T-20 UAV Reaches High Altitude Mark

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CHEYENNE, Wyo., Aug. 12, 2013  The Arcturus T-20 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle flew to an altitude of 23,500′ MSL during a training flight at Camp Guernsey Joint Training Center, Wyoming. The previous altitude record for the T-20 was 15,000 MSL set at Edwards…

Preparing Students for Careers in Unmanned Systems

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Readying students to meet the demand for workers in the unmanned systems industry, Indiana State University (ISU) recently acquired two new UAS Training Systems from Corsair Engineering. ISU acquired the newest release of the IM3PUT (Integrated Multi-Mission Multi-platform UAS Trainer) system to…

Alberta hopes drone project with Nevada takes flight

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BY SARAH O’DONNELL, EDMONTON JOURNAL EDMONTON – Unmanned aerial drones may one day watch over the pipelines that criss-cross Alberta’s landscape, and the province is hoping to develop such cutting-edge technology with Nevada’s help. Alberta has signed a new agreement…

Spain Negotiating for UAV

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The Spanish Air Force is currently in initial negotiations with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) for the potential acquisition of the Heron-1 “Shoval” UAV. This was reported by Israeli sources to the Flight Global website, and the sources have also confirmed…

The TOR Robotics Team Announces the Q-4 Drone

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TOR Robotics, a San Francisco, California, based manufacturer, introduces the Q-4, a fully autonomous robotic VTOL drone.  The Q-4 Drone is designed to enhance efficiency and expand capabilities in both private and public applications. The Q-4 drone is a lightweight…

MWSS-271 Marines complete UAV course

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Four Marines with Marine Wing Support Squadron 271 completed the Raven Operators Course at Camp Lejeune Friday. During the two-week course, Marines earned certifications to operate RQ-11B Raven unmanned aerial vehicles. The Raven is a small hand-launched remote-controlled UAV. It…

Unmanned Aerial Systems Forum, Little Rock

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Please mark your calendar! The Arkansas Aerospace Alliance would like to invite you to attend The Unmanned Aerial Systems Forum to be held at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) on Friday, September 13, 2013 from 9:00 am…

STaFF® : The drone to save life and forest

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Fly-n-Sense designs and sells compact UAV based systems operating in autonomous or assisted mode, via a ground control station. Since 2011, the company has spent a whole year developing dedicated application by working with firefighters of the Landes Forest, the…

Sinclair hires director for UAV programs

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Tristan Navera Sinclair Community College has named a new director for its Unmanned Aerial Systems programs. The school’s workforce development division has named Andrew Shepherd as program director for Unmanned Aerials Systems, or UAS. The UAS industry — currently a $3 billion…

Unmanned Systems Group to Display Discoverer II RPAS

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Unmanned Systems Group (UMS) will showcase the Discoverer II Tactical Remotely Piloted Air System (RPAS) at AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems 2013 in Washington DC from 12 -15 August 2013, booth #2459. The aircraft, whose maiden flight took place in September 2012, is the largest RPAS in the…