Skycatch Evolution 3

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When you want industrial strength data capture on the go, you need a UAV that’s ready for anything. EVOLUTION 3 is a portable data-capturing UAV built for ground takeoffs and landings. Its lightweight body and intuitive interface make it easy to carry and even easier to fly. This human-operated solution is perfect for countries where…

Air National Guard begins Syracuse drone flights, ending exclusive Fort Drum flights

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By GORDON BLOCK SYRACUSE — Crews from the New York Air National Guard began flying its MQ-9 Reaper drone from Syracuse Hancock International Airport, ending their exclusive flights at Fort Drum. The flight by the 174th Attack Wing came after years of petitioning to federal officials. The unit is now the first in America to…

Northrop Grumman TERN

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In what shall become known as The Force Awakens week I can only hope that it was this concept platform that made the grade. An early X wing if ever I saw one. What we do know is that Northrop Grumman has won the contract to move forward with Phase 3 of DARPA project. TERN…

Megakopter

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Another big one lets just park this here. First time I have seen eight hexacopters flying in close formation, quite neat. If that really was the maiden, near a crowd like that not so much.

Fiji:- Panel centres on threats posed by drones

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Felix Chaudhary DRONES or remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) can pose a serious threat to commercial passenger aircraft and the privacy of the general population, says Solicitor-General and permanent secretary for Civil Aviation Authority, Sharvada Sharma. Speaking during a panel discussion at the 17th Attorney-General’s Conference at Natadola last week Friday, he said there were…

Vancouver Airport Authority launches drone safety campaign

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RICHMOND, Canada – With retail drone sales expected to soar during the holiday season, Vancouver Airport Authority (YVR) is teaming up with aviation partners to launch a drone safety campaign aimed at highlighting the risks associated with flying unmanned aircraft near airports. “Innovation and safety are two of YVR’s core values,” said Steve Hankinson, Vice…

High-flying drone business QuestUAV enters the South Korean marketplace

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  BY ROBERT GIBSON With 16 years’ experience as an RAF helicopter pilot, Nigel King was a natural choice when Northumbria University was looking for a specialist to operate its newly purchased drone. “They had bought one, but didn’t know how to fly it,” he recalled. “I became the chief pilot, but looking at the…

USA Today:- Airware CEO is Small Business Innovator of the Year

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Bart Jansen The founder of a company navigating the future of drones amid an industry anticipating explosive growth during the next decade has been named USA TODAY’s Small-Business Innovator of the Year. Jonathan Downey, 32, CEO of San Francisco-based Airware.com, was chosen from among 10 finalists by a team of USA TODAY editors and last year’s winner,…

Hogan Lovells :- FAA Releases Rule on UAS Registration Requirements

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) estimates that nearly 800,000 small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones, will be sold this holiday season, and expects sales of an additional 1.9 million UAS to hobbyist and recreational users in 2016. Over the past year we have witnessed a surge in news events involving careless operators misusing drones,…