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Hood Tech UAV Imagers Show Up Big at a Simulated Showdown

2012-05-03
Hood Tech UAV Imagers Show Up Big at a Simulated Showdown
According to a recent article in Lookout Navy News Online, the use of Hood Tech’s imagers on board an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) evened the big odds against a small group of four frigates in a simulated, late-March battle...

Bird-like robot perches on a human hand

2012-05-02
Bird-like robot perches on a human hand
By the virtue of their size and speed, birds are uniquely capable of efficient flight while flapping their wings and while gliding. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have duplicated the control functions that allow birds to successfully perform a soft landing—in this case, perching on a human hand.

Northrop Grumman moves forward with MQ-8 unmanned helicopter upgrades in potential $262.3 million contract

2012-04-24
Northrop Grumman moves forward with MQ-8 unmanned helicopter upgrades in potential $262.3 million contract
PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 24 April 2012.Engineers from the Northrop Grumman Corp. Aerospace Systems sector in San Diego will develop and build two unmanned helicopters, as well as sixMQ-8 Fire Scoutunmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)as part of the vertical take-off...

Hypersonic Technology Vehicle 2 high speed skin peel

2012-04-23
Hypersonic Technology Vehicle 2 high speed skin peel
Following an extensive seven-month analysis of data collected from the Aug. 11, 2011, second flight of DARPA’s Hypersonic Technology Vehicle (HTV-2), an independent engineering review board (ERB) investigating the cause of a flight anomaly completed its report. The findings of the ERB validated the vehicles aerodynamic design and uncovered new information regarding the thermal material properties of the vehicle....

Iran says its recovered data from captured U.S. spy drone

2012-04-20
Iran says its recovered data from captured U.S. spy drone
Tehran (CNN)– Iran declared Sunday it has “cracked the codes” of the intelligence gathering system of a U.S. spy drone it captured last year for violating its airspace, the nation’s semiofficial media reported.

KOREC partners with Aibotix to expand UAV offering

2012-04-19
KOREC partners with Aibotix to expand UAV offering
KOREC is delighted to announce that under a new agreement with Germany based Aibotix, a leading innovator in the field of hexacopters, KOREC will be an Aibotix ‘Premier Partner’...

New drone aircraft to act as crop scout

2012-04-13
New drone aircraft to act as crop scout

By Larry Dreiling High Plains/Midwest AG Journal

As producers undertake spring planting, it’s useful to look at what is ahead of them in the near future as they complete their purchases of seed, fertilizer, and crop protection products.

Civilian drones prepare for takeoff in NW with sheriffs

2012-04-12
Civilian drones prepare for takeoff in NW with sheriffs
TACOMA, Wash. – Get ready to spot a new kind of “bird” in the sky. Within the next month, the Federal Aviation Administration is expected to green light the use of small unmanned aircraft by emergency services. Some sheriffs’ departments in the Northwest are showing interest in these aircraft.

General denies claims foreign UAVs have entered Iranian airspace

2012-04-11
General denies claims foreign UAVs have entered Iranian airspace
TEHRAN – The Khatam-ol-Anbia Anti-Aircraft Base commander has dismissed news reports that foreign unmanned aerial vehicles have entered Iran’s airspace and taken photographs of the countrys sensitive sites and facilities....

Bumblebee Multicopter

2012-04-10
Bumblebee Multicopter
http://www.gootchrc.com/iscompatiblewith standard hobby RC ,6channel transmitters. It can carry upto 500g Capacity and is suitable for various camera. Features:- Excellent stability. Foldable design make it easyto store save volume for shipment . Now Camera...


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