January 30, 2023

uAvionix Ships 50,000th ADS-B OUT Solution for General Aviation – Setting the Stage for the Next Era of Aviation

In the second quarter of 2022, uAvionix celebrated its 50,000th ADS-B OUT shipment into the global General Aviation (GA) market.  This number combines total shipments into certified and uncertified aircraft and includes the industry-changing skyBeacon, tailBeacon, and tailBeaconX products – specifically designed to reduce total cost of ownership by minimizing installation time.  Also included is echoUAT, the lowest cost ADS-B IN […]

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Fortem Technologies Selected to Protect FIFA World Cup

Fortem’s airspace security and defense solution to integrate with Qatari Ministry of Interior and Safety and Security Operations Committee command and control system to provide the highest level of protection against ever-increasing drone threats. Fortem Technologies, Inc., a leader in airspace security and defense for detecting and defeating dangerous drones, announced today a major step forward in […]

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ELECTRON 7 Successfully Demonstrated in the United Arab Emirates

In early June the UVR team, with the assistance of uScovery DMCC and participation of ITOD Aircraft Manufacturing, successfully demonstrated the flights of the helicopter-type drone “ELECTRON 7” in the United Arab Emirates. A sample of the unmanned aerial vehicle was presented to high-ranking officials and businessmen from the UAE in a remote area of […]

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July 2022 drone delivery dispatches: major U.S. expansion for Zipline

This summer is proving to be a monumental one for drone delivery, as established players scale their operations. There’s been a lot of drone delivery news to come out of this summer, from the launch of drone deliveries in new cities by existing companies, to the scheduling of events that could give us more insights […]

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DJI AIR 2S – A test-drive

Strange things start happening once a company no longer has any meaningful competition, and the Air 2S from DJI is a prime example. Like all of the company’s offerings over the past several years, it’s an absolutely top-quality platform that provides robust capabilities in both its flight and imaging performance. However, it also has some […]

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Photogrammetry vs. LIDAR – Choosing the right sensors for your job

In drone survey missions, the choice between photogrammetry and LIDAR depends heavily on the exact application. You also need to consider operational factors, such as cost and complexity. Knowing what outputs you really need will help you make the right decision. What is LIDAR and how does its output compare with results obtained with high-resolution […]

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Parrot Anafi USA – A diminutive drone with superlative features

If you’re looking for a first or second drone to explore the exciting world of aerial imaging, keep looking. If you are an experienced pilot working in public safety, industrial inspection or even the armed forces, stop and give the Anafi USA a closer look—it’s worth it. A quirky platform built on a proven legacy, […]

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Traveling with Your Drone – Avoiding airport surprises and more

If you are thinking about taking your drone with you when you travel, there is a lot to consider. Factors range from the obvious, such as deciding which type of carrying case you should use, to the more complex, such as knowing the rules for carrying lithium batteries onboard a commercial aircraft. I was recently […]

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Autonomous SWiFT Combat UAV

Defensenews.com reported that on Friday, July 1, India successfully carried out the first flight of the Stealth Wing Flying Testbed, or SWiFT, an autonomous drone technology demonstrator. It is a scaled-down version of the upcoming Ghatak combat drone. The 1-ton SWiFT platform is powered by a Russian NPO Saturn 36MT turbofan engine. The flight took […]

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