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Colorado Professor Shares $5M UAE Rain Enhancement Program Award for UAV Seeding Project

UAEREP Third Cycle Ceremony (Photo AETOSWire)

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE and Minister of Presidential Affairs, the awardees of the Third Cycle of the UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science were announced and honoured at an exclusive ceremony held as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) 2018. Continue reading

2018 Commercial UAV Expo, Incorporating Drone World Expo, to Be Held in October in Las Vegas

Following the acquisition of Drone World Expo, the 4th Annual Commercial UAV Expo will bring together thought leaders, end-users and decision makers in the commercial drone industry.  The 2018 event will feature an expanded exhibit floor, advanced educational sessions supported by the Commercial Drone Alliance, thought provoking keynote speakers, valuable networking events, offsite drone demonstrations, hands-on workshops and much more. Continue reading

FAA Drone Registry Tops One Million

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced at the Consumer Electronics Show that the total number of drones now registered with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has eclipsed one million.

The 1,000,000 total registration figure includes 878,000 hobbyists, who receive one identification number for all the drones they own, and 122,000 commercial, public and other drones, which are individually registered. Continue reading

U.T.SEC 2018: Expo and Conference on Unmanned Technologies

Following its highly promising launch in early March 2017, preparations are already in full swing for the second U.T.SEC – Unmanned Technologies & Security – Expo & Conference. On Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 March 2018, experts in drones and unmanned systems will once again meet at the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg to learn and talk about the latest developments regarding the use of these technologies, and how to defend against them. Continue reading