UTM – Establishing Performance Requirements

We (the UAS industry) have defined what a UAS Traffic Management – UTM system does, and how it works… but not how well it should do anything. By: Andy Thurling, NUAIR Chief Technology Officer NUAIR and The New York UAS Test Site’s experience with UTM to date has provided enough insight into what these requirements should be for us to describe the path toward fielding an initial system. […]

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First Ever 3D Map of Northern Ireland Coastline

Bluesky Takes to the Air to Create First Ever 3D Map of Northern Ireland’s Coastline Leicestershire, 03 February 2021 – Bluesky International will use aircraft mounted LiDAR sensors laser scanners to create a highly detailed 3D map of the whole of the Northern Ireland coastline. Working on behalf of the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA), the LiDAR […]

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COVID Humanitarian UAS Operation Delivery Test

COVID Humanitarian UAS Operation (CHURP) Concludes Delivery Test in Syracuse CHURP Partners Test Transport of Simulated COVID-19 Testing Kits at SUNY (SYRACUSE, NY) – The COVID-19 Humanitarian UAS (Unmanned Aircraft Systems) Response Partnership (CHURP) announced the conclusion of its latest operational phase: multi-day flight operations and evaluations of two separate use cases to prepare for potential wider-scale deployment. The Partnership was […]

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New York UAS Test Site Completes Advanced Drone Operations for..

New York UAS Test Site Completes Advanced Drone Operations for FAA Drone Integration Program The Biggest and Most Technologically Complex Operation in Test Site’s History. (ROME, NY) – The New York UAS Test Site at Griffiss International Airport in Rome, New York has completed phase two of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) unmanned aircraft traffic management pilot program (UPP). UPP Phase Two (UPP2) […]

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Bluesky Awarded LiDAR Contract to Map Wales from the Air

Leicestershire, UK, 26 February 2020 – Aerial mapping company Bluesky International has been awarded a contract by Natural Resources Wales, on behalf of Welsh Government, to capture a high resolution laser mapped aerial survey of the whole of Wales. Working alongside Natural Resources Wales and Welsh Government, Bluesky will capture the data at a resolution of 2 points per metre […]

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SAM First in N. America to Deploy Advanced Aerial Scanning Technology

Austin, TX — October 2, 2019 — SAM, LLC, a leader in providing geospatial data solutions, will be the first company in North America to acquire and deploy the most recent major advance in aerial scanning technology, the RIEGL VQ-1560 II. The sensor will be installed in SAM’s new fixed-wing aircraft, a 2019 Cessna Grand Caravan EX, to further expand SAM’s national aerial mapping […]

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Quanergy Selected as Exclusive LiDAR Partner for VRCO

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Quanergy Selected as Exclusive LiDAR Partner for VRCO – LiDAR manufacturer to provide S3 solid state LiDAR sensors to enhance safety of land, air, and water capable NeoXcraft XP2 September 21, 2018 06:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Quanergy Systems, Inc., a global leader in the design and development of solid state LiDAR sensors and smart sensing solutions, and […]

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