Category Archives: Non-Military & Commercial UAS

Gazprom and Hungary’s BHE to Cooperate on UAV Gas Pipeline Monitoring


Janos Solymosi and Dmitry Sevastiyanov (foreground), Alexey Miller (background)

Dmitry Sevastiyanov, Director General of Gazprom Space Systems, and Janos Solymosi, Director for S/M & Space of Bonn Hungary Electronics Ltd. (BHE), Member of the Space Generation Advisory Council of Hungary, signed today an Agreement of Cooperation at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2017. Continue reading

Environmentalists in Airborne Crusade Against Strip Mining

Environmentalists have turned a hobbyist drone into a weapon in their long, bitter battle against strip mining. Junior Walk of Coal River Mountain Watch has recorded hours of aerial footage of mountaintop-removal coal mining and the massive Brushy Fork coal slurry impoundment in southwest West Virginia — reconnaissance his group couldn’t afford if it had to hire a pilot and plane. Continue reading

Deveron Gets Approval to Operate UAS Across Canada

Deveron UAS Corp. has announced that it has been granted approval as a Compliant Operator under its Special Flight Operations Certificate (“SFOC“) for the operation of a small unmanned airborne vehicle system within visual line-of-sight, issued under the authority of the Minister, Transport Canada, pursuant to the Aeronautics Act. Continue reading