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Linux Launches Dronecode - An Open Source Playground For

Linux Launches 'Dronecode' - An Open Source Playground For Drone Development

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As drone technology looks to increasingly be a major consideration in the tech world, non-profit technology consortium The Linux Foundation has announced Dronecode, a collaborative project...

Latest Unmanned aerial vehicle Stories

2014-10-22 08:22:29

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Finalists of the 58th Annual Laureate Awards, honoring extraordinary achievements in the global aerospace arena, were announced yesterday. The awards will be presented on Thursday, March 5, 2015 at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC, by Penton's Aviation Week, the largest multimedia information and services provider to the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries. "Since their debut in the 1950s, Aviation Week's Laureate Awards...

2014-10-21 12:21:51

Helping Canadians understand their responsibilities and comply with Canada's safety laws TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today launched the Government of Canada's safety awareness campaign for unmanned air vehicles (UAVs), or drones. The national campaign will help ensure UAV users--both recreational and commercial--understand the rules of the skies and always think safety first. The first phase of the campaign, unveiled today, provides the...

2014-10-20 20:21:26

LONDON, Oct.20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Report DetailsAlthough increasingly competitive, the global UAV market is currently highly consolidated with a few leading companies dominating global sales. Primarily this is a result of US dominance of the market over the past decade. However, incumbent positions are increasingly under threat from new and existing competitors offering a range of cost-effective UAV capabilities and innovative technologies. Considerable uncertainties will...

2014-10-14 23:13:54

SHIELD Aviation, Inc. announced today the granting of a Category 3 Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Interim Flight Clearance (IFC) for the ARES Block C UAS by Naval Air System Command (NAVAIR) Patuxent River MD AIR – 4.0P. The ARES UAS IFC supports Navy public aircraft operations of ARES Block C UAS within restricted and warning areas of the U.S. National airspace. San Diego, California (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 SHIELD Aviation, Inc. announced today the granting of a Category 3 Unmanned...

2014-10-14 23:08:32

The new Aero-M and X8-M devices offer the most cost-effective, accurate and repeatable aerial perspectives for farms, construction sites, and other survey applications (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 3D Robotics, the leading North American drone company across both consumer and enterprise channels, today announced the launch of the new 3DR Mapping Platforms, consisting of the 3DR X8-M (multi-copter) and Aero-M (fixed-wing), with highly accurate resolution that allows users to zoom in from the...

2014-10-14 08:21:30

Firm's Advisory Group Focuses on Safety-Related Policy Issues During Critical Period of Federal Rulemaking WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP (McKenna), on behalf of members of its UAS Advisory Group, has petitioned the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requesting that any Notice of Proposed Rulemaking issued by the FAA addressing small unmanned aircraft systems ("sUAS") include a regulation that expressly preempts state and local regulation...

2014-10-13 20:20:27

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SHIELD Aviation, Inc. announced today the granting of a Category 3 Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Interim Flight Clearance (IFC) for the ARES Block C UAS by Naval Air System Command (NAVAIR) Patuxent River MD AIR - 4.0P. The ARES UAS IFC supports Navy public aircraft operations of ARES Block C UAS within restricted and warning areas of the U.S. National airspace. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141013/151830 SHIELD Aviation Engineering...

2014-10-10 08:20:30

Column in San Diego Union-Tribune today by Weiner and Sherman WASHINGTON and SAN DIEGO, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Drones reduce the number of American soldiers that need to be sent into combat zones, save the lives of American troops, reduce unwarranted civilian casualties because of greater accuracy than traditional warfare, and should therefore be advocated by liberals and conservatives alike, former Clinton White House spokesman and communications director for the...

2014-10-09 23:14:10

The more electric aircraft report carries in-depth analysis of the more electric systems market. It provides information on the various types of technology used in aerospace. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/more-electric-aircraft-market-138024896.html (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 The report offers an in-depth analysis of the "More Electric Aircraft Market by technology (Power Electronics, Thermal Management System, Safety Systems and Advanced Material) , by Platform...

2014-10-09 12:33:45

DALLAS, October 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "UAV Market by Class (Small, Tactical, Strategic, Special Purpose), Subsystem (Data Link, GCS, Software), Application (Military, Commercial, Homeland Security), funding (Procurements, RDT&E, O&M), & by Payload - Forecast & Analysis to 2014 - 2020", published by MarketsandMarkets, the UAV Market is estimated to be $6,762 Million in 2014 and is expected to register a CAGR of 7.73%, to reach $10,573 Million by...


Latest Unmanned aerial vehicle Reference Libraries

General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper
2013-10-03 13:25:05

The General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper, once known as the Predator B, is an unmanned aerial vehicle or UAV that was created by the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) for the United States Air Force. Air Force members refer to the MQ-9 and other UAVs, also known as drones, as Remotely Piloted Vehicles/Aircraft (RPV/RPA) because humans can control them, but they are capable of autonomous flight as well. This hunter-killer drone is the first of its kind that can be used for long-endurance...

Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout
2013-09-24 15:48:13

The Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout is an unmanned autonomous helicopter that is used by the United States Armed Forces for reconnaissance missions, situational awareness, and targeting assistance for ground, air, and sea bound soldiers. There are four variants of this UAV, two of which were derived from Schweizer helicopters. The first MQ-8 version, known as the RQ-8A, was used after the Navy retired their RQ-2 Pioneers. The Navy wanted an updated UAV with specific guidelines, including...

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