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NAAA Cautions Hobbyist and Professional UAS Operators

NAAA Cautions Hobbyist and Professional UAS Operators to be Mindful of Low-Flying Agricultural Aircraft this Growing Season The National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA) is asking all Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) operators to be aware of agricultural aircraft operations this growing season. As UAS operators know, UAS are not allowed […] Source: www.uavexpertnews.com

Preview: UAV-g 2019 – 16/04/2019

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or ‘drones’) have become popular instruments for a wide range of emerging applications such as mapping, search & rescue, infrastructure monitoring, precision farming, transport of goods and film-making. The UAV market has been valued at US$130 billion in recent years (source: PWC report 2017) and […] Source: www.gim-international.com

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV): Global Market Insights, 2019 to 2024 by UAV Type, Application and Geography – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–( BUSINESS WIRE )–The "Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market – Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 – 2024)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) market is anticipated to register a CAGR of more than 10%, during the forecast period (2019-2024). Growing applications of UAVs for […] Source: www.businesswire.com

Is the Drone Industry Ready for Remote ID?

The need for a universal system that enables the remote identification of drones (Remote ID) is something that the FAA and many other industry stakeholders have been talking about for a long while now, and these conversations are making an impact. While the delay on Remote ID rulemaking has […] Source: www.expouav.com

Army program aims to field small UAV weighing less than 5 pounds

GAINESVILLE, Fla. Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) officials selected Altavian for the Short Range Reconnaissance Prototype (SRR) contract as a part of the Army’s effort to field a next generation unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) weighing less than 5 pounds flown by a single operator. This program is the first of […] Source: mil-embedded.com

Atlas UAS System Takes Autonomy to a New Level

This week at the AUVSI show, Atlas Dynamics launched its new autonomous and multi-UAV capabilities aimed at providing prospective customers—including the U.S. military, security operations, and first responders—with near seamless surveillance. “Our technology allows the user to operate several UAVs in tandem on the same mission as well as […] Source: www.ainonline.com

UAV Turbines Introduces Monarch RP Propulsion Systems for Today’s Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Industry

The highly anticipated line of microturbines will enable UAVs to operate more efficiently, safely and reliably than when powered by other available engines. Tweet Share UAV Turbines1001630Iso MIAMI–( BUSINESS WIRE )– UAV Turbines, Inc. (UAVT), a pioneer of microturbine technology, today announced the introduction of its Monarch RP family […] Source: www.aviationpros.com

Leadership: Pay The Rate

The study found that there were considerable differences in what it cost to train pilots depending on what type of aircraft they flew. Transport pilots cost the least. A C-17 (four engine jet transport) pilot cost $1.1 million to train, and these were the pilots who could most easily […] Source: www.strategypage.com

Amsterdam Drone Week and Commercial UAV Expo Europe to join forces

Amsterdam Drone Week and Commercial UAV Expo Europe have announced a new partnership to host a combined trade show and conference focusing on drones, taking place from 30 November to 4 December 2020. Amsterdam Drone Week is the brainchild of RAI Amsterdam CEO Paul Riemens and Commercial UAV Expo […] Source: www.exhibitionworld.co.uk