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Oct
01
2018

FAA Targets UAS Violators for Enforcement

Posted by jhadmin

Pilots of unmanned aircraft (“drones”) who interfere with fighting wildfires, law enforcement efforts, or other first responders, such as medical flights, now are more likely to face serious civil penalties, even for first-time offenses.

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Aug
16
2018

FAA Establishes Restrictions on Drone Operations over DOD Facilities

Posted by jhadmin

At the request of its Federal security partners, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is using its existing authority under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations § 99.7 – “Special Security Instructions” – to address concerns about drone operations over national security-sensitive facilities by establishing temporary flight restrictions specific to unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).

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Tags: DOD drone FAA UAS
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Jul
12
2018

CAAS, EASA and Airbus collaborate to advance safety of unmanned aircraft systems in urban environment

Posted by jhadmin

Marignane, The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and Airbus have agreed to collaborate in the development of safety standards and regulatory requirements for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in urban environments. The tripartite Project Document, which lays out the areas of collaboration, was signed by representatives from CAAS, EASA and Airbus.

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Jun
26
2018

FAA Establishes Drone Restrictions Over Federal Prison

Posted by jhadmin

At the request of Federal security partners, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has been using its existing authority under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) §99.7–“Special Security Instructions”–to address concerns about drone operations over national security sensitive facilities by establishing temporary Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) specific flight restrictions.

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Tags: FAA Prison UAS
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Jun
07
2018

Boeing HorizonX Ventures Invests in Unmanned Aircraft Systems Software Startup Kittyhawk

Posted by jhadmin

CHICAGO, June 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced its investment in Kittyhawk, a San Francisco, Calif.-based company offering a unified approach to the safe operation of commercial unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Kittyhawk's technology will support development of a UAS Traffic Management System (UTM) that enables piloted and autonomous air vehicles to safely coexist.

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May
30
2018

FLIR Systems Awarded $2.6 Million Contract for Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance Systems for United States Army Soldier Borne Sensor Program

Posted by jhadmin

WILSONVILLE, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 30, 2018-- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) has been awarded a $2.6 million order from the United States Army to deliver FLIR Black Hornet® Personal Reconnaissance Systems (PRS). The units delivered under this contract will support squad-level surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities in the Army’s first batch order for the Soldier Borne Sensor (SBS) program.

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May
22
2018

LOCKHEED MARTIN STALKER XE UPGRADED WITH NEW VTOL LAUNCH AND LANDING CAPABILITY

Posted by jhadmin

PALMDALE, Calif., May. 22, 2018 – Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Stalker eXtended Endurance (XE) unmanned aerial system (UAS) has been upgraded with a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) capability. This new option gives users greater mission flexibility allowing them to operate the system in more austere locations.

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May
09
2018

DOT Selects 10 Programs for Drone Testing

Posted by jhadmin

Accompanied by technology innovators and government leaders from across the nation, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao today announced the 10 state, local and tribal governments who will conduct flight tests as part of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program. The fields that could see immediate opportunities from the program include commerce, photography, emergency management, public safety, precision agriculture and infrastructure inspections.

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May
03
2018

LOCKHEED MARTIN SMALL QUADROTOR UNMANNED AERIAL SYSTEM UPGRADED WITH HIGH RESOLUTION THERMAL IMAGING CAPABILITY

Posted by jhadmin

DENVER, – Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Indago 3, a small quadrotor unmanned aerial system has been upgraded with high resolution infrared sensors capable of day or night operations.

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May
03
2018

FlightSafety International Offers Comprehensive Unmanned Systems Training

Posted by jhadmin

NEW YORK (May 3, 2018) –FlightSafety International announces that it will offer a wide variety of Unmanned Systems Training programs for commercial operators.

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Tags: Flight Safety UAS Unmanned Training Programs
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Apr
30
2018

Rockwell Collins enables airspace management during test flights for NASA’s UAS Traffic Management program

Posted by jhadmin

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (April 30, 2018) – Rockwell Collins recently participated in two weeks of critical testing for the NASA Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) program. As part of the test flights, Rockwell Collins served as the UAS Service Supplier (USS) for the safe management of a UAS flying beyond visual line of sight.

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Apr
30
2018

FAA Begins Drone Airspace Authorization Expansion

Posted by jhadmin

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has begun expanding an automated system that will ultimately provide near real-time processing of airspace authorization requests for unmanned aircraft (UAS) operators nationwide.

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Apr
24
2018

Airbus Helicopters and Schiebel successfully demonstrate the highest levels of Manned-Unmanned Teaming capabilities

Posted by jhadmin

Donauwörth, 24 April 2018 – Airbus Helicopters and Schiebel have tested Manned Unmanned Teaming (MUM-T) capabilities between an H145 platform and a CAMCOPTER® S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS), thus becoming the first European helicopter manufacturers to demonstrate this technology with the highest level of interoperability (LOI°5).

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Tags: Airbus Camcopter H145 Manned Unmanned Teaming MUM-T UAS
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Apr
03
2018

Unmanned Safety Institute to Host 2nd Annual UAS Safety Standdown

Posted by jhadmin

The Unmanned Safety Institute (USI), the world-leader in remote pilot training and certification, will be hosting the 2nd annual UAS Safety Standdown in Denver, Colorado on Tuesday, May 1st, in conjunction with AUVSI Xponential. The topic of this year’s workshop will be “Organization Flight Operations, Maintenance & Safety Quality Management.”

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Feb
06
2018

The UAS Symposium is Flying Your Way

Posted by jhadmin

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) will co-host the 3rd Annual FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Symposium on March 6-8, 2018 at the Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD.

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Tags: FAA Symposium UAS Unmanned Vehicle Systems International
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