HOW IS NASA HELPING UAV MANUFACTURERS IMPROVE DRONE SAFETY?

Since the early days of flight, the aviation industry has focused on the safety and security of manned vehicles. Today, the industry is finding ways to address these same issues with unmanned vehicles. The rapid advancement of technology and the increasing demand for commercial unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) has led… Read more“HOW IS NASA HELPING UAV MANUFACTURERS IMPROVE DRONE SAFETY?”

NASA launches competition to address airspace safety risks

Safeguarding flights in US airspace is the aim of a new competition launched by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Langley Research Center in early August 2019. The Safeguard with Autonomous Navigation Demonstration (SAND) Challenge is an opportunity for small businesses to compete in an autonomous unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) competition… Read more“NASA launches competition to address airspace safety risks”

New Turboprop Engine to be Designed for European UAV Applications

Safran Helicopter Engines has announced that it has partnered with ZF Luftfahrttechnik GmbH (ZFL) and MT-Propeller to design a new turboprop engine for European unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) applications. The new engine will be based on Safran’s Ardiden 3 rotorcraft engine, with additional technologies that have been matured through the company’s… Read more“New Turboprop Engine to be Designed for European UAV Applications”