Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
News and issues relating to civil and military unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) of all kinds and sizes, including those used for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), combat (unmanned combat air vehicles, or UCAVs), law enforcement, research and other applications. Of particular focus is the FAA's planned integration of UAS into the U.S. national airspace system.
The Israeli company is continuing to develop the Hero series of quad-winged flying machines.
Prototype unmanned electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) cargo air vehicle (CAV) is capable of carrying payloads up to 500 pounds.
The 2X is designed to operate as an autonomous air taxi and leverages Intel microprocessor and other technology in its flight control solutions.
Features a drone-like octocopter design, a two-person, 400-pound payload capacity and a range of approximately 70 miles.
Allows operators to plan missions in the Kittyhawk mobile application and then execute the entire flight from takeoff to landing with unlimited waypoints.
Aid agencies, oil industry turn to UAVs for transportation, surveillance needs in remote areas
The system covers UAVs ranging from several pounds to several thousand pounds.
Italian manufacturer plans to focus on the P.1HH and P.180 programs.
Calls for remote ID and tracking of drones with data sent to an internet database via both direct broadcast and network publishing.
The company has already completed a prototype to meet the U.S. Navy’s requirement for an unmanned aerial tanker.