Latest Unmanned aerial vehicle Stories

Drones Give Farmers An Eye In The Sky To Keep Track Of Crop Progress
2014-06-05 03:02:19

University of Illinois This growing season, crop researchers at the University of Illinois are experimenting with the use of drones – unmanned aerial vehicles – on the university's South Farms. Dennis Bowman, a crop sciences educator with U. of I. Extension, is using two drones to take aerial pictures of crops growing in research plots on the farms. He presented his findings to farmers and other researchers at the 2014 Ford / Iroquois County Agronomy Day meeting. Bowman...

2014-06-04 23:09:14

Collaborated With University of Cincinnati Department of Aeronautical Engineering and Engineering Mechanics to Build Battery-Powered Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 AMP Holding Inc. (OTCBB and OTCQB: AMPD) announced today that its AMP Trucks subsidiary has successfully designed and flown a prototype of its new HorseFly™ battery-powered unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). Steve Burns, AMP CEO said, “HorseFly is the logical extension of our mission to help...

2014-06-03 12:20:45

ORLANDO, Fla., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- (ORLANDO) Waypoint Global Strategies, Inc., announced that it has brought on Alex Mirot, an Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, to lead the Unmanned Safety Institute, a training, education, and aviation safety institute for UAS. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140603/93552 As Director of the Unmanned Safety Institute, Mr. Mirot will...

2014-06-02 23:04:27

The 90-Minute Online Business Intelligence Event Updates Status, Practical and Legal Issues Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 B2BWebinars.net is pleased to announce its 90-minute Unmanned Aircraft Systems for Commercial Enterprise webinar. The cutting-edge business intelligence event will take place on June 10, 2014, at 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST. Unmanned aircraft systems are moving into the commercial sector. With cuts in the defense budget and mitigated conflicts overseas, this...

2014-05-28 23:15:23

The Spynel-X, from HGH Infrared Systems, will be officially launched at the Eurosatory show in Paris, France June 16-20th. Paris, France (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 HGH Infrared Systems, a global provider of 360 degree thermal imaging systems, is proud to announce the debut of the SPYNEL-X, the world’s highest definition IRST. The SPYNEL-X captures in real time, full panoramic images with an unequaled resolution of up to 120 Mpix. SPYNEL-X is a unique passive wide-area surveillance system...

2014-05-28 12:37:41

Event to showcase drones, wearable computers and other cutting-edge innovations that will make farmers more profitable in the field DES MOINES, Iowa, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Drones are coming to farms, and sooner than you might think. If commercial guidelines from the Federal Aviation Administration come through as scheduled, these unmanned aircraft could be hard at work on the farm in time for the 2015 growing season. These drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), will be one of many...

2014-05-28 08:21:39

Flight record is more than 50 percent above those recorded for Global Hawk in 2013 SAN DIEGO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) High Altitude Long Endurance (HALE) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) series, which includes the U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk, set a new record for mission hours flown in one week, logging 665 hours flying operational and exercise missions during the week ending Feb. 23....

Multi-Research Demonstrates The Future Of Animal-Inspired Drones
2014-05-23 14:27:42

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Drone technology is still in its relative infancy, despite the concept dating back to the mid-1800s when Austrians first sent off unmanned, bomb-filled balloons as a way of attacking Venice remotely. Today, drones are quickly becoming the next high-tech systems that will be employed for everything from military surveillance to search and rescue missions. The drone concept is becoming so trendy that even Amazon has contemplated...

2014-05-22 16:22:04

EDISON, N.J., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunlight Photonics Inc announced today the launching of a new product, SUNLINK-5, a small solar UAV (unmanned airborne vehicle) for commercial and civil applications in the low to medium altitude range. Its primary power source comes from sunlight, which enables SUNLINK-5 to perform day-long missions. Sunlight Photonics' UAVs are suitable for a variety of applications, including wireless communications, precision agriculture, land surveys,...

2014-05-21 23:16:31

As aerial cinematography continues to advance into more industries, VidMuze is making their years of filmmaking and aerial cinema experience available to help others with the steep learning curve to multi-rotors. With VidMuze's knowledge, users will become more professional and safer in the aerial cinema industry. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 An exciting new training series combines the science of flying unmanned aircraft with the art of filmmaking. VidMuze, is the production...

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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