The Drone World Expo 2017 Interviews – Kathleen “Kat” Swain

In the second of a series of interviews with key figures involved in the success of Drone World Expo, we talked to Kathleen “Kat” Swain, Senior Director of UAS Programs, AOPA – Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. Kat is responsible for developing and managing the UAS “Drone” programs at Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. Kat joined AOPA in March 2016. Before joining AOPA, Kat was Vice President for Measure UAS, a technology startup providing commercial drone service to several business verticals. Continue reading

US Air Force Lab Tests High-Efficiency Engine for UAS

The US Air Force Research Laboratory Advanced Power Technology Office, along with Engineered Propulsion Systems and the Arnold Engineering and Development Center, recently concluded ground-based testing of an advanced diesel engine that promises to increase the utility and ease the logistics burden of military aircraft missions. Continue reading