Assistant/Associate Professorship in Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)

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School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Tenure and Tenure-Track Faculty Positions Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 13th globally.  It is also placed 1st amongst the world’s best young universities. The School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) is one of the largest mechanical and aerospace engineering schools in the world.…

Montico, Inc., Fresno based Company secures AT&T Nationwide Contract

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Montico, Inc., Fresno based Company secures AT&T Contract providing Telecommunication Tower Survey and data collection utilizing a sUAS (small unmanned aerial system). Montico, Inc. is one of the first companies in the nation to provide drone based, commercial solutions to AT&T. Under contract, Montico, Inc. will provide deliverables that detail full tower and compound surveys,…

Unmanned Experts supports FAA program to counter rogue drones

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) this week announced an expansion of their Counter-UASPathfinder Initiative (Pathfinder 4) with the addition of two new ‘drone detection’ companies and the first complete Detect-Track-Identify-Defeat system in the form of the Liteye Anti-UAS Defense System, or AUDS. Under its new Cooperative Research & Development Agreement (CRADA) with the FAA, Colorado-based Liteye will deploy…

Andy Von Stauffenberg, U.S. Navy Veteran, Launches VStar Systems Inc. to Create Custom Unmanned and Robotic Systems

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San Diego-based systems integration company employs drones to solve the nation’s most complex problems Today, entrepreneur and U.S. Navy veteran Andy Von Stauffenberg, announced the launch of VStar Systems Inc. (VStar) after 12 years of experience in aerospace and systems engineering. A multi-dimensional systems integration company specializing in unmanned and robotic systems, VStar creates custom…

DRONEWERX Partners with First Energy and Cleveland State University for Powerline Inspections with Drones

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The senior design team, led by Dr. Allen Morinec (First Energy), showed off their work using a drone, provided by Dronewerx, LLC, to inspect electrical transmission lines at the Washkewicz College of Engineering’s biggest event of the year, the annual Senior Design Symposium and Awards. Inspection of power lines and power poles offers significant cost reduction…

Rupprecht Law’s Analysis of the FAA’s New Educational Use Exception for Drones

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The FAA announced on May 4, 2016 in a memorandum some helpful changes regarding the use of UAS in education. The reason why this memo was created was that many universities were wanting to offer classes where students would be required to fly the aircraft. This brought up questions such as “does the university need a…

Skyward Supports Commercial Operations Worldwide

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Portland, Ore. May 12, 2016 ­ Managing a commercial drone operation just got easier, more efficient, and safer. Skyward, the leading drone operations management platform, recently expanded its drone airspace map to include global coverage and introduced a suite of new features for commercial operators. This release includes complete operational workflows, fast logging with DJI flight log imports,…

Microdrones expands operations into North America

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The loosening of restrictions in the U.S. regarding use of unmanned aerial vehicles for commercial purposes has unlocked vast markets and opportunities throughout North America. To serve these new markets, German UAV manufacturer, microdrones has merged with Avyon, the North American UAV solutions provider that brought the microdrones brand to North America three years ago.…

Silent Falcon™ UAS Inspects Oil and Gas Operations in New Mexico

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Silent Falcon™ UAS Technologies is pleased to announce that the solar electric Silent Falcon™ Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) successfully performed flights to demonstrate the effectiveness of using the Silent Falcon™ to inspect and monitor oil and gas production and distribution assets. The flights were performed over 2 days in northwestern New Mexico for a leading…