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Drone Manufacturers Alliance Europe (DMAE), the organization representing the manufacturers of the majority of civilian drones, calls on the United Kingdom Department for Transport (DfT) to release the full testing methodology and results of its Mid-Air Collision Study, in order to better understand how to mitigate the risks drones may pose to traditional aircraft. DfT released …
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On July 25, 2017, the Italian Civil Aviation Authority ENAC granted Ileron non-geographicauthorization to undertake critical specialized operations, under VLOS conditions, using RPA with MTOM less than 25 kg. Non-geographic authorizations or permits to fly are concessions not related to a specific area of operations but to its feature in terms, for example, of anthropic …
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Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS), the corporate insurance carrier of Allianz SE, is working with InsurTech startup Flock (www.flockcover.com) to develop digital insurance solutions for the growing drones or ‘Unmanned Aircraft Systems’ (UAS) market. The partnership’s first product, to be launched later this year in the UK market, is a mobile app (for …
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Aireon announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Air Traffic Control the Netherlands (LVNL), the Dutch Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP). LVNL operates the Amsterdam Flight Information Region (FIR), which extends above Dutch territory and a large part of the North Sea. LVNL will collaborate with Aireon to assess how space-based …
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With the “DFS-DrohnenApp”, German aviation authority DFS is launching a new app for hobby drones pilots that shows users where they can fly their drone at any time and any location in Germany. It also provides comprehensive information on the applicable rules, regulations and restrictions. The free app is available for both iOS and Android …
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While we may all be fascinated by the latest actuator or gimbal, the Connected Drone Application Movement (CDAM), which pertains to applications that can remotely and/or autonomously interact with and/or power single or multiple UAVs. An example of a CDAM application could be a drone fleet management application. Such an application could interact with the …
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FlytBase, are on a mission to empower drone developers and help them accelerate development of drone applications. Over last few months, we have introduced a suite of products, including, FlytOS, FlytSIM, web/mobile SDKs, FlytBase Cloud, FlytConsole. We have been working hard to improve the user experience to further simplify the drone application development process. Releasing the Internet of Drones platform is …
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Aerotenna is proud to announce its OcPoC™ with Xilinx Zynq® Mini flight controller now fully supports the PX4 autopilot. Being one of the smartest, most powerful and versatile flight controllers on the market, OcPoC has driven many revolutionary drone applications, agriculture dust spray, long haul transportation, and more. The support for both AMP and PX4 …
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