Category Archives: Applications & Testing & Experience

Volz Servos’ DA 15-N Actuators Achieve 200,000+ Flight Hours in Aerosonde Mk4.7 since 2010

Aerosonde on Launcher

Textron Systems Unmanned Systems division has been utilizing Volz Servos‘ DA 15-N actuators on their Aerosonde Mk4.7 Small Unmanned Aircraft System (SUAS) since 2010 supporting US DoD ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance) services contracts. Continue reading

Autonomous Aerial Chemical Detection System

NevadaNano has announced that the U.S. Army has awarded the company and the University of Utah’s DARC Lab the next round of funding for the “Autonomous Broad Spectrum Environmental Sentinels” Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program, started in 2014. The new funding was awarded after the partners successfully demonstrated an autonomous aerial robot with onboard chemical sensing. Continue reading

Rockwell Collins Teams with Black & Veatch and Ameren for BVLOS UAS Flight in Power Line Infrastructure

Rockwell Collins, working closely with Black & Veatch, has successfully demonstrated a beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flight along almost 10 miles of power line infrastructure owned by Ameren Corp., located near Newton, Illinois.  Continue reading