Spy Owl 200 Surveillance

Spy Owl 200 Surveillance Version

UAS Europe, Sweden, is announcing that they have launched a surveillance version of its flight proven Spy Owl 200 Unmanned Aircraft System. The Spy Owl 200 Surveillance Version is a hand-launched, electrically powered UAV with a wingspan of 2 meters.…

Prosecutors drop charges against drone hobbyists

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By Antonio Antenucci and Rebecca Rosenberg Manhattan prosecutors Wednesday dismissed charges against two hobbyists who were busted last July for flying their drones too close to an NYPD helicopter near the George Washington Bridge. The felony reckless endangerment raps against Wilkins Mendoza, 34, and Remy…

Parrot Bebop pre release flight videos

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Its getting exciting, the Parrot Bebop approaches. A completely new design from the French company that bought the wildly popular AR.Drone to market in 2010. The Bebop has a gimbleless camera stabilization process. The camera is a f2.2 fish-eye lens with a…

U.S. UAS Airspace Integration Stumbling Blocks

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1. Empirical knowledge has taken a backseat to self-aggrandizing. 2. FAA is not using the scientific method 3. Manned interests “feelings” (AOPA, ALPA, HAI) 4. DOD vendors pushing their products and agenda. 5. Not cooperating with the European airspace integration…

The Hummingman Project

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Mankind in its boldest dreams always had the wish to fly, like a bird. Icarus did not succeed with the technology of those days. It is the extreme sensation to move in 3 dimensions and hang in the air, that…

SenseFly eBee drone human impact test

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14th October, Tuesday afternoon Danish Aviation Systems decided to make a video of a human impact test, which shows that a crash and/or landing of the eBee is not dangerous. The demands of documentation are higher than ever before, which have…

Xerospace Lite Mapping Aircraft

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Xerospace Ltd is pleased to announce that we have extended the sale of our composite Lite Mapping aircraft into the Australian market with complete local servicing & support. This move will establish a firm presence in the Australian market and…

SteadiDrone MAVRIK

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The SteadiDrone MAVRIK is here! A new breed of multicopter, the MAVRIK does not replace the popular QU4D but is its new bigger, more grown up brother, a medium lift workhorse that will do, well,  just about anything. We’ve spent…

AC 91-57 Cancelled in Error

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Last Friday, Aug 10th, it was announced that FAA Advisory Circular 91-57, “Model Aircraft Operating Standards”, published in 1981 was cancelled.  This obviously caught the aeromodeling and sUAS community by surprise and left a lot of unanswered questions. In a communication earlier today…