SunFest 2014 UAS footage

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Ruffling feathers in the RPAS world two operators flew and recorded footage above music festival crowds in Florida this May. According to the SunFest website:- Founded in 1982, SunFest is Florida’s largest waterfront music and art festival. Held annually in…

VectorNav – new Dual Antenna GPS-Aided Inertial Navigation System

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VectorNav Technologies SOLOSHOT, the leader in intelligent and high-performance inertial navigation technologies, announced the introduction of the VN-300 Dual Antenna GPS-Aided Inertial Navigation System (GPS/INS). The follow-on product to the successful VN-100 IMU/AHRS and VN-200 GPS/INS, the miniature, high-performance VN-300 enables a…

External Consultation JARUS-ORG

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Please be informed that the proposed 1st edition of JARUS-ORG (v 0.17) is now available for external consultation under the “Draft Deliverables” tab in the main menu bar on the JARUS web site. Here is a direct link to this document…

BMCC sets courses for UAV systems

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PENDLETON – Blue Mountain Community College is now accepting registrations for a new Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Systems course to teach those interested in learning how to operate UAVs in numerous occupational fields in the region. The new course provides…

MQ-1B Predator Accident Report Released

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LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va. – Loss of telemetry downlink signal and an unprogrammed pitch over caused the crash of an MQ-1B Predator 7.5 nautical miles North of Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., Oct. 30, 2013, according to an Air Combat Command…

Five Reasons the AUVSI Got Its Drone Market Forecast Wrong

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Colin Snow Since its publication in early 2013, AUVSI’s The Economic Impact of Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration in the United States has become the gold standard forecast for the commercial drone market, garnering media attention typically reserved for celebrity weddings and babies…

Small UAS operations training course

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AV8 UAS Solutions is proud to announce the latest offering from its GUSTA Academy. It has been noticed in recent times that progression into the UAS civil markets is proving somewhat of a confusing place for operators, particularly those not accustomed…