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Icaros to Unveil New Aerial Mapping System

By Scott Kesselman
01 October 2014

Fairfax, Virginia-based Icaros Inc. will unveil the IDM 1000 digital oblique mapping system next week at the 2014 InterGEO Conference and Trade Fair in Berlin. ...

Photo courtesy Icaros Inc.
  

 


 


Rockwell Collins Avionics System Goes Unmanned at University of Iowa

By Scott Kesselman
01 October 2014

The University of Iowa College of Engineering’s Operator Performance Laboratory completed a successful test, in collaboration with Rockwell Collins, of Rockwell’s Pro Line Fusion commercial avionics ...

Photo courtesy Rockwell Collins.
  

 


 


Pendleton Range Up and Running

By Scott Kesselman
01 October 2014

Yesterday, the Pendleton Unmanned Aircraft Systems Range achieved initial operating capacity by flying an Aeryon Scout at Hill Ranches, Oregon, five miles northeast of the Eastern Oregon Regional Airp...

Photo courtesy Peak 3 Technical Services
  

 


 


DARPA Awards Aurora Funding to Continue VTOL X-Plane Development

By Scott Kesselman
30 September 2014

Today, DARPA awarded Manassas, Virginia-based Aurora Flight Sciences phase 1B funding to continue development in their VTOL X-Plane program through a preliminary design review in October 2015. ...

Photo courtesy Aurora Flight Sciences
  

 


 


BaySpec Introduces Ultraminiaturized UAV Hyperspectral Imager

By Scott Kesselman
30 September 2014

BaySpec Inc. has released an OCI-UAV, an ultracompact version of its OCI-Series hyperspectral imagers. ...

Photo courtesy BaySpec Inc.
  

 


 


Harvest Automation Rental Program

By Scott Kesselman
30 September 2014

Harvest Automation has begun an introductory robot rental program for nurseries and greenhouses. ...

Photo courtesy Harvest Automation
  

 


 


A Guide for Requesting N Numbers for Certified UAS

By Scott Kesselman
29 September 2014

In response to last week’s Federal Aviation Administration email requiring registration and marking of unmanned aircraft operating under a certificate of authorization, below are step-by-step...

Courtesy of Ben Miller
  

 


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