The Rockwell Collins CNPC-1000 UAS command and control data link, DOT procedures for obtaining operator exemption to hold economic authority, New Zealand police ask the public not to shoot down drones, autonomous air ambulances, battlefield deliveries by drone, the CBP drone program comes under fire, Intel wants to play a major role in processing drone sensor data.
The Intel Falcon 8+ becomes the first drone certified under UL 3030, DJI responds to security and privacy concerns, hydrogen fuel cells for drones, combating the Zika virus with drones, and an air taxi startup draws on an outside designer.
Recreational drones flying for commercial purposes, upset Google employees, illegal anti-drone systems, drones and the travel industry, UAS ID and tracking proposals, a business competition winner, mapping with a LIDAR-equipped drone, an outdoor drone testing facility.
Picking up objects with a folding arm drone, a drone that protects dropped objects with an airbag, a large air freight drone, training drone photographers and videographers, a first night flight for the NTSB, a general aviation company partners with an unmanned company, and an autonomous vehicle accident.
Industry groups call for regulation of recreational drones. Also, wildlife count accuracy, a flying display device, MQ-1 Predator retirement, drones for automated inspection, a Phantom may have caused a helicopter to go down.
The changing landscape for drone services, drone swarms for urban tactics, a simulated drone attack in Idaho, European airport operators embrace the value of drones but look for protections, MIT develops a mapping system for drone navigation, the Department of the Interior uses UAVs with great results, and Intel at the Olympics.
Ehang flies their autonomous aerial vehicle with human passengers, reaction to a close encounter with an airliner, drone safety measures at the Olympics, drone video awards, package delivery by Airbus, and thoughts on cargo drones.
DARPA Gremlins advance reusable drone technology. Also, UAS workshops for public safety agencies, Seaglider underwater drones fuel cell propulsion system integration into the ScanEagle, and medical package delivery drones in Africa.