Sun, Apr 30, 2017
The World's Greatest Gathering Of 'All Things Unmanned' Will Get Expert Live Coverage!
The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) and their "Airborne-Unmanned" production partner, Aero-News Network (ANN), have announced the schedule for their LIVE interview program series for XPONENTIAL 2017, set for May 8-11 in Dallas, TX. The broadcast will be conducted, shared, and viewed as a live webcast as well as archived for future viewing and use. "Aero-News is tremendously excited about XPONENTIAL. Working with AUVSI on our "Airborne-Unmanned" programs has been incredibly rewarding, and the live coverage we're planning should be a game-changer for one of the most exciting industry's we've ever covered," noted ANN CEO/Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell. Following extensive coverage and archiving of the opening day's festivities, the Airborne/ANN crew will conduct multi-hour LIVE interview programs on May 9th between 1200 and 1500 CDT, and 1000-1300 CDT on May 10th. Each session will consist of over a dozen 10-15 minute inter
Sun, Apr 30, 2017
High-Tech Improvements Made In Radio Dish
Thanks to some high-tech improvements, ESA’s radio dish in Argentina will be ready to receive the rising torrent of scientific data beamed back by future missions exploring deep in our Solar System.
Fri, Apr 28, 2017
Also: American Airlines, Airborne-NextGen, Biofuel, ATR 72-600, Gogo, Drone Drive, L3 Aviation
Airbus Perlan Mission II, an initiative to fly a glider to the edge of space to collect insights on high-altitude flight, weather, and climate change, returned to flight this week. Pilots Jim Payne and Miguel Iturmendi achieved its highest altitude to date, reaching 30,615 feet. Perlan 2 will spend spring soaring in mountain wave conditions in the skies above the Sierra Nevada, before deploying in May to Argentina. “This past year our team gained invaluable insight and experience from flying the glider in and around the Andes Mountains,” said Ed Warnock, CEO of The Perlan Project. Dronemaker DJI has released more details about its soon-to-be-available first person VR goggles which have been in development for a year or so. Engadget reports that the DJI Goggles place a pair of 1920X1080 screens in front of the wearer's eyes, providing an immersive experience for the user
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