Grand Forks AFB hosts first integrated UAV flight

Two MQ-9 Reaper Predator B makes history

by Staff Sgt. David Dobrydney 319th Air Base Wing Public Affairs 8/1/2014 - GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. – The 319th Operations Support Squadron supported a milestone in unmanned aerial vehicle aviation Aug. 1. For the first time, the Federal Aviation Administration authorized two…

Airships Promote and Film Insurance Awards

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The annual British Insurance Awards hosted at the Royal Albert Hall have once again called upon our radio controlled airships to promote the main event sponsors and of course to provide some awesome aerial footage. Floating effortlessly above the crowds,…

VMU-2 Marines keep UAVs aloft

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By Lance Cpl. Joshua R. Heins | Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point AVON PARK AUXILIARY AIRFIELD, Fla. – Marines with 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing’s Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 2 departed Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, July 28, taking…

University of Maryland opens drone test site

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University of Maryland officials on Tuesday announced the launch of a new test site to study how drones may coexist with jets, helicopters and other air traffic in U.S. airspace. The long-planned site is to be based near Naval Air Station…

Drones put to work hunting weeds

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by Barb Glen CYPRESS COUNTY, Alta. — Weeds cannot duck and cover when a drone flies overhead. Researcher Chris Neeser is counting on that. The Alberta Agriculture weed pest specialist is experimenting with using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), also called drones,…

Drone service to launch in South Florida

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Celia Ampel Engineers and architects can perform dangerous inspections from afar using a new South Florida drone service. Coral Springs-based OpenSky Drones LLC launched Thursday. The unmanned aircraft’s cameras can live-stream visuals needed for building inspections, as well as natural…

Another big one on eBay

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With thanks to Rob Coles for the tip off and Adrian Eves for the id. Seems quite value. Looks very like a Tasuma Raven http://www.tasuma-uk.com/tasuma.php?p=31 THIS IS A LARGE SURVILLANCE UAV 12 FOOT SPAN,  20 SQ.FT. WING AREA POWER IS A…

The Journalist multirotor

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The Journalist was born from the need to develop specialised UAVs for more specific applications. Our aim was to design an intelligent platform that was fast and easy to use whilst retaining all the advantages of a conventional UAV. The…

DJI Unveils the Spreading Wings S900 Hexacopter

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Lightweight, easily transportable design makes it easy to capture amazing images on the go Weighing just 3.3kg (7.2lb), the S900 has a maximum take-off weight of 8.2kg (18lb) Compatible with DJI’s Zenmuse Z15, GH3, GH4, and BMPCC gimbals for professional…