HHLA Sky GmBH – A new phase of drone deliveries unlocked in Germany

On the 21st of February 2024, the first-ever BVLOS (beyond visual line of sight) automated drone took off from Lüdenscheid, Germany, with SAIL III approval for regular operation from the Federal Aviation Office. We are proud that the HHLA Sky Integrated Control Center played a pivotal role in enabling Germany’s first drone delivery airline to operate. This marks a significant advancement in the use of … Continue reading HHLA Sky GmBH – A new phase of drone deliveries unlocked in Germany

High Eye wins International Tender of the Netherlands Ministry of Defence

We are thrilled to share remarkable news with you! High Eye has emerged victorious in an international open tender issued by the Ministry of Defence Netherlands, marking a significant milestone in our journey of innovation and growth. This prestigious tender victory signifies not only a tremendous achievement by High Eye but also a testament to the quality and capability of our Airboxer. As part of … Continue reading High Eye wins International Tender of the Netherlands Ministry of Defence

Drogo Drones Successfully Deploys Drones Across Multiple States for Viksit Bharath Sankalp Yatra Project (VBSY)

There has been a new buzz in the rural villages across the country, Viksit Bharath Sankalp Yatra. The prestigious project that was initiated by Shri Narendra Modi, Honourable Prime Minister of India, to raise awareness through outreach activities and achieve saturation of various welfare schemes launched by the Government of India, has gained momentum across the nation. Drogo Drones played a vital role in the success of the program by deploying … Continue reading Drogo Drones Successfully Deploys Drones Across Multiple States for Viksit Bharath Sankalp Yatra Project (VBSY)

Moog Flight Tests Daedalean’s Ailumina Visual Awareness System

Mineral Wells, TX – Genesys Aerosystems, a Moog company, announced today at the HAI annual Heli-Expo that it has completed an MOU agreement with AI-enabled avionics developer Daedalean to develop an integration roadmap of Daedalean technology into the Genesys Avionics Suite. This comes after successful flight testing of Daedalean’s OmniX evaluation kit on the Genesys OH-58 Kiowa Helicopter. This represents a major milestone for both … Continue reading Moog Flight Tests Daedalean’s Ailumina Visual Awareness System

Lost in the Clouds: America’s Struggle to Maintain Aerospace Dominance

Anne MO Roush It’s 2057. The centre of global commerce resides in Dubai, the world’s first and most ambitious smart city. The face of the entire globe has transformed from a chiefly decentralized, analogue system to a comprehensive digital network of governance, commerce, communication, and transportation. In this interconnected world, every aspect of life is powered by artificial intelligence and biotechnology. Cars and airplanes are … Continue reading Lost in the Clouds: America’s Struggle to Maintain Aerospace Dominance

SkyDrop grounds its fleet

Matthew Sweeny Unfortunately, the Federal Aviation Administration regulations to enable commercial drone delivery at scale continue to take much longer than anticipated. On July 24, 2023, SkyDrop completed the first store-to-door drone delivery approved by the Civil Aviation Authority in New Zealand history, successfully delivering Domino’s and FedEx packages. On this same day, SkyDrop ran out of money and furloughed the team. The board spent … Continue reading SkyDrop grounds its fleet

British Antarctic Survey completes initial flights of Windracers ULTRA drone in Antarctica

Stunning footage released of ULTRA drone flying over Rothera Research station and nearby islands A team testing the Windracers ULTRA drone in Antarctica has shared the first video footage of the aircraft flying autonomously over British Antarctic Survey’s (BAS) Rothera Research Station and its nearby islands. Scientists and engineers, from BAS and Windracers, are testing the uncrewed aerial vehicle (UAV) in Antarctica to check its … Continue reading British Antarctic Survey completes initial flights of Windracers ULTRA drone in Antarctica

Oregon UAS Accelerator Launches to Propel Innovation in Unmanned Aircraft Systems Market

Today marks a pivotal moment for innovators in the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) market as the Oregon UAS Accelerator officially launches its groundbreaking initiative. With generous funding from Business Oregon totaling $2.25 million over two years, the Accelerator is poised to catapult UAS innovation to new heights, fostering economic growth and job creation in rural Oregon. The Oregon UAS Accelerator builds upon the success of … Continue reading Oregon UAS Accelerator Launches to Propel Innovation in Unmanned Aircraft Systems Market

Defence Drone Strategy The UK’s Approach to Defence Uncrewed Systems

Is this 10 years too late? Can the UK catch up? Marvel at all the non UK systems in the doc (ed) The return of war to Europe has demonstrated the essential requirement for a resilient, robust and agile approach to Defence procurement. The Integrated Review Refresh and Defence Command Paper recognise this challenge and underlines the importance of overhauling our acquisition system to ensure … Continue reading Defence Drone Strategy The UK’s Approach to Defence Uncrewed Systems

Skyfire Helps Launch First-of-Its-Kind Joint Drone First Responder Program in Fremont, CA

Skyfire Consulting (Skyfire) (skyfireconsulting.com), the most trusted and experienced public safety UAS consulting group, today announced its collaboration with the Fremont, California Fire and Police Departments to launch the first-of-its-kind joint Drone First Responder (DFR) program in the United States. The program, approved by the Fremont City Council on February 13, 2024, has leveraged Skyfire’s expertise in consulting, community engagement, regulatory support (Beyond Visual Line of Site ‘BVLOS’ waiver), … Continue reading Skyfire Helps Launch First-of-Its-Kind Joint Drone First Responder Program in Fremont, CA