Unmanned Aircraft Systems

  • DroneDeploy Raises $20 Million to Expand UAS Aerial Data

    August 24, 2016 | DroneDeploy elevation map on a tablet. Photo: DroneDeploy [Avionics Today 08-24-2016] DroneDeploy, a cloud software platform for commercial drones, has raised $20 million in Series B financing led by Scale Venture Partners, bringing its total amount of...

  • New Small UAS Rule Becomes Effective Next Week, FAA Urges Operators to Prepare

    August 19, 2016 | Small UAS. Photo: FAA [Avionics Today 08-19-2016] The FAA is urging operators of small Unmanned Aircraft Systems UAS) to prepare for the new small drone rule for non-hobbyists, which becomes effective on August 29. Under the new rule — also known as Part 107...

  • The Weather Company, Airmap Partner to Deliver Real-Time UAS Weather

    August 4, 2016 | Bahrain International Airport. Photo: Bahrain International Airport [Avionics Today 08-04-2016] The Weather Company has partnered with AirMap, a provider of low-altitude airspace management services for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), to deliver real-time...

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  • Amazon, UK Government Strike Deal to Study UAV Tech

    July 29, 2016 | Amazon’s package delivery UAV. Photo: Amazon [Avionics Today 07-29-2016] Amazon has announced a partnership with the U.K. government to explore the steps needed to make the delivery of parcels by small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) a reality, allowing...

  • Facebook Flies Aquila UAV, Looks to Future Engineering Challenges

    July 22, 2016 | First flight of Facebook’s Aquila drone. Photo: Facebook [Avionics Today 07-22-2016] Facebook has announced its first successful flight of the Aquila Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), the company’s solar-powered plane that aims to beam internet to remote...

  • Airbus Demonstrates UAV-Aircraft Inspection

    July 14, 2016 | UAV inspecting an Airbus A330. Photo: Airbus [Avionics Magazine 07-14-2016] Airbus has demonstrated aircraft visual inspection using an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) at the 2016 Farnborough Airshow taking place in England this week. The drone, equipped with a...

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