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Major Aircraft Makers Join The Drone Industry

Aircraft Makers Join The Drone IndustryBell Helicopter

Major Aircraft Makers Join The Drone Industry Most experts agree that true autonomous flight is still years away, but that is not keeping major aircraft makers from jumping on the drone bandwagon. AOPA reports that the basic technology has been around for years, developed in both manned and unmanned contexts. Many of the new concept aircraft designs are coming from drone makers scaling…

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Counter UAS Technology Demo

Counter UAS Technology DemoOrbital ATK

Orbital ATK Performs Counter UAS Technology Demo   Orbital ATK, a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, participated in the Maneuver Fires Integrated Experiment (MFIX) at Ft. Sill, Oklahoma. The event allowed soldiers to use counter-unmanned aerial system (C-UAS) technologies during a series of demonstrations to provide feedback on how these systems performed and could potentially help fill capability…

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GoPro Is Under Investigation

GoPro Is Under InvestigationSaketh Garuda

Kaplan Fox Announces GoPro Is Under Investigation Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP has announced that it is investigating claims on behalf of investors of GoPro, Inc. (“GoPro” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: GPRO).  Investors who purchased GoPro securities between August 4, 2017 and January 5, 2018, inclusive (the “Class Period”) may be affected. Class action litigation has been filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California against…

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Life-Saving Drone Rescues Two Australian Swimmers

Lifesaving Drone Rescues Two Australian SwimmersBBC / File Picture

Lifesaving Drone Rescues Two Australian Swimmers, A World First BBC reports that two teenage boys were rescued by a brand new lifesaving drone in Australia while lifeguards were still training to use the device. The swimmers, aged 15-17, had got into difficulties off the coast of Lennox Head, New South Wales (NSW). Read More: AirSpaceX Reveals Electric VTOL Aircraft MOBi-One A…

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Drone Delivery Canada to Expand Testing Program

Drone Delivery Canada to Expand Testing ProgramDDC

Drone Delivery Canada to Expand Testing Program to The United States of America Drone Delivery Canada has announced that it’s expanding its commercial testing program to the United States of America at the New York Griffiss International Airport UAS Test Site, located in Rome, New York in Q1, 2018. The Company anticipates that the US Pilot Program will then run through the balance of the…

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CODE Advances On Collaborative Autonomy for UAS

DARPA's CODE Advances On Collaborative Autonomy for UASDARPA

DARPA’s CODE Advances On Collaborative Autonomy for UAS DARPA’s has made an exciting announcement regarding its Collaborative Operations in Denied Environment (CODE) program. The CODE program aims to extend the capability of the U.S. military’s existing unmanned aircraft systems (UASs) to conduct dynamic, long-distance engagements of highly mobile ground and maritime targets in contested or denied battlespaces. Multiple CODE-equipped unmanned aircraft would navigate…

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Situational Awareness System for UAS Demo

Situational Awareness System for UAS DemoInsitu

Insitu Demonstrates Broad-Area Airspace Situational Awareness System for UAS Insitu, an industry-leading provider of information for superior decision making, has announced that it has successfully completed a flight demonstration for its ground-based Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) airspace situational awareness system. Insitu is tackling one of the toughest challenges for UAS — the ability to detect nearby aircraft flying both within and beyond…

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Looks Like It’s The End of The Drone Era For GoPro

The End of The Drone Era For GoProGoPro

The End of The Drone Era For GoPro The Company Pulls Out Of The Drone Industry GoPro is committed to putting 2017 in the past and staring the new year off on the right foot. The company released a statement which included financial results and changes the company is making in 2018. Among the changes, the company announced that they will be reducing…

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Delivery Drones To Use Circular Runways

Delivery Drones To Use Circular RunwaysNLR

Delivery Drones To Use Circular Runways A recent news article published on BBC indicate that delivery drones might be getting circular runways. The Dutch engineer behind the idea for circular runways at airports has revealed plans to build a test runway for unmanned delivery drones. Henk Hesselink is collaborating with Valkenburg airport, a disused naval base near The Hague, which has ambitions to…

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Survey Says This Percentage Of Americans Say They Own A Drone

Survey Says This Percentage Of Americans Say They Own A DroneDose Media

How Many Americans Say They Own A Drone & How Many Have Seen A Drone Fly? Back in May 2017, Pew Research surveyed 4,135 Americans regarding their thoughts and feelings towards drones. Judging by the way the media portrays drone use, we were surprised by the results. According to the results, 8% of Americans say they own a drone and about 59% of Americans say they…

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