These ISU drones wouldn’t harm a fly

Jens Manuel Krogstad AMES, IA. — Drones will one day dot Iowa’s skies, saving lives and improving the environment one unmanned flight at a time, dreamers at Iowa State University say. ISU students who showed off their creations last week on…

Dancing Drones

New York, NY — Today Falkor Systems, Inc. announced the release of the “Pet Drone Pas de Deux,” a short collaborative dance piece produced in collaboration with Barkin/Selissen Project. The dance piece demonstrates Falkor’s autonomous flying robot technology, while also exploring…

Cal UAS approaches final deadline

By Jack Barnwell Even as one final deadline required by the Federal Aviation Administration to submit a final volume approaches to be considered a test and research site for unmanned aircraft systems, Cal UAS Portal’s project manager is keeping busy.…

Navy tests new weapons in the war on drugs

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BY CAMMY CLARK KEY WEST – On the flight deck of the HSV 2 Swift, U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Sinclair Harris received instructions Friday on how to launch the 13-pound drone that looks like a model airplane built by a teenager…

Telecom-equipped drones could revolutionize wireless market

By Trahern Jones Imagine having your communication made possible by an unmanned airship instead of through traditional cellphone towers. Drones, known for surveillance and intelligence uses, soon could revolutionize wireless telecommunications, according to industry analysts. Ed Herlik, a Colorado Springs,…

Unmanned aircraft system proposal takes flight

A consortium of Washington-based organizations will soon submit the final section of a proposal to site an unmanned aircraft system research and testing facility in central Washington. If successful, the proposal to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will result in…

DRDO to step up development of unmanned aerial vehicles

AMRITA NAIR-GHASWALLA MUMBAI, APRIL 26: A month after India’s Defence research agency, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), was told to speed up its weapons and systems development programmes to ensure self reliance, the Government has announced that DRDO…

EC 135 OPV

Eurocopter launched in early April a series of flights for a new rotary-wing solution that will expand the mission capabilities of Eurocopter helicopters. The optionally piloted vehicle (OPV) program, which was conducted at the French Air Force base in Istres,…

Indiana pilots call drones for hire a growing threat

INDIANAPOLIS – A hidden camera investigation from the Call 6 Investigators found a growing threat from illegal business flights of drones nationwide, prompting concerns from Indianapolis pilots and calls for action in Congress. While the Federal Aviation Administration has not approved a…