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Saab signs contract for Skeldar UAS for maritime operations

2013-07-11
Saab signs contract for Skeldar UAS for maritime operations
Skeldar UAS will be operationally deployed with the customer before the end of this year and will be used in naval operations where the benefits of a Vertical Take Off and Landing UAS are most prominent.

X-47B carrier landing video

2013-07-11
X-47B carrier landing video
The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator completed its first carrier-based arrested landing on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) off the coast of Virginia July 10.

Horizon Hobby 350 QX, GoPro quadcopter

2013-07-11
Horizon Hobby 350 QX, GoPro quadcopter
To be released by Horizon Hobby just in time for Christmas a competitor for the DJI Phantom the current king of the ready to fly GoPro capable multirotors that has been on the market since January 2013.

Free CASA Approved CyberQuad Training

2013-07-10
Free CASA Approved CyberQuad Training
Cyber Technology is offering free CASA approved CyberQuad MAXI type training courses for all new CyberQuad MAXI orders placed in July.

US navy makes history by landing unmanned drone on aircraft carrier

2013-07-10
US navy makes history by landing unmanned drone on aircraft carrier
The US navy made aviation history on Wednesday by successfully landing a highly autonomous drone on an aircraft carrier at sea.

Israeli Air Force now Flying More Unmanned than Manned Sorties

2013-07-10
Israeli Air Force now Flying More Unmanned than Manned Sorties
The Israel Air Force, battling manpower shortages andbudget restraints, has been building a fleet based on unmanned aircraft systems.

Dry Cleaner Drone Delivers Clothes to Customers

2013-07-09
Dry Cleaner Drone Delivers Clothes to Customers
A freshly laundered shirt, covered in plastic, flaps in the wind as it takes flight from in front of Manayunk Cleaners.

ND company specializes in aerial crop imagery

2013-07-09
ND company specializes in aerial crop imagery
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — When David Dvorak launched Field of View in 2010, he foresaw a bright future for aerial crop imagery. Today, after working with farmers, agronomists and even a South American plantation manager, he’s more optimistic than ever.

Lockheed Martin Demonstrates Control of Multiple UAS

2013-07-09
Lockheed Martin Demonstrates Control of Multiple UAS
During a recent demonstration at NAVAIR,Lockheed Martin monitored and controlled multiple types of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) from one integrated command and control (C2) system.

Eurocontrol outlines regional UAV activity

2013-07-08
Eurocontrol outlines regional UAV activity
Fifteen European nations are now conducting visual line of sight (VLOS) operations on a regular basis, either through national regulation or special authorisation.