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Nightwarden tactical UAV

Textron unveils Nightwarden tactical UAVBillyPix

PARIS: Textron unveils Nightwarden tactical UAV Textron will today unveil its newest tactical UAV offering dubbed the Nightwarden, a production- ready derivative of the satellite- communications (SATCOM)- enabled Shadow M2 that it first introduced in 2011. Building on the approximately 400 flight hours it carried out with the M2, and incorporating the feedback it had on this from potential customers,…

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AMA Advocacy 2017

AMA Advocacy 2017Atlanta Hobby / UAV Experts

AMA Advocacy 2017 The Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) sent out a statement last week regarding the AMA’s recent involvement in Washington D.C. The email can be found below: It’s been a busy week for AMA in Washington, D.C., where the government affairs team has held multiple meetings with members of Congress and other industry stakeholders to discuss FAA reauthorization and…

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New Target Drone From Leonardo

New Target Drone From LeonardoLeonardo

New Target Drone Released At Paris Air Show By From Leonardo Leonardo, aglobal player in Aerospace, Defence and Security, made a huge announcement at the 2017 Paris Air Show. The company has introduced the new Mirach 40 (M-40) aerial target drone. The new M-40 is designed to provide medium-to-high target drone performance. The M-40 is a remotely piloted aerial system (RPAS) that supports Armed Forces…

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Free Safe2Ditch Technology Webinar

Free Safe2Ditch Technology Webinar From NASANASA

Free Safe2Ditch Technology Webinar From NASA The NASA Langley Research Center has opened registration for its new free webinar. The webinar, called Safe2Ditch Technology, is on an autonomous crash management system that enables landing to a safe and clear ditch site for small UAVs. It is set to take place by NASA Engineers on Tuesday, July 25th from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT….

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Performing Mission Impossibles with Drones

Performing Mission Impossibles with Drones in EuropeCommercial UAV News

Performing Mission Impossibles with Drones in Europe In anticipation of Commercial UAV Europe, we’re exploring the kind of people, companies, and technologies that will be highlighted at the event. A-techSYN takes a prominent spot on this list since they’re on pace to become a critical resource for anyone who has a UAV project or has R&D/applications/development needs. The name A-techSYN…

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DRL Announces International Partnerships

DRL Announces International PartnershipsDRL

DRL Announces International Partnerships For 2017 Race Season DRL Unveils International Partners, Close of $20M Financing Ahead of 2017 Season The Drone Racing League (DRL), the global leader in professional drone racing, today announced key multi-year, international partners and sponsors ahead of its 2017 race season. In February, DRL introduced Allianz as the title sponsor of DRL’s elite race circuit,…

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2017 SkyPixel Video Contest

2017 SkyPixel Video ContestSkyPixel

SkyPixel and DJI Launch the 2017 Aerial Video Contest A New Way of Storytelling That Allows People to Explore the World Like Never Before SkyPixel, the world’s most popular aerial photography community run in cooperation with DJI, on Friday kicked off its first aerial video contest of the year. The 2017 SkyPixel Video Contest runs from June 2 to August…

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Drones Add New Element To Race Day

Drones Add New Element To Race DayCHUCK SNYDER / SPECIAL

At Dover Speedway, Drones Add New Element To Race Day Tom Wilke pulled goggles down over his face and became the pilot of a tiny robot. The countdown ended and drones’ blades spun. With three other pilots, all peering through cameras built onto the machines, Wilke’s drone leaped from the starting pedestal and the race was on. The controller in his hands…

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Drone Racing League Announces National Championship

MultiGP Drone Racing League Announces National ChampionshipMultiGP

MultiGP Drone Racing League Announces National Championship to be Hosted at the National Championship Air Races in Reno, Nevada MultiGP is proud to announce that their 2017 MultiGP National Drone Racing Championship will be held during the National Championship Air Races in Reno, Nevada, September 13th through September 17th in partnership with the Reno Air Racing Association. With thousands of…

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The Best of Australia From Above

Refreshing Places to FloatAirloft / SkyPixel

SkyPixel Aerial Photography Contest Showcases The Best of Australia From Above SkyPixel, the world’s most popular aerial photography community, Friday concluded the two-month Australia from Above aerial photography contest. This was SkyPixel’s first region-specific aerial photography contest that showcased the stunning natural beauty of Australia seen from above. Run in partnership with DJI and Tourism Australia, the SkyPixel Australia from…

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