Applications & Testing & Experience

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15 15.11.2018

German Army Evaluates the Trinity UAV

2018-11-15T08:00:39+00:0015.11.2018|Kategorien: Applications & Testing & Experience, Military UAS, News, UAS Vision|Tags: , , , |

For many years now, the Bundeswehr Technical Center for Weapons and Ammunition (WTD 91), based in Meppen in the northwest of Germany, has been testing such unmanned aerial vehicles for the wealth of deployment scenarios for unmanned aerial vehicles in the Bundeswehr. The WTD 91 has recently been equipped with the Trinity from Quantum-Systems, a VTOL-capable aircraft drone with […]

5 05.11.2018

Iris Automation, Kansas DOT Begin Test Flights for Drone Integration Pilot Program

2018-11-05T07:32:25+00:0005.11.2018|Kategorien: Applications & Testing & Experience, News, Regulatory Matters, UAS Vision|Tags: , , , |

The Kansas Department of Transportation is starting the testing phase of the Integration Pilot Program this week. Flights by Iris Automation will focus on enabling new detect and avoid capabilities for drones. Iris Automation will be testing its collision avoidance technology in the airspace above Gypsum’s farmlands. The technology uses computer vision and artificial intelligence […]

15 15.10.2018

T-Mobile Tests UAS as Cell Carriers

2018-10-15T06:46:59+00:0015.10.2018|Kategorien: Applications & Testing & Experience, News, Non-Military & Commercial UAS, UAS Vision|Tags: , , , |

Last month, T-Mobile was granted authority to conduct tests in Bellevue and Redmond, Washington, using AWS-3 spectrum to operate unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones, up to 400 feet in the air. The operator at that time explained that it wanted to start testing the flying cell on wheels (COW) immediately to prepare for the […]

11 11.10.2018

DHL Tests Drone Delivery of Medicines in Tanzania

2018-10-11T06:48:44+00:0011.10.2018|Kategorien: Applications & Testing & Experience, News, Transport, UAS Vision|Tags: , , , |

DHL, the German government and the Darmstadt-based drone manufacturer Wingcopter have completed successfully a six-month trial delivering medicines in 40 minutes to an island in Lake Victoria that normally takes six hours by road. Following an invitation by John Mongella, the Regional Commissioner of Mwanza, a port city on Lake Victoria, the 4kg-capacity Wingcopter made […]

10 10.10.2018

GA-ASI Completes FOT&E for Gray Eagle ER

2018-10-10T07:16:40+00:0010.10.2018|Kategorien: Applications & Testing & Experience, Military UAS, News, UAS Vision|Tags: , , , |

Partnered with the U.S. Army, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) recently completed Follow-On Test & Evaluation (FOT&E) for its MQ-1C ER Gray Eagle Extended Range. Testing of the Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) began in early June and spanned 644 flight hours during the testing period. The successful test opens the door for MQ-1C ER […]

9 09.10.2018

UDRI Tests Impact of Drone on Aircraft at High Speed

2018-10-09T06:38:05+00:0009.10.2018|Kategorien: Applications & Testing & Experience, News, UAS Vision|Tags: , , |

University of Dayton Research Institute impact tests prove large aircraft won’t always win in collision with small drones. When a large military helicopter collided midair with a small quadcopter last year, the helicopter sustained only minor damage and returned safely home; the drone was destroyed. But tests performed at the University of Dayton Research Institute […]

8 08.10.2018

Flyability Elios UAS Survives High Radiation Dose Rate

2018-10-08T07:10:19+00:0008.10.2018|Kategorien: Applications & Testing & Experience, News, Non-Military & Commercial UAS, UAS Vision|Tags: , , , |

Exelon Power Labs recently conducted a test that exposed the Elios drone from Flyability to high levels of radiation while the system was in flight. Used in the nuclear industry in five countries and equipping more than 30% of all U.S. nuclear plants, Elios is used to prevent sending humans to perform visual inspections in […]

1 01.10.2018

Bell Demonstrates Distributed Propulsion Aircraft

2018-10-01T06:30:35+00:0001.10.2018|Kategorien: Applications & Testing & Experience, News, UAS Vision, VTOL|Tags: , , , |

Bell Helicopter demonstrated its unmanned Hybrid Drive Train Research Aircraft (HYDRA) at the first Tech Demo edition of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Center of Excellence in Alma, Quebec, last week. According to the company, HYDRA uses distributed propulsion technology and a circular wing to “sustain wing-borne flight at reduced power consumption, while increasing its […]

19 19.09.2018

Fire Scout Completes Sea Mine-Hunting Demonstration

2018-09-19T06:32:59+00:0019.09.2018|Kategorien: Applications & Testing & Experience, Military UAS, News, UAS Vision, VTOL|Tags: , , , , |

A modified version of Northrop Grumman’s MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter has successfully completed an automated sea mine-hunting demonstration. The work saw the rotorcraft coordinate with a small robotic surface ship and unmanned submersible at the US Navy’s Advanced Naval Technology (ANTX) exercise from 29-31 August, according to Northrop. The MQ-8C Fire Scout served as […]

18 18.09.2018

USAF Completes First Auto-Land Using MQ-9 BLOCK 5

2018-09-18T08:29:21+00:0018.09.2018|Kategorien: Applications & Testing & Experience, Military UAS, News, UAS Vision|Tags: , , , |

On August 7, the U.S. Air Force (USAF) completed the first-ever automated landing of an MQ-9 Block 5 Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), followed by the first auto-takeoff on August 9. The new Automatic Takeoff and Landing Capability (ATLC) was developed by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) to enhance mission capability. “This new, all-weather capability […]

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