Insitu, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, together with Esri, the world leader in spatial analytics, successfully completed test flights on a revolutionary new way to support firefighting efforts using state-of-the-art software for firefighters and first responders. Continue reading
Gretchen West, Senior Advisor Hogan Lovells, Co-Executive Director, Commercial Drone Alliance and MC of the show, opened the 3rd Annual Drone World Expo with a review of the main events in the past year. Continue reading
Kittyhawk, the platform that unifies the mission, aircraft, and data to empower safe and effective drone operations, has announced a core new Risk Assessment system and workflow developed in collaboration with CNN Air to further enhance the company’s commitment to safe and compliant drone operations for commercial teams and enthusiasts alike. Continue reading
vHive, the developer of cloud based software that enables organizations to operate autonomous drone fleets for the acquisition, management and processing of field data, gave today a sneak preview of its new software release scheduled for November 2017 at the Drone World Expo in San Jose, CA. Continue reading
AAI Corp., Hunt Valley, Maryland, has been awarded a $41,918,231 modification (P00026) to contract W58RGZ-15-C-0047 for the procurement of 36 Block III kits for Shadow Tactical unmanned aircraft systems. Continue reading
At the request of U.S. national security and law enforcement agencies, the Federal Aviation Administration is using its existing authority under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) § 99.7 – “Special Security Instructions” – to address concerns about unauthorized drone operations over 10 Department of the Interior (DOI) sites, including the Statue of Liberty and Mount Rushmore. Continue reading
Daniel Parfitt thought he’d found the perfect drone for a two-day mapping job in a remote patch of the outback. The roughly $US80,000 ($102,000) machine had a wingspan of 2m and resembled a stealth bomber.