20 20.04.2018

Cyberhawk to Digitise Major US Construction Project

Von | 2018-04-20T06:49:45+00:00 20.04.2018|Kategorien: Construction, News, Non-Military & Commercial UAS, UAS Vision|Tags: , , , |

Cyberhawk has been awarded a three-year contract by an oil and gas supermajor to provide a digital asset management solution during the construction of its new world-scale petrochemical complex in the USA. The main construction phase of the project is already underway, which involves the construction of processing units, cooling towers, rail and truck loading facilities, water treatment plant, […]

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19 19.04.2018

University Develops Digital Logbook for Drone Ag Users

Von | 2018-04-19T06:44:01+00:00 19.04.2018|Kategorien: Agriculture, News, Non-Military & Commercial UAS, UAS Vision|Tags: , , , |

A Purdue University researcher led development of a free, web-based application that will allow those using unmanned aerial systems (UAS) to easily log their flight-related data. The UAS User Log is a digital log book available around the world to serve those using UAS, or drones, for research, crop production, spray applications and other activities. The logbook […]

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19 19.04.2018

Next-Gen Drones Reduce Inspection Costs by up to 50%

Von | 2018-04-19T06:28:07+00:00 19.04.2018|Kategorien: News, Non-Military & Commercial UAS, UAS Vision|Tags: , , |

Air Control Entech (ACE) and the Oil & Gas Technology Centre have reached a major milestone, with the launch of three state-of-the-art unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), which aim to reduce offshore oil and gas inspection costs by up to 50%. While UAVs are typically used for visual inspection, ACE’s next generation technology delivers a step […]

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19 19.04.2018

Next-Gen Drones Reduce Inspection Costs by up to 50%

Von | 2018-04-19T06:28:05+00:00 19.04.2018|Kategorien: News, Non-Military & Commercial UAS, UAS Vision|Tags: , , |

Air Control Entech (ACE) and the Oil & Gas Technology Centre have reached a major milestone, with the launch of three state-of-the-art unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), which aim to reduce offshore oil and gas inspection costs by up to 50%. While UAVs are typically used for visual inspection, ACE’s next generation technology delivers a step […]

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19 19.04.2018

World Games 2021 to Include Drone Racing

Von | 2018-04-19T06:28:00+00:00 19.04.2018|Kategorien: Drone Racing, News, UAS Vision|Tags: , , |

The World Games 2021 in Birmingham, Alabama, USA, will include two FAI air sports, it was announced on Sunday. Drone racing and canopy piloting – a spectacular form of skydiving that combines precision and speed – will be on the programme of the multi-sport event. The decision to include the two air sports was made […]

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18 18.04.2018

France Wants Electronic Conspicuity Beacons on Drones

Von | 2018-04-18T07:01:41+00:00 18.04.2018|Kategorien: News, Regulatory Matters, UAS Vision|Tags: , , |

The French government has proposed a new law making it mandatory for all drones to be fitted with electronic conspicuity beacons – an idea with big implications for the future of drone regulation. The proposal, written in legal French (a translation of which can be found here) would mandate the installation of beacons on all unmanned […]

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18 18.04.2018

RPAS 2018 – A Cooperative Effort to Prepare the Future

Von | 2018-04-18T07:01:38+00:00 18.04.2018|Kategorien: Events, News, UAS Vision|Tags: , , |

RPAS 2018 will focus on RPAS-related standards (open & specific operational categories), standard scenarios (specific operational category), as well as RPAS-related matters that will be decided on a national level, but ideally should be harmonised on a European level. At RPAS 2018, the members of civil drone councils & national drone associations, will be actively involved […]

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18 18.04.2018

Altavian Gets $250M US Army TUAS Contract

Von | 2018-04-18T07:01:33+00:00 18.04.2018|Kategorien: Business News, Military UAS, News, UAS Vision|Tags: , , , |

Altavian, Inc. has been awarded a $250MM Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity contract with the US Army. Under the Program Executive Office Aviation, Products Office for Tactical Unmanned Aircraft (TUAS), Altavian will be supporting the largest small UAS program in the world. The US Army Family of Systems, Unmanned Aircraft Systems (FoSUAS) includes the RQ-11, the […]

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18 18.04.2018

OK to Shoot Down Drones in Switzerland

Von | 2018-04-18T07:01:24+00:00 18.04.2018|Kategorien: Anti-Drone, News, UAS Vision|Tags: , , |

If a drone is invading your personal privacy you are entitled to shoot it down and aren’t liable for damages, according to new findings by Swiss lawyers. Drones are increasingly popular with private individuals in Switzerland for recreational use and to take aerial videos. But the remote-controlled craft can also be used by for spying on individuals or […]

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17 17.04.2018

Anglo-French Combat UAV Demonstrator on Hold

Von | 2018-04-17T07:02:10+00:00 17.04.2018|Kategorien: Business News, News, UAS Vision|Tags: , , |

British and French industry were disappointed after their offer to build a technology demonstrator for a combat drone was put on hold, mainly by the U.K., according to Eric Trappier, chairman of the Gifas trade body. “It’s true we were slightly disappointed, with our friend BAE, on the British issue,” he told a news conference […]

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