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Yamaha FAZER to Launch at CES 2018

Yamaha Motors is making its first-ever appearance at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and it is bringing drones. Using the theme, “Expanding the possibilities of mobility with advanced technology,” for its booth at CES 2018 in January, Yamaha will be unveiling two unmanned aircraft vehicles designed for industrial and commercial-use spraying applications. Continue reading

General Atomics Gets $16M USAF MQ-9 Contract

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, California, has been awarded a $16,001,592 cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price undefinitized contract action modification (P00017) to a previously awarded contract (FA8620-16-C-3003) for the MQ-9 hybrid release 1 integration and 2407 operational flight program software testing, logistics engineering documentation, technical data, training, specifics and drawings.  Continue reading

Kittyhawk Launches Intelligent Flight Profiles

Kittyhawk has announced Flight Profiles,  a key new feature to its expanding enterprise platform. After collaborating with customers, it became clear that as more organizations teams leave the “freelancer” or “contractor” model and begin to train more employees to fly, that a set of “common-sense” presets was necessary to help further reduce risk and empower their workforce. Continue reading