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Nov
21
2019

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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May
02
2019

Wing becomes first certified Air Carrier for drones in the US

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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
01
2019

UNMANNED SAFETY INSTITUTE PARTNERS WITH HAI

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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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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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Feb
21
2019

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

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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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Feb
21
2019

Mark Your Calendar for the 2019 UAS Symposium

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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
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
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
13
2019

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

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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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Jan
15
2019

DOT UAS Initiatives

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On January 14, 2019, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced proposed new rules and a pilot project to allow unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or more commonly called drones, to fly overnight and over people without waivers under certain conditions and to further integrate drones safely into the national airspace system.

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Dec
13
2018

Save the Date—The UAS Symposium is Coming!

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 February 12-14, 2019 at the Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD.

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Nov
29
2018

Federal Aviation Administration Announces Key Appointments for Executive Directors of Aircraft Certification and UAS Integration

Posted by jhadmin

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced Earl Lawrence’s promotion to the Agency’s Executive Director for Aircraft Certification. Lawrence was previously Executive Director for the FAA’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Office. He succeeds Dorenda Baker, who retired Nov. 30 after a distinguished aviation safety career.

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Oct
01
2018

FAA Targets UAS Violators for Enforcement

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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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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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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