FAA Releases Updated Drone Sighting Reports

FAA Releases Updated Drone Sighting Reports

plastic bag and sun The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today released an updated list of pilot, air traffic controller, law enforcement and citizen reports of potential drone sighting with unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) – more popularly called “drones”. The latest data cover February through September 2016. Reports of possible drone sightings to FAA air traffic facilities continued to increase during FY 2016. There were 1,274 such reports from February through […]

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Future Drones Smarter and Lethal

Future Drones Smarter and Lethal

Special: Future Drones Smarter and Lethal, Stealthy The drones of tomorrow will be stealthier, faster, more computerized, equipped for electronic warfare, more lethal, more autonomous and, in some cases, able to deploy as swarming groups of mini-drones, according to the Air Force’s Chief Scientist. “The ISR (intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance) side will get a lot smarter. With the next generation, you will see UAVs that are faster, more maneuverable and maybe […]

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Supply Drone Deliveries

Supply Drone Deliveries

Supply Drone Deliveries – No Men Required The US army is developing a technology that will enable a UAV shipment of supplies on the battlefield. An unmanned aerial technology will provide supplies faster and more safely, officials said. Units are seeing things like quadcopters and Amazon delivering via drones, and they demand the same, said Robert Forrester, technical manager for the joint tactical aerial resupply vehicle program, or JTARV, at […]

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AirMap raises 26 million to manage air traffic

AirMap raises 26 million to manage air traffic

AirMap raises $26 million to manage air traffic as drone use surges Lower airspace isn’t crowded with drones quite yet. But as drones become more pervasive, a startup called AirMap is building software and systems to help drone operators fly only where it’s safe and legal to do so. The task will prove completely different from that of managing airliners as we do today, says AirMap CEO and cofounder Ben […]

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Invest in Drone Technology

Invest in Drone Technology

Invest in Drone Technology – Here’s How Here’s what investors should consider when it comes to the market for unmanned aerial vehicles. From Lady Gaga using hundreds of Intel Corp. (ticker: INTC ) Shooting Star drones during the Super Bowl halftime to Amazon.com’s ( AMZN ) patent for its blimp-like airborne flying center to help drones quickly deliver packages, there are plenty of reasons unmanned aerial vehicles are going mainstream. […]

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