sUAS school designed for Community Colleges

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SkyOp LLC has written, tested and vetted the core training curriculum, launching its training through one of the leading university systems in the country, the State University of New York. SkyOp has developed a comprehensive 6 session foundational course called “Introduction to Small Unmanned Aerial…

X-UAV One

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I’m very pleased with my X UAV Talons, especially when fitted with the wing extensions. South African distributor X-UAV CFaktor is taking orders for the new platform. X-UAV claim to be using a new sort of foam that sits between…

Ford’s auto show drone back after safety check

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Michael Martinez, The Detroit News Ford Motor Co.’s drone is again flying at its North American International Auto Show display after the Detroit Fire Department temporarily grounded it over safety concerns Monday night. Ford had tapped Philadelphia-based DroneCast to deliver…

88th Set To Officially Welcome New Commander

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By Jeff Arnold Times Record • jarnold@swtimes.com Col. Bobbi Doorenbos said it was a little surreal but really exciting when she got the call she would be the next commander of the 188th Wing. “There’s a lot of emotions that go…

US Army Corps of Engineers Selects SimActive for Drones

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Montreal, Canada, January 13th, 2015 – SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, has been selected by the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). They join professionals across the globe using Correlator3D™ with UAV imagery. “Military organizations have…

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…

Single Predator B RPA Amasses 20K Flight Hours

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General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today announced that a Predator® B/MQ-9 Reaper® RPA has reached a record 20,000 flight hours on a single aircraft,…

CNN cleared to test drones for reporting

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By David Goldman CNN will explore the use of drones for reporting, after receiving special permission from the U.S. government. In the first program of its kind, the FAA will allow CNN to test camera-equipped drones for news gathering and reporting…

DRONES Are Invading the Golden Globes Red Carpet

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By Alex Rees Via Carson Daly’s (LOL) Instagram feed is the above video of a DRONE being prepped to patrol tonight’s Golden Globes red carpet, because the robopocalypse is happening. Obviously the mani cam was last year’s awards season gimmick and…

Talking Drones With 3D Robotics CEO Chris Anderson

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by Frederic Lardinois Drones were one of the hot topics coming into CES, but the show itself didn’t actually feature any standout products. Many of the new drones we saw were little more than knockoffs of DJI’s extremely successful Phantom Vision line (though…