Mystery drone collides with Sydney Harbour Bridge

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Bellinda Kontominas A mystery drone has crashed into the Sydney Harbour Bridge, causing counter terrorism officers to be alerted and an investigation by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority. The incident occurred on Wednesday, just a day before the start of…

Flying Server Goes Airborne with Mercury Systems

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CHELMSFORD, Mass.  October 3, 2013  Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY, www.mrcy.com), a best-of-breed provider of commercially developed, open sensor and Big Data processing systems for critical commercial, defense and intelligence applications, announced the deployment of the most powerful…

EU and US reach accord on datalink

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A recent ‘differing of requirements’ for datalink standardisation has now been resolved between Europe and the United States. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the SESAR Joint Undertaking (SJU) had each developed ATM modernisation roadmaps which require the integration of…

Military denies allegations of selling UAVs to Chinese firm

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By Joseph Yeh ,The China Post TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan’s military yesterday denied a lawmaker’s accusation that its top-research unit was considering selling locally developed Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) to a Chinese company. Defense Minister Yen Ming (嚴明) said the Chung-shan…

UAV to check on Jumbo Savari

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Mysore: With barely a few days left for the curtain to go up on the Mysore Dasara celebrations, the  police is making sure security is tight for the  10-day cultural extravaganza that sees tourists from the world over descend on the…

Small drone crash lands in Manhattan

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Jim Hoffer Eyewitness News NEW YORK (WABC) – A small helicopter drone flying high above buildings on the East side of Manhattan crash landed just feet away from a businessman during the Monday evening rush hour. The drone is small but…

ConocoPhillips confirms ScanEagle down

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Davy Kong, Advisor, External Communications Americas for ConocoPhillips has confirmed that their trial aircraft had an engine failure during tests in Alaska. Patrick, As you may know ConocoPhillips and its collaborators successfully completed the first approved commercial use of an…

UAS in Broadcast

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The Broadcast Industry has been quick to recognise the potential of small unmanned aircraft systems. As the number of systems and qualified operators has increased in the UK, so their contribution to program making has grown, often delivering footage that would…

Swedish UAV manufacturer featured as highlight of IBC 2013

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At IBC, the world’s largest broadcasting conference and exhibition, the Swedish UAV manufacturer Intuitive Aerial was awarded for its latest aerial cinematic camera rig, the BLACK ARMORED DRONE. The 12-rotor electrical helicopter was selected most eye-catching of the show amongst…

Cyberhawk appoints Ian Marchant as Non-Executive Director

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Cyberhawk Innovations, the world-leading aerial inspection and land survey company, today announced the appointment of Ian Marchant as a Non-Executive Director. Ian Marchant’s experience as a Senior Non-Executive Director of the Wood Group, Chairman of the Energy Institute and former…