AP Manager: Dual autopilots

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by GIZMOtec GmbH, a dynamic acting, and young entrepreneurs company announced today the debut of their new, reliable, flexible and future-orientated electronic-board, the AP-Manager. Designed for the maximum on safety and therefore redundancy the AP-Manager is the intelligent bridge between…

Largest drone prepares to go to sea

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by BY WILLIAM D’URSO It can spy on enemy targets while lingering at 40,000 feet for more than a day. But at a typical price of $78 million, the massive 32,250 pound Global Hawk is not just the largest drone…

Common sense from CASA

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by Australian aviation regulator have updated their drone page and what’s not to like. Plenty of useful links and information. http://www.casa.gov.au/scripts/nc.dll?WCMS:STANDARD::pc=PC_100374 What are RPA? The term RPA refers to remotely piloted aircraft, but these aircraft are also known as unmanned…

OSHKOSH: UAV fears may prompt LSA expansion, LAMA says

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by By: STEPHEN TRIMBLE MILWAUKEE The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has requested a survey of light sport aircraft (LSA) employed for commercial services in foreign countries, a possible step towards expanding the sector’s application in the USA a decade after the regulated…

Secrets in our sky

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by Dizzying aerial shots of wide, sweeping landscapes used to be the exclusive domain of big-budget film productions with a helicopter, but not any more. The rise of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems — “drone” is something of a dirty word…

Martha Stewart: Why I Love My Drone

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by Because it’s a useful tool. And imagine what Louis XIV could have accomplished at Versailles if he’d had one. There’s been a lot of discussion and a tremendous amount of speculation lately about the nature of drones and their…

Robotic Aerial Mapping/Precision Agriculture

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by ING Robotic Aviation is partnering with ASG Mapping to rigorously assess and develop the application of small robotic aircraft systems for gathering high quality, positionally accurate, and interoperable geospatial data. This project is focused on the emerging commercial applications…

Business: Cape Cod drones still up in the air

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by By ROBERT GOLD A bright white drone, with four arms jutting from its center, whirs to life. John Ciluzzi, armed with a remote complete with GPS tracker and video screen, navigates the battery-powered drone into the air in an empty…

Details of Ukraine UAV requirement revealed

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by By: BETH STEVENSON  Flightglobal.com A contract for leased unmanned air vehicle (UAV) services in support of the security mission in Ukraine is expected to be awarded imminently, an industry source reveals. The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) recently issued…

Arkansas high school to start drones program

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by BEEBE, Ark. (AP) — Beebe will be bringing drones to school this fall. The school district will offer a drones class after ninth- and 10th-grade Principal Mike Tarkington got the idea for starting one while watching an episode of “60 Minutes” about…

Unmanned K-MAX Returns from Deployment

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by After a nearly three-year deployment, the K-MAX cargo UAS returned from deployment with the U.S. Marine Corps. K-MAX helped reduce the number of convoys on the ground and delivered more than 4.5 million pounds of supplies to troops.

Drone embedded LIDAR technology on OnyxStar FOX-C8-HD

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by Light Detection and Ranging (more commonly called LIDAR) is a laser-based remote sensing technology. It is widely used in the domain of geographical information system (GIS) for surveying and mapping natural resources and infrastructures. LIDAR is well known in the…