A move is afoot in Congress, at the White House, the FAA and other agencies to allow more federal agencies,…
The FAA has authorized Zipline International Inc. to deliver commercial packages around Salt Lake City, Utah, and Bentonville, Arkansas, using drones that fly beyond the operator’s visual line of sight.
The pending beyond visual line of sight waiver for drone delivery company Zipline is expected to be the first example of a beyond visual line of sight “summary grant” from the FAA, meaning other companies doing similar operations can expect more speedy waiver approvals for BVLOS operations.
UAvionix, operating at the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Emerging Aviation Technology Center, completed the first true beyond visual line of sight flight in non-segregated airspace using aviation protected C-Band in the United States.
The FAA has granted a waiver exemption request for drone BVLOS flights from Georgia-based Phoenix Air Unmanned, flying SwissDrones systems for aerial work, aerial photography, survey and powerline and pipeline patrol and inspection.
Reliable Robotics completed a series of simulations and flight tests demonstrating successful integration of remotely piloted aircraft systems into congested airspace as part of the FAA’s Urban Air Mobility Airspace Management Demonstration.
According to Lt. Gov. Nancy Dahlstrom, who kicked off Alaska’s inaugural Global Autonomous Systems Conference here last week, the state has three key ingredients to skyrocket it to drone domination: its people, the place and the policy.
Many unmanned systems companies are planning to scale up drone deliveries and create a new, Jetsons-style world of advanced air mobility (AAM), but how will they win the trust and confidence of the public?
Pyka, which builds electric aircraft for crop protection and cargo transport, has received approval from the FAA to operate its Pelican Spray aircraft for commercial crop dusting nationwide.
New BVLOS regulations may be as much as a year away, an FAA official said at the start of this year’s FAA Drone Symposium, but the agency is taking steps to speed up the regulatory process as much as possible.
Israel’s Civil Aviation Authority has approved operations for two U-space drone services providers in the country, opening the door for nationwide drone flights.
Percepto announced the Federal Aviation Administration granted the company a nationwide waiver to operate a full fleet of Percepto drones remotely by one operator.
Senate and House lawmakers, representatives from industry and AUVSI officials gathered outside the U.S. Capitol on Nov. 14 to tout AUVSI’s Partnership for Drone Competitiveness
Montreal, Canada, November 14th., 2023 – SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, announces the use of Correlator3D by…
A Strategic Alliance between Bellwether Industries and Schubeler will accelerate eVTOL Innovation within Volar Project. Bellwether Industries, a pioneering force…
Building on its high-flying Zephyr unmanned aircraft, Airbus U.S. Space & Defense is establishing a new, purpose-built line of business dedicated to uncrewed aircraft systems, the company announced.
Saildrone, which provides ocean data collection using autonomous vehicles, has received the first classification for an autonomous, uncrewed surface vehicle from the American Bureau of Shipping.
Skydio announced a strategic collaboration with Trimble creating an integrated workflow of accurate data capture, data visualization and data analytics addressing the needs of critical infrastructure industries in their surveying, mapping and inspections.
United Kingdom-based Kraken Technology Group announced a collaboration with L3Harris Technologies to advance the integration of control systems for its K40 Manta unmanned vehicle prototype.
Michigan Central and the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) announced today the launch of Detroit’s Advanced Aerial Innovation Region
Bigfork, MT 24 October 2023 – uAvionix, a leader in communications, navigation, and surveillance (CNS) solutions for the safe integration…
First-in-kind, historic BVLOS approval enables multi-sensor, long-endurance flight operations for SDO 50 V2 uncrewed helicopters. Zurich, Switzerland – October 24,…
Anduril Industries has introduced two new jet-powered drones, the Roadrunner and Roadrunner M, the latter of which carries an explosive charge to destroy enemy drones or aircraft.
Elistair, which builds long-endurance, tethered unmanned aircraft systems, announced today the unveiling of Khronos, a fully automated tethered drone system designed for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance missions in challenging environments.
ANRA Technologies announced its new Vertiport Management System (VMS) at the Dubai Air Show, which it said marks a significant milestone in managing vertical takeoff and landing urban air mobility aircraft operations at vertiport facilities.
BRINC, which builds technology for public safety, on Nov. 2 announced the first deliveries of its flagship drone model, the LEMUR 2, to customers in U.S. public safety agencies.
Saildrone announced its fleet of USVs has surpassed a cumulative distance of 1 million nautical miles during more than 32,000 days at sea.
Numerous unmanned aircraft were on display at the Association of the U.S. Army’s October meeting, ranging from systems that could land in the palm of your hand to ones intended to carry heavy cargo or even people.
EHang Holdings Ltd., a Chinese urban air mobility provider, announced its EH216-S passenger-carrying unmanned aircraft has obtained a type certificate issued by the Civil Aviation Administration of China.
Shield AI announced that V-BAT teams powered by Hivemind could now be purchased, to operate autonomously over electronically contested battlespaces, starting in 2024.
Skydio announced Skydio Remote Flight Deck, a new offering that enables remote flight for Skydio X10 drones via a browser, anywhere over a cellular network.
Anduril has unveiled Anvil-M, a new munitions variant of its autonomous Anvil interceptor drone that can effectively intercept and defeat threats from Group 1 and 2 unmanned aircraft systems.
AUVSI today announced it has awarded Green UAS certification to the Skyfront Perimeter 8 and 8+ long-endurance, hybrid-electric unmanned aircraft systems.
Gotonomi is a new geostationary satellite communication system for unmanned aircraft and other vehicles, small enough to hold in the palm of a hand, that launched at the Commercial UAV Expo here last week.
Canada’s Draganfly drone maker is highlighting the truck-like utility of its Commander 3 XL drone, showcased at the Commercial UAV Expo here last week with the Promo Drone, an LED digital display that could be used for advertising or emergency notifications.
SEA-KIT International has won funding from the Zero Emissions Vessels and Infrastructure (ZEVI) competition to design and manufacture a hydrogen fueled unmanned surface vessel and refueling station.
Reliable Robotics announced the addition of Marc Pos to lead radar design, filling a key part of its aircraft-agnostic Airspace Integration Solution plans.
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John Peterson is the executive director of aviation at Iridium Communications Inc., the only satellite communications company that offers truly…
Aaron Pierce is a cofounder and CEO of Pierce Aerospace, which has been developing Remote ID systems since 2017, funded…
RA’ANANA, Israel and MCLEAN, Virginia—D-Fend Solutions, which provides radio frequency, cyber-based, non-kinetic, non-jamming, counter-drone takeover technology, has announced multiple additions…
As AURA’s aviation regulatory affairs director, Jim Williams leads the company’s efforts to secure approval to use its network to…
Gordon Heidinger has spent 25 years in the automotive and transportation industry in a combination of roles as an electrical…
Lori Scott is chief information officer and vice president for technology and partnerships at NatureServe, which, for nearly 50 years,…
EXTON, Pa. – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the infrastructure engineering software company, today announced that Brock Ballard, previously vice president and…
Dee Ann Divis, the founding editor of Inside Unmanned Systems and contributing editor for Inside GNSS, died Nov. 22 at the age of 62.
Peter Liu is a managing director leading programs in UAS and C-UAS at Deloitte Federal Consulting.
Dedrone, the market leader in smart airspace security, announced the appointment of Rob D’Amico to its board of advisors. An…