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Schiebel wins S-300 contract for South Korean Navy

Schiebel wins S-300 contract for South Korean Navy

20-Feb-2024Source: Schiebel

Schiebel, together with Korean based defence solutions companies Hanwha Systems and UI Helicopter, has been awarded a contract by the Defence Acquisition Programme Administration (DAPA) for the development and delivery of the Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) CAMCOPTER® S-300 Unmanned Air System (UAS), to be operated by the South Korean MOD. The contract was signed... Read more

Schiebel S-100 receives operational approval from Australian CASA

Schiebel S-100 receives operational approval from Australian CASA

13-Feb-2024Source: Schiebel

Wedgetail Aerospace, supported by Schiebel Pacific, successfully obtained the approval from the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) to operate the Schiebel CAMCOPTER® S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS) in civil airspace. It is the first large (>150 kg) Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) UAS to attain this civil approval from the Australian authorities. Wedgetail Aerospace,... Read more

Schiebel Abu Dhabi expands for CAMCOPTER S-300

Schiebel Abu Dhabi expands for CAMCOPTER S-300

6-Feb-2024Source: Schiebel

Schiebel is extensively increasing its capabilities in Abu Dhabi to expand the development and production of the long-endurance, heavy-lift-capable CAMCOPTER® S-300 Unmanned Air System (UAS). The expansion of Schiebel’s facility in the UAE follows the award of a significant contract for the supply of the CAMCOPTER® S-300 UAS with sophisticated sensor suites for the South... Read more

Airbus Helicopters expand UAS portfolio with Aerovel purchase

Airbus Helicopters expand UAS portfolio with Aerovel purchase

19-Jan-2024Source: Aerovel

Airbus Helicopters and Aerovel have signed an agreement regarding the acquisition of Aerovel and its unmanned aerial system (UAS), Flexrotor, as part of a strategy to strengthen its portfolio of tactical unmanned solutions. Flexrotor is a small tactical unmanned aerial system designed for intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance (ISTAR) missions at sea and over... Read more

AOPA calls on FAA to establish safe pathway to BVLOS operations

AOPA calls on FAA to establish safe pathway to BVLOS operations

12-Jan-2024Source: AOPA

While the FAA develops regulatory language intended to govern beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) operations for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), AOPA has been working with industry partners to ensure these new rules allow for safe integration and do not have a negative impact on general aviation. Specifically, AOPA has been adamant that there not... Read more

EASA launches first survey for drone manufacturers

EASA launches first survey for drone manufacturers

8-Jan-2024Source: EASA

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has launched the first survey for unmanned aircraft system (UAS) manufacturers (drones and kits) to assess the existing trends and future growth of the drone domain on the EU civil market. This information will be used to support the future development of the regulatory material on UAS. EASA... Read more

USAF awards  Piasecki  $37M to Develop Next-Gen VTOLs and Hydrogen Propulsion Technologies

USAF awards Piasecki $37M to Develop Next-Gen VTOLs and Hydrogen Propulsion Technologies

22-Nov-2023Source: Piasecki Aircraft

 Piasecki Aircraft Corporation, a global leader in rotorcraft and aerial vehicles, announced today that it has been awarded a $37 million multi-year contract by AFWERX, the Air Force’s innovation arm in conjunction with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), as part of its Strategic Funding Increase (STRATFI) program. The award will enable Piasecki to flight... Read more

UMS Skeldar announces 2024 Australasia UAV demo campaign

UMS Skeldar announces 2024 Australasia UAV demo campaign

3-Nov-2023Source: UMS Skeldar

UMS SKELDAR, Europe’s leading provider of Unmanned Aircraft Systems, has announced at IndoPacific that it is preparing for a series of comprehensive in-country flight demonstrations of its market-leading SKELDAR V-200 solution to key stakeholders in the greater Australasia region throughout 2024. The SKELDAR V-200 platform is an unmanned Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) system trusted... Read more

Near Earth Autonomy and Kaman awarded US Army eVTOL demo contract

Near Earth Autonomy and Kaman awarded US Army eVTOL demo contract

11-Oct-2023Source: Kaman

Near Earth Autonomy, Inc. (Near Earth) and Kaman Air Vehicles, a division of Kaman Corporation (NYSE: KAMN), announced that they have been awarded a contract by the U.S. Army to demonstrate a resupply uncrewed aerial system (UAS) capable of moving loads with a minimum of 800 pounds and flying distances over 100 miles. This heavy-lift... Read more

HAI calls for ‘2024 Salute to Excellence’ Award nominations

HAI calls for ‘2024 Salute to Excellence’ Award nominations

29-Aug-2023Source: HAI

HAI wants to remind the vertical flight industry that it is now accepting nominations for its annual Salute to Excellence Awards program. These awards recognize superior achievement across the rotorcraft industry and are open to individuals, teams, or organizations who work with helicopters and remotely piloted aircraft systems (drones or UAS). Interested individuals or businesses... Read more

Elbit Systems Awarded $55M Contract to Supply a Counter UAS Solution to Netherlands

Elbit Systems Awarded $55M Contract to Supply a Counter UAS Solution to Netherlands

22-Aug-2023Source: Elbit Systems

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT) (TASE: ESLT) (“Elbit Systems” or the “Company”) announced that it was awarded a contract worth approximately $55 million to supply multi-layered ReDrone Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems (C-UAS) to the Netherlands. The contract will be performed over a period of four years. As part of the contract, Elbit Systems will supply... Read more

IBAC Welcomes UAS International Trip Support as New Industry Partner

IBAC Welcomes UAS International Trip Support as New Industry Partner

1-Aug-2023Source: IBAC

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) is pleased to announce UAS International Trip Support has joined IBAC as an Industry Partner. Kurt Edwards, IBAC Director General, commented, “We thank the outstanding leadership at UAS for coming forward to support our efforts of serving the diverse needs of the global business aviation community. UAS’s participation as... Read more

DGCA signs MoU with EASA for UAS & innovative air mobility

DGCA signs MoU with EASA for UAS & innovative air mobility

13-Jul-2023Source: Indian Ministry of Civil Aviation

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for cooperation in Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Innovative Air Mobility. This MoU will focus on collaboration on unmanned aircraft and innovative air mobility between the two civil aviation authorities. This collaboration would... Read more

Iridium proposes new airspace model to monitor BVLOS drones

Iridium proposes new airspace model to monitor BVLOS drones

21-Jun-2023Source: Iridium

Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) has announced the results of an Uncrewed Aircraft System (UAS) flight trial highlighting Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) capabilities in the National Airspace System (NAS), with a published a whitepaper titled “Monitored BVLOS: A New Model for UAS Integration in the National Airspace System.” The whitepaper highlights and solves for challenges... Read more

UAVOS to supply autonomous helicopters to Bayant

UAVOS to supply autonomous helicopters to Bayant

9-Jun-2023Source: UAVOS

UAVOS Inc. has been selected by Bayanat, a leading provider of AI-powered geospatial solutions, to deliver its Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) for a wide variety of applications including aerial photography and perimeter control. The UAS consists of two UVH 25EL unmanned autonomous helicopters powered by electric motors, a ground control station and various sensor payloads... Read more

Leonardo unveils AWHero RUAS’ developments for multi-purpose maritime operations

Leonardo unveils AWHero RUAS’ developments for multi-purpose maritime operations

6-Jun-2023Source: Leonardo

Leonardo unveiled the latest developments for its 200 kg class AWHero RUAS (Rotary Uncrewed Aerial System) during an official ceremony held at SEAFUTURE 2023 (La Spezia – Italy) on board Italian Navy’s Paolo Thaon di Revel PPA (Pattugliatore Polivalente d’Altura – Multipurpose Offshore Patrol Vessel). The unveiling was carried out in the presence of representatives... Read more

US Gov Passes Bill to Advance Domestic Drone Development

US Gov Passes Bill to Advance Domestic Drone Development

1-Jun-2023Source: Science Committee

At a House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology markup, the Committee passed H.R. 3560, the National Drone and Advanced Air Mobility Research and Development Act, with bipartisan support. The bill will provide for a coordinated federal initiative across research and mission agencies to support unmanned aerial systems (UAS) research and development activities and ensure U.S. leadership... Read more

Schiebel Camcopter S-100 monitors ship emissions for EMSA

Schiebel Camcopter S-100 monitors ship emissions for EMSA

31-May-2023Source: Schiebel

Schiebel, under contract to the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA), is providing ship emission monitoring for the German Federal Police and Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency using the proven CAMCOPTER® S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS). Embarked on board the patrol vessel “Bamberg”, the S-100 is being employed, day and night, to monitor commercial ship emissions... Read more

Jetson selects Parazero to develop recovery safety system for eVTOL

Jetson selects Parazero to develop recovery safety system for eVTOL

23-May-2023Source: Jetson

As part of the project, Jetson will integrate ParaZero SafeAir parachute recovery systems into the new fleet of Jetson ONE personal eVTOLs. Jetson, has partnered with ParaZero, a global leader in safety systems for manned eVTOLs and commercial UAS, to develop parachute safety systems for Jetson’s personal electric aerial vehicle, the Jetson ONE.. Jetson has... Read more

VSR700 tested at sea in full operational configuration

VSR700 tested at sea in full operational configuration

16-May-2023Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters and the French Armament General Directorate (DGA) tested the unmanned aerial system (UAS) VSR700 for the first time in an operational configuration from a ship at sea. At the beginning of May, the VSR700 performed 80 fully autonomous take-offs and landings from a civil vessel equipped with a helicopter deck, cruising off the... Read more

AUVSI publishes white paper on airspace integration of unmanned systems

AUVSI publishes white paper on airspace integration of unmanned systems

16-May-2023Source: AUVSI

At XPONENTIAL 2023, the Association for Uncrewed Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) announced the publication of a white paper encompassing all forms of autonomous flight, focused on the pathway from small uncrewed aircraft systems (UAS, or drones) to Advanced Air Mobility (AAM), encompassing urban and regional air mobility (UAM and RAM) operating in the national airspace... Read more

Reliable Robotics appoints NASA AAM Leader as VP of Government Partnerships

Reliable Robotics appoints NASA AAM Leader as VP of Government Partnerships

15-May-2023Source: Reliable Robotics

Reliable Robotics, a leader in safety-enhancing aircraft automation systems, announced the addition of Davis Hackenberg as Vice President of Government Partnerships. Hackenberg’s previous role defining and driving the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) collaboration with industry aligns with Reliable’s dedication to partnering with research organizations, civil government stakeholders and regulators in the U.S. and... Read more

UMS Skeldar and Aeroservices SA expand partnership in Greece

UMS Skeldar and Aeroservices SA expand partnership in Greece

11-May-2023Source: UMS Skeldar

Aeroservices will provide comprehensive support, training, and integration services for the Hellenic Armed Forces, using UMS SKELDAR’s UAS and related technologies as part of this partnership. The goal is to equip the Hellenic Armed Forces with the latest unmanned aircraft technology and capabilities to enhance operational readiness and effectiveness. “We are delighted to have Aeroservices... Read more

Insitu launches long-endurance VTOL UAS at Navy League expo

Insitu launches long-endurance VTOL UAS at Navy League expo

4-Apr-2023Source: Insitu

Insitu, A Boeing Company announced its Integrator Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) unmanned aircraft system (UAS) at Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space Exhibition in National Harbor, Maryland. Integrator VTOL launches vertically on ships or land without sacrificing payload capacity or endurance. The system retains the performance of fixed-wing aircraft, providing the same long range wide-area surveillance capability... Read more

EHang and CATEC complete cargo drone project in Spain

EHang and CATEC complete cargo drone project in Spain

3-Apr-2023Source: EHang

EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world’s leading Autonomous Aerial Vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company, announced that it has collaborated with Spain’s Advanced Center for Aerospace Technologies (“CATEC”) to successfully complete the BAUD project in Spain. Framed under the Invest in Spain program of ICEX Trade and Investment, and sponsored by the Spanish Ministry... Read more

ICAO call for AAM infrastructure and global harmonization solutions

ICAO call for AAM infrastructure and global harmonization solutions

17-Mar-2023Source: ICAO

ICAO has issued a new request for information (RFI) to public and private-sector innovators in support of its upcoming 2023 DRONE ENABLE Symposium. The RFI is issued annually to elicit new concepts and solutions to advance next generation global standards for cutting-edge unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), UAS traffic management (UTM), and advanced air mobility (AAM),... Read more

Phenix Solutions Selects Rolls Royce RR300

Phenix Solutions Selects Rolls Royce RR300

9-Mar-2023Source: Phenix Solutions

Phenix Solutions is proud to announce the selection of the Rolls-Royce RR300 gas turbine engine to power the Ultra 2XL Co-Axial Heavy Lift UAS. The RR300 engine has nearly two decades of operation in the civilian aerospace industry and has exceeded over 1.6 million flight hours. Responding to customer demands for superior effectiveness and multi-mission... Read more

Phenix Solutions & SEI Industries Team Up for Aerial Firefighting

Phenix Solutions & SEI Industries Team Up for Aerial Firefighting

8-Mar-2023Source: Phenix Solutions

Phenix Solutions is pleased to announce the selection of critical mission equipment suppliers, SEI Industries, to partner in developing forestry protection and firefighting mission equipment for Phenix Ultra 2XL aircraft. The team will incorporate several proven SEI products into the Ultra 2XL Remotely Piloted UAS platform, including the industry-leading Bambi Bucket and the Sling Dragon... Read more

Phenix Solutions Selects Onboard Systems for Ultra 2XL Heavy-Lift UAS Program

Phenix Solutions Selects Onboard Systems for Ultra 2XL Heavy-Lift UAS Program

7-Mar-2023Source: Phenix Solutions

Phenix Solutions announced the selection of Vancouver-based innovator Onboard Systems International, LLC as a partner to develop a multi-use cargo hook system for the Ultra 2XL Heavy-Lift Cargo Aircraft Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). The Phenix-Onboard partnership will leverage Onboard Systems’ 40-plus years as the leading provider of external load equipment for the helicopter industry with... Read more

BAE Systems Australia unveils STRIX unmanned hybrid VTOL

BAE Systems Australia unveils STRIX unmanned hybrid VTOL

1-Mar-2023Source: BAE Systems Australia

BAE Systems Australia has teamed with local industry to present Australia’s first domestically designed, manufactured and armed VTOL (vertical take-off and landing) uncrewed air system (UAS). STRIXTM is being developed by BAE Systems Australia and Perth-based Innovaero and was launched today at the 2023 Avalon Airshow in Geelong, Australia. The collaboration brings together BAE Systems’ global... Read more

Toll Group acquires drone operator, Air Support Queensland

Toll Group acquires drone operator, Air Support Queensland

28-Feb-2023Source: Toll

Toll Group announced the acquisition of Air Support Queensland Pty Ltd (ASQ), a leading Australian uncrewed aircraft systems (UAS) flight operations and training provider. ASQ has an extensive fleet of sophisticated uncrewed aircraft systems and runs drone operations and training services in Australia in the civil, commercial, government, defence and agricultural markets. Toll Group Managing... Read more

Supernal appoints senior director of regulatory affairs

Supernal appoints senior director of regulatory affairs

27-Feb-2023Source: Supernal

Supernal announced the appointment of Jay Merkle as senior director of regulatory affairs. Merkle previously spent 30 years at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), most recently as executive director of the agency’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Office. “Uniting top aviation expertise is critical to Supernal’s mission of responsibly shaping and introducing the Advanced Air Mobility... Read more

Collins Aerospace signs MoU with Saudi Arabia for development of UAS and robotics

Collins Aerospace signs MoU with Saudi Arabia for development of UAS and robotics

23-Feb-2023Source: Collins Aerospace

Collins Aerospace has signed a memorandum of understanding with SRB Aerial Systems L.L.C to support research, development and execution of unmanned aerial systems and robotics for use by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Collins will provide its extensive Unmanned Aerial Systems or UAS integration experience to SRB Aerial Systems. The company’s mission systems hardware and... Read more

Spright earns FAA Waiver for BVLOS Drone Operations

Spright earns FAA Waiver for BVLOS Drone Operations

22-Feb-2023Source: Air Methods

Spright announced that it earned a nationwide, non-geospecific Certificate of Waiver (CoW) for Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) drone operations from the FAA. The CoW allows small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) to travel up to four nautical miles for critical utility infrastructure surveys. This waiver puts Spright in a unique position to maximize service... Read more

Nova Systems pick Smith Myers for Bristow SAR2G contract

Nova Systems pick Smith Myers for Bristow SAR2G contract

16-Feb-2023Source: Smith Myers

Smith Myers ARTEMIS Mobile Phone Location and Communications system has been selected by Nova Systems to be integrated into the Nova Systems airborne mission system that will be fitted onto the helicopter fleet deployed on UK’s second-generation SAR (Search and Rescue) program — known as UKSAR2G. The contract builds on the existing UK Maritime Coast Guard... Read more

Schiebel and Thales awarded Royal Navy contract by UK MoD

Schiebel and Thales awarded Royal Navy contract by UK MoD

10-Feb-2023Source: Schiebel

Schiebel and Thales have been awarded the Uncrewed Air Systems (UAS) contract “Peregrine” by the UK Ministry of Defence. This prestigious contract award will deliver the unrivalled CAMCOPTER® S-100 UAS, fitted with a powerful naval surveillance sensor suite, to provide a comprehensive maritime capability protecting Royal Navy ships on operational tasks. Schiebel, together with system... Read more

Marilyn Pearson inducted into Hall of Fame for Women in Emerging Aviation Technologies

Marilyn Pearson inducted into Hall of Fame for Women in Emerging Aviation Technologies

2-Feb-2023Source: CAE

Marilyn Pearson, CAE’s Global Regulatory Affairs Lead for Advanced Air Mobility (AAM), Electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft and Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), has been inducted into the Hall of Fame for Women in Emerging Aviation Technologies. This award recognizes highly experienced and accomplished businesswomen in relevant emerging aviation technologies and industry-enabling career fields.... Read more

UASystems eZELOS are on course for first flight in Spring 2023

UASystems eZELOS are on course for first flight in Spring 2023

23-Dec-2022Source: UASystems

Switzerland’s UASystems SA plans to make the first flight of its hybrid/electric eZELOS rotorcraft in March or April 2023. The rotorcraft has been designed for air taxi, air ambulance, air cargo and defence roles – for both urban air mobility and regional air mobility applications – and features a coaxial rotor system and a three-mode... Read more

Virginia Tech invited to join international drone research alliance

Virginia Tech invited to join international drone research alliance

21-Dec-2022Source: Virgina Tech

Virginia Tech has been invited to join an elite consortium of universities to lead research that will help guide the safe integration of uncrewed aerial systems (UAS), or drones, into the national and international transportation infrastructure.   The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)’s Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence, or ASSURE, is a... Read more

Aethon Aerial forms collaboration to define BVLOS operations for UAS

Aethon Aerial forms collaboration to define BVLOS operations for UAS

14-Nov-2022Source: Aethon Aerial

Aethon Aerial Solutions Inc (Aethon) and AeroVision Canada Inc (AeroVision Canada) announced a long-term research and development collaboration agreement with the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology’s (SAIT) Centre for Innovation and Research in Unmanned Systems (CIRUS) and ANAVIA, a Swiss Based manufacture of heavy lift UAS vehicles. The combined initiative will be part of SAIT’s... Read more

Rain Industries Release Autonomous Firefighting Helicopter

Rain Industries Release Autonomous Firefighting Helicopter

7-Nov-2022Source: Rain Industries

Rain Industries, a leader in rapid initial wildfire suppression, announced their next-generation autonomous firefighting demonstrator aircraft: the Rain MK2. The MK2 is an uncrewed aircraft system (UAS) based on a proven helicopter airframe. In conjunction with Rain’s fire agency launch customers, the MK2 will be used to demonstrate rapid initial wildfire response and containment. “We... Read more

Aurora Flight Sciences Announces New Fixed-Wing eVTOL Small UAS

Aurora Flight Sciences Announces New Fixed-Wing eVTOL Small UAS

4-Nov-2022Source: Aurora Flight Sciences

Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing Company, has released its latest small UAS product, the Skiron Expeditionary sUAS, or SKIRON-X. This Group 2 unmanned aircraft system (UAS) combines the simple operation of an electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) configuration with the longer range and endurance of a fixed-wing design. SKIRON-X is a flexible solution for... Read more

FAA renames Drone Advisory Committee as scope widens to AAM

FAA renames Drone Advisory Committee as scope widens to AAM

21-Oct-2022Source: FAA

Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) is now the Advanced Aviation Advisory Committee (AAAC) The Advanced Aviation Advisory Committee (AAAC) is a broad-based federal advisory committee that provides independent advice and recommendations to the FAA on key unmanned aircraft system (UAS) and advanced air mobility (AAM) integration issues, interests and policies. The AAAC‘s work relates to the efficiency and safety... Read more

US Marines selects Kaman to build Cargo UAS prototype

US Marines selects Kaman to build Cargo UAS prototype

13-Oct-2022Source: Kaman

  Kaman Air Vehicles, a division of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN) announced that they have been selected to build a logistics UAS prototype for the United States Marine Corps. Kaman will build a funded military version of its KARGO UAV, a purpose-built autonomous medium-lift logistics vehicle. KARGO UAV carries up to 800 pounds of payload and... Read more

Korean Air partners with Airbus on vertical UAS

Korean Air partners with Airbus on vertical UAS

10-Oct-2022Source: Korean Air

  Korean Air Lines Co. said Thursday it has signed a memorandum of agreement with Airbus Helicopters to develop unmanned reconnaissance helicopters for the South Korean military. Under the technology partnership, Korean Air will develop an unmanned carrier-based helicopter and an unmanned helicopter for surveillance and reconnaissance purposes over South Korean islands near the western... Read more

Schiebel awarded SAR contract by SASEMAR in Spain

Schiebel awarded SAR contract by SASEMAR in Spain

6-Oct-2022Source: Schiebel

  Schiebel was awarded with the iSAR Research and Development programme, which builds on the current CAMCOPTER® S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS) with the aim of further developing its maritime Search and Rescue (SAR) capabilities, offering a higher level of automation. The scope of this multi-million Euro contract includes the further development and delivery of... Read more

EASA publishes updated Easy Access Rules for Unmanned Aircraft Systems

EASA publishes updated Easy Access Rules for Unmanned Aircraft Systems

5-Oct-2022Source: EASA

  The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has published a new revision of the Easy Access Rules for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (EAR for UAS). This Revision from September 2022 incorporates: the extended transition dates for using certain UAS in the ‘open’ category and the new dates of application for some standard scenarios, as introduced by Regulation (EU) 2022/425; and... Read more

Wingcopter test delivery drones in German rural areas

Wingcopter test delivery drones in German rural areas

30-Sep-2022Source: Wingcopter

  In a joint project, the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences (Frankfurt UAS) and the delivery drone manufacturer and operator Wingcopter are testing the potential of on-demand transport of consumer goods to improve local supply in rural communities. For the project called “DroLEx – Drohnen-Lastenrad-Express-Belieferung“ (“Drone Cargo Bike Express Delivery”), which is funded with almost... Read more

M3 Systems, Pipistrel, and Volocopter Complete Deconfliction Flight Tests

M3 Systems, Pipistrel, and Volocopter Complete Deconfliction Flight Tests

27-Sep-2022Source: Volocopter

  M3 Systems, air traffic management (ATM) and unmanned aerial systems (UAS) operator, light and electric aircraft manufacturer, Pipistrel, and Volocopter, the pioneer of urban air mobility (UAM), have completed their first joint flight test campaign in France at Pontoise airfield. The week-long flight tests simulated three different avoidance maneuvers in real-world situations where unforeseen... Read more

Aerovironment updates Vapor UAS with more payload and range

Aerovironment updates Vapor UAS with more payload and range

15-Sep-2022Source: AeroVironment

  AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), a global leader in intelligent, multi-domain robotic systems, announced the launch of the next-generation VAPOR® Helicopter unmanned aircraft system (UAS), VAPOR 55 MX. Delivering new levels of operational performance with a completely redesigned modular autonomy framework, VAPOR 55 MX enables increased endurance and expanded payload capacity to meet current and... Read more

UAV Navigation Releases Its New Visual Navigation System

UAV Navigation Releases Its New Visual Navigation System

13-Sep-2022Source: UAV Navigation

  UAV Navigation releases its new Visual Navigation System (VNS). This exciting new capability is bound to cause a stir amongst manufacturers and end users of NATO Category I and II UAS. The compact and lightweight device, which is provided as an optional peripheral to the main Flight Control System (FCS), enables the safe and... Read more

Schiebel partners with NGO Earthrace Conservation

Schiebel partners with NGO Earthrace Conservation

30-Aug-2022Source: Schiebel

  Schiebel is supporting global environment and wildlife protection activities through a partnership with Earthrace Conservation, a nonprofit organisation, providing its CAMCOPTER® S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS) for maritime deployment. Deployed onboard the Earthrace vessel M/Y MODOC, a CAMCOPTER® S-100 system is currently supporting the NGO operations in South America. The main tasks involve finding... Read more

Schiebel Camcopter delivers UAS capability to Bristow SAR UK contract

Schiebel Camcopter delivers UAS capability to Bristow SAR UK contract

12-Aug-2022Source: Schiebel

  Bristow, the global leader in vertical flight, has been awarded a 10-year contract by the UK Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA) to deliver the Second-Generation Search and Rescue (UKSAR2G) programme. The contract includes the operational deployment of Schiebel’s CAMCOPTER® S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS). The new contract expands and builds on the existing capabilities Bristow... Read more

FAA Selects UNCW for Drone Training Initiative

FAA Selects UNCW for Drone Training Initiative

10-Aug-2022Source: University of North Carolina Wilmington

  The Federal Aviation Administration has selected UNCW to join its cohort of schools in the Unmanned Aircraft Systems-Collegiate Training Initiative, a program that recognizes institutions that prepare students for careers in unmanned aircraft systems, commonly referred to as drones. UNCW Professor Dr. Narcisa Pricope will lead the UAS-CTI within the Geospatial Intelligence Certificate program in the Department... Read more

Robotic Skies and Corridor partner on AAM maintenance solutions

Robotic Skies and Corridor partner on AAM maintenance solutions

4-Aug-2022Source: Corridor

  Robotic Skies and Continuum Applied Technology, Inc., providers of CORRIDOR Aviation Service Software, announce today they have entered into a global strategic partnership, combining CORRIDOR’s industry-leading aviation maintenance platform with Robotic Skies’ global Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) network for “Next Generation” Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) aircraft. The partnership... Read more

Collins and FlightAware launch integration to support advanced air mobility

Collins and FlightAware launch integration to support advanced air mobility

5-Jul-2022Source: Collins Aerospace

  Collins Aerospace is leveraging the synergies of its recent acquisition of FlightAware by announcing today at the World ATM Congress the availability of new aircraft tracking and alerting features for its Uncrewed Aircraft System (UAS) digital platform, WebUASSM. By integrating FlightAware FirehoseSM, the world’s most comprehensive global flight tracking and ADS-B flight status data feed,... Read more

New FAA Grant To Help Embry-Riddle Researchers Improve Drone Safety

New FAA Grant To Help Embry-Riddle Researchers Improve Drone Safety

30-Jun-2022Source: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

  Researchers at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University recently received a $371,000 grant from the Federal Aviation Administration to study the detection systems of uncrewed aerial systems (UAS), or drones, to improve the safety of their operation. “The research will inform the development of standards and requirements for the accuracy of detect-and-avoid (DAA) systems, which will improve... Read more

Constant Aviation adds helicopter MRO services

Constant Aviation adds helicopter MRO services

7-Jun-2022Source: Constant Aviation

  Constant Aviation announced it has expanded its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) capabilities beyond its portfolio of business jets, commercial airliners and other fixed-wing aircraft to include rotorcraft such as helicopters, drones and other Commercial Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). “We have striven to be at the forefront of aviation technology in all its forms, including... Read more

AWHero completes Enhanced Maritime Surveillance Sensor Suite tests

AWHero completes Enhanced Maritime Surveillance Sensor Suite tests

2-Jun-2022Source: Leonardo

  Navies and Coast Guards worldwide are deploying Tactical Uncrewed Air Systems (UAS) in order to provide wide area ISR capabilities to vessels and contribute to the formation of a robust and dynamic Recognized Maritime Picture. UAS are becoming an important capability for maritime intelligence gathering. These systems provide considerable advantages when capable of being... Read more

Schiebel wins Prestigious Follow-On Contract with Royal Thai Navy

Schiebel wins Prestigious Follow-On Contract with Royal Thai Navy

18-May-2022Source: Schiebel

  UAS market leader Schiebel has been awarded its second contract in just three years by the Royal Thai Navy, signed with Lt. General Apichai Sompolkrang, Director of the Naval Acquisition Management Office in Bangkok. RTN Programme Director, Captain Anurat Siriwong, witnessed the contract signature. The contract will be completed before the end of 2022... Read more

Schiebel Pacific SEA 129 Phase 5 programme for the Royal Australian Navy

Schiebel Pacific SEA 129 Phase 5 programme for the Royal Australian Navy

5-May-2022Source: Schiebel

  Schiebel Pacific welcomes the decision of the Commonwealth of Australia to speed up the provision of its UAS capability by initiating a single source acquisition of the CAMCOPTER® S-100. This will enable the RAN to accelerate the capability acquisition they need and together with our local partners, we are committed to deliver the best... Read more

Schiebel wins follow-on contract with Royal Thai Navy

Schiebel wins follow-on contract with Royal Thai Navy

20-Apr-2022Source: Schiebel

UAS market leader Schiebel has been awarded its second contract in just three years by the Royal Thai Navy, signed with Lt. General Apichai Sompolkrang, Director of the Naval Acquisition Management Office in Bangkok. RTN Programme Director, Captain Anurat Siriwong, witnessed the contract signature. The contract will be completed before the end of 2022 and... Read more

Virginia Flight Information Exchange Key to Future of UAS and AAM

Virginia Flight Information Exchange Key to Future of UAS and AAM

13-Apr-2022Source: Virginia Department of Aviation

The Unmanned Aerial Systems industry has been clear that the #1 factor holding back growth is a lack of clarity. Through FAA programs like Data Exchange and UAS Service Suppliers (USSes), the federal government is meeting its commitments to support the industry with regulations addressing operations in controlled airspace. Now, Virginia is helping to provide... Read more

VSR700 trails autonomous capabilities at sea

VSR700 trails autonomous capabilities at sea

1-Apr-2022Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters has begun trialing autonomous take-off and landing capabilities at sea for the VSR700, an unmanned aerial system (UAS) being developed in the frame of the SDAM (Système de drone aérien de la Marine) programme, conducted by the DGA (Direction générale de l’Armement – the French Armament General Directorate) for the French Navy. Trials... Read more

UMS SKELDAR introduces the modular design benefits of its V-150 UAS

UMS SKELDAR introduces the modular design benefits of its V-150 UAS

17-Mar-2022Source: UMS Skeldar

UMS SKELDAR will introduce the benefits of its modular SKELDAR V-150 Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) to key stakeholders attending this year’s UMEX tradeshow in Abu Dhabi. The SKELDAR V-150’s modular design not only accelerates customer maintenance schedules, but also brings with it the possibility of carrying out an engine exchange in just 15 minutes. Developing... Read more

Phenix Solutions partners with Eagle Technologies for the Ultra 2XL coaxial rotor system

Phenix Solutions partners with Eagle Technologies for the Ultra 2XL coaxial rotor system

12-Mar-2022Source: Phenix Solutions

Phenix Solutions, Inc. has chosen Eagle Technologies as a development partner in producing Phenix’s Ultra 2XL Heavy-Lift(c) UAS. Eagle Technologies has previous experience in designing and developing coaxial rotor systems. The unique Eagle design for the Phenix UAS will begin flight test in the summer of 2022. Phenix Solutions chose the new coaxial rotor system... Read more

FAA approves 35 miles of BVLOS airspace for drones in New York state

FAA approves 35 miles of BVLOS airspace for drones in New York state

19-Jan-2022Source: NUAIR

NUAIR and the New York UAS Test Site have received authority from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to fly unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), commonly referred to as drones, beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) across 35 miles of airspace within New York’s 50-mile Drone Corridor. Current regulations require drone operators to always have a pair... Read more

ESG delivers Sea Falcon to the German Navy

ESG delivers Sea Falcon to the German Navy

10-Nov-2021Source: ESG Elektroniksystemund Logistik-GmbH

The Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) has concluded a contract with ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH as the main contractor for the procurement of three Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), introduced in the Bundeswehr under the name “Sea Falcon”, for the K130 corvettes of the German Navy. With the implementation of... Read more

NBAA-BACE: Meeting the Challenges to Reach Full-Scale UAS Operations

NBAA-BACE: Meeting the Challenges to Reach Full-Scale UAS Operations

25-Oct-2021Source: NBAA

Zipline recently celebrated five years of its commercial unmanned aircraft delivery service with more than 200,000 commercial deliveries, primarily in Rwanda, the company’s Director, UAS Maintenance and Airworthiness Jon Hanlon shared today at the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (              ) education session “Moving on Up – Future... Read more

US Forest Service retires Vietnam-era Cobra

US Forest Service retires Vietnam-era Cobra

19-Oct-2021Source: US Forest Service

This past Saturday, the last remaining USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest (Region 5) Firewatch Cobra Program Viet Nam War-era helicopter took its final flight as we transition to a new era of aerial supervision utilizing modern helicopters and implement modern technologies like fixed-wing aircraft to service a larger landscape. . Additionally, Region 5 has stood... Read more

Teledyne FLIR Announces ION M640x Next-Gen Tactical Quadcopter

Teledyne FLIR Announces ION M640x Next-Gen Tactical Quadcopter

14-Oct-2021Source: Teledyne

Teledyne FLIR, part of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY), announced the launch of the ION™ M640x tactical Unmanned Aerial System (UAS). The American designed, developed, and manufactured UAS builds on the capabilities of the ION M440 (a Blue sUAS) and will provide military and other government customers with best-in-class capabilities for their unique missions. “Our proven,... Read more

Leonardo and Northrop Grumman join forces on rotorcraft UAS opportunities

Leonardo and Northrop Grumman join forces on rotorcraft UAS opportunities

16-Sep-2021Source: Leonardo

Leonardo and Northrop Grumman announce their intention to jointly pursue opportunities in the Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) Uncrewed Aerial Systems (UAS) domain. Drawing on Leonardo’s expertise in rotorcraft and Northrop Grumman’s capabilities in advanced aeronautics and next generation autonomous uncrewed aerial systems, the companies will focus on jointly addressing global opportunities in the VTOL... Read more

HyPoint to develop hydrogen fuel cells for Piasecki helicopters

HyPoint to develop hydrogen fuel cells for Piasecki helicopters

26-Aug-2021Source: HyPoint

HyPoint, the company developing zero carbon-emission turbo air-cooled hydrogen fuel cell systems for aviation and urban air mobility, today announced that it has entered into a multi-phase collaborative development agreement with Piasecki Aircraft Corporation (PiAC), a pioneer in advanced rotorcraft and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) platforms and technologies, for the development and certification of a hydrogen fuel... Read more

Canadian Coast Guard conducts BVLOS Trials of UAS for future SAR use

Canadian Coast Guard conducts BVLOS Trials of UAS for future SAR use

13-Aug-2021Source: Kongsberg Geospatial

The Canadian Coast Guard was in Oklahoma recently, albeit virtually. Kongsberg Geospatial announced today they successfully conducted Phase 1 trials of the Martin UAV V-BAT on behalf of the Canadian Coast Guard at a UAS test facility operated by the Chocktaw Indian Nation of Oklahoma, in rural southeastern Oklahoma. The Canadian Coast Guard is conducting... Read more

Schiebel Camcopter completes US Navy trials

Schiebel Camcopter completes US Navy trials

9-Aug-2021Source: Schiebel

Schiebel Aircraft and Areté Associates, successfully showcased the CAMCOPTER® S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS) combined with Areté’s Pushbroom Imaging Lidar for Littoral Surveillance (PILLS) sensor to the US Navy’s Office of Naval Research (ONR). In a combined demonstration sponsored by the US Office of Naval Research (ONR) on a commercial vessel off the coast of... Read more

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