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May 24, 2017

On the spot: Textron, Aeryon assess Oklahoma tornado damage

BY Patrick C. MillerFound In:Manufacturing & Distribution, Operations, Engineering & Design, PayloadA team from Textron Systems and Aeryon Labs in Oklahoma to demonstrate the value of UAS in managing disasters found itself in the middle of a real disaster. They assisted first responders after a tornado struck Elk City on May 16. READ MORE

May 24, 2017

NASA engineers develop safe landing system for small UAS

BY Patrick C. MillerFound In:Operations, Engineering & Design, PayloadSafe2Ditch technology being developed by engineers at the NASA Langley Research Center gives small UAS the ability to land in urban areas quickly, safely and autonomously in the event of a technical failure. READ MORE

May 24, 2017

U.S. record set for longest drone urban package delivery

BY Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development Found In:Operations, Engineering & Design, Policy & Regulation, PayloadA UAS team comprised of groups from Nevada and Texas set a U.S. record for delivering a package to an urban area after a 97-mile drone flight through the national airspace. A fixed-wing drone delivered the package to Austin, Texas. READ MORE

May 24, 2017

Shipping giant adds ship-to-dock drone service

BY Luke GeiverFound In:OperationsA Norwegian shipping giant has turned to small unmanned aircraft systems to reduce costs and streamline operations during anchorage. Wilhelmsen Holding announced this month that it intends to deploy drones this year. READ MORE

May 24, 2017

Drones reveal potential for precision forestry

BY Luke GeiverFound In:Operations, Engineering & DesignThe open-air expanses above agriculture fields aren't the only places for precision drone work. A Seattle-based startup and a timber giant from Finland are now working to bring precision drone applications to forests. READ MORE

INDUSTRY EVENTS

Commercial UAV Expo Europe

June 19-21, 2017
The Square
Brussels, Belgium

Sensors Expo

June 27-29, 2017
McEnery Convention Center
San Jose, California

2017 UAS Summit & Expo

August 21-23, 2017
Alerus Center
Grand Forks, North Dakota

InterDrone

September 6-8, 2017
Rio Hotel
Las Vegas, Nevada

Drone World Expo®

October 3-4, 2017
San Jose McEnery Convention Center
San Jose, California

Commercial UAV Expo Americas

October 24-26, 2017
The Westgate Resort
Las Vegas, Nevada

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