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Sensofusion to Unveil Next Generation Counter-UAS System AIRFENCE: Hosting Exclusive Demo this Fall

As Sensofusion continues to increase its worldwide user base with AIRFENCE, a counter-drone solution being used to protect armed forces, police, airports, prisons, and national guards, the company is unveiling its latest version. AIRFENCE 6.0 dramatically improves and upgrades Sensofusion’s capabilities to detect and safely negate dangerous and potentially life-threatening situations caused by rogue drones. Sensofusion has […]

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Virginia Tech collaboration with State Farm helps secure FAA waiver for drone operations over populated areas in states impacted by Hurricane Florence

Virginia Tech collaboration with State Farm helps secure FAA waiver for drone operations over populated areas in states impacted by Hurricane Florence Insurer working with Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership as member of the FAA Integration Pilot Program on research to expand safe drone operations  September 19, 2018 — State Farm has been granted a first-of-its-kind waiver for drone […]

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India Moves Forward on Drone Regulations

India’s Director General of Civil Aviation has announced the country’s policy for drones, effective December 1, 2018.  The new policy defines and classifies drones, puts in place a permitting process for operators, and outlines flight restrictions. The DGCA uses the term “remotely piloted aircraft” (RPA)  to describe an unmanned aircraft piloted from a remote pilot […]

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Jetoptera commences VTOL test campaign

Aim is to demonstrate VTOL and hover flight for the Fluidic Propulsion System Jetoptera, Inc. has successfully commenced the VTOL test campaign of their proprietary Fluidic Propulsion System™ (FPS). A test bed of more than 50 kg (110 lbs) equipped with a new vectoring-capable version of the FPS design demonstrated in flight earlier in the […]

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Here’s How Drones Reduce Costs in the Energy Sector

Wind turbines can reach huge heights. Solar farms take up large swaths of land. Distribution equipment is sometimes located in remote areas. Utility infrastructure is also, by its nature, spread out across large distances so it can transfer energy from power plants to homes and businesses. This often makes inspecting, maintaining and installing this equipment […]

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