Liteye Systems Awarded $12.1M Contract for Air Defense Systems

Liteye Systems, Inc. today announced the award of a $12.1M, multi-year contract by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) to provide its entire portfolio of integrated multi-domain, multi-mission Air Base Surface and Ground Defense systems, including Counter UAS (C-UAS) solutions. The contract award demonstrates the DoD’s prioritization of air and ground defense platforms and the […]

Numerica receives ISO 9001:2015 certification for manufacturing of Spyglass radar

Numerica Corporation has received the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 certification for the robust quality management system implemented to bring its Spyglass™ short-range surveillance radar to market. The certification was issued through Platinum Registration, a Denver-based ANAB-accredited management system certification body, and awarded on March 10, 2022. The strict requirements of the certification ensure that the […]

Drone helps locate a vulnerable woman in Gravesend

A Kent Police drone pilot, working in unison with constables from the Gravesham Local Policing Team, helped safely locate a vulnerable woman. Close to midnight on 30 April, 2022, the force’s control room received a call which stated a lone female had been seen walking through a Gravesend industrial site before tracing through uneven mounds of sand. The […]

Eve Holding, Inc. Begins Trading Today on the New York Stock Exchange Under the Symbol “EVEX”

Listing follows completion of a business combination with Zanite Acquisition Corp. (“Zanite”) • The closing of the business combination generated $377 million of gross proceeds, which will be used to accelerate the development, certification and commercialization of Eve’s comprehensive UAM solution • Eve to ring the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange today […]

DJI Avata

Well, the FPV community is getting hot under the collar about another DJI FPV drone, like the one that Ian sold and Bruce uses as a paperweight but smaller, an FPV mini This all comes from images generated in China, one of the product lines up and one of the app pulled apart. If DJI’s […]

Nordic Unmanned reinforces its position in Europe by investing in leading Belgian drone company DroneMatrix

Nordic Unmanned has entered into an agreement giving the company control of 55 per cent of the shares in DroneMatrix, a leading drone technology company in Belgium. The investment will strengthen Nordic Unmanned’s position in Europe, complement existing solutions in every market vertical, and accelerates the growth and development of DroneMatrix. “The partnership with DroneMatrix […]

New Zealand – CAA Advertising Causes Industry Concerns

Over the last few weeks, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has used Facebook advertising to target the general public in an attempt to educate potential drone users. Like the CAA, UAVNZ considers aviation safety of paramount importance and we want to see such initiatives happen. However, we have some concerns about some of the messaging, […]

CHIRP Edition 4 May 2022

Well done to the confidential human factors incident reporting program (CHIRP) and in particular editor Rupert Dent. We need lots more of this in the drone industry. The constant improvement in the CHIRP report says to me that perhaps the RPAS world is starting to grow up. A relevant read wherever you are. Find the […]

ANRA Technologies Announces Data Migration Services for MissionManager

ANRA Technologies, a leader in integrated airspace, mission management and delivery systems for uncrewed aircraft, today announced a new data migration service for enterprises transitioning to ANRA’s MissionManager drone operations and fleet management platform.  Maintaining historical data is critical to every enterprise drone program for long-term analysis, planning and compliance. ANRA understands the vital importance […]

Inspiring The Next Generation of Women Drone Pilots: Skydio Youth Fly Day

Mira Marquez According to the Federal Aviation Administration’s annual statistics, women comprised only 7.6% of registered Remote Pilots (aka licensed drone pilots) at the end of 2021. While it’s a slight increase from past years, there’s no question that the drone industry can and should make closing the gender gap a priority. At Skydio, we’re committed […]

Zipline – Mechanical Design Engineer – Avionics

ZIPLINE IS AT THE FOREFRONT OF A LOGISTICS REVOLUTION: WE DESIGN, MANUFACTURE, AND OPERATE OUR OWN FLEET OF AUTONOMOUS DRONES TO DELIVER VITAL MEDICAL SUPPLIES TO PEOPLE IN NEED WITHIN MINUTES, 7 DAYS A WEEK.  TODAY WE DELIVER CRITICAL AND LIFESAVING MEDICINE TO THOUSANDS OF HOSPITALS SERVING MILLIONS OF PEOPLE. JOIN ZIPLINE AND HELP US MAKE THIS […]

FlyingBasket Academy

FlyingBasket Academy is an extension of our values and vision as a company aiming to deliver not just a training course, but a learning experience from the same team that conducts ground-breaking drone operations and innovates the way goods and materials are transported. Safety, regulation compliance, and skilled pilots are what make our startup a […]