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2011-08-08 13:50:00

The Federal Administration Aviation (FAA) is investigation publications run by News Corp. for the use allaged of drones by its iPad application publication The Daily. FAA spokeswoman Laura Brown said that her agency is investigating whether The Daily's use of "unmanned aerial systems" violates FAA regulations. The Daily broadcasted footage of Alabama after it was flattened by storms, and UAS Vision reported that the publication owns a MicroDrone MD4-1000. Commercial operators typically need...

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2011-08-05 05:20:00

The $6,000 remote-controlled spy plane features an IMSI catcher and antenna to spoof a GSM cell tower and intercept calls.  It also has a network-sniffing tool and a dictionary of 340 million words for network passwords. Security researchers Mike Tassey and Richard Perkins said during the conference that their drone can legally fly under 400 feet and within line of sight. The Wireless Aerial Surveillance Platform (WASP) can be programmed with GPS coordinates and Google maps to fly a...

2011-08-04 08:00:00

BINGEN, Wash., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Insitu Inc. announced today that it has introduced the Inceptor small unmanned aircraft system (UAS), which will provide the public safety market with real-time video and stable, high-resolution imagery. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110804/SF47197) The short-range tactical rotorcraft system can be available when first responders need it. Inceptor's compact size fits in the trunk of a car and is easy to launch and recover in almost...

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2011-07-04 07:38:02

Scientists have designed a micro aircraft that will be able to flap, glide and hover like a bird. Researchers from the Biomimetics-Innovation-Centre in Germany have been inspired by birds to produce a new versatile design of Micro air vehicle (MAV) that combines flapping wings, which allow it to fly at slow speeds and hover, with the ability to glide, ensuring good quality images from any on-board camera. "In birds, the combination of demanding tasks like take-off, travelling long distances,...

2011-06-15 00:00:27

CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd. is launching at the Paris Air Show 2011 new payloads for day and night reconnaissance on board UAVs: a Multi Sensor Payload for small UAVs and a Triple Sensor Stabilized Payload Paris Air Show, France (PRWEB) June 13, 2011 Launch of the new M-STAMP "“ an electro-optical / infrared payload for small UAVs: Controp has added a new product which was recently developed and has already been procured: the new M-STAMP "“ a multi sensor electro-optical...

2011-06-09 07:05:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ChandlerMay's UAS Division recently delivered the 300th Ground Control Station (GCS) subsystem to AAI Corporation. ChandlerMay's UAS division builds major subsystems for the Army's One System® Ground Control Station (OSGCS), which flies several Unmanned Air Systems including AAI's very successful Shadow® TUAS (Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System). The One System® and its earlier variants...

2011-06-01 08:03:00

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ricardo, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Ricardo plc, the leading independent provider of technology, product innovations and engineering solutions, today announced the formation of a strategic business alliance with XRD Inc. (XRDi) and NW UAV to design, develop and manufacture a family of heavy-fuel engine solutions for unmanned systems. Branded Wolverine, the new engine line combines Ricardo's engineering expertise with XRDi's...

2011-05-17 07:35:00

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AME Unmanned Air Systems (AME UAS), a ChandlerMay company, announces the release of SharkFin® Basic UAS mission planning software. SharkFin® Basic is a STANAG 4586 compliant, multi-vehicle, Core UAV Control System (CUCS), which also gives full UAV three-dimensional situational awareness. SharkFin® provides interfaces and information so that UAS mission operators can plan and...

2011-04-22 06:40:00

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AME Unmanned Air Systems (AME UAS) announces the successful first flight of the Fury® 1500 Small Tactical Unmanned Aerial System (STUAS) powered by a heavy-fuel engine. The successful flight occurred April 5 at the Fort Hunter Liggett range on California's central coast. This latest upgrade to the Fury®, developed at AME UAS's facility in San Luis Obispo, CA, significantly increases the capability...

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2011-04-07 08:31:05

Maiden flight of a test aircraft developed by postgrads at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen A novel test aircraft of the TU Muenchen successfully completed its maiden flight on April 5th at the airfield of the MFC Red Baron near Heimstetten. The micro aircraft christened "IMPULLS" (Innovative Modular Payload UAV "“ TUM LLS) will facilitate testing aviation sensors and systems. It was jointly developed by postgraduate students at the Institute of Aircraft Design and the Institute of...


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