A team of researchers from the Queensland University of Technology, Boeing Research & Technology – Australia, and Insitu Pacific have developed what they believe to be a world-first on-board system for an unmanned aircraft to detect another aircraft using vision while in flight.more
At the University of North Dakota, one of the country’s largest collegiate flight schools, they’re flying something different: Drones.
By 2018, just five years from now, the FAA projects that 7500 drones, or unmanned aircraft, could be flying in U.S. airspace. And the University of North Dakota hopes to be supplying many of their pilots.
Movie-goers are familiar with the Navy SEALs; they've appeared in dozen of flicks, including the recently released "Captain Phillips." But many people got their first look at a relatively new and very effective piece of military technology in "Captain Phillips" when the word goes out to launch the ScanEagle.more