Tag Archives: UAV

NASA conducts ‘out of sight’ drone tests

A team from NASA’s Ames Research Center on October 19 flew four uncrewed aircraft – commonly called drones – at Reno-Stead Airport in Reno, Nevada, … More ››

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NASA plans first BVLOS drone demonstration

NASA partners will fly five unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) beyond visual line-of-sight of their operators, to test planning, tracking and alerting capabilities of NASA’s UAS … More ››

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Cambridge Pixel develops small target capability

Radar display, tracking and recording subsystems business Cambridge Pixel, has enhanced its popular, field-proven SPx radar tracking software with new modelling algorithms to support the detection … More ››

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Above & Beyond

Greg Murray of Aviation Advocacy mulls what Europe and the US could learn from Africa about drones Last month Amazon announced that it would be partnering up … More ››

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FAA to adopt airline safety approach for drones

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has commissioned an unmanned aircraft safety team and a drone advisory committee. Michael Huerta, FAA administrator, made the announcement at … More ››

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UAVs to tap into precise, real-time weather data 

IBM’s met services business The Weather Company is to work with low-altitude UAV airspace manager AirMap to deliver real-time hyperlocal weather data directly to drone operators. As … More ››

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Global UTM association elects first directors

The newly founded Global UTM Association has elected its first board of directors. The board is composed of nine members: Jonathan Evans (Skyward) as president, … More ››

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Airbus, Dedrone join forces against illegal drones

 Airbus DS Electronics and Border Security (EBS) and US-based Dedrone are to combine their skills to develop defence systems that can reliably detect and defend against the unauthorised … More ››

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Amazon eyes UK as drone delivery testbed

US-based retail giant Amazon is to partner with the British aviation authority to trial a new delivery system that uses drones. The British Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) will allow Amazon … More ››

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FR24, Skysense team on drone tracking

Flight tracking service Flightradar24 is planning a drone tracking service after partnering with safety solution company Skysense. “Our mission statement is to track all aircraft … More ››

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