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CustomWeather Partners with TruWeather Solutions

CustomWeather Partners with TruWeather Solutions to Offer High-Resolution Forecasts for UAS/Drone Operators; Testing Commences with NUAIR AllianceJason Blackeye

CustomWeather Partners with TruWeather Solutions to Offer High-Resolution Forecasts for UAS/Drone Operators; Testing Commences with NUAIR Alliance CustomWeather, Inc., a premier, specialized provider of high-resolution weather data and alert services, announces that it has entered into a partnership with TruWeather Solutions, LLC to produce unique, high resolution forecasts to support UAS (Unmanned Aircraft System).  Also known as drones, UAS require close attention to…

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Simulyze Begins Work On FAA UTM Pilot Program

Simulyze Begins Work On FAA UTM Pilot Program, Concludes Support of NASA's Third Nationwide Test of Its UAS Traffic Management PlatformYucel Moran // Unsplash

Simulyze Begins Work On FAA UTM Pilot Program, Concludes Support of NASA’s Third Nationwide Test of Its UAS Traffic Management Platform Simulyze, Inc., a leading provider of operational intelligence (OI) technology and applications that empower both federal and commercial organizations, announced it has completed its deployment of its Mission InsightTM (OI) application during NASA’s Technical Capability Level 3 (TCL 3)…

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FAA Catching Up To Drone Technology

Is The FAA Catching Up To Drone Technology? aditya chinchure

Is The FAA Catching Up To Drone Technology? Fox News reports that the FAA says it’s finally ‘catching up’ to drone technology; several programs in the works. Drones were once seen as the ultimate hazards in the highway of the skies, especially for commercial aviation. Arbitrary and archaic rules ran roughshod over an emerging industry full of potential. Many drone…

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Wing IPP Demo Reveals A Bright Future

Wing IPP Demo Shows The Future of Drone DeliveryVirginia Tech

Wing IPP Demo Shows The Future of Drone Delivery A small crowd was gathered on the lawn in a neighborhood outside Blacksburg, squinting up into to the sunlight as a drone zoomed into view over the treeline and hovered above the grass. A tidy, aerodynamic brown trapezoid descended on a tether and settled on the ground, and the drone headed…

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Bell Selected For NASA UAS Demo

Bell Selected For NASA UAS Demo In 2020Bell

Bell Selected For NASA UAS Demo In 2020 Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, has announced a cooperative agreement with NASA for an Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) flight demonstration in the National Airspace System (NAS) expected to be conducted in 2020. The cooperative agreement outlines the goal of progressing toward routine commercial UAS operations in the NAS. Bell and its collaborative…

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Integration Pilot Program Starts Strong

Integration Pilot Program Starts Strongjoshua sorenson

FAA’s Integration Pilot Program Starts Strong The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced that its Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Integration Pilot Program (IPP) has begun with successful flights in four U.S. states. The program aims to provide opportunities for state, local, and tribal governments to partner with private sector entities, such as UAS operators or manufacturers, to accelerate safe UAS integration. Successful…

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The Answer To Remote Drone ID

Is Bluetooth The Answer To Remote Drone ID?Thongsuk Atiwannakul / Shutterstock.com

Is Bluetooth The Answer To Remote Drone ID? GCN reports that officials may soon be able to identify and track drones with Bluetooth. Early versions of the technology connected over very short distances — earbuds to smartphones, for example.  But according to Anil Nanduri, the VP and general manager for the drone group at Intel, more recent iterations, from Bluetooth…

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Who Launched A Drone Pilot Over WakeMed?

FAA & NCDOT Launch Drone Pilot Over WakeMedWakeMed

FAA & NCDOT Launch Drone Pilot Over WakeMed Biz Journal reports that a spinning quadcopter hits the sky over WakeMed Health & Hospitals in Raleigh Wednesday. The device, piloted by global drone delivery firm Matternet, part of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Drone Integration Pilot Program (IPP). For now the drone is on a data-gathering mission for the Federal Aviation Administration,…

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Intel Advances the Safe Integration of Drones

Intel Advances the Safe Integration of Drones into US AirspaceIntel Corporation

Intel Advances the Safe Integration of Drones into US Airspace Intel is working with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and other industry participants to foster innovation and to shape the global standards and practices for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), with safety being the first priority. Intel’s assistance builds on the company’s foundational work last year with the Unmanned Aircraft System…

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The Future of American Aviation

The Future of American Aviation Is All About DronesCNN

Trump Aide: The Future of American Aviation Is All About Drones From the Wright brothers to the space program, Americans have always been eager to embrace the future of aviation. CNN published an article discussing how that future is increasingly unmanned. Unmanned aircraft systems, or drones, offer tremendous benefits to our economy and society. They promise to create countless American jobs within and around…

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