Industry Updates

Source: UV Online
US Navy unveils new flying metal detector

This lightweight quadcopter provides an extensive detection range that can be used to determine location of mines.

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Source: The Straits Times
Singapore joins global panel to regulate drone use

Set up by UN civil aviation arm, 15-member group aims to develop framework to address stakeholders' concerns.

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Source: UV Online
Heron 1 to replace IAF’s Sea Scan

The Heron 1 UAS is set to replace the Israeli Air Force’s (IAF) manned Sea Scan maritime patrol aircraft, Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced on 15 May. The Herons will provide protection of naval borders and strategic infrastructures to meet operational needs.

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Source: FlightGlobal
Aerovironment unveils nano Snipe UAV

Aerovironment has unveiled a new unmanned nano quadrotor, Snipe, designed for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. The Nano UAVs is about the size of a smartphone and a pad which allows the operator to punch in waypoints to launch and recover.

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Source: Flight Global
Airbus launches Aerial business for imagery services

A new Airbus business launched on 9 May will offer imagery and communications from satellites and drones as a service to a global clientele, the company announces at the AUVSI Xponential convention in Dallas.

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Source: The Straits Times
Uber reaches for the sky in new transport vision

Flying Uber cars in the future!

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