At its General Assembly, which took place in Paris, France on 14 January 2015, the members of French Fédération Professionnelle du Drone Civil (FPDC), a partner organization of UVS International and member of the International RPAS Coordination Council, voted in a new Board of Directors, which consists of the following persons (their respective affiliations are indicated between brackets):
The association of Australian Certified UAV Operators Inc. (ACUO), Australia’s peak industry association for commercial unmanned aircraft, has become a member of UVS International and has been granted a seat on the International Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems Coordination Council, the pre-eminent global policy coordination body for this important sunrise industry.ACUO has also been granted a seat on the Board of UVS International, the Paris-headquartered global unmanned systems industry association. Continue reading
The Philippine Army showcased to the public its UAS at a static display at Camp Aguinaldo as part of the anniversary of the Armed Forces of the Philippines on Thursday. Continue reading
In the last couple of years, the use of Remote Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) has seen a huge increase among businesses and knowledge centres in Flanders. Continue reading
On 2 October 2012, the creation of ASSORPAS (Associazione Italiana per I Light RPAS), the new Italian national association for Light RPAS (MTOM <150 kg), was formally announced. Continue reading
USSOCOM’s evaluation of the A160 Hummingbird UAS has been stalled since one of the platforms crashed in Belize in September 2010, said Army Col. Douglas Rombough, the program executive officer for rotary wing at USSOCOM.