Monthly Archives: December 2019

Lockheed Martin looking to create UTM

  The ability to fly unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) beyond the visual line of sight (BVLOS) significantly improves their effectiveness and potential. The increased range of BVLOS operations requires real-time airspace situational awareness for the UAV pilot and support crew to ensure safe, repeatable operations. Canadian UAVs and Lockheed Martin Canada CDL Systems have signed […]

The drone that knows where to go

  A drone capable of flying independently of an operator has cruised beneath the treetops of a Rotorua pine forest along a flight path it had mapped itself in what is thought to be a world first. The use of drones to capture data like photographs and video from the air is common, but it […]

The Merging of Manned and Unmanned Aviation

  Whether you’re flying a manned or an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), the laws of physics are the same, and most, if not all, risks are also the same. Falling from the sky is not a unique feature of a drone, nor is it the exclusive domain of aircraft manned by expert, FAA-certified pilots. Everything […]