Professional drone maker, senseFly, has teamed up with the popular aviation navigation app, Air Navigation Pro, to launch Safer Together. This joint initiative has been designed to address one of the biggest issues facing the General Aviation (GA) and unmanned aircraft communities: the risk of mid-air collision. Continue reading
August 1st marks the beta release of Zephyr, a drone training simulator that is uniquely designed for drone training and education developed by Little Arms Studios. The intent of Zephyr is to be the drone operator training tool educators want, combining accurate flight models and physics with a built in Learning Management System that tracks the pilot’s progress.
Engineering problems can sometimes appear simple beside the amorphous challenges of regulating and managing cutting edge technology use within existing societal structures. But early-stage startup Flock is viewing the knotted intersection of technology and regulation as just another business opportunity. Continue reading
One of the largest private weather enterprises in the world, The Weather Company, an IBM Business, announced that they will be working with AirMap, a provider of low-altitude airspace management services for unmanned aircraft, to allow AirMap to deliver real-time hyperlocal weather data directly to drone operators. Continue reading
Hydra Fusion Tools is Lockheed Martin’s answer to big data. Operation of an unmanned system is no longer a stand-alone activity. There are an assortment of maps, images, video and intelligence which are being broadcast to the operators and this needs to be fused into a common operational picture.