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RPAS:- A boost for European creativity and innovation

2013-05-07
RPAS:- A boost for European creativity and innovation
The EU continues to look forward and rapidly advance UA civilian integration, are you watching FAA?? Acompletelydifferentnarrativeto what is currently happening in the New World (well the bit between Canada and Mexico)

Stoprotor, Hybrid Rotorwing VTOL

2013-05-07
Stoprotor, Hybrid Rotorwing VTOL
Australian start upStoprotorhave an interesting concept that has moved from X Plane simulation to real world testing. Good for them!

LaserMotive Unveils Worlds 1st Aircraft System Powered by Laser Over Fiber Today at SPIE DS&S

2013-04-30
LaserMotive Unveils Worlds 1st Aircraft System Powered by Laser Over Fiber Today at SPIE DS&S
LaserMotive, an independent company specializing in delivering electric power via lasers, today unveiled InvisiTower, the world’s first tethered vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft system powered by laser over optical fiber.

DRDO to step up development of unmanned aerial vehicles

2013-04-29
DRDO to step up development of unmanned aerial vehicles
A month after India’s Defence research agency, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), was told to speed up its weapons and systems development programmes to ensure self reliance, the Government has announced that DRDO has stepped up development of certain UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles).

NASA Advisory Council Aeronautics Committee Unmanned Aircraft Systems Subcommittee Meeting 21 May 2013

2013-04-29
NASA Advisory Council Aeronautics Committee Unmanned Aircraft Systems Subcommittee Meeting 21 May 2013
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE

Unmanned aerial vehicles take lead role in coastal security drill

2013-04-29
Unmanned aerial vehicles take lead role in coastal security drill
The efficacy of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) as an early warning mechanism against enemy sneaking in aboard hijacked or rouge vessels was demonstrated during Exercise Gemini-2, the second edition of integrated coastal defence drill for Kerala and Lakshadweep

Telecom-equipped drones could revolutionize wireless market

2013-04-26
Telecom-equipped drones could revolutionize wireless market
Imagine having your communication made possible by an unmanned airship instead of through traditional cellphone towers.

Chinese Hackers Seek Drone Secrets

2013-04-23
Chinese Hackers Seek Drone Secrets
A notorious cyber-espionage gang is being blamed for a set of recently discovered spear-phishing attacks that aim to steal information relating to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), better known as drones.

Rep. Turner to hold UAS hearings in Dayton

2013-04-23
Rep. Turner to hold UAS hearings in Dayton
DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Unmanned Aerial Systems, or drones, will be the topic of discussion Tuesday in Dayton during a special field hearing of the House Armed Services Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommittee.

University of Tennessee football team use octocopter for birds eye view

2013-04-22
University of Tennessee football team use octocopter for birds eye view
It’s a number of guys. Its our support staff, its [Sports Technology Coordinator] Joe Harrington. Its everyone just always trying to make the program better each and every day. Thats the culture that were building here.