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.
Airways and AirMap partner on a three-month trial of a UAV traffic management (UTM) platform, NTSB final report on drone collision with a helicopter, Singapore tests drone strikes on test dummies, and recreational drone registration is signed into law.