Civil Air Patrol Teams with Unmanned Safety Institute on UAS Safety and Education

Unmanned Safety Institute (USI), has teamed with Civil Air Patrol (CAP) to address unmanned aerial systems (UAS) safety and education nationally. CAP and USI have agreed to cooperate on enhancing aviation and UAS safety and education at every level of both partnering organizations, including communications and coordination with other agencies and groups throughout the U.S. […]

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Flylogix and Cambridge Consultants to Send Drones Beyond the Horizon

Flylogix and Cambridge Consultants, part of the Capgemini Group, today announce a collaboration that will exploit Iridium’s state-of-the-art satellite communications to safely control unmanned aerial vehicles from a central control hub. This will enable Flylogix to move from local drone piloting at the airfield to centrally controlled operations, massively increasing the resilience of their services […]

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U.S. – Swiss Reach Drone Agreement

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Switzerland Federal Office of Civil Aviation announced that they have reached an agreement in harmonizing domestic and international safety standards for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). This agreement builds on U.S and Swiss efforts to ensure that the fastest growing and broadest segment of aviation is integrated safely, […]

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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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