IsisCopter taps Robotic Skies for maintenance Services

Posted on March 14th, 2014 by

IsisCopter, a custom manufacturer of multirotor unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) airframes, has selected the Robotic Skies Service Center network for ongoing inspections and field maintenance for its commercial line of products. Continue Reading →

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Drone research continues with South Texas test flights

Posted on March 6th, 2014 by

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi continues its preparations to be fully operational as one of only six federal test sites for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) with another series of test flight missions planned for the week of... Continue Reading →

Flying robots help train athletes

Posted on March 5th, 2014 by

PRINCETON, N.J. — A new flying robot is being developed to help athletes elevate their performance while helping to prevent sports injuries, including concussions, cardiac incidents, and heat-related illnesses. Borne out of a New Jersey flight academy, the AeroTrainer is... Continue Reading →

FAA busting drone myths

Posted on February 27th, 2014 by

Busting Myths about the FAA and Unmanned Aircraft” can be found on the FAA’s website. Seven myths in all are touted, then rebutted by “Fact”. For example: Myth #2: Commercial UAS flights are OK if I’m over private property and... Continue Reading →

Droneport.com launches

Posted on February 24th, 2014 by

A new website dedicated to supporting the integration of unmanned aerial vehicles — commonly known as drones — into the existing aviation infrastructure, is now live at Droneport.com. Continue Reading →

FAA grounds Valentine’s flower delivery drone

Posted on February 14th, 2014 by

COMMERCE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — FlowerDeliveryExpress.com recently conducted the first flower delivery by drone. The company was immediately notified by the FAA that commercial use of drones is only authorized on a case-by-case basis, which led CEO Wesley Berry to halt... Continue Reading →

Keeping the skies safe as UAV testing begins

Posted on February 10th, 2014 by

I’m not against UAVs. What I am against is fencing off parts of the sky from the flyers who were here first in the interest of UAV testing. I’m also not for rolling the dice with the lives of fellow... Continue Reading →

Embry-Riddle to offer UAS workshop

Posted on February 6th, 2014 by

Those looking to gain a better understanding of the emerging unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry can take advantage of a two-day course being offered in Las Vegas Feb. 27-28 by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide. Continue Reading →

VKI hosts short course on UAVs and light aircraft design

Posted on February 5th, 2014 by

The von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics will host its first-ever Short Course on UAVs and Light Aircraft Design, May 20-22, at the Institute’s facility near Brussels, Belgium. Continue Reading →

Texas A&M conducts drone research

Posted on January 14th, 2014 by

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Just weeks after its designation as one of six federally-approved test sites for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will conduct several test flights over South Texas ranchland to continue research and training on... Continue Reading →