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Wingcopter Wins Emergency Delivery Competition

Wingcopter Wins Emergency Delivery Competition

The Lake Kivu Challenge Organizing Committee invited UAS companies to help advance the safe implementation of electric cargo UAS transport, digital aviation solutions and related infrastructure in the Lake Kivu Region in Rwanda. Wingcopter was named the winner of the Emergency Delivery category. Wingcopter’s fully automated drone delivered an emergency package from the mainland to […]
XPONENTIAL 2020, Oct 5-8 in Dallas

XPONENTIAL 2020, Oct 5-8 in Dallas

As restrictions on travel and meetings due to the COVID-19 pandemic are anticipated to remain in place during the summer, the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) is confirming the postponement of AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2020 to Oct. 5 to 8, and moving the trade show to Dallas. AUVSI based its decision to reschedule XPONENTIAL […]

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FAA NEW Drone Training Program

FAA NEW Drone Training Program

The Unmanned Aircraft Systems Collegiate Training Initiative (UAS-CTI) is a new program designed for universities, colleges, and technical schools by the FAA to recognize institutions that prepare students for careers in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or drones. Post-secondary institutions with UAS curriculums that want to be recognized as UAS-CTI participants now have the opportunity to […]
UPS & Wingcopter Collaboration

UPS & Wingcopter Collaboration

UPS drone delivery subsidiary UPS Flight Forward (UPSFF) announced it would collaborate with German drone-maker Wingcopter to develop the next generation of package delivery drones for a variety of use cases in the United States and internationally. UPS chose Wingcopter, a transport drone pioneer, for its unmanned aircraft technology and its track record in delivering […]

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Disinfecting Drone At Work [VIDEO]

Disinfecting Drone At Work [VIDEO]

Drones are being used to spray disinfectants in public spaces in east China’s Anhui Province amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Officials are also watching over the residents, using drones to remind them to wear masks and stay indoors. Shopping malls, theaters and restaurants in some places have been closed to avoid the spread of infection.
Team Bath Aurora

Team Bath Aurora

Team Bath Drones was founded in 2015 as a competitor for the IMechE UAS Challenge. Since then they have entered a new aircraft each year with great success. Each year they start from scratch, first as a paper design exercise in their third year, and then as a voluntary team in our final years. Their […]

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Dodgeball Drone [VIDEO]

Dodgeball Drone [VIDEO]

You won’t believe the agility of this drone from researchers at the University of Zurich! It uses event cameras and special algorithms to cut its reaction time down to 3.5 milliseconds! Their study was published in the journal “Science Robotics.” “Our ultimate goal is to make one day autonomous drones navigate as good as human […]
From Novice to Pro: Start your drone career!

From Novice to Pro: Start your drone career!

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) will host a webinar, “From Novice To Pro – Turning Your Drone Hobby Into a Career,” on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 3 p.m. EDT. With the increasing demand for businesses to integrate drone data and imagery into their operations, many novice drone operators are capitalizing on […]

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FAA Registration Extension

FAA Registration Extension

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has important registration information for drone recreational flyers who registered in the FAADroneZone before December 12, 2017. Your registration has been automatically extended until December 12, 2020. Why Was My Registration Extended? The National Defense Authorization Act for 2018 restored the FAA’s registration rule with respect to model aircraft and […]
XPONENTIAL Postponed

XPONENTIAL Postponed

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, AUVSI’s Xponential show has been postponed. Here is the press release from AUVSI: Based on currently available information, and with the best interests of our members, exhibitors, attendees and the global community in mind, the AUVSI Board of Directors has made the difficult but necessary decision to postpone AUVSI XPONENTIAL […]
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