HAPSMobile plans to fly a High Altitude Pseudo Satellite (HAPS) over Hawaii, Amazon petitions for drone delivery exemptions, NASA plans to test UAS traffic management in Texas, researchers find that drones are better than people studying whales, a female drone pilot seeks to encourage women, and drones that provide medical assistance. UAV News FAA Approves Solar Drone Flights Over Hawaiian Island Japanese drone company HAPSMobile has a waiver to fly a solar-powered UAV over Lanai. The...
Package delivery halted after crash, AI and drones, swarming nano-drones, mesh networked drones for precision ag, drone mesh for event security, UAS for airport and public safety, reliability of drone sightings from aircraft.
Bio-inspired drones are getting attention and a general contractor receives a waiver for flights over people with a parachute-equipped drone. Also, six Israeli drone companies, a drone-mounted flamethrower, BVLOS critical infrastructure inspection, and an online drone survey.
Hybrid drone controllers from MIT, UPS drone delivery subsidiary, LAANC expanded to recreational Part 107, Australian drone registration delayed, gas detecting micro-drone, quadcopter that shrinks to get through small openings.
DJI Government Edition, public safety alliance board of advisers, a USV rescues swimmers, interim report on UAS mitigation at airports, drone operations app is launched in Australia, a de-confliction service for drone flights via API.
Princess Aliyah Pandolfi from the Kashmir World Foundation. Recorded at the Innovations in Flight Family Day and Outdoor Aviation Display, held June 15, 2019 at the Smithsonian’s National Air & Space Museum, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia.
Highlights of the FAA UAS Symposium held June 3-5, 2019 at the Baltimore Convention Center. Presented by the Federal Aviation Administration and AUVSI. Diana Cooper, PrecisionHawk SVP of Policy & Strategy, and Brendan Schulman, DJI VP of Policy and Legal Affairs. FAA UAS Symposium 2019 Over 1000 attendees from industry, the government, and academia gathered for three days of keynotes, breakout sessions, and “how to” sessions. We discuss some highlights of the Symposium, including...
DHS resources for the threat of UAS to critical infrastructure, urban testing of drone flights in Reno, using drone images as evidence, a delay for the remote ID NPRM, and a drone used by the Army Corps of Engineers.
New recreational drone restrictions, drones identify polluting ships, data security fears for Chinese drones, professional sports leagues weigh-in on drones, UAS that measure environmental conditions, states in the US actively using unmanned aircraft.
Professional-grade UAS components, a fuel cell system for UAVs, drone flying in national parks, the Choctaw Nation UAS Integration Pilot Program, new life for Piaggio Hammerhead, and the Northrop Grumman Firebird surveillance aircraft.
Actively tethered UAS, drone studies the atmosphere, hive drone releases swarm of smaller drones, Virgin Atlantic reports a near-hit, drone plants tree seeds, Wing receives FAA approval for delivery service in the US, a drone powered by variable buoyancy.
Lithium metal batteries for greater capacity. Parrot’s Anafi Thermal drone, quadcopter over Boston, sugarcane agriculture, drones and the Notre Dame fire, parts delivery by drone for manufacturing, indigenous people use drones to assert territory rights.
An NPRM for sUAS operations over people and an ANPRM for safe sUAS operations. Advice for drone operators near agricultural aircraft, rogue drones in China, Wing authority to operate in Australia, FAA to award drone airline license, GENIUS NY awards.
Drones for studying wildlife, wetlands, and tornadoes. Using them to resupplying troops and support a Mars rover. Also, gender diversity study of the drone industry, and airplane incidents that turn out to not be caused by drones.
Flying small UAS over people, terrain-following UAS with active navigation, drones and citizen science for animal conservation, greater surveillance role for FAA FSDOs, an autonomous grocery delivery service.
Pentagon interest in cargo drones for disaster relief, thermal imaging for search and rescue, BVLOS UAS for medical deliveries, drones that act like sheepdogs, drone laws in Japan, “drone parenting,” and a UAS remote ID whitepaper.