OPTRON Brings Microdrones mdSolutions to sub-Saharan Africa

will provide huge benefits and cost savings to our existing clients that are looking for a professional multirotor drone/UAV solution,” said Henno Morkel, UAS Segment Specialist for OPTRON. He added, “The advanced German engineering and quality of the …

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WATCH: 17 Yr Old Black African Builds His Own Drone

The Unmanned Safety Institute® brings over 30 years of experience in UAS flight safety operations … I intend to use the opportunity to get my FAA licences as Advanced Ground Instructor, Drone pilot and Private pilot while in USA. The Ground Instructor …

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Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Challenge sees record 25 teams for 2018

I used the skills gained in this group project to design and build an industrial UAV for my MSc Individual Project.” Malcolm Foster, Chief Engineer – Advanced Projects at GKNs, said: “Last year was GKNs first year of sponsoring the UAS Challenge …

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Drone STEM Education: Don’t Miss an Opportunity to Introduce the Next Generation of Flight

In a significant development, the Trump administration recently signed a presidential directive requiring the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the FAA to accelerate the integration of advanced UAS operations within the NAS. Consequently, the FAA …

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Nearpod Partners With Unmanned Safety Institute To Bring Interactive Drone Education To High School Students

In August 2016, the FAA placed into effect 14 CFR Part 107 governing the widespread use of UAS for commercial purposes. Since then, businesses around the United States have realized tremendous benefits in utilizing this advanced technology from a cost …

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NOAA’s Revolutionary Hurricane-Hunting Drone Program Is Broke

“Coyote has become the premiere UAV in the tube launched Small UAS market,” says Pete Mangelsdorf, director of Raytheon’s Advanced Unmanned Air Systems. “Since the successful demonstration in July 2016, there have been a plethora of different opportunities …

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New UAS Technology Provides Vision for GPS-Denied Navigation

For instance, scanning LiDAR routinely fails to achieve its location-matching with accuracy when the UAV is flying through environments that lack buildings, trees and other orienting structures. Working together under a contract with the Defense Advanced …

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