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  • The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has posted a rule in the Federal Register requiring small drone owners to display the FAA-issued registration number on an outside surface of the aircraft. Owners and operators may no longer place or write r...

    FAA Makes Major Drone ID Marking Change

    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has posted a rule in the Federal Register requiring small drone owners to display the FAA-issued registration number on an outside surface of the aircraft. Owners and operators may no longer place or write r...

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  • On December 4,2018,  General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) demonstrated a complete MQ-9B mission without the use of a Launch and Recovery Element (LRE) Ground Control Station (GCS). Specifically, preflight checks were conducted through ...

    GA-ASI Demos SATCOM Launch & Recovery for MQ-9B

    On December 4,2018,  General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) demonstrated a complete MQ-9B mission without the use of a Launch and Recovery Element (LRE) Ground Control Station (GCS). Specifically, preflight checks were conducted through ...

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  •  Target Arm has announced that the United States Air Force, through MD-5, recently awarded funding for research and feasibility analysis for adding Precision Navigation to Talon, while on the move, beginning February 4, 2019. Talon is a Universal La...

    Target Arm Gets Research Grant from US Air Force

     Target Arm has announced that the United States Air Force, through MD-5, recently awarded funding for research and feasibility analysis for adding Precision Navigation to Talon, while on the move, beginning February 4, 2019. Talon is a Universal La...

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  • Terra Drone conducted a long-distance power line inspection for EGAT (Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand) and a power energy distributor in Poland and completed 12 km power line mapping in a day. The purpose of the mission was to research the...

    Terra Drone Optimizes Long-Distance Power Line Inspection

    Terra Drone conducted a long-distance power line inspection for EGAT (Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand) and a power energy distributor in Poland and completed 12 km power line mapping in a day. The purpose of the mission was to research the...

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  • Insitu Commercial Solutions (operating through Insitu Pacific Pty. Ltd.) recently conducted a series of aerial data collection operations in Papua New Guinea (PNG) after obtaining its first approval to undertake commercial Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) op...

    Insitu Performs Remote Air Operations in Papua New Guinea

    Insitu Commercial Solutions (operating through Insitu Pacific Pty. Ltd.) recently conducted a series of aerial data collection operations in Papua New Guinea (PNG) after obtaining its first approval to undertake commercial Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) op...

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  •  The Messerschmitt Me 163 Komet was a German rocket-powered interceptor aircraft. Designed by Alexander Lippisch, it is the only rocket-powered fighter aircraft ever to have been operational and the first piloted aircraft of any type to exceed ...

    World’s Only Flying Messerschmitt Me 163 Komet

     The Messerschmitt Me 163 Komet was a German rocket-powered interceptor aircraft. Designed by Alexander Lippisch, it is the only rocket-powered fighter aircraft ever to have been operational and the first piloted aircraft of any type to exceed ...

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  • The German UAS-engine manufacturer Sky Power is refining its production, and in this context has put Ersa soldering tools into operation. These are used in the in-house electronics workshop. The new soldering tools are Ersa i-CON 1 soldering stations w...

    Sky Power Picks Ersa Soldering Tools

    The German UAS-engine manufacturer Sky Power is refining its production, and in this context has put Ersa soldering tools into operation. These are used in the in-house electronics workshop. The new soldering tools are Ersa i-CON 1 soldering stations w...

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  • Are people ready to see their sky filled with aircraft, drones and other aerial vehicles? The answer is increasingly yes, according to a recent preliminary study on public acceptance for Urban Air Mobility. Look up at the sky and you are bound to see a...

    Airbus Releases Preliminary UAM Community Perception Study

    Are people ready to see their sky filled with aircraft, drones and other aerial vehicles? The answer is increasingly yes, according to a recent preliminary study on public acceptance for Urban Air Mobility. Look up at the sky and you are bound to see a...

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  • General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) and Raytheon Deutschland GmbH based in Freising, Germany, have successfully proven the performance of a recently developed Electronic Intelligence (ELINT) sensor called the Advanced Radar Detection Sy...

    GA-ASI and Raytheon Prove New Digital Sensors

    General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) and Raytheon Deutschland GmbH based in Freising, Germany, have successfully proven the performance of a recently developed Electronic Intelligence (ELINT) sensor called the Advanced Radar Detection Sy...

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  • FLYMOTION, a provider of unmanned systems, innovative technology solutions and system integration has introduced its newest Mobile Drone Command Trailer built in partnership with E-ONE, a subsidiary of REV Group and a leading manufacturer of fire appar...

    FLYMOTION/E-ONE Mobile Drone Command Trailer

    FLYMOTION, a provider of unmanned systems, innovative technology solutions and system integration has introduced its newest Mobile Drone Command Trailer built in partnership with E-ONE, a subsidiary of REV Group and a leading manufacturer of fire appar...

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