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Feb
13
2019

USHST Sees Safety Benefits of Integrating UAS and OPA Technology into Helicopter Operations

Posted by jhadmin

WASHINGTON DC – As part of its commitment to drive down the civil helicopter fatal accident rate, the U.S. Helicopter Safety Team (www.USHST.org) has issued a report identifying how Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and Optionally Piloted Aircraft (OPA) technology can reduce fatalities in high-risk operations.

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Feb
14
2019

UAS Data Exchange (LAANC)

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The FAA UAS Data Exchange is an innovative, collaborative approach between government and private industry facilitating the sharing of airspace data between the two parties.

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Feb
15
2019

Leonardo opens a new facility in Pisa and unveils its enhanced AWHERO Rotary Unmanned Air System for surveillance and disaster relief missions

Posted by jhadmin

Rome, 15th February 2019 – Leonardo opened today its new facility in Pisa (Italy) dedicated to the development and production of the AWHERO Rotary Unmanned Air System (RUAS). During the official ceremony, also attended by national and local authorities and representatives from the industry, the first pre-production aircraft was also officially unveiled.

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Feb
21
2019

Mark Your Calendar for the 2019 UAS Symposium

Posted by jhadmin

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) will co-host the 4th Annual FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Symposium on June 3-5, 2019 at the Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD.

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Feb
21
2019

FLIGHTSAFETY PROMOTES CLINTON STRONG TO MANAGER, UNMANNED SYSTEMS TRAINING CENTERS IN WICHITA AND LAS VEGAS

Posted by jhadmin

LA GUARDIA AIRPORT, New York (February 20, 2019) – FlightSafety International announces that Clinton Strong has been promoted to Manager of the company’s new Unmanned Systems Training Centers in Wichita, Kansas and Las Vegas, Nevada. His responsibilities also include the development and integration of innovative solutions for Unmanned Systems Training programs for drones.

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Apr
29
2019

Small Eye In The Sky: Special Forces Will Soon Have New Enduring ISR Option

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VINEYARD, Utah, April 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Combating counterinsurgency, conducting reconnaissance, collecting information vital to national security, United States Special Forces conduct some of the most sensitive and critical missions.

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May
01
2019

UNMANNED SAFETY INSTITUTE PARTNERS WITH HAI

Posted by jhadmin

The Unmanned Safety Institute (USI), the industry leader in remote pilot safety education, training, and certification, today announced a partnership with Helicopter Association International (HAI) to provide unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) training to HAI members around the world. Through this partnership, HAI members will receive a 15 percent discount on their courses when accessed through HAI’s Online Academy portal.

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May
02
2019

Wing becomes first certified Air Carrier for drones in the US

Posted by jhadmin

Wing achieved a significant milestone today, becoming the first drone delivery company to receive Air Carrier Certification from the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This is an important step for the FAA and the drone industry in the United States; the result of years of work to safely integrate drones into the national airspace. We’re grateful for the vision of the Administration, the Department of Transportation, and the FAA for creating the Unmanned Aircraft System Integration Pilot Program (UAS IPP) to advance the drone industry in the US.

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May
08
2019

FAA Statement on UAS Detection Systems at Airports

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) understands airport safety and security concerns raised by the malicious or errant use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The agency shares these concerns.

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Jun
05
2019

Boeing Invests in Commercial UAS Services Provider Robotic Skies

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CHICAGO, -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced its investment in Robotic Skies, a services provider that connects manufacturers and operators of commercial unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) with a global network of more than 170 civil aviation authority-certified repair stations.

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Jul
08
2019

FAA Establishes Restrictions on Drone Operations over Additional Military Facilities

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The Federal Aviation Administration announced today new airspace restrictions effective July 11, 2019 on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) attempting to fly over national security sensitive locations.

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Sep
09
2019

FAA, UAS Partners Complete Successful Demos

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), NASA and their partners in a pilot program that is laying the groundwork for an Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) traffic management system successfully demonstrated how such a system can work in the future.

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Oct
11
2019

LZControl supercharges its system with new upgrades

Posted by jhadmin

LZControl allows pilots, UAS operators, certificate holders, first responders, as well as federal, state, and local emergency management providers access to unique site-specific information for hospital heliports as well as Predesignated Medical Emergency Scene Sites. All while providing current weather and hazard information for individual sites along with critical hard to find healthcare data populated by our cadre of professional members, and all conveniently at your fingertips.

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Oct
31
2019

UAS Operations Restricted At More Federal Facilities

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WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) airspace restrictions over additional national security sensitive locations, effective November 7.

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Nov
13
2019

FAA and NASA Drone Industry Workshop

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WASHINGTON—The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and NASA will hold the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) Pilot Program (UPP) Phase 2 Industry Workshop in December. Building on UPP Phase 1, UPP Phase 2 will showcase additional technologies, including Remote Identification (ID) and operations with increasing volumes and density. The UPP’s success is dependent upon the ability to work with industry, various FAA Test Sites and IPP participants.

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Nov
21
2019

FLIR Introduces StormCaster Payload Family for its SkyRaider and SkyRanger Unmanned Aerial Systems

Posted by jhadmin

ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) recently announced the FLIR StormCaster™family of Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) payloads for its SkyRanger® R70 and R80D SkyRaider® airframes. The new line launches with two multi-sensor products –StormCaster-T, which delivers continuous zoom and longwave infrared (LWIR) imaging; and StormCaster-L, which provides ultra-low-light imaging, tracking, and mapping.

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Tags: FLIR Systems SkyRanger StormCaster UAS
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