Skeldar UAS operationally deployed by Spanish Navy

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Skeldar is supporting the Spanish Navy with surveillance capabilities while taking part in the EU Atalanta operation. Defence and security company Saab’s Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Skeldar is now operationally deployed on-board the offshore patrol vessel BAM Meteoro. Skeldar is…

New X-UAV distributor for South Africa

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C-Faktor Technology has teamed-up with the makers of the Talon, X-UAV, to become South Africa’s official distributor. The Talon can fly stably with large lifting force and small resisting force, with a thrust-weight ratio of only 0.2~0.3:1. With a 4S…

We are not drones

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Alamogordo Daily News By Tech Sgt. Chris Powell Airman Magazine When Capt. Blain hears a reporter on television refer to a remotely piloted aircraft as a “drone,” it makes him cringe, and there’s a good reason why. While it may…

Solders To Begin UAV Training

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By Daysha Eaton, KSKA – Anchorage Paratroopers from the same brigade – the 425th Brigade special Troops Battalion on JBER – will also be testing out some drones while they’re in Anchorage. The drones, or unmanned aerial systems, are non-lethal aircraft. They…

On a Wing and a Dare

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By Nick Houtman On a warm afternoon last summer in the hills west of Corvallis, three Oregon State University students went hiking in the McDonald-Dunn Forest when they became “lost.” A few scattered belongings — a backpack, shoes, a shirt…

The New FAA Roadmap

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Gary Mortimer and Gene Robinson had been cajoling me to read the new documentation, Roadmap from the FAA. I was reluctant, as I knew that it would create a bunch of work for an already overworked cub reporter in the…

Bill would limit law enforcements’ UAV reach

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By Jackie Borchardt Columbus Bureau COLUMBUS — Ohio’s drone industry has barely taken off, yet some state lawmakers want to limit law enforcement officers’ use of the unmanned aerial vehicles. Rep. Rex Damschroder, R-Fremont, said House Bill 207 is not an…

IYK plans spectacular open house

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Rebecca Neipp Organizers are putting the finishing touches on what they promise will be day full of spectacular aerial performances, ground displays, musical entertainment, hands-on activities, information, food and fun for the whole family at the Inyokern Airport’s very first…

U.S. Army orders Prioria Robotics UAS

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GAINESVILLE, Fla.,  – Prioria Robotics, a Florida-based developer of small unmanned aerial systems, reports it has received several contracts worth $4.5 million from the U.S. Army. The company said the contracts from the U.S. Army Rapid Equipping Force are for its…