RSS Feed for this search

Aerovironment

Swedish Police to receive three UAV systems

Swedish Police to receive three UAV systems

Saab will deliver three UAV systems to the Swedish Police. Each system comprises air vehicles equipped with day/night sensors and a ground station, plus spare parts, consumables, documentation, training and technical support. The contract will be in effect from 2016 to 2018. The remote-controlled UAV system selected by the Swedish Police uses the proven Qube… Read more »

Source: Saab, 14-Jan-16

AeroVironment Receives FAA Section 333 Exemption For UAS Operations In The United States

AeroVironment Receives FAA Section 333 Exemption For UAS Operations In The United States

Under the new policy, the FAA will grant a certificate of waiver or authorization for all flights at or below 200 feet to any UAS operator that has already received a Section 333 exemption. The COA allows the exempt UAS operator to fly anywhere in the U.S. without the need to acquire a COA for… Read more »

Source: Aerovironment, 16-Apr-15

Visit our website - http://www.milestoneaviation.com
Visit our website - www.sloanehelicopters.com
HeliHub.com advertising space - 240x100 Pixels

AeroVironment becomes shareholder in CybAero

AeroVironment becomes shareholder in CybAero

CybAero, which develops and markets unmanned helicopters, has a new partner. It is the American partner AeroVironment, AV, who has converted one of its two loans.  AeroVironment will thus acquire in CybAero of 8.5 percent, making them the largest shareholder in the company. The loan of 10 million, now converted into 1,062,699 shares were issued by… Read more »

Source: CybAero, 04-Mar-14

Eurocopter looks at unmanned options with AeroVironment

Eurocopter looks at unmanned options with AeroVironment

AeroVironment, Inc., (NASDAQ: AVAV) the world’s highest volume manufacturer of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), and Eurocopter, the leading global helicopter manufacturer, today announced at the Association of the United States Army annual meeting that they have signed a cooperative agreement to explore opportunities for expanding their respective military and commercial product portfolios. “The combination of… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 24-Oct-13

AeroVironment invests in CybAero to gain US/NATO selling rights

AeroVironment invests in CybAero to gain US/NATO selling rights

AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV) today announced it has entered into a strategic relationship with Sweden-based CybAero AB (NASDAQOMXS: CBA) to develop and distribute a Tier II vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) unmanned aircraft system in response to unmet requirements from multiple customers. The relationship gives AeroVironment exclusive rights to provide CybAero AB systems to United… Read more »

Source: AeroVironment, 04-Dec-12

AeroVironment creates new COO role – and promotes from within

AeroVironment creates new COO role – and promotes from within

AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) today announced a realignment of its senior management team to support its growth plans. The company promoted Senior Vice President and UAS General Manager Tom Herring to the newly established position of chief operating officer. Herring will focus on the planning and execution of the company’s annual operating plan and on operational… Read more »

Source: AeroVironment, 09-May-12

AeroVironment launches the Qube Small UAV for law enforcement

AeroVironment launches the Qube Small UAV for law enforcement

AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV) today introduced the QubeTM portable UAS for use in public safety applications such as law enforcement and first response. Small enough to fit easily in the trunk of a car, the Qube system can be unpacked, assembled and ready for flight in less than five minutes, giving the operator a rapidly… Read more »

Source: AeroVironment, 28-Oct-11

AeroVironment introduces Shrike VTOL UAV

AeroVironment introduces Shrike VTOL UAV

AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) today introduced its lightweight and man-portable Shrike VTOLâ„¢ unmanned aircraft system. In August 2008 AeroVironment announced the receipt of a contract from DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) to develop a portable, stealthy, persistent perch and stare (SP2S) unmanned aircraft system. Shrike VTOL represents the conclusion of this development effort. “With… Read more »

Source: AeroVironment, 31-Aug-11

Tags: , , , ,

AeroVironment looks to expand into VTOL

AeroVironment looks to expand into VTOL

Building upon its work on a DARPA program, AeroVironment said that it intends to release an unmanned vertical takeoff and landing system in the next three or four years (Full story)

Source: Flightglobal, 26-Aug-11

Tags: , , ,