Manufacturing & Distribution

February 04, 2016

FlyMotion announces UAS mobile command and control center

BY Patrick C. MillerFlyMotion Unmanned Systems has unveiled TRIDENT, an unmanned aerial system mobile command and control vehicle for public safety, media broadcast, emergency management and inspection operations. READ MORE

February 04, 2016

Aerialtronics develops UAS with sense and avoid technology

BY Ann BaileyAerialtronics has developed sense and avoid technology for its Altura Zenith. The sense and avoid technology developed by the Dutch company will help the UAS to stay away from objects during inspections that include telecommunication towers, buildin READ MORE

February 04, 2016

Switzerland's Flyability UAS can manuever in tight places

BY Ann BaileySwiss UAS developer Flyability, has developed an unmanned aircraft that can conduct search and rescue in glacier crevasses and other places dangerous for humans due to its unique outer protection infrastructure. READ MORE

January 28, 2016

Woolpert adds Kespry Drone System for commercial mapping

BY Ann BaileyWoolpert has selected Kespry Inc. to supply commercial UAS systems to support its site surveying and mapping needs. Based in California, Kespry has developed a out-the-box system for commercial engineers and surveyors. READ MORE

January 28, 2016

UAS startup Apellix focusing on dangerous painting jobs

BY Ann BaileyApellix founder Robert Dahlstrom believes he has developed a UAS system that can save lives, especially those related to the painting of transmission towers or in the holds of ships. READ MORE

January 21, 2016

Consumer drone sales expected to skyrocket in coming decade

BY Patrick C. MillerBy 2025, sales of drones to the consumer market are expected to exceed 90 million units and generate $4.6 billion in revenue, according to ABI Research, a technology market intelligence firm in Oyster Bay, New York. READ MORE

January 21, 2016

In Depth: UAS Life After the 333

BY UAS Magazine Staff Two UAS companies with different offerings explain the impact of receiving a 333 exemption and how business life has changed. READ MORE

January 21, 2016

Farmers at Precision Agriculture summit learn about UAS

BY Ann BaileyThough regulatory work and improvements remain before farmers can incorporate UAS into their operations, they're eager to learn about them, judging by attendance at UAS sessions at Jamestown, N.D. precision agriculture summit. READ MORE

January 14, 2016

MD UAS maker uses custom approach for military, civilian success

BY Luke GeiverUAV Solutions is using its commitment to in-house design, manufacturing and testing to find economic success in the military and civilian commercial markets. READ MORE

January 14, 2016

NOAA uses UAS to gather information for hurricane forecasting

BY Ann BaileyThe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is researching the use of a UAS to gather information for hurricane forecasters. A team from NOAA and Raytheon demonstrated advancements of the Coyote UAS in January. READ MORE

January 14, 2016

Unmanned Aerial Systems Research Center launched in Tennessee

BY Ann BaileyOak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee has established an Unmanned Aerial Systems Research Center that intends to explore UAS uses that have not been conceived of or made possible to date. READ MORE

January 07, 2016

Intel’s Role In The Drone Revolution

BY Luke Geiver

December 31, 2015

Drone manufacturer XCraft thriving after Shark Tank appearance

BY Patrick C. MillerXCraft is proving that if you build a better drone, the world will beat a path to your door.Based in Sandpoint, Idaho, XCraft's fall appearance on the ABC TV show, "Shark Tank" has the company more busy than ever before. READ MORE

December 31, 2015

Finding The UAS Story Of The Year

BY Luke Geiver

December 17, 2015

Protecting UAS Innovators

BY Patrick C. MillerPatenting and legally protecting innovations is an idea that's been around since the beginning of the United States. It provides incentive to UAS innovators to create and develop new technologies that keep the industry moving forward. READ MORE

December 10, 2015

UAS innovators need sound legal advice to protect property

BY Patrick C. MillerIn a rapidly the rapidly changing world of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) where new technological innovations occur on a daily basis, patent attorney Melissa "Mel" Coombes believes that protecting intellectual property is vital. READ MORE

December 10, 2015

Strat Aero acquires Aero Kinetics

BY Ann BaileyInternational aerospace company Strat Aero has acquired Fort Worth, Texas-based Aero Kinetics. READ MORE

December 10, 2015

Oklahoma State University launches UAS research organization

BY Ann BaileyOklahoma State University has formed a research organization aimed at developing UAS technology. READ MORE

December 03, 2015

Ground robot, drone maker takes new approach to aerial precision

BY Luke GeiverA Silicon Valley unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) startup is applying the lessons learned from its work on the film Gravity to guide its efforts at building a ground-based robot and drone combo system that offers unique flight precision capabilities. READ MORE

December 03, 2015

Why 2015 Was Historic For UAS

BY Luke GeiverOur newest issue of UAS Magazine is out. You can check it out here. As a primer, here are a few thoughts we included in the print publication. READ MORE

December 02, 2015

FAA reminds U.S. shoppers to fly their UAS' safely

BY Ann Bailey The Federal Aviation Administration is reminding holiday shoppers that a UAS is more than just a toy. The agency released on Black Friday a reminder to shoppers that upon buying a sUAV, they are more than just photographers, they are also pilots. READ MORE

November 19, 2015

UAS Manufacturer Commits To Safety

BY Luke GeiverTo learn about a study released this week on the safety issues and risks associated with toy drones operated by inexperienced pilots, we got on the phone with Hulsey Smith. When we talked, we got more than we had hoped for. READ MORE

November 19, 2015

AirMap partners with DJI and 3DR to assist drone pilots

BY Patrick C. MillerCalifornia-based AirMap will partner with major drone manufactures DJI and 3DR to improve safety and situational awareness for operators. READ MORE

November 19, 2015

Kansas students will operate AgEagle UAS for precision ag project

BY Ann BaileyA group of students in Kansas are pairing with some of the state’s farmers on a precision agriculture project that will use UAS to capture crop images. READ MORE

November 12, 2015

Sentera gets UAS exemption, teams with Canadian distributor

BY Patrick C. MillerCanadian company Gap Wireless has added Sentera LLC unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and data management solutions to its product inventory for the mobile broadband and test measurement markets. READ MORE

November 12, 2015

6 Issues In UAS

BY Luke GeiverNext year, the UAS industry will be in uncharted territory. So will our magazine. Here is 6 reasons why. READ MORE

November 12, 2015

General Atomics breaks ground at Grand Sky technology park

BY Ann BaileyGeneral Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. broke ground Nov. 9 on a 5.5-acre remotely piloted aircraft training facility at Grand Sky UAS park, Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D. READ MORE

November 05, 2015

Not In Time For The Holidays, But Right On Time For UAS

BY Luke GeiverAlthough we talk to several people and entities on all things UAS every week, I can't honestly say every single conversation leaves us excited. This week I had a great chat that would have anyone in UAS excited. READ MORE

October 29, 2015

Microsoft, Aeryon team on high-tech patrol vehicle with UAV

BY Patrick C. MillerCanada-based Aeryon Labs Inc. and Microsoft have formed a technology partnership that pairs the Aeryon SkyRanger small unmanned aerial system (sUAS) with an advanced patrol vehicle being developed for law enforcement. READ MORE