Northern Plains UAS Test Site Soliciting Proposals for UAS to Support Site Acceptance Testing of North Dakota’s Statewide BVLOS Network

The Northern Plains UAS Test Site (NPUASTS) is soliciting proposals for the purchase of an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), or drone, for the North Dakota statewide beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) network. This aircraft will be used to support Site Acceptance Testing of the network and use-case development. Proposals should also contain a two-year […]

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Honeywell Forms Business Unit Dedicated to UAS and UAM

Honeywell has formed a new business unit dedicated to the growing Unmanned Aerial Systems and Urban Air Mobility (UAM) industries. The Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) business unit will continue Honeywell’s momentum and leadership in these emerging markets, utilizing Honeywell’s technology, software, services and certification expertise to meet customers’ needs in these markets. “Urban Air Mobility […]

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Drone Delivery Canada Announces Commercial Agreement with GlobalMedic for First Nations COVID-19 Project

Drone Delivery Canada Corp. announced that with the assistance of Air Canada  and the Pontiac Group, it has entered into a commercial agreement dated June 4th, 2020 with The David McAntony Gibson Foundation o/a GlobalMedic to deploy DDC’s patented drone delivery solution to provide service to the Beausoleil First Nation Community in Ontario. Funding for […]

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System Integrators Selected for North Dakota’s Statewide UAS BVLOS Network

Three leading aviation infrastructure companies have been selected to provide systems engineering and integration services to build, implement, and operate North Dakota’s first-of-its-kind, aviation-grade, statewide network for flying unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS). Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies Company, L3Harris Technologies, and Thales USA have been contracted to work with […]

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Woolpert Employing UAS to Conduct TMOSS Design Surveys to CDOT Standards

Woolpert was hired to complete right-of-way (ROW) and TMOSS design surveys utilizing unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in Castle Rock, Colo. The design and ROW plan surveys are being conducted per Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) standards. TMOSS stands for InRoads Terrain Modeling Survey System and represents the best practices followed by CDOT surveyors and contract […]

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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Technology Partners for Remote ID Development

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced the eight companies that will assist the Federal government in establishing requirements for future suppliers of Remote Identification (Remote ID). Remote ID will enable Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), commonly called drones, to provide identification and location information while operating in the nation’s airspace. The FAA […]

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