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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Raytheon, NOAA win Aviation Week Laureate Award For Unmanned Hurricane Tracker

Raytheon, NOAA win Aviation Week Laureate Award For Unmanned Hurricane Tracker

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration received Aviation Week magazine’s prestigious Laureate award for using the Raytheon Coyote® unmanned aerial vehicle to provide near-real-time, potentially life-saving data during hurricanes. Developed for the military, Coyote is a small, expendable UAV that’s air- or ground-launched into environments too dangerous for manned aircraft. […]

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