From Xponential to UTM framework: ICAO seeks harmonized approach

Continuing a process that kicked off at AUVSI’s Xponential conference in Dallas earlier this year, the International Civil Aviation Organization is seeking to develop a global concept of operations for an unmanned aircraft traffic management syste

Northland Community and Technical College receives grant to advance UAS and Geospatial Education

The National Science Foundation (NSF), Advanced Technological Education (ATE) division, has awarded a grant worth $599,997 to East Grand Forks, Minnesota’s Northland Community and Technical College (NCTC), in partnership with St.

Virginia’s Stafford County Sheriff’s Office uses UAS to find missing high school student

In Virginia, the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office is crediting its UAS for helping to locate a missing high school student.

Resource Group provides flight training in Kosovo focused on UAS use in mine action

After three months of working together, the Unmanned Aviation Services division of United Kingdom-based Resource Group and MAT Kosovo—which is part of the PCM Group, and specializes in international mine action standards training—organized a week-

Johns Hopkins researchers set new delivery distance record for medical UAS

Researchers from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine recently transported human blood samples across 161 miles of Arizona desert using a Latitude Engineering HQ-40 UAS, and in the process, set a new delivery distance record for medical UAS

North Carolina Department of Transportation to host UAS workshop in Wilmington

In an effort to show the benefits of UAS, and help potential users learn about the technology, the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) will host its third UAS workshop of the year on Thursday, September 28.

Indiana’s Bargersville Fire Department uses UAS to find missing woman

A UAS is being credited with helping to rescue a missing woman in Bargersville, Indiana. The Shelby County Sheriff's Office says that a woman was reported missing shortly after 2 a.m. on Thursday, September 14.

Weekend Roundup

This Week in the Unmanned Systems and Robotics World

Government representatives discuss impact of UAS during AUVSI’s Hill Day Luncheon

During AUVSI’s Hill Day luncheon on Sept. 12, Mark Bathrick of the U.S. Dept.

Honeywell, Intel team for InView drone inspection service

Honeywell has launched a new drone inspection service, InView, by teaming with Intel Corp. and using its Falcon 8+ vehicle.