Category Archives: UAVs

Colorado County Obtains COA to Fly UAS

This COA is an authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) allowing the operation of an unmanned aircraft in a designated area and not for commercial use. Continue reading

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UAS and The World Cup

For all of us World Cup fanatics I found a link between UAS and the FIFA World Cup. The coach of the French team, Didier Deschamps who looked pretty sharp in their first game believes that one of his practice … Continue reading

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FAA Approves First Commercial UAS Operation in Alaska

As Bill Gutelius pointed out to me in the tip it’s impressive to see a LiDAR unit being flown on a relatively small UAS. Continue reading

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Precision Ag to be Largest UAV Market

As I noted in a previous blog post the promise of precision ag has been around since GPS became widely available in the early 1990′s. Continue reading

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Students Using LiDAR with UAV

It uses a LiDAR module deployed on board a UAV to detect the presence of obstacles and a target within a 3 meter square area. Continue reading

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Aerial Services Updates UAS Survey

The products listed here are intended primarily for civil remote sensing use. Continue reading

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LiDAR Added to Full Size Autonomous Helicopter

The sensors allow Sara to fly at full speed, avoid obstacles, select landing zones and do other tasks that are perceptually intensive. Continue reading

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AUVSI’s Umannned Systems 2014

With more than 8,000 attendees expected from over 5o countries and over 600 exhibitors this is certain to be an eye opener. Continue reading

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LiDAR Data and Privacy

Perhaps activity outside of your house, or your kids on their way to school, or the licenses of cars in your driveway will be caught on camera. Continue reading

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UAV Operators Want Tighter Regs

ACUO is calling for the current Federal Government Aviation Safety Regulation Review to back a harder line to combat the growing problem of illegal unmanned aircraft operations. Continue reading

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