GA-ASI’s Improved Gray Eagle Flies Over 45 Hours Non-Stop

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AUSA ANNUAL, WASHINGTON – 22 October 2013 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), tactical reconnaissance radars, and electro-optic surveillance systems, today announced the successful completion of the first of two planned U.S. Army endurance demonstration…

Iran gives indigenous ScanEagle drone to Russia

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A senior Iranian commander says Iran gave Russia one of its indigenous ScanEagle unmanned aerial vehicles as a sign of friendship and cooperation between the two countries. Commander of the Aerospace Division of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier…

Drone Mapping Lost Pyramids in the Andes

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GEOFF MANAUGH When Gizmodo last checked in with archaeologist Mark Willis, he was assembling huge 36 GB panoramic photographs of ancient rock art in the wilds of west Texas; now he’s flying drones over ancient pyramids in the Andes. Normally covered by fog, the…

2nd Tanks conducts training with UAVs

2nd Tanks conducts training with UAVs

By Lance Cpl. Jose A. Mendez Jr. | 2nd Marine Division MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE – Marines with 2nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, conducted a training exercise aboard Range SR-10, which integrated the M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank and…

Elimco E-300 Viewer in night fire fighting trials

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INFOCA (the Andalusian authority for the management of wildfires) along with ELIMCO (Spanish UAV manufacturer) have finished a series of trials to track wildfires at night by means of a UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle). These trials have been conducted between…

Dalton man may face Barrow no fly zone charge

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Robbie Knowles, of King Street, Dalton, has flown remote control planes since childhood. The TV repair man, who runs Vision TV Repairs in Crellin Street, Barrow, had been flying a Deltawing plane, worth around £2,000, on the slag bank off…

As Seen On Drone TV

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sUAS News launches a new information vehicle. The concept (and treatment), for Drone TV was originally set around a series of Public Service Announcements (PSA) that were loosely based on the TED talk My Drone. Beyond the original good PR,…

New Leader Takes Helm of Well-Known Unmanned Aviation Program

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PATUXENT RIVER, Md. (NNS) – The Department of the Navy’s Unmanned Combat Air System Program Office (PMA-268) welcomed a new leader during a change of command ceremony here Oct. 17. Capt. Beau Duarte relieved Capt. Jaime Engdahl as PMA-268′s program manager. More than 300 guests attended the ceremony…

NASA’s goals for unmanned planes

Several NASA Dryden Remotely Operated Integrated Drone (DROID) project team members secure the aircraft’s single-piece wing during flight tests of the project’s miniature ground collision avoidance system for small unmanned air vehicles.

By Rich DeMuro, The Tech Report LOS ANGELES — NASA has been making trips to outer space for decades.  But now the organization is focusing on trips more close to the earth with unmanned airplanes. You may have seen news…