Utah officially opened its doors to the unmanned aerial systems (UAS) industry on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018 at Deseret UAS Headquarters’ in Tooele. Deseret UAS headquarters is located at the Xperience Center in Tooele City. This state-of-the-art facility boasts UAS flight simulations, real-time test flight viewing, and collaborative meeting spaces. Deseret UAS is a non-profit […]
An unmanned aerial vehicle base, the first compound in which the country officially allows drones to carry out multi-scenario testing and applications, officially opened in Shanghai’s Jinshan Industrial Zone on August 30th. The East China regional branch of the Civil Aviation Administration of China, Shanghai’s transport commission, and the Chinese Air Force’s Shanghai command reportedly jointly instituted the center, which has 58 square kilometers of available […]
The development of drones and their commercial use, depends for a large extent on the possibilities to test new technical and legal developments at locations where it is possible to experiment beyond the boundaries of the current legislation. These locations are referred to as test and demonstration locations. One of the objectives of the INTERREG […]
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Grand Sky, the first and only fully operational commercial unmanned aerial systems (UAS)-focused research and development park in the U.S., announced beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) flight operations for large UAS have begun at the park. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson, Grand Forks Air Force Base leaders, legislators, industry members, tenants and Grand Sky […]
Senator John Hoeven announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved a two-year certificate of authorization (COA) for the Northern Plains UAS Test Site to fly large unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) beyond the visual line of sight of the operator. The COA allows large UAS to fly 30 nautical miles around the Grand Sky […]
Grand Sky, the first and only fully operational civil unmanned aerial systems (UAS)-focused research and development park in the U.S., announced tenant General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) will significantly expand the company’s presence on the property. Under the agreement, GA-ASI’s leased space will be expanded from its current 5.5 acres to 20 acres, all […]
Lone Star UAS Center of Excellence & Innovation (LSUASC) has selected the Penguin C unmanned aerial system, manufactured by UAV Factory, to provide low-altitude reconnaissance, storm damage, and other aerial information. The Penguin C UAS was selected due to quality of design, engineering and construction, payload versatility, endurance, long-range performance, and value. LSUASC will use […]
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Several Pendleton residents question what it was they saw in the skies over the town Wednesday morning for the better part of an hour. Virgil Bates Jr. and Tonia Smith were part of the road construction crew at the intersection of Southwest Nye and Marshall avenues when around 9 a.m. they spotted a small white […]
On Saturday, May 5, at the 2018 North American Governors and Premiers Summit, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley and Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval signed a memo of understanding (MOU) to collaborate on Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) technology. “We are excited to build and strengthen economic relations with Nevada, especially in the growing unmanned system sector. This is a […]
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Kongsberg Geospatial, an Ottawa-based geospatial visualisation software company, and the Foremost UAS Test Range, who operate one of only two Transport Canada certified UAS test ranges in Canada, announced that they have integrated the Kongsberg Geospatial IRIS UAS situational awareness application combined with uAvionix ADS-B receivers into the CCUVS Range Operations infrastructure. The Foremost Test […]
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