Commercial sUAS Operations in the NAS?

Under the heading of Department of Transportation is the petition for exemption made by Mr. Gus Calderon for various sections of 14 CFR parts; 21.191 and 91.319 to operate a sUAS within VLOS. Federal Register as referenced in Podcast #36…

The Shed hangout #1 SteadiDrone

A big thank you to Duran from Steadidrone for coping with my first hangout. A look at the South African companies range of multi rotors. Established for just over a year Steadidrone are already appointing distributors around the world.

AeroVironment Awarded $12 million Wasp AE Contract

AeroVironment, of Monrovia, Calif., has been awarded a $12 million contract from NAVAIR’s Program Office for Navy & Marine Corps Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems (PMA-263), working collaboratively with the Army’s Counter-IED Program Office, for AeroVironment Wasp AE small unmanned…

Elbit Systems to sell UAV to US Army

Elbit Systems of America, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., has been selected for award by the US Army ACC-APG, Natick Contracting Division on behalf of the Small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) Product Office. Elbit Systems of America was…

Research UAV probes supercells

Humm AOPA talking UA (ed) By Jim Moore There were a few surprises along the way, but winding up wrecked in Kansas was not among them despite several supercell intercepts by an unmanned aircraft team from the University of Colorado…

Fund crunch may ground these UAV designers

Nine students of MH Saboo Siddik College of Engineering in Byculla are living with mixed emotions these days. An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) designed by them has been selected for an international competition organised by the Society of Automotive Engineers-Aero…

TAMUCC Students Conduct Research with Drones

CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) – You may not know this, but students right here in the Coastal Bend are helping to make Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi a national leader in drone technology. The university is currently operating unmanned aircraft missions…

FSB Tenders for Micro-UAV Sensor Package

MOSCOW, January 21 (RIA Novosti) – Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) announced on Monday a tender for research on a potential sensor system for a micro-unmanned air vehicle (UAV) project, according to an order posted on the government’s state procurement…

Red Rocks Amphitheater mapped by UAS

Jean Pierre from DroneMapper writes to sUAS News:- Amazing day in Colorado for a photogrammetry mission with Falcon UAV over Red Rocks Amphitheater. At 6,450 feet above sea level, Red Rocks Park is a unique transitional zone where the Great Plains meet…