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Airborne-NextGen 05.14.24: 5293 UAV Record, Airbus Acquires, VA-1X UAS Accident

Also: Axon Acquires Dedrone, 'Space Weather', SOCOM Goodies, Pivotal Awards

UVify is claiming a new Guinness World Record for the most unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) airborne simultaneously. 

This event took place in Songdo, Korea, where UVify orchestrated a display of 5,293 IFO drones that lit up the night sky. The fleet of IFO drones created intricate patterns and visuals above the crowd, showcasing UVify's programming and drone control technology. The record-breaking feat exceeded the previous record. Airbus has completed the acquisition of US-based Aerovel and its unmanned aerial system (UAS), Flexrotor. Flexrotor is a small tactical unmanned aerial system designed for intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance (ISTAR) missions at sea and over land. The AAIB has disclosed its findings after an accident befell an unmanned, remotely pilots test vehicle which suffered a forced landing following power unit failure, at the Cotswold Airport (Kemble), Gloucestershire on 9 August 2023. All this -- and MORE in today's episode of Airborne-NextGen!!!

Airborne-NextGen 05.14.24 is chock full of info in this Weekly News Episode, Tuesday, May 14th, 2024... Presented by Aero-TV veteran videographer and Airborne Hosts Holland Lee, Sophie Hurlock, Brianne Cross, Christopher Odom, and Laura Hutson, and is supported by ANN CEO/Editor-In-Chief Jim Campbell, and Chief Videographer Nathan Cremisino, this episode covers:

  • Uvify Claims New Guinness World Record With 5,293 Formation Display Drones
  • Airbus Acquires UAS Program
  • AAIB Publishes Vertical Aerospace VA-1X UAS Accident Report
  • Axon To Acquire Dedrone
  • NOAA Issues 'Space Weather' Report 
  • SOCOM Gets Some Goodies from General Atomics  
  • Helix, Pivotal Net a Couple Design Awards from MUSE 

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