Rotor Shield Working to Improve UAS Safety

Rotor Shield Working to Improve UAS Safety

Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) can help locate missing senior citizens, assess damage after big storms and inspect crops, but drones can also pose safety risks if they collide with people. Rotor Shield LLC, an incubator firm affiliated with Embry-Riddle’s John Mica Engineering and Aerospace Innovation Complex (MicaPlex), has designed patent-pending technology to advance the safe, […]

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AUVSI Creating A Drone’s Best Practices Program

AUVSI Creating A Drone’s Best Practices Program

One of the drone sector’s top industry groups is one step closer to launching a best-practices/code-of-conduct program for UAV pilots. The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International appointed a steering committee this week to develop the Trusted Operator Program for remote pilots and unmanned aircraft systems training organizations. The working group will also serve as brand ambassadors […]

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FAA Releases UAS Remote Tracking & ID ARC Report

FAA Releases UAS Remote Tracking & ID ARC Report

The Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Identification and Tracking Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC), chartered by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in June, has submitted its report and recommendations (PDF) to the agency on technologies available to identify and track drones in flight and other associated issues, the FAA has announced. According to the official release, 74 ARC members […]

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FAA States: DO NOT FLY NEAR HURRICANE RESPONSE EFFORTS

FAA States: DO NOT FLY NEAR HURRICANE RESPONSE EFFORTS

DO NOT FLY NEAR HURRICANE RESPONSE EFFORTS As a result of Hurricane Matthew, there will likely be significant recovery efforts and the FAA may issue flight restrictions in the vicinity of disaster areas. During response operations to Hurricane Matthew, authorized aircraft may be flying at very low altitudes over affected areas.    Unauthorized UAS or drone operations may prevent other aircraft from performing life-saving missions and increase the risk of mid-air […]

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Introducing ProDrone – B2B Commercial Drone Developer and Manufacturer – Interview with Fred Borda

Introducing ProDrone – B2B Commercial Drone Developer and Manufacturer – Interview with Fred Borda

Drone Vibes Interview with Fred Borda from ProDrone – we asked Fred about ProDrone’s industrial application drones and B2B drone development and business integration services.   Specialty Application Drones Introduced in this Video: PD6B-AW-ARM, a large-format drone equipped with two internally-developed robotic arms, enabling it to directly accomplish a variety of tasks. Examples of these […]

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Parrot Sequoia – Multispectral Drone Camera/Sensor, Designed for Agri-Business & Crop Management Applications

Parrot Sequoia – Multispectral Drone Camera/Sensor, Designed for Agri-Business & Crop Management Applications

Drone Vibes Interview with Greg Crutsinger, Scientific Program Director at Parrot – we asked Greg about Sequoia – Multispectral Drone Camera/Sensor, Designed for Agri-business and Crop Management. For more info, please, visit http://www.parrot.com Join us at http://www.DroneVibes.com and Subscribe to our free Podcast-your go-to source for drone news, product releases, tutorials, and interviews with industry […]

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2016 InterDrone: Tether Power Drone System RS1000 by Blue Vigil – Unlimited Hover Time at an altitude of up to 149 feet!

2016 InterDrone: Tether Power Drone System RS1000 by Blue Vigil – Unlimited Hover Time at an altitude of up to 149 feet!

RS1000 Tether Power Drone System makes it possible for to launch and leave your UAV hovering at an altitude of up to 149 feet… indefinitely. All you need is the Blue Vigil RS1000 Ground Power System and a power source. We interviewed Todd Stave, CEO of Blue Vigil at 2016 InterDrone Expo about system features, [...]Read More »