The Aerodrome and its partner, the City of Boulder City, NV, announced today the world’s first commercial droneport and teaching facility in Boulder City, NV. A droneport is a facility tailored specifically to Unmanned Air Systems (UAS). Unlike other planned droneport projects previously announced, The Aerodrome’s Eldorado Droneport has already broken ground, is fully funded, permanent and currently operational. This history-making project by Aerodrome and the City of Boulder City has the full support and approval of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
The official opening of the “Deutsches Erprobungsgeländes für Unbemanntes Fliegen (DEU) / German Testsite for Unmanned Flying”, in Mattsies, Bavaria, Germany took place on Friday, September, 11th. The test site, which is the Airfield of Grob Aircraft, is for research & development of civil UAS. The test site can activate restricted airspace for flight operations with UAS. Several UAS companies displayed at this event. Continue reading
Airogistic LLC, a pioneer for developing UAV infrastructure products and services, has announced the product rollout of the DroneDome. The DroneDome is an outdoor netted shelter that allows for the use and testing of small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) in a controlled and personnel safe environment.
Tayzu Robotics, a manufacturer and developer on the vanguard of the development of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), has reached an exclusivity agreement with the government of the Cayman Islands allowing them to create a comprehensive UAV testing facility on the island of Cayman Brac. Continue reading
Plans to test drones at Newquay Airport are being opposed by the government, according to a leaked briefing note. The note from the Cornish airport warns that Department for Transport (DfT) officials feel Newquay would be unable to separate drones from other aircraft. Continue reading
Spanish regulators gave initial approval to build a research and development center for unmanned aircraft in state-owned forest land. The project, sponsored by the Defense Ministry’s National Institute for Aerospace Technology, won environmental clearance and will advance toward final approvals, according to a decision published last week by the Spanish government. Continue reading
The International Consortium of Aeronautical Test Sites (ICATS) welcomed CATUAVTech Center (CTC) in Barcelona as its fifth member here at the Farnborough International Airshow yesterday, adding Spain to the list of countries involved in the partnership. The other countries represented in the group include Canada, the U.S., theUK and France. Continue reading