DJI Expands Experience Zone at Hong Kong International Airport

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DJI, the world’s leading manufacturer of unmanned aerial vehicles, announced today it will expand its Experience Zone inside the Hong Kong International Airport to include a bigger flight demo area, SkyPixel digital gallery and a selfie corner. Situated at the heart of one of Asia’s busiest airports, the new DJI Experience Zone will give travelers…

American Aerospace Technologies, Inc. Announces Successful BVLOS UAS Flight Campaign in Virginia for the Energy Industry

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David Yoel CEO of American Aerospace Technologies, Inc. (AATI) today announced that AATI has successfully completed flight tests for the energy industry utilizing Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) from the Farmville Regional Airport in Farmville, VA. The campaign just completed was the first in Virginia where flights originated at an operating airport, and the first with…

Yamaha RMAX Debuts Commercial Spray Service on Napa Valley Vineyard

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Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., is pleased to announce the inaugural commercial operation of its RMAX remotely piloted helicopter for agriculture spraying service in the U.S. The RMAX flight was completed this week in California for Napa-based Silverado Farming Company, a leading vineyard management company. During its debut the RMAX applied a fungicide for preventative control…

USAF:- Flight plan outlines next 20 years for RPA

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Air Force leaders outlined what the next 20 years will look like for remotely piloted aircraft in the Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Flight Plan published April 30. “The Small UAS Flight Plan outlines a vision and strategy for the continued development, operation and sustainment of SUAS over the next 20 years,” said Lt. Gen. Robert…

Autel Kestrel

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Designed for long-range, high speed missions, Kestrel represents the most efficient electric vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) UAS in the world. With the benefits of VTOL and the aerodynamic advantages of fixed-wing flight, Kestrel delivers long flight times with high payload capacities in even the most challenging environments. MODULAR NOSE With multiple task-specific nose cone…

RCAPA gives Jeffery Antonelli the nod to represent the org at the RTCA DAC

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Jeffery Antonelli of Antonelli Law has been tapped by RCAPA to represent the organization in the RTCA Drone Advisory Committee. Mr Antonelli is recognized as launching one of the first Drone/UAS Practice Groups in the country, in his legal work he supports a large number of national clients with complex drone operations challenges across industries,…

Life-saving drone firm calls for speedy deregulation

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By Woo Jae-yeon SEOUL, May 20 (Yonhap) — It is often the case that regulation fails to keep pace with rapidly developing technology. The drone industry is a case in point. “It feels like our hands are tied” said Park Sung-youl, Overseas Strategy Manager at Soomvi Co., a maritime life-saving drone company based in Incheon.…

Airbus Defence and Space and SurveyCopter offer SkyGhost ER, a new SMDR solution

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The use of mini tactical unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) has become an essential feature of land operations against adversaries that take advantage of their knowledge of the terrain. UAVs are now used systematically to protect forward bases, convoys and land operations. Airbus Defence and Space and its UAV subsidiary Survey Copter are proposing a true…

Airbus Defence and Space Enters Solar Cell Production Contract with MicroLink Devices

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MicroLink Devices is proud to announce that Airbus Defence and Space has issued a production contract for MicroLink’s epitaxial liftoff (ELO)-based multijunction solar sheets for use on the new Zephyr S platform. The Zephyr platform is a new class of unmanned air vehicle that operates as a high altitude pseudo-satellite (HAPS) enabling affordable, persistent, local…