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Mid-Atlantic States Team Up to Support FAA UAS Integration Effort
on September 27, 2013 by print the content item
New Jersey, Maryland and Virginia and their leading research universities have signed an agreement stating that they will work collaboratively toward supporting the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) research and testing efforts aimed at integrating unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into the national airspace system. According to the University of Maryland (UMD), the states' proposals were submitted to the FAA by the More
Northrop Grumman's UAS Pass 100,000 Flight Hours Milestone
on September 09, 2013 by print the content item
Security company Northrop Grumman Corp. says its portfolio of high-altitude long-endurance (HALE) unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) have achieved 100,000 flight hours. More than 88% of the hours were logged by the U.S. Air Force Global Hawk. The company notes the remaining hours were flown by the NASA Global Hawks, the German EURO HAWK, the U.S. Navy's Broad Area Maritime Surveillance More
C-ASTRAL Unveils Integrated Unmanned Data Acquisition and Management Solution
on August 15, 2013 by print the content item
C-ASTRAL Ltd., a provider of small unmanned systems, has launched an integrated software/hardware solution for agriculture, forestry and land management in partnership with SINERGISE, a geographic information system (GIS) software solutions company. C-ASTRAL says its integrated system is based on the electric-powered, nine-pound MTOW BRAMOR gEO mkIV unmanned system, which is capable of two-hour endurance with dual, visible light (25 More
UTC Aerospace Systems Delivers TASE400 Camera System To Saab
on August 15, 2013 by print the content item
UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., received a contract to supply Cloud Cap Technology TASE400 stabilized camera payloads for maritime operations on Saab's Skeldar unmanned aerial system (UAS). UTC says Skeldar is a flexible, multi-mission UAS designed to meet objectives on land or at sea. The Cloud Cap Technology TASE400 camera system integrates seamlessly onto Skeldar, the More
Kutta Technologies Debuts Three UAS Control Products
on August 13, 2013 by print the content item
Phoenix-based mission-critical software and systems developer Kutta Technologies Inc. has unveiled three unmanned aircraft system (UAS) command and control products. The products include a UAS control segment (UCS)-compliant Bi-Directional Remote Video Terminal, a STANAG Level 5 handheld ground control station (GCS) and a lightweight MILSPEC computer, the KRC-100. According to Kutta, when its UGCS-400 is coupled with the KRC-100, the More
Arcturus' T-20 UAV Reaches Record Altitude
on August 12, 2013 by print the content item
The Arcturus-UAV T-20 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) flew to a record altitude of 23,500 MSL during a training flight at Camp Guernsey Joint Training Center in Wyoming. Arcturus reports that the previous altitude record for the T-20 was 15,000 MSL, set at Edwards Air Force Base in California. The company notes that no special modifications to the aircraft were needed, More
HoodTech Vision Offers Dual-Payload Imaging Systems for Single Aircrafts
on August 12, 2013 by
HoodTech Vision, a manufacturer of low-size, -weight and -power stabilized imaging systems, has announced a capability to provide simultaneous, independent operation of two stabilized imaging systems on a single aircraft, either manned or unmanned. The company says the dual-payload imaging systems on a single manned aircraft are controlled by a rear-seat payload operator with analog video ground-link hardware. HoodTech adds More
Deposition Sciences Reveals Optical Thin-Film Coatings For UAS
on July 30, 2013 by print the content item
Santa Rosa, Calif.-based Deposition Sciences Inc. (DSI), a manufacturer of thin-film optical coatings, has announced specialized optical thin films for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). DSI says that its durable optical coatings include anti-reflection, infrared thin-film coatings; dark mirrors; patterned optical filters; advanced multispectral optical filter assemblies; and dielectric, multilayer, and dichroic filters. According to DSI, the optical thin films are More
DreamHammer's Ballista Demonstrates Interoperability With UCS Architecture
on July 17, 2013 by print the content item
Santa Monica, Calif.-based DreamHammer - creator of Ballista, a commercial multi-drone operating system - has completed a series of successful demonstrations with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and unmanned aerial system (UAS) prime contractors. According to DreamHammer, these demonstrations showed that Ballista's "out-of-the-box" support of the UAS Control Segment (UCS) architecture allowed it to plug and play with current More
Trimble Rolls Out Unmanned Aircraft System For Photogrammetric Aerial Mapping
on June 17, 2013 by print the content item
Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Trimble has introduced its next-generation unmanned aircraft system (UAS) - the Trimble UX5 aerial imaging rover with the Trimble Access aerial imaging application. According to Trimble, the new solution builds upon the strengths of its predecessor, the Trimble Gatewing X100, to offer enhanced image quality and intuitive workflows. Flights are fully automated from launch to landing and require More
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Do you anticipate visiting or using one of the FAA's UAS test sites this year?

Maybe in 2015

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