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Drones to the rescue of Avalanche Victims

With flying time costing 2000 euros per hour only the most prestigious ski resorts have a helicopter on stand-by. However and assuming the weather...

Monitoring Czech Floodings with a UAV

The village Hřensko is located between the rocks and was only accessible by water or by air. Using the UAV made it possible to carry out...

Aurora Delivers First Centaur OPA to Swiss Department of Defence

MANASSAS, VA-- Aurora Flight Sciences announced today that it delivered the world's first production Optionally-Piloted Aircraft (OPA) system to Switzerland's Department of Defence. The...

Spain: Model plane video evidence of terror plot

Authorities in Spain released a video Saturday that they claim shows suspected al-Qaeda members training for a bombing raid using a model plane, the...

Darley Co. Creates 4lb. “Stinger Drone” for First Response Firefighters

Humm, big claims and behind the drag curve we would say... They claim that the design complies with FAA requirements. We would  like to...

Maker of the AR Drone invests in GIS. Is cheap, commerical drone mapping on...

Many people's first introduction to commercial drones may have been the AR Drone by Parrot. Originally marketed as a futuristic RC toy you control...

German Military in Afghanistan Extend UAV Coverage With Heron

Rheinmetall Airborne Systems GmbH, a joint venture by Cassidian and Rheinmetall, will continue to support the German Armed Forces in Afghanistan by providing unmanned...

EADS Innovation Works presents ALM technologies at Farnborough

At Farnborough Airshow, EADS Innovation Works is presenting the prototype of a portable Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) produced by Additive Layer Manufacturing (ALM) technology,...

OpenRelief UAS

Planning disaster relief efforts is like trying to see through fog. OpenRelief is a project to develop better communications tools for disaster relief efforts:...

MDA to Help Train British Forces in Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems’ Information

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd., a provider of essential information solutions, announced Jun. 5 that it has signed a contract to provide training support...