AERTEC Solutions has reached a new technological milestone in the RPAS sector in Spain with its unmanned fixed-wing aerial platform TARSIS 75. This RPAS, built in carbon fiber, has made a complete and automatic operation in the Arenosillo area, on the beach of Mazagón (Huelva) , thus expanding its range of capabilities in unconventional operation […]
A Detect and Avoid (DAA) avionics system developed by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) was the key technology that enabled an unmanned aircraft flight through the National Airspace System (NAS) after taking off from southern California on Tuesday. The DAA system installed on Ikhana, a NASA-owned Predator B/MQ-9 Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), enabled the UAS to meet the […]
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The laser defense system (LSS), developed by Turkish defense giant ASELSAN, has been successfully tested, Undersecretary for Defense Industries Ismail Demir said recently. The LSS was developed to effectively eliminate threats posed by unmanned aerial and underwater vehicles at the range of 500 meters as well as improvised explosive devices and suspicious roadside packages at […]
The ability to perform natural drone operations inside the normal manned operations at an airport has been duly proved at Pori airport in Finland, last May 17th. For 13 hours, CanardDrones, ANS Finland and Unifly worked together performing six 40 minutes inspection batches in full coordination and with full reliability of all systems. During this […]
Airbus has picked Wyndham airport, located southeast of Wyndham in the Kimberly region of Western Australia, as the location for testing its cutting edge high-altitude solar-powered drones. Wyndham will be the world’s first operational site for launching and recovering the Zephyr S drones which are classed as High Altitude Pseudo Satellites (HAPS). The Zephyr HAPS project is a […]
ING Robotic Aviation to Fly Extensive BVLOS RPAS Missions in Support of Canadian Oil Sands Operations
ING Robotic Aviation Inc. has been selected to fly an extensive series of Beyond-Visual- Line-of-Sight (BVLOS) RPAS missions in support of Canadian Oil Sands operations. These missions will be undertaken within a safe flight regime approved and monitored by Transport Canada (TC) as part of the TC BVLOS Pilot Project in the summer of 2018. […]
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UVision Air Ltd. – a manufacturer of lethal aerial loitering systems of all sizes – has demonstrated its Hero-30 short-range loitering system to strategic clients. “These recent trials for strategic customers are just the latest in a long list of successful trials” says Noam Levitt, CEO of UVision. “The scenarios demonstrated with the Hero-30 included […]
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The Pratt & Whitney (P&W) PW815 engine was selected by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) to power their proposed solution for the U.S. Navy’s MQ-25 Stingray unmanned aerial refuelling aircraft. On April 5th, the GA-ASI/P&W team completed its first powered run of the PW815 with the GA-ASI MQ-25A inlet and exhaust configuration. The test met […]
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On May 7th, Tactical Robotics (a subsidiary of Urban Aeronautics Ltd), based in Yavne. Israel, successfully performed a ﬁrst “mission representative” demonstration for its lead customer, the Israel Defence Forces. This milestone was announced for the ﬁrst time today at the Israel Combat Rescue and Emergency Medicine conference where the company also presented *Cormorant’s […]
The first flight campaign to demonstrate satellite control of a European-built MALE-class (Medium Altitude Long Endurance) drone has been completed successfully. A team comprising Telespazio (Leonardo 67%, Thales 33%) and Piaggio Aerospace carried out the activity using a remotely-piloted P.1HH HammerHead aircraft as the test bed, developing and integrating capabilities that will enable drones to […]