A survey by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) finds that 35 of 44 responding state departments of transportation (80 percent) are using unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones, for a wide range of purposes.
The North Carolina Department of Transportation’s (NCDOT) Division of Aviation is hosting a free drone workshop for commercial and government operators in Nags Head on Thursday, April 19.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) will co-host the 3rd Annual FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Symposium on March 6-8, 2018 at the Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore.
The Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Guide, written by four Embry-Riddle thought leaders and advanced instructors in the UAS field, includes everything from the history and various designs and technology to common uses, safety practices and challenges facing unmanned aviation.
President Donald J. Trump directed U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao today to launch an initiative to safely test and validate advanced operations for drones in partnership with state and local governments in select jurisdictions.
Virtual Surveyor nv, developer of UAV image visualization and analysis software, is launching a new suite of Productivity Tools at the 2017 Commercial UAV Expo in Las Vegas.
Michael Baker International expanded its inspection services with the purchase of an Altavian Nova unmanned aircraft system (UAS). The new fixed-wing Altavian Nova joins the company’s expanding UAS fleet, and offers a new tool for Michael Baker pilots to utilize when conducting aerial inspections and mapping of large sites or during inclement weather conditions.
3D Robotics (3DR) announced that it is integrating Site Scan with DJI to make it compatible with DJI drones. 3DR also announced its Enterprise Atlas platform, a complete drone data solution.
Trimble is collaborating with Propeller Aero to distribute its Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) analytics platform.