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  • AUVSI: ITAR-free SWIR camera unveiled for small UAVs

    News | 05 May 2015 21:28 | Stephen Trimble

    ​A unit of UTC Aerospace Systems has released a shortwave infrared (SWIR) camera for the unmanned air vehicle and industrial inspection markets.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AUVSI-ITAR-free-SWIR-camera-unveiled-for-small-UAVs-411963/
  • AUVSI: Colorado startup unveils large ducted fan UAV

    News | 05 May 2015 20:20 | Stephen Trimble

    Colorado-based start-up Reference Technologies on 5 May unveiled a new ducted fan-powered unmanned air vehicle in the 120lb-class called the Hummingbird.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AUVSI-Colorado-startup-unveils-large-ducted-fan-UAV-411956/
  • AUVSI: Commercial sales forcing defence contractors to adapt

    News | 05 May 2015 16:39 | Stephen Trimble

    The transition from defence contracts to commercial sales for unmanned air systems opens the door to a wide variety of new business models.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AUVSI-Commercial-sales-forcing-defence-contractors-to-adapt-411949/
  • AUVSI: Oklahoma bullish on UAV integration

    News | 05 May 2015 16:36 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Oklahoma considers the Federal Aviation Administration’s overlook of the state as a chosen test site for unmanned air vehicles as a positive thing, claiming that the lack of guidance in how the six sites should be operating as is stifling their operations.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AUVSI-Oklahoma-bullish-on-UAV-integration-411946/
  • AUVSI: Tekever pitches quadcopter to Portuguese government

    News | 05 May 2015 15:17 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Tekever is in talks with the Portuguese government regarding the potential acquisition of its VR1 Colibri quadcopter to operate alongside the fixed wing unmanned air vehicles that it already operates.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AUVSI-Tekever-pitches-quadcopter-to-Portuguese-government-411936/
  • AUVSI: Google detects recent shift by US regulators on UAVs

    News | 05 May 2015 14:55 | Stephen Trimble

    ​A very recent change in the attitudes of US regulators has opened new opportunities for experimenting with small unmanned systems, says the head of Google Project Wing.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AUVSI-Google-detects-recent-shift-by-US-regulators-on-UAVs-411937/
  • Swedish AW109 performing well for EU off Somali coast

    News | 05 May 2015 14:43 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The Swedish Defence Helicopter Wing has made a successful operational debut aboard a surface ship operated by another nation, with an AgustaWestland AW109 having supported the EU’s Operation Atalanta activity off the coast of Somalia for almost three months.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Swedish-AW109-performing-well-for-EU-off-Somali-coast-411929/
  • All-new Zero-G set to restart science flights

    News | 05 May 2015 14:34 | Dan Thisdell

    One of the world’s most demanding flight programmes is set to resume on Tuesday, 5 May, when Bordeaux Mérignac-based Novespace resumes microgravity flying in its new “Zero-G” Airbus A310.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/All-new-Zero-G-set-to-restart-science-flights-411927/
  • Thomas Cook Airlines debuts A330 leased from AirTanker

    News | 05 May 2015 13:58 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Thomas Cook Airlines has made its first commercial flights with an Airbus A330-200 being operated under a three-year “damp lease” agreement with the UK’s AirTanker Services.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Thomas-Cook-Airlines-debuts-A330-leased-from-AirTanker-411933/
  • AUVSI: CyPhy Works launches crowdsourcing campaign to fund commercial UAV

    News | 05 May 2015 13:47 | Beth Stevenson

    ​CyPhy Works has launched a crowdsourcing campaign to raise the required $250 million to design and develop a commercial unmanned air vehicle that would appeal to a wide variety of users.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AUVSI-CyPhy-Works-launches-crowdsourcing-campaign-to-fund-commercial-UAV-411895/
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