month : 09/2017 18 results

AMA and UAA Launch UAS4STEM Collegiate Drone Challenge

The Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA), the nation’s leading voice for model aircraft flying hobbyists, and the University Aviation Association (UAA), the unifying voice for collegiate aviation education, have launched the Collegiate Drone Challenge following the UAA Collegiate Aviation Confere...

Review: Western Digital My Passport Wireless Pro Hard Drive

The Western Digital My Passport Wireless Pro Hard Drive is a great option for UAS pilots, and photographers looking to back up and access their files on the go. Western Digital updated the line in 2017 with new firmware features and capacities making the unit a must-have for in the field data ...

DJI Proposes Systems For Managing And Monitoring Drone Traffic

DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, believes existing technology and local communication protocols can provide a robust system for managing and monitoring drone traffic, without requiring new equipment or a massive new database of all drone flights. DJI ...

Big Drone Show – Canada’s Largest Drone Event Landing in Toronto Next Week!

Discounted tickets for UASWeekly readers – Use promo code QUADCOPTER for 10% off!Just over a week to go until Canada’s biggest UAV industry event, Big Drone Show, lands at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) on September 27-28, 2017. As the largest conference of its type in Canada, ...

Skylogic Research Report Unveils Drone Industry Market Share Figures

Skylogic Research, LLC  today announced the release of its 2017 Drone Market Sector Report examining worldwide drone sales, service providers, business users, and software services. This independent research, which is partially underwritten by Airware and DroneDeploy, identified that ...

Government of Canada Awards Drone Airspace Management System Contract to Kongsberg Geospatial

Kongsberg Geospatial, an Ottawa-based developer of geospatial software technology, announced today that Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) has awarded them a contract to produce an Emergency Operations Airspace Management System (EOAMS) for evaluation by Canadian government agencies for ...

Parrot Releases The All-New Next Generation Bebop 2 Power Drone

Parrot has revealed the all-new Parrot Bebop 2 Power, the next generation of its world-renowned quadcopter.Lightweight (1.15 lbs./525g), full-featured, robust, compact and accessible to everyone, the Parrot Bebop 2 Power employs a wide range of technology and features that are ideal for any ...

Measure’s First Drone Services Franchise Opens in Illinois

 Measure, the largest U.S. provider of drone services for enterprise customers, today announced its first franchise location with the September 25 grand opening of Measure Springfield in Illinois. The new office provides local, face-to-face service for businesses in Central Illinois t...

Parrot Release The Mambo FPV Mini Drone Puts You In The Pilot Seat

Compact, ultra-light, agile and easy to pilot, the Parrot Mambo is THE ultimate fun-to-fly minidrone – and now provides a unique FPV racer experience!Thanks to its FPV HD camera, the all new Parrot Cockpitglasses 2 (FPV goggles) and accompanying Parrot Flypad piloting controller, the Parrot ...

Egan Airships Announces PLIMP, a Plummet-proof Plane-Blimp Hybrid UAS

 Egan Airships today presents PLIMP™, a plummet-proof™, plane-blimp hybrid UAS that can fly and hover while bringing advances in safety, visibility and mobility. PLIMP aircraft represent a brand new type of UAS that can maneuver and move quickly like fixed-wing aircraft, hover and vertic...