Archive for suas

Denver Symposium Offering geoDRONEology Program

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UAO Staff on Mar 04, 2016

The Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems (SAGEEP), hosted by the Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society (EEGS), is including a one-day course on the integration of drones into geoscience and engineering workflows. Taking place March [Read More]

Dept. of Education Grant Goes Toward Oregon School’s sUAS Classes

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UAO Staff on Jan 18, 2016

The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) has awarded statewide Career and Technical Education (CTE) Revitalization Grants, including $390,745 for the Pendleton School District to open a lab space enhancing drone education. The Pendleton School District will use a combination of [Read More]

AMA, Fly Robotics and Civil Air Patrol Team Up for sUAS Training

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UAO Staff on Dec 29, 2015

In conjunction with long-standing partner Civil Air Patrol (CAP), the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) is now offering small unmanned aircraft system (sUAS) ground school, powered by Fly Robotics. AMA, headquartered in Muncie, Ind., says it has been working with [Read More]

Microsoft Selects Aeryon sUAS for In-Car Video Platform for Police

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UAO Staff on Oct 26, 2015

Aeryon Labs, a provider of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) for military, public safety and commercial operators worldwide, has announced a technology partnership with Microsoft to include the Aeryon SkyRanger sUAS within the new Microsoft advanced patrol platform (MAPP) vehicle. [Read More]

IMSAR Developing Radar-Based Collision-Avoidance System for sUAS

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UAO Staff on Oct 09, 2015

IMSAR LLC says it is developing a family of extremely small collision-avoidance radar systems for small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS). The company – a privately owned research, development and manufacturing company in Springville, Utah – specializes in lightweight, low-power synthetic [Read More]

Embry-Riddle Invites Public to 2015 sUAS Challenge

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UAO Staff on Aug 27, 2015

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is hosting the second-annual Small Unmanned Aerial System (sUAS) Challenge at the National Championship Air Races in Reno, Nev., on Sept. 16-20. The 2015 challenge – sponsored by the University of Nevada, Reno's Nevada Advanced Autonomous Systems [Read More]

University Kicks off Aerosonde sUAS Program for Undergrads

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UAO Staff on Jul 14, 2015

Lynchburg, Va.-based Liberty University School of Aeronautics has implemented Aerosonde small unmanned aircraft system training as part of its offered coursework for students pursuing a bachelor of science degree in aeronautics, focusing on unmanned systems. The first courses kicked off [Read More]

Utility Company Approved for Aeryon sUAS Applications

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UAO Staff on May 08, 2015

Southern Company Services Inc. (SCS), a subsidiary of Atlanta-based Southern Company, has received a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Section 333 exemption to explore the use of the Aeryon SkyRanger small unmanned aerial system (sUAS) for utility applications. Under the exemption, [Read More]

Universities Comment on FAA’s sUAS Rulemaking

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UAO Staff on May 01, 2015

The Association of American Universities (AAU) and the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) recently provided comments to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) regarding small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS). AAU and APLU [Read More]

ALPA Urges the FAA to Enhance Proposed sUAS Rules

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UAO Staff on Apr 27, 2015

In recent comments submitted to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on the proposed rules for small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS), the Air Line Pilots Association International (ALPA) outlined what it feels are several key areas that should be enhanced to [Read More]