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

Mississippi State University uses UAS to take aerial photos during football game

A UAS was used to take aerial photos of the college football game between Mississippi State University (MSU) and Louisiana State University (LSU) on Saturday, September 16.

Weekend Roundup

This Week in the Unmanned Systems and Robotics World

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

AeroVironment delivers UAS to DoD customers, unveils new Pocket Digital Data Link AE

AeroVironment, Inc. has delivered M1/M2/M5-compatible Raven and Puma All Environment (AE) UAS to two DoD customers.

Oceans Unmanned’s ECO-Drone program to focus on possible disruption of wildlife caused by UAS

Oceans Unmanned, Inc. has launched a new program called ECO-Drone, for Environmentally Conscious Operations, to address concerns surrounding UAS possibly disrupting wildlife in a variety of remote habitats.

Collaboration is key to integration, ICAO conference attendees told

Collaboration is the key to integrating unmanned aircraft into the airspace, keynote speakers from three countries said at the opening of the Second Global Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems Symposium, held at the Montreal headquarters of ICAO, the