Unmanned aircraft refuel autonomously

Unmanned aircraft refuel autonomously

Unmanned aircraft refuel autonomously It is one of the trickiest inflight manoeuvres performed by military fighter pilots, but now drones have shown they too can refuel in mid-air. Engineers in China have developed a way for drones to be able to carry out autonomous aerial refuelling (AAR). It could enable unmanned aircraft to carry out longer missions over greater distances without having to return to base for refueling. n the […]

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RPAS collision avoidance technology

RPAS collision avoidance technology

RPAS collision avoidance technology Australia’s leading researchers of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) technology, also known as UAV or drones, have been recognised by Australia’s CSIRO with exclusive backing to oversee the development of collision avoidance technology over the next three months. The Australian team behind perhaps the most innovative RPAS solutions for remote sensing, Hovermap , has been selected to take part in the next round of CSIRO’s ON […]

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Can Drone Pilots Be Heroes?

Can Drone Pilots Be Heroes?

Can Drone Pilots Be Heroes? Traditional definitions of valor don’t always account for the practitioners of advanced war-fighting tactics. In November, the U.S. Air Force announced that it would, for the first time ever, use civilians to pilot drones. Technically, the CIA has had civilian drone pilots for years, but then, the CIA is a civilian agency. For a branch of the military, on the other hand, to outsource arguably […]

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DJI blasts ‘irresponsible’ report

DJI blasts ‘irresponsible’ report

DJI blasts irresponsible report highlighting complaints to police The 860 reports of drones flying over residential properties included concerns that users are flying the unmanned aerial devices to spy on children, and criminals are using them to plan burglaries. The data was obtained from UK police forces by Esri UK, a mapping software company, under a Freedom of Information (FOI) request. Greater Manchester Police received 90 calls – the highest […]

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FAA Tests FBI Drone Detection System

FAA Tests FBI Drone Detection System

FAA Tests FBI Drone Detection System The FAA has started testing a drone detection system in New York airspace as it seeks high-tech ways to track down “rogue” drones around airports. The FAA and its government, industry and academia partners have joined forces to evaluate the drone detection technology at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Over the last two years, the FAA has received numerous reports from pilots and residents […]

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Airware:- Director, Flight Operations

Airware:- Director, Flight Operations

The Director of Flight Operations will join Airware’s Professional Services and Customer Success organization to lead a team of UAV Operators and Instructors. You will build and lead a team responsible for representing the Airware vision for how aerial data collection with commercial drones should be carried out. You set the direction for our team and for customers on how to manage all aspects of UAV missions, from planning flights, […]

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