PrecisionHawk Raises $32 Million to Advance Next Phase of Growth in Commercial Drones

PrecisionHawk, Inc., today announced a  $32 million investment from venture investors including Millennium Technology Value Partners, Third Point Ventures, Eastward Capital Partners, and others. The financing will fuel continued innovation in PrecisionHawk’s software tool, PrecisionAnalytics that uses artificial intelligence/machine learning, to help enterprises better utilize data collected by drones to solve business challenges. The financing […]

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RTCA Announces New Special Committee on Counter-Unmanned Aerial Systems

RTCA, Inc. has announced the establishment of a new special committee on Counter-Unmanned Aerial Systems (C-UAS). This new committee of industry and government experts is being established to support the safe and harmonized implementation of C-UAS into the national airspace system. The scope of this activity will be focused on developing consensus documents that detail […]

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WavDrone to Begin Flight Testing at Griffiss Airfield

WavDrone, Ltd. a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Power Industry Corporation has announced that they will begin comprehensive flight testing of its carbon-nanotube drones and drone intercept technologies at Griffis International Airport, formerly Griffiss Air Force Base in Rome, N.Y. Griffiss International Airport is one of just seven FAA-designated Unmanned Aerial Vehicle test sites in the […]

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During Drone Safety Awareness Week, NAAA Urges UAS Operators to be Alert to Low-Flying Agricultural Aircraft

As part of the FAA’s National Drone Safety Awareness Week, the National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA) is reminding all Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) operators to be aware of low-altitude agricultural aircraft operations. “Agricultural aviators fly as low as 10 feet off the ground, at speeds up to 140 mph when making an application, meaning they […]

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