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2014-01-14 23:27:27

The Draganflyer Shadow and Guardian helicopters are tools which allow the user to work more efficiently in areas such as industrial inspection, wildlife protection, aerial photography, 3D terrain mapping, agriculture, research, search and rescue, and public safety. Saskatoon, SK (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Today Draganfly Innovations releases two new multirotor helicopters, the Shadow and the Guardian. These quadrotor aircraft are built to carry high megapixel cameras and transmit the live...

2014-01-08 12:20:59

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Camber Corporation is proud to be a part of aviation history as Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi has been named a test site for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The test sites will facilitate testing and research of UAS technologies to provide scientific data on the future integration of these aircraft safely with other air traffic. Congress mandated that the UAS be integrated into the...

2014-01-06 23:01:03

The Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership (MAAP), a partnership of Virginia and New Jersey universities — including Liberty University — has been selected by the FAA as one of six public entities across the U.S. to research and test Unmanned Aircraft Systems (drones). Liberty has been a key player in the competitive selection process, providing support in a number of ways through its School of Aeronautics. Lynchburg, VA (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 On Dec. 30, the Federal Aviation...

NASA Offers Site For Virginia Tech Drones
2014-01-03 15:50:31

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA announced on Friday that the selection of six unmanned aircraft system (UAS) test sites could have an impact on its research at two of its facilities. The space agency said its Langley Research Center and Wallops Flight Facility could be working with Virginia Tech teams on the UAS research. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced earlier this week that Virginia Tech is planning to conduct UAS failure mode testing and...

2013-12-30 16:20:09

GRAND FORKS, N.D., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that North Dakota was designated as one of the six test sites for unmanned aerial systems (UAS). North Dakota was among numerous states competing to host one of the test sites that will assist in research integrating unmanned aircraft with manned aircraft in the national airspace. The state's leadership in UAS operations, research and development, education and training made...

FAA Announces Drone Sites
2013-12-30 16:39:28

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online With unmanned flying drones expected to see commercial use in the coming years, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced six sites that will be set aside for the development of these robotic aviation systems. The sites are located in Alaska, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Texas and Virginia. Congress had tasked the FAA with establishing the test sites as part of an objective to have unmanned drones sharing the skies...

2013-12-19 23:23:29

Recently, BlackBox Biometrics showcased the Blast Gauge System at the International Breachers Symposium. Appearing in multiple presentations on blast analysis, it was also worn by Law Enforcement Officers on the breaching range to identify potential injuries. Lakeland, FL (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 The International Breachers Symposium took place in Lakeland, FL during the third week of October. Hosted by Tactical Energetic Entry Systems (TEES) in conjunction with the Polk County...

Navy Drone Launched From Submarine
2013-12-06 09:20:39

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The US military has stepped up its use of drones over the past decade, and the Navy has just announced the successful testing of another new drone, which was launched from an underwater submarine. The drone, dubbed “XFC” after its eXperimental Fuel Cell, is an all-electric, fuel cell-powered, unmanned aerial system (UAS), according to a Navy press release. The drone was developed through the Office of Naval Research’s (ONR)...

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The History Of Drone Technology
2014-05-26 09:05:12

Drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), are pilotless and non-crewed aircraft that are capable of flight either by remote control or through the use of on-board computers. Other names for these types of aircraft are remotely piloted vehicle (RPV), remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), and remotely operated aircraft (ROA). Drones are commonly used by the military, but are also being implemented in search and rescue operations and being utilized in other civil applications, such as...

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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.