Posts Tagged: Unmanned

UK CAA PFCO List Trend

Whether you are a potential or current sUSA operator or customer, AJSSL would like to take this opportunity to wish our reader a Happy and Prosperous New Year. All the very best for 2019 from us. This post is prompted by the latest UK CAA PFCO List published 11 Jan 2019 and our observation that… Read more »

New technology and ideas in the world of unmanned vehicles

You never know what you’re gonna bump into in the world of unmanned air vehicles… We came across this company (Roboteam Inc) today who develop and manufacture unmanned platforms and controllers for defence, law enforcement and public safety missions. They’ve developed a system where ground vehicle and air vehicle can co-operate.  We love technology and new ideas!… Read more »

Another Way To Launch Your ScanEagle

Insitu ScanEagle is currently launched by a catapult and recovered by static line.   Insitu, makers of ‪#‎ScanEagle‬ ‪#‎RPAS‬ demonstrate its launch and recovery via quadcopter; FLARES (Flying LAunch & REcovery System)   This video shows FLARES in action. FLARES – Flying Launch and Recovery System from Insitu on Vimeo.

Another Day In The Office

I suppose if you have to work on a sunny Sunday ….. there are worse places than this. ‪#‎sunnysomerset‬ ‪#‎drone‬ ‪#‎RPAS‬ ‪#‎aerialcropscouting‬ ‪#‎uav‬ ‪#‎precisionag We even had some company way up there. with some Crow wingmen.

USS Fort Worth makes history

The USS Fort Worth Littoral Combat Ship left for a 16 month Asian deployment on Monday 17th November; the first ship to deploy with both unmanned and manned helicopters working together.   She carries a Northrop Grumman MQ-8B Fire Scout that will work alongside a standard piloted helicopter; the MH-60 Seahawk. For more information see this… Read more »

Small Unmanned Aircraft: Congested Areas Operating Safety Case

NOTE – THE INFORMATION IN THIS POST IS NOW SUPERSEDED – SEE UPDATED INFO HERE On 31/10/2014 the CAA Published – IN-2014/179: Small Unmanned Aircraft: Congested Areas Operating Safety Case (CAOSC) Purpose “The purpose of this Information Notice is to inform operators of civil Unmanned Aircraft Systems, wishing to operate in congested areas, of the requirement… Read more »

US Apache Increases Its Battlefield Reach

A percentage of the US Army’s AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopters will be equipped with a communications system called the Unmanned Aerial Systems Tactical Common Data Link Assembly (UTA). The UTA’s antenna would be fitted inside a dome over the aircraft rotor blades in place of a radar on some Apaches. With the UTA antenna and… Read more »

Mysterious UAV in Afghanistan

Spoof or scoop? We came across this intriguing article on the Shephard website. It is suggesting that a new UAV type has been spotted operating in Afghanistan. Amongst the distinctive features of the type is the ‘fat’ wing chord, and a large central fuselage fairing.