beyond the Clouds”, and to show us your vision through your eyes! Youngsters from three age…

uBlox cellular NB-IoT module , global connectivity 10 years’ battery life for low data rate IoT applications

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u-blox today announced forthcoming availability of its SARA-N2 Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) module , the world’s first cellular radio module compliant to the 3GPP Release 13, Narrowband IoT (LTE Cat. NB1) standard. Designed for use in applications such as smart buildings and cities, utilities metering, white goods, asset tracking, and agricultural and environme ntal monitoring, the…

3DR Announces Investment from Autodesk

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3DR announces investment from Autodesk® to continue the development of Site Scan™, the Premier Aerial Data Capture and Analytics Platform. Last week, during the first Autodesk Forge conference, we announced that 3DR received an important investment from Autodesk, makers of powerful and popular desktop software programs used by top construction, engineering, and surveying firms around…

FLIR A65 / A35 / A15 / A5

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The FLIR Ax5-Series is the perfect solution for those applications that require the benefits of a thermal image. The FLIR Ax5-Series camera has features and functions that make it the natural choice for anyone who uses PC software to solve problems. Extremely affordable and compact The Ax5-Series are low-cost infrared cameras, with the FLIR A5…

Flirtey Conducts First U.S. Ship-to-Shore Drone Delivery

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Independent drone delivery service Flirtey and Dr. Timothy Amukele at Johns Hopkins successfully conducted the first ship-to-shore drone delivery in the U.S. on the New Jersey coastline, for the United Nations and the American Red Cross. “Imagine a future where in the event of a natural disaster like Hurricane Sandy, Flirtey drones rapidly deliver emergency…

Australian UAV Continue National Expansion with West Australian Presence

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Following 12 months of considerable growth in the Eastern States of Australia and a series of national industrial survey contracts, Australian UAV Pty Ltd has announced the formal opening of a West Australian office. Based out of Perth, Australian UAV have recruited Darryn Dow, a pioneer in the use of UAV’s in mine survey. With…

Over 25 Million Acres of Images Captured by Single Drone Solutions Company

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Sentera, LLC, sensors have officially captured over 25,000,000 acres of images. Sentera’s AgVault™ 2.0 Software translates this imagery into actionable data for the precision agriculture industry. Sentera’s unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), precision sensors, and software are recognized by customers for their precision and accuracy, and the ability to capture images of more acres in less time…