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Large, Civilian Drone Takes Off for the First Time From an International Airport in Alaska
Large, Civilian Drone Takes Off for the First Time From an International Airport in Alaska

25 May 2022, 10:02 UTC / The first civilian large drone operation from an international airport in Alaska took place recently, led by the University of Alaska Fairbanks

 
Self-Driving, Unmanned Vehicle Is the First in Europe to Deliver a Parcel on Public Roads
Self-Driving, Unmanned Vehicle Is the First in Europe to Deliver a Parcel on Public Roads

13 May 2022, 15:57 UTC / Cleveron Mobility and DPD Estonia are the first in Europe to deliver a parcel on public roads using an autonomous, unmanned vehicle

 
Lockheed Martin's Stalker VXE Unmanned Aircraft Completes Record Flight
Lockheed Martin's Stalker VXE Unmanned Aircraft Completes Record Flight

11 Apr 2022, 16:22 UTC / Lockheed Martin's Stalker VXE unmanned aircraft has recently completed a 39-hour record flight, showing off its capabilities

 
MQ-9B SeaGuardian Drone to Carry Out Maritime Surveillance Missions in Japan
MQ-9B SeaGuardian Drone to Carry Out Maritime Surveillance Missions in Japan

7 Apr 2022, 19:45 UTC / General Atomics announced that its MQ-9B SeaGuardian remotely piloted aircraft system will perform wide-area maritime surveillance in Japan

 
Ocean Drone Developer Saildrone Lands One of the Largest USV Orders in the Survey Sector
Ocean Drone Developer Saildrone Lands One of the Largest USV Orders in the Survey Sector

10 Mar 2022, 15:44 UTC / Saildrone received one of the largest single orders for unmanned vehicles in the survey sector. Ten of its Voyager ocean drones will be deployed globally

 
General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper Drone Completes Over 2 Million Flight Hours
General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper Drone Completes Over 2 Million Flight Hours

2 Mar 2022, 21:12 UTC / General Atomics' MQ-9A Reaper drone hit the 2 million flight-hour mark. The company will continue to improve the aircraft's capabilities

 
Cost-Effective Black Eagle 50H Is Touted as the First Hybrid-Powered Unmanned Helicopter
Cost-Effective Black Eagle 50H Is Touted as the First Hybrid-Powered Unmanned Helicopter

20 Feb 2022, 16:00 UTC / Steadicopter expands its Black Eagle family of RUAVs with a new, hybrid-powered unmanned helicopter for all weather and multi-missions

 
Pilot Program to Test Drone Shore-to-Ship Deliveries for Sustainable Maritime Logistics
Pilot Program to Test Drone Shore-to-Ship Deliveries for Sustainable Maritime Logistics

14 Feb 2022, 07:00 UTC / An ambitious new program wants to replace boats with drones, for the delivery of essential goods from shore to vessels at sea

 
Russian Military’s Smart Parachute Can Deliver Essential Cargo in Autonomous Mode
Russian Military’s Smart Parachute Can Deliver Essential Cargo in Autonomous Mode

12 Feb 2022, 07:37 UTC / This new "smart" parachute can deliver large quantities of essential cargo for the Russian military using only navigation systems

 
Kawasaki’s Rugged Unmanned VTOL Successfully Reaches 2,700 Feet Above Sea Level
Kawasaki’s Rugged Unmanned VTOL Successfully Reaches 2,700 Feet Above Sea Level

25 Jan 2022, 09:57 UTC / Watch the Japanese VTOL powered by a supercharged motorcycle engine nail a challenging flight demonstration in a mountainous area

 
Zuri, the Czech New-Gen Hybrid VTOL With a 435-Mile Range, Officially Unveiled
Zuri, the Czech New-Gen Hybrid VTOL With a 435-Mile Range, Officially Unveiled

24 Jan 2022, 06:56 UTC / After recently having conducted the aircraft's first successful hover test, the Czech company is officially launching its hybrid VTOL, Zuri 2.0

 
USAF Writes History With the First Government Remotely-Piloted eVTOL Flight
USAF Writes History With the First Government Remotely-Piloted eVTOL Flight

24 Jan 2022, 05:47 UTC / The U.S. Air Force conducted the first official flights of an eVTOL, using the California-made Heaviside electric aircraft

 
Lockheed Martin Backs Electra’s Hybrid-Electric eSTOL, Flight Tests to Begin This Year
Lockheed Martin Backs Electra’s Hybrid-Electric eSTOL, Flight Tests to Begin This Year

21 Jan 2022, 08:34 UTC / After the U.S. Air Force and NASA, Lockheed Martin also backs Electra's innovative hybrid-electric aircraft, set to kick off flight demonstrations soon

 
Military-Inspired Butterfly eVTOL Starts Testing Its Groundbreaking Propulsion System
Military-Inspired Butterfly eVTOL Starts Testing Its Groundbreaking Propulsion System

21 Jan 2022, 07:20 UTC / Developed by the founding parent of the drone era, the revolutionary Butterfly boasts four big propellers, currently being tested in the California desert

 
U.S. Navy Tests New Unmanned High-Tech Saildrone in the Red Sea
U.S. Navy Tests New Unmanned High-Tech Saildrone in the Red Sea

14 Dec 2021, 23:21 UTC / The U.S. Navy tested a new wind-powered Saildrone in the Gulf of Aqaba as part of an initiative meant to incorporate unmanned vessels into the U.S. 5th Fleet

 
General Atomics Unveils Mojave Military Drone With Game-Changing Capabilities
General Atomics Unveils Mojave Military Drone With Game-Changing Capabilities

9 Dec 2021, 16:01 UTC / General Atomics has unveiled its latest military drone, the Mojave. It features STOL capabilities and improved range, endurance, and increased firepower

 
Pioneering Flight Integrating Unmanned and Standard Traffic Control Was a Success
Pioneering Flight Integrating Unmanned and Standard Traffic Control Was a Success

24 Nov 2021, 10:34 UTC / A drone flight demonstration conducted by a drone delivery startup in South Korea showed seamless ATM and UTM integration.

 
Russia Introduces the Unmanned Version of Checkmate, Its Fifth-Generation Fighter Jet
Russia Introduces the Unmanned Version of Checkmate, Its Fifth-Generation Fighter Jet

16 Nov 2021, 07:03 UTC / Watch the official presentation of the new Checkmate, an autonomous version of Russia's latest highly-advanced fighter jet.

 
Aero2 eVTOL Is the Swiss Army Knife of Small Unmanned Aircraft, Versatile and Efficient
Aero2 eVTOL Is the Swiss Army Knife of Small Unmanned Aircraft, Versatile and Efficient

5 Nov 2021, 17:09 UTC / The recently launched Aero2 eVTOL is touted as the Swiss Army Knife of small unmanned aircraft for its versatility. It is designed for long-range flights.

 
Somebody Put a Rifle on a Robot Dog and It's Definitely Intimidating
Somebody Put a Rifle on a Robot Dog and It's Definitely Intimidating

13 Oct 2021, 02:15 UTC / Unveiled at the Association of the U.S. Army's Annual Meeting, the robot dog as 6.5mm Creedmoor rifle mounted on its back