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Unmanned aircraft bring a new dimension to weed busters

2013-07-01
Unmanned aircraft bring a new dimension to weed busters
A sharp rise in unmanned aircraft is set to slash costs in cropping and land management, overcoming the need for light planes in many different applications.

Military drones could be flown off the coast of Plymouth

2013-07-01
Military drones could be flown off the coast of Plymouth
MILITARY drones could be operated off the Plymouth coast under moves to increase the amount of UK airspace available to the unmanned aircraft.

Another potential roadblock for UAS integration in the USA

2013-07-01
Another potential roadblock for UAS integration in the USA
As I watch the UA story in America unfold from afar the more it seems to be like a game show. Phil from The Amazing Race has just thrown up another potential roadblock for the teams. Last Thursday the Senate…

Will Congress Let USAF Abandon the Global Hawk?

2013-06-26
Will Congress Let USAF Abandon the Global Hawk?
June is the start of the rainy season in the South Pacific, six months of storms that come in fast and unpredictable. And when the wind starts blowing, that takes its toll on U.S. intelligence-gathering far off in North Korea.

Students test their UAV skills at Webster Field

2013-06-26
Students test their UAV skills at Webster Field
The 11th annual Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) Seafarer Chapter student competition was held once again at Webster Field Friday and Saturday, June 21st and 22nd.

China Claims Six Potential Customers for Wing Loong

2013-06-26
China Claims Six Potential Customers for Wing Loong
At least five countries are negotiating with China on buying its domestically developed Wing Loong. “Wing Loong is quite competitive in the international market and we have delivered it to up to three clients,” China Daily quoted Ma Zhiping, General…

Unmanned drones are being tested on the Olympic Peninsula

2013-06-25
Unmanned drones are being tested on the Olympic Peninsula

NOAA has begun testing unmanned aircraft in the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary that could allow researchers to observe animals at relatively close range with minimal disturbance, and possibly locate marine debris in remote areas.

Terrorist fears at heart of Europes UAV vision

2013-06-25
Terrorist fears at heart of Europes UAV vision
The widespread growth of drone technology in future could see unmanned aircraft vulnerable to being hijacked and used as weapons against other airspace users or targets on the ground.

Cyberhawk attracts £1.25m investment to create jobs and drive global expansion

2013-06-24
Cyberhawk attracts £1.25m investment to create jobs and drive global expansion
From the USAFox News picks up on illegal operatorsand in Europe serious money is invested in the technology. When the US market does open European and Australian operators with real world experience and proven equipment are placed to service the market.

Golden Eagle UAV spreads its wings and flies

2013-06-24
Golden Eagle UAV spreads its wings and flies
For the second year in a row, Mike Tranchitella of UAV-Assistance has successfully provided support to Clarkson University for the continued development of their Golden