News from the Civil and Military Drones



France's Reaper fleet maintenance structure is coming together in Cognac
2019/06/06 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO

While it waits for the MQ-9 Reapers' armaments capacity and the unmanned aerial systems in Block 5, the French air force is continuing to boost its unit tasked with m...


Raytheon named key partner to develop America's first, most advanced drone-testing airspace corridor
2018/05/09 | AEROCONTACT | UAV / DRONES

 The Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance selected Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) as a key partner in the development of America's first and most advanc...


2017/12/24 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | UAV / DRONES

China's home-grown AG600, the world's largest amphibious aircraft in production, took to the skies on Sunday for its maiden flight.The plane, codenamed "Kunlong" acco...


DELAIR introduces its next-generation professional UAV for survey-grade photogrammetric mapping
2017/09/28 | AEROCONTACT | UAV / DRONES

Aerial intelligence is redefined by the UX11 with unlimited communication range, the highest resolution imagery in its class at 400 feet altitude, and a fully-integrat...


2017/09/05 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | DEFENCE

France unveiled plans on Tuesday to start using armed drones, joining a growing number of countries worldwide to operate the deadly unmanned aircraft. "I decided to b...


Insitu celebrates one million flight hours
2017/08/01 | AEROCONTACT | UAV / DRONES

Insitu reached a milestone worth celebrating when the company's unmanned platforms ? ScanEagle, Integrator and RQ-21A Blackjack ? hit a collective one million oper...


2017/07/25 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | UAV / DRONES

French industrial software company Dassault Systemes announced Tuesday it has reached a deal with US aerospace giant to modernise its production system, in what it sa...


Euroglider : the first training electric sailplane, being developed with the students of the ISAE GROUP
2017/07/13 | AEROCONTACT | CAREER

The project EuroGlider is a joint cooperation between the European Gliding Development Association (AEDEVV), Dassault Aviation and the student and research groups of t...


2017/05/09 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | UAV / DRONES

After a nearly two-year sojourn in space, the US military drone X-37 B is back on Earth, fueling wild ideas about its mystery mission.Looking like a small version of ...


Successful first mission in Mali for the German Armed Forces Heron 1 MALE
2016/11/04 | AEROCONTACT | UAV / DRONES

The German Bundeswehr Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) unmanned aerial system (UAS) Heron 1 flew its first operational mission in Mali on 1 November from Gao airp...