A selection of leading young engineers from the UK and overseas will be challenged to design, build and operate an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) in a humanitarian aid mission as part of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ annual challenge. Continue reading
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
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
At the World Fly-In Expo, an air show held in the central Chinese city of Wuhan last month, jets, hot air balloons, autogiros and ultralight planes were upstaged by Chinese-made drones. Continue reading
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
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), in partnership with Starburst Accelerator, a global aerospace and aviation incubator, hosted a selection committee entitled “The Future Is Now” at its headquarters in Poway, California on December 1st. Continue reading
Half a million dollars in funding is on offer for the creator of the best unmanned aerial vehicle through a drone technology start-up competition. Continue reading