SENASA RPAS pilot training with AscTec Falcon 8

2. July 2015

SENASA successfully incorporated the AscTec Falcon 8 into an official pilot education and training programme. In cooperation with The Drone Institute a new course starts in July (from 16 to 18). Survey, inspection & remote sensing per RPAS To hold a Basic and Advanced RPAS Pilots theoretical knowledge Certificate or an acceptable license/degree under Article 50.5 of Law 18/2014 of [...]

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AscTec Falcon 8 @ FITIC 2015

30. June 2015

Ascending Technologies will be present with a stand at #FITIC2015 which takes place in Madrid 30th June – 2nd July. Organised by Science & Research Association APLIC (Asociación para la innovación científica, http://aplic.es/index.php/es/ ). RPAS for Civil Engineering, Mapping & Surveying applications This is the first Spanish congress specifically organized around the topic “RPAS for Civil Engineering and Mapping & [...]

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UAV- / Drone-based Precision Agriculture & Smart Farming

6. May 2015

With our development of high-performance, precise and robust lightweight UAVs on the one hand and new multispectral and hyperspectral or smartly combined sensors on the other hand opportunities and markets are rapidly emerging. Including the use of drones / UAVs in remote sensing as multispectral sensing platforms, which has become quite popular for a wide range of agricultural applications in the [...]

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“Closing the gap” between fixed- & rotary-wing UAV

13. April 2015

„Closing the gap“ – between fixed- & rotary-wing UAV The gap has been closed! For precise mapping of small areas up to 100 hectares there has been a lack of a multi-rotor system providing sufficient endurance, adequate sensors and high-quality camera technologies at the same time. With the new autopilot AscTec Trinity the AscTec Falcon 8 becomes a high-performance drone, [...]

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Back to the Future 4 – Remote Sensing for Precision Farming

21. February 2015

Precision farming for yield mapping has raised modern agriculture to a new level. A greater use of drone, sensor and information technology, aimed at precision cultivation via yield mapping, is the next major step now. The Jülich Research Centre, one of the largest European institutes in the domain of biological and geological sciences. About 150 scientists are searching for a [...]

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New UAV FAA Regulations – Pro Commercial Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

16. February 2015

New UAV FAA Regulations will facilitate integration of small UAS into U.S. aviation system WASHINGTON – The Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration today proposed a framework of regulations that would allow routine use of certain small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in today’s aviation system, while maintaining flexibility to accommodate future technological innovations. The FAA proposal offers safety rules for small [...]

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AGROEXPO – Drones for Agriculture

30. January 2015

AGROEXPO, Spain. Our certified retailer from “The Drone Institute” Alexis Noguer conquers Spanish skies with the AscTec Falcon 8. After the AscTec Falcon 8 got approved and recommended by the Spanish authority SENASA for professional, civil drone use, now the way for operations of drones for agriculture, wood and forestry is opened. Including the AGROEXPO. The international exhibition AGROEXPO focuses [...]

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