New Aeromapper X5 from Aeromao

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“The Aeromapper X5 drone is a complete ready to fly UAV for mapping and surveying applications. Created by Aeromao Inc, it carries a 24 Megapixel camera for high resolution mapping (up to 2cm/pixel) and 2.5 Has of area coverage per…

Cheap, Disposable Drones Are the New Storm Chasers

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Jaclyn Skurie National Geographic New drones made from disposable materials offer an inexpensive option for collecting data in high-risk environments—like measuring the speed of a wildfire or the temperature of a volcano. After use, the drones are left to decompose…

Drone business booms for Clackamas company

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By Ken Boddie Lawrence Arthur Dennis III founded Aerial Technology International, a company that builds and sells unmanned aircraft equipped with HD cameras, to customers around the world. “We just try to step away from ‘drones’ a little bit, just to try…

US Army soldiers test JLENS in real-world scenarios

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UTAH TEST AND TRAINING RANGE, Utah, July 24, 2013  The U.S. Army completed Early User Testing (EUT) of the Raytheon CompanyRTN +0.06% developed JLENS. During the six-week-long EUT, soldiers tested JLENS’ ability to operate in a number of complex scenarios that replicated…

Indian’s UAV to survey Arctic ice algae

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R. PRASAD Making unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) was a passion for Vinoth Gurusamy even while he was a student. The 26-year-old, who hails from Tiruchi, Tamil Nadu, has now turned his passion into an enterprise at the University of Sheffield,…

sUSB Expo 2013 it’s tomorrow!

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Can’t Make The Small Unmanned Systems Business Expo In Person? Follow sUAS News at Twitter @suasnews for information on whats happening and follow the G+ hangout live. You will also have an opportunity to ask the speakers questions via twitter.…

FAA Plans Unmanned ‘Sense and Avoid’ Rule in 2016

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by  BILL CAREY The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration expects to formulate a standard by 2016 that will permit unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to interoperate with manned aircraft using an “electronic means” to see and avoid potential collisions, according to the executive leading the FAA’s…