Following a suspected collision in Mozambique and the subsequent colorful media headlines stating something to the effect of “Drone Hits Plane In Mozambique,” officials reportedly later found no evidence of an unmanned aircraft strike.
Sentera has announced the upcoming release of LiveNDVI video: live-streamed normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) video via the company’s Double 4K sensor for drones. According to Sentera, the technology will offer agronomists a fast way to make decisions and specify [Read More]
“We have to approach our challenges with the same kind of creativity and open-mindedness that is fueling the drone revolution,” said Michael Huerta, FAA administrator, at last week’s CES 2017.
As of the end of the fourth quarter of 2016, Parrot has reported revenues of around EUR 85 million, which is below its target of around EUR 100 million, as announced at the end of November. In turn, as part [Read More]
Virginia Tech, a longtime unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) researcher and home to one of the federal test sites for the technology, is using dummies to test the potential impact of drone crashes to humans. According to a press release from [Read More]
The University of Bristol in the U.K. and BMT Defence Services (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd., have developed what they claim to be the first unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to perform a perched landing by using machine-learning algorithms. [Read More]
Under the authority of the New Mexico unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) test site, Falls Church, Va.-based Vanilla Aircraft LLC recently completed a nonstop, non-refueled 56-hour flight of its VA001 drone. The flight was submitted for a world duration record for [Read More]
It’s now 2017. Have we gone beyond the days of avoiding the word “drone” – versus “UAS” or “UAV” – in the commercial and civil industry?