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The DIY Kid-tracking Drone

2012-11-30
The DIY Kid-tracking Drone

ByPAUL WALLICH

On school-day mornings, I walk my grade-school-age son 400 meters down the hill to the bus stop. Last winter, I fantasized about sitting at my computer while a camera-equipped drone followed him overhead.

Aeryon Scout sUAS at IDEX 2013 with Live Flight Demonstrations

2012-11-29
Aeryon Scout sUAS at IDEX 2013 with Live Flight Demonstrations
Aeryon Labs is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting the field-tested and mission-proven Aeryon Scout™ sUAS in the new Unmanned Systems Area at the International Defense Exhibition Conference (IDEX) 2013, on February 17-21 in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The Scout will be stationed in the Aeryon booth #005, and partnerDatron World Communicationswill be exhibiting in booth #023.

Chilean army Lascar UA flies

2012-11-28
Chilean army Lascar UA flies

An unmanned aerial vehicle prototype developed by the Chilean army has successfully completed its first flight test.

Lascar, as the UAV is called, has been under development the army, in collaboration with the University of Concepcion and private business, since 2008 and was flown in Chile’s Biobio region.

Aibot X6 rotary-blade UAV lands in Australia

2012-11-22
Aibot X6 rotary-blade UAV lands in Australia
Following a recent announcement of the fixed wing SIRIUSUnmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), Position Partners has extended its aerial mapping range with a complementary new rotary-blade UAV for Australia, theAibot X6by Aibotix.

Vietnam, Sweden to cooperate in unmanned aircraft manufacturing

2012-11-21
Vietnam, Sweden to cooperate in unmanned aircraft manufacturing
Can’t be sure which of the Unmanned Groups airframes this will actually be, the smallest fixed wing offering looks to be a UAV Factory Penguin re badged as a Discoverer, back in September they flew the bigger Discoverer IIfor the first time. Perhaps there is something else in the hanger. ed

Austin company gives high-tech birds eye view of F1 racetrack

2012-11-20
Austin company gives high-tech birds eye view of F1 racetrack

by MARK WIGGINS / KVUE News and photojournalist DAVID GARDNER

AUSTIN — It’s a weekend marked by the roar of engines, but even before the first multimillion dollar car screams off the starting line at Austin’s first Formula 1 race, another high-tech engine is cranking up and leaving the track behind.

AFRL Incorporates Solar Cell Technology into Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

2012-11-19
AFRL Incorporates Solar Cell Technology into Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio–An Air Force Research Laboratory partnership with UES, Inc. and Microlink Devices, Inc., has integrated new lightweight, flexible, high-efficiency solar panels onto a small unmanned aircraft system (SUAS) platform.

Iranian Koker 1 VTOL drone, faked images

2012-11-16
Iranian Koker 1 VTOL drone, faked images
We recently postedKoker 1, Iran’s VTOL UA offering. Daily I am seeing stories claiming it to be a worlds first in class.

AirScape UAV Solar Turbine to deliver 30 to 90 days of flying time!

2012-11-15
AirScape UAV Solar Turbine to deliver 30 to 90 days of flying time!
My goodness its Thunderbird 2, another one from indiegogo Ben Berry, CEO AirShip Technologies Group What if you had the opportunity to help fund a product that can CHANGE THE WORLD? The AirShip V2 Solar Turbine is designed to...

Lockheed acquires Chandler/May

2012-11-14
Lockheed acquires Chandler/May
Lockheed Martin has acquired Chandler/May, Inc., a company specializing in the design, development and manufacturing of mission systems for unmanned aircraft.


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