Autonomous Drone for Industry from Israel’s Percepto

Percepto, developers of on-site autonomous drone systems, has announced the launch of its Sparrow I, an autonomous drone specifically designed for industrial environments. The Sparrow I can conduct multiple missions and can operate around the clock, reducing both security and operational costs, including the need for on-site pilots and operators. Continue reading

非军事用途无人驾驶航空器系统运营调查 Survey on Drone Operations – Now Also Available in Chinese

This survey, which is aimed at the worldwide UAS/RPAS/Drone operator community is already available in English, French, German, Italian & Spanish and now, also in Chinese. This survey is an opportunity to make it possible for all drone operators to assure that their specific applications are taken into account. Continue reading

NOAA, Tennessee University Test Electric UAV with Autopilot

With a legacy of delivering reliable, robust and highly accurate small Unmanned Aircraft Systems , NOAA Atmospheric Turbulence and Diffusion Division (ATDD) of the Air Resources Laboratory has selected Black Swift Technologies (BST), a specialized engineering firm based in Boulder, CO, to integrate their SwiftCore Flight Management System with a UAV Factory Penguin BE UAV platform in support of a joint research project with the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI). Continue reading