FLARM for drones from Team Blacksheep

A dramatic move forward for drone electronic conspicuity. Well done TBS, this is an affordable game changer. This is a much cheaper option than ADS-B. Where it sits within UTM's I'm not sure. https://youtu.be/W65ooyvrktg “TBS FLARM Buddy” adds the capability to see all your formation-flying UAV...

ARPAS-UK Supports the Safe Use of Drones in the UK

ARPAS-UK welcomes the Department for Transport’s publication released on 22nd July 2017, and is pleased to have participated in the consultation process directly, with its own response and consolidated members’ views, as well as through its membership of the UK Drone Industry Action Group....

uAvionix reveals SkyBeacon-the first near zero-install ADS-B Out Solution

uAvionix Corporation revealed SkyBeacon, the world’s first near zero-install ADS-B Out solution meeting the US 2020 ADS-B Mandate.  SkyBeacon’s innovative design combines the latest LED navigation light technology with an ultra-compact Universal Access Transceiver ADS-B Out solution. With this solution, installation of ADS-B is...

Will UK drone fliers face mandatory registration?

Drone safety, more particularly the safety of other airspace users was top of mind in Parliament this week. Conservative Jeffrey Lefroy put it to the House on the 18th of July 2017 and mandatory registration was discussed. From the outside, it looks like BALPA (The British...

LiDAR for Drone YellowScan user conference 2017

LiDAR for Drone 2017 – YellowScan International User Conference was held on the 29th and 30th of June, in the Château de Flaugergues, Montpellier. For this special event, YellowScan had put together a diverse and exciting agenda, proving the broad usage of YellowScan LiDAR equipment in...

Hex Takes Flight with High-Precision Antennas from Taoglas

The demand for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)—aka drones—is growing rapidly, with strong growth in markets such as surveillance and precision agriculture, among dozens of others. A report by Statistics MRC pegs the global drone market as growing to $22.15 billion by 2022. A report...

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