Orbital to develop next generation UAS engine

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PERTH, AUSTRALIA – Orbital is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract for the development of a production engine for a small unmanned aerial system (SUAS). This United States customer has provided 24/7/365 operations for customers worldwide…

Cracker Barrel Does Ted

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Here is the video from TEDx Sacramento. All part of the ongoing effort to change public misperceptions about our industry, and to highlight beneficial applications of non-militarized systems. While some folks practice their presentations for months the CB and I…

HAL delivers advanced UAV to Bharat Dynamics

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Bangalore, July 27 (IANS) State-run defence behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) has delivered its advanced Lakshya-1 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) to state-run Bharat Dynamics Ltd (BDL) at Hyderabad for content aggregation , the company said Saturday. Designed and developed by…

UAV for ag use will be solar powered

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During a keynote at the small unmanned systems business expo in San Francisco, Calif., the CEO of Alta Devices, Christopher Norris, explained that small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) are no longer constrained to short-range or limited flight times and are…

Unmanned aircraft to takeover shark watch

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Lisa Herbertson Southern Courier UNMANNED drones could soon be seen in the skies above suburbs like Coogee, in an effort to keep the beaches safe from sharks during Sydney’s summer months. Councillor Ted Seng’s motion at last week’s Randwick Council…

Unmanned aerial vehicle technology gets funding

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By: Lindsay Kelly Abdelhamid Tayebi is the first to admit he’s no authority on fighting forest fires. But when it was suggested the Lakehead University professor’s research into autopilot technology could be used to guide unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) into inhospitable…

Unmanned aircraft may be future of aviation

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By JIM MANN/The Daily Inter Lake Chris Hetrick, an Air Force major who graduated from Flathead High School, says unmanned aircraft are the future of aviation but integrating them with piloted aircraft will be a challenge. Representing the First Reconnaissance…

Coast Guard Cutter Deploys UAS, Interdicts Smugglers

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The Coast Guard has completed the second of three planned shipboard demonstrations of unmanned aircraft system (UAS) capabilities aboard Coast Guard Cutter ‘Bertholf’ . The Coast Guard is using knowledge gained from these demonstrations to inform a future cutter-based UAS…