Civilian Drones to Change How We Respond to Emergencies

Civilian Drones to Change How We Respond to Emergencies

You may think you know what a “drone” is. But the word  “clearly means a lot of things to a lot of different people,” according to Dean Jansen, co-director of the Drones and Aerial Robotics Conference (DARC), which took place in October. Jansen’s remark came while introducing one of the ... Read More
 
UK’s Horizon:51 Offers Professional sUAS Aerial Services

UK’s Horizon:51 Offers Professional sUAS Aerial Services

UK-based company Horizon:51 is new start-up offering both professional aerial photography services as well as pre-built systems for industrial and domestic photographic and inspection applications. The company uses existing commercially available components and equipment to offer versatility to suit almost any commercial aerial task.  In addition, Horizon:51 offers custom build and aerial photography and video services to ... Read More
 
Aerial Footage of Tornado Damage in Washington, Illinois

Aerial Footage of Tornado Damage in Washington, Illinois

A CNN UAS flies over debris fields showing damage left for miles after tornadoes swept through Washington, Illinois.The damage to Washington, Illinois was part of a large wedge tornado with winds up to 190 mph which traveled in a northeasterly direction from Tazewell to Woodford to Livingston and to La ... Read More
 
New EU UAV Enters Integration Phase

New EU UAV Enters Integration Phase

Cassidian’s Sagitta UAV demonstration project has entered the integration phase. A flight demonstrator will be built to show advanced UAV technologies, with the first Sagitta flight scheduled for 2015, according to a Cassidian announcement. Defense News have reported that the first wind tunnel tests have been completed on the Sagitta demonstrator, which will be a tailless flying wing with ... Read More