Drone Mapping Capacity Development – The Philippines

Drone Mapping Capacity Development – The Philippines

Walter Volkmann (CEO / Micro Aerial Projects L.L.C.) is currently in the Philippines providing Drone Mapping Capacity Development! Beneficiaries of this training include the Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF), the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and various other organizations and individuals. Using drones for mapping increases the efficiency and speed at which actionable data can be delivered to decision makers. UAS Unmanned Systems Consulting and Skyflix who have […]

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Pix4D Creates Drone-based Software Solutions

Pix4D Creates Drone-based Software Solutions

Pix4D , a pioneering developer of software tools that create professional-grade georeferenced maps and models from drone-captured imagery, has partnered with Unmanned Systems Technology (“UST”) to demonstrate their expertise in this field. The ‘Gold’ profile showcases how their mapping software is used in a wide variety of UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle)-driven industries, including surveying, construction, agriculture and real estate. The Pix4Dmapper Pro software package automatically converts images taken by a […]

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Crashing Drones Into Test Dummies

Crashing Drones Into Test Dummies

Crashing Drones Into Test Dummies Safety A 50-pound flying robot can be lethal. As drones swarm the U.S., regulators need convincing before they give Amazon, Google, and others permission for expanded use. Hank sat impassively on a Virginia Tech athletic field, ready to take it on the chin for the future of drone commerce. About 30 yards away, an eight-rotor unmanned copter hovered, buzzing like a swarm of bees. The […]

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VersaTOL Demos Venom Unmanned Helicopter

VersaTOL Demos Venom Unmanned Helicopter

VersaTOL Demos Venom Unmanned Helicopter for US Army VersaTOL recently completed another successful demonstration of advanced autonomy and it’s Venom unmanned helicopter system. The funded demo took place at Quantico Marine Corp. base in VA where the helicopter was tasked with autonomously flying in formation with a moving ground vehicle to inspect the road ahead for potential IED threats. When tethered to the lead vehicle, Venom can accompany a moving […]

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Dublin: Drone safety warning issued

Dublin: Drone safety warning issued

Dublin Airport Chief Police Officer, Pat Bracken, and Airport Management Unit Operations Officer, Nicola Kelly, at one of the No Drone Zone signs on Dublin Airport’s perimeter fence. A SAFETY awareness campaign has been launched at Dublin Airport which is specifically aimed at drone users. To protect the airfield, signage has been mounted on the airport’s perimeter fence indicating that Dublin Airport is a No Drone Zone and highlighting that […]

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Drone Milestone: More RPA Jobs Than Any Other Pilot Position

Drone Milestone: More RPA Jobs Than Any Other Pilot Position

An MQ-9 Reaper sits on the flight line Nov. 22, 2016, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. (U.S. Air Force/Senior Airman Christian Clausen) by Oriana Pawlyk The U.S. Air Force now has more jobs for MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper drones than any other type of pilot position, the head of Air Education and Training Command said last week. “I never thought I’d say that when I joined the Air […]

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