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Baby Steps: The Drone Industrys Code of Conduct Skips Over Key Questions

2012-07-20
Baby Steps: The Drone Industrys Code of Conduct Skips Over Key Questions
As it stands now, the golfer who violates his country club’s code of conduct risks stiffer punishments than a drone maker or user who violates the terms of their new code. Golfers might lose a point, or even be kicked out the club, if they violate their agreement

Detect sense and avoid sensor fusion program starts.

2012-07-19
Detect sense and avoid sensor fusion program starts.
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 18 July 2012. U.S. Air Force researchers are surveying industry for companies able to develop sensor-fusion technology that enables unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to sense and avoidother aircraft while flying in controlled U.S. airspace.

Infinite range electric aircraft

2012-07-16
Infinite range electric aircraft
Orange County, California American electric vehicle pioneer Chip Yates and his team of record-breaking engineers who created and raced the World’s Fastest Electric Motorcycle have announced the formation of...

Adaptive Flight works with University of Texas for GPS spoofing tests  Announces GPS-denied software

2012-07-12
Adaptive Flight works with University of Texas for GPS spoofing tests Announces GPS-denied software
Adaptive Flight, Inc. is working with the University of Texas Radionavigation Laboratory under an ongoing project to test whether it is feasible to take over an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle...

Hood Tech Announces Facial Recognition with Small-UAV Airborne Video Imagery

2012-07-11
Hood Tech Announces Facial Recognition with Small-UAV Airborne Video Imagery
Hood Technology announces new facial recognition capability utilizing stabilized airborne video imagery in small, tactical unmanned aerial vehicles (Small-UAVs). According to Hood Tech’s Dr. Andy von Flotow, “NIIRS 8...

Win a copy of First to Deploy, Unmanned Aircraft for SAR & Law Enforcement.

2012-07-10
Win a copy of First to Deploy, Unmanned Aircraft for SAR & Law Enforcement.
Author Gene Robison’s first book constitutes a milestone for the UAS community. We have our fist definitive how to manual on how to effectively employ this technology for information...

Fifty four hour flight for UAV Factory Penguin B

2012-07-09
Fifty four hour flight for UAV Factory Penguin B
UAV Factory team expanded the boundaries of the unmanned aircraft vehicle capability by performing a nonstop 54 hour and 27 minute flight of the Penguin B UAV. This is the longest recorded flight for a mini-class unmanned aircraft.

CCUVS, Meggitt in Foremost to talk airspace

2012-07-06
CCUVS, Meggitt in Foremost to talk airspace
Jamie Rieger Bow Island Commentator Representatives from Canadian Centre for Unmanned Vehicle Systems and Meggitt Canada were in Foremost on Thursday to provide an information session on the unmanned aircraft system initiative being proposed for the area. CCUVS received approval from Transport Canada in June to proceed. A proposal for restricted airspace is being put in place for the...

Clone Wars, Irans new drones.

2012-07-05
Clone Wars, Irans new drones.
A documentary shown last week in Iran of the Great Prophet 7 exercises reveals a couple of new UAS. One a shameless copy of the Israeli Hermes 450 and another sharing a passing resemblance to the Insitu Integrator. Earlier this week the US Marines ordered more Integrators so the design must be sound! The first platform shown is the...

Estonian Feanor tests some ideas for anti-jamming systems for UAVs

2012-07-03
Estonian Feanor tests some ideas for anti-jamming systems for UAVs
This is interesting if only that it is peppered with the correct terms for hobby based systems. Juhan Tere, BC, Tallinn http://www.baltic-course.com/eng/Technology/?doc=59649 Feanor OU (Estonia) is testing some ideas...


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