Founder of Facebook’s secretive Aquila drone project leaves as internal emails reveal significant new direction

According to his LinkedIn profile, he “set up the Facebook team to design, develop and operate Aquila 1 UAV,” as well as setting up the “design … Aircraft Systems Flight Center Infrastructure (RPAS/UAS) Data Center Site Selection and Consulting.”)

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Internal emails reveal major changes are brewing inside Facebook’s secretive drone project, and the executive who was leading it just left

According to his LinkedIn profile, he “set up the Facebook team to design, develop and operate Aquila 1 UAV,” as well as setting up the “design … Aircraft Systems Flight Center Infrastructure (RPAS/UAS) Data Center Site Selection and Consulting.”)

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senseFly Moves North American Operations to Research Triangle: Joins Growing Drone and Tech Cluster in NC

“senseFly has a proven history of success in drone product development and is also an industry partner on the FAA’s UAS Center of Excellence team, ASSURE, which we are a core member of with 20 other schools. We are looking forward to them being a major …

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Schiebel Integrates Oceanwatch Target Detection Payload on Camcopter UAS

missions Schiebels Unmanned Air System (UAS) Camcopter S-100 performed flight trials to the Norwegian Coastguard, Navy, Airforce, Coastal Administration, Police Directorate as well as other authorities during demanding trials at Andøya Test Center (ATC).

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Why Is Silicon Valley’s Cool New Self-Flying Taxi Taking Off in New Zealand Instead of California?

(The FAA already recognizes “equivalent levels … six test sites, then 333 exemptions, then a “Center of Excellence” for drones, then Part 107, and finally a “UAS Integration Pilot Program.” Aviation lawyer Jonathan Rupprecht quips: “How do we know …

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News and Updates – The UAS Symposium is Flying Your Way

will co-host the 3rd Annual FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Symposium on March 6-8, 2018 at the Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD. The Symposium will bring together representatives from the FAA, other government agencies, industry and academia …

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