FAA Releases New FRIA Map for Drone Pilots

 

Finding FAA-Recognized Identification Areas Made Easier with New Online Map With the arrival of summer, drone enthusiasts are gearing up for more outdoor activities. As drone flying gains popularity, it’s crucial for pilots to adhere to FAA regulations, including the Remote ID rule, which requires all registered drones to broadcast identification and location information while […]

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Skyportz Welcomes New Action Plan for Advanced Air Mobility in Victoria, Australia

 

Victoria’s Government Introduces Strategic Framework to Boost Vertiport Development Skyportz, an Australian vertiport developer, has expressed strong support for the newly released Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) Action Plan for the State of Victoria. This plan marks a significant step forward in establishing the necessary infrastructure for air taxi operations and other AAM initiatives. Five years […]

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Ground-Based Detect and Avoid Facilitates FAA BVLOS Waiver at Michigan Test Site

 

Integration of uAvionix Casia G System Enables Advanced Drone Operations Unmanned Vehicle Technologies, LLC (UVT) and uAvionix have announced that UVT has been granted a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) waiver to operate small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) at their test site in Michigan. The waiver, identified as 107W-2024-01230 and […]

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Commercial UAV Expo 2024: Industry Leaders to Discuss Drones in Action

 

Keynote Speakers from FAA, Houston Public Works, and PG&E to Highlight Regulations and Success Strategies Organizers of Commercial UAV Expo, the world’s leading commercial drone trade show and conference, have announced an extensive conference program and an impressive speaker line-up focused on advancing the commercial drone industry. Register by July 19 for early bird rates! […]

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D-Fend Solutions Unveils EnforceAir2 Version 24.04.2 with Enhanced Counter-Drone Capabilities

 

New Software Version Introduces Major Upgrades in UI, Detection, Mitigation, and Naval Deployment D-Fend Solutions, a leading provider of radio frequency (RF), cyber-based, non-kinetic, non-jamming, counter-drone technology, has announced the release of EnforceAir2 version 24.04.2. This new software version integrates all upgrades implemented since the product’s launch last year, enhancing its capabilities in power, performance, […]

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Evolve Dynamics Secures Landmark Order for SKY MANTIS 2 in Australia and New Zealand

 

New Partnership with Criterion Solutions Expands Defense and Security Capabilities Evolve Dynamics, a British UAS manufacturer, has announced a significant order for its SKY MANTIS 2 aircraft and accessories package by a defense customer in the Australia and New Zealand region. This milestone order was facilitated by Criterion Solutions, which signed an agreement with Evolve […]

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Drone Cargo Delivery Trials Begin at Italy’s Malpensa Airport

 

Flight Tests Mark the Start of Innovative Air Mobility in Milan The inaugural set of drone flights for cargo transport commenced from Malpensa Airport’s Cargo City on the night of July 8-9. These trials represent a significant step towards the future of drone cargo delivery, aiming to optimize delivery times and reduce CO2 emissions as […]

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SkyeBrowse Unveils Major Update for Faster 3D Modeling

 

Enhanced Processing Speed and New GPS Feature Boost Accuracy for Construction, Surveying, and Public Safety by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian J. McNab Telemetry software developer SkyeBrowse recently announced a major update to their flagship product, bringing them substantially closer to their stated goal of creating truly real-time 3D models using UAV assets. As part of […]

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Granta Autonomy Secures €1 Million Funding to Enhance Battlefield Surveillance Technology

 

Lithuanian Startup’s Cutting-Edge UAVs and Gimbals Set to Revolutionize Reconnaissance Missions Amid Ukraine Conflict Granta Autonomy, a Lithuanian startup specializing in fully autonomous UAVs for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance missions, has successfully completed a €1 million seed funding round. The funding, led by ScaleWolf VC with participation from Brolis Defence and HFL Holdings, will enable […]

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SkyDrive and JR Kyushu Partner for Feasibility Study on eVTOL Deployment in Kyushu

 

Agreement Aims to Enhance Tourism and Urban Development through Advanced Air Mobility SkyDrive Inc., a prominent Japanese eVTOL aircraft manufacturer, and Kyushu Railway Company (JR Kyushu) have entered into an agreement to conduct a feasibility study for the deployment of eVTOLs in the Kyushu region. This SkyDrive and JR Kyushu partnership seeks to explore the […]

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