September 25, 2022

Galaxy Unmanned – Electrical Engineer

Looking for skilled electrical engineer capable of designing, assembling, and testing circuits for UAV/Drone systems. This includes power distribution design, Mil-Spec wire harness design, CAD engineering for PCB layout, and RF wiring knowledge. Apply here

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Verizon becomes the first corporate drone program awarded IS-BAO registration

NEW YORK – Verizon received the International Standards for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) registration for best practices for its commercial drone program. Verizon is the first corporate drone program to achieve the IS-BAO registration for its drone operations and only the second drone operator in the U.S. to receive the registration. The independent audit validates the […]

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Puma VNS visual navigation system

AeroVironment’s Puma™ VNS is a visual-based navigation system for PumaAE small unmanned aircraft systems (SUAS). PumaVNS enables GPS-denied navigation across GPS-contested environments. The system performs Visual Inertial Odometry (VIO) through a suite of integrated sensors and an onboard compute module to determine the precise location of the aircraft during flight. Designed to adapt to a […]

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Fixar autonomous drone operations reaching new heights – 6000m ASL

Drone operations at high altitudes and consequential limited by harsh weather conditions have always faced diverse risks and challenges. High altitude is mostly linked to mountainous terrain, which contributes to considered additional challenges. Aerial missions in mountainous terrain hold a wide number of specific features and limitations. Flights over mountainous regions are always unpredictable due […]

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M3 Systems, Pipistrel, and Volocopter Complete Deconfliction Flight Tests in France

Paris, France, 23 September 2022 – M3 Systems, air traffic management (ATM) and unmanned aerial systems (UAS) operator, light and electric aircraft manufacturer, Pipistrel, and Volocopter, the pioneer of urban air mobility (UAM), have completed their first joint flight test campaign in France at Pontoise airfield. The week-long flight tests simulated three different avoidance manoeuvres in real-world […]

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The best drone mapping software: how to choose the right one for your business

Drone mapping software can serve many purposes, including generating maps, point clouds, 3D models and DEMs. It’s used in many industries, including agriculture, oil and gas, urban planning, land management and more. And there are tons of drone mapping softwares out there to know; DroneDeploy and Pix4D are two of the biggest names, both of […]

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Industry partners use ORNL software to trim carbon footprint of buildings

Two years after the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory provided a model of nearly every building in America, commercial partners are using the tool for tasks ranging from designing energy-efficient buildings and cities to linking energy efficiency to real estate value and risk. International companies like Google and SmithGroup are sharing the […]

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Bio-Inspired Drones

Animal Dynamics, based in Oxford, England, works closely with the University of Oxford and specializes in aerial and maritime drones used for logistics, humanitarian aid, emergency services, defense and agriculture. Speaking exclusively to at the recent Farnborough Air Show, Director of Business Development, Paul Topping discussed drones developed by Animal Dynamics, referring to the […]

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SolarXOne Surveillance UAV has 12-Hour Duration

Benjamin David, benefiting from a decade of experience at Airbus Defense & Space, created the company XSun based on the idea of adapting space technologies for use at lower altitude. This approach produced SolarXOne: A solar-powered, electrical, self-contained drone with a tandem wing design. SolarXOne, with a dragonfly-like design, has excellent aerodynamic performance and a […]

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