Logos Technologies Gets FAA Authorization To Begin Testing Of New UAS In New York

Parafoil_originalLogos Technologies has received authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to begin flight-testing of the unmanned aerial system (UAS) component of  the unmanned Tactically Expandable Maritime Platform (TEMP). Testing will be conducted at the Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance (NUAIR) FAA UAS test site at the Oneida County Griffiss International Airport in Rome, NY.

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DJI Phantom – NYPD Helicopter Near-Miss Over Brooklyn

RosaAn NYPD helicopter had an 800- feet-high near-miss with a drone as the cops searched for a missing teenage girl in Brooklyn early Wednesday, law-enforcement sources told The Post. Just before 1 a.m., the chopper was hovering over 1240 Greene Ave. in Bushwick when it was forced to suddenly change course because of the drone, sources said.

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CyPhy Works Gets US Air Force Pocket UAS Contract

Pocket Flyer CyPhyCyPhy Works has been awarded a contract by the U. S. Air Force to help improve search and rescue operations.  Funded under the Rapid Innovation Fund, Extreme Access Pocket Flyer will address an existing capability gap in the remote inspection of small passageways and tunnels that are often – blocked by debris and rubble.

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Manufacturer Plans 1,000 Riot Control UAS a Month

SkunkSpecialist surveillance company Desert Wolf is seeking to establish manufacturing facilities that can build at least a thousand Skunk unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) a month, in response to massive demand for the riot control vehicle, which is being developed into a whole family that can be used for a variety of duties, such as search and rescue, surveillance, LIDAR scanning and lifeguard.

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Google Wants to Test UAS Internet Access in New Mexico

TITANGoogle on Sept. 12 filed a request with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) asking permission to access two frequency blocks for tests lasting six months. Scheduled to start on Oct. 6, the tests will be carried out above an area spanning over 1,400 square kilometers east of Albuquerque in the heart of New Mexico.

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