Aerovironment

07.31.13
FAA approves first drones for commercial operations in US airspace
07.31.13

FAA approves first drones for commercial operations in US airspace

Insitu's Scan Eagle X200 and AeroVironment's Puma (above) are the first UAVs to snag FAA approval...

By T. Seppala,   07.31.13
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12.28.11
It's not a flying fish, it's a submarine-launched UAV
12.28.11

It's not a flying fish, it's a submarine-launched UAV

VTOL may be old news already, but here's another great USP for any UAV: the ability to launch fro...

By S. Sakr,   12.28.11
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06.02.11
AeroVironment to light up I-5 with EV chargers, add 'Oregon Trail' to the Green Highway
06.02.11

AeroVironment to light up I-5 with EV chargers, add 'Oregon Trail' to the Green Highway

Retire your oxen and sell your wagon, the Oregon Trail just went electric. Okay, not the real, hi...

By S. Buckley,   06.02.11
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03.20.11
Hawaii funding deployment of up to 320 public EV chargers, islander Leafs say 'mahalo'
03.20.11

Hawaii funding deployment of up to 320 public EV chargers, islander Leafs say 'mahalo'

If you don't have far to go, an electric car can make a lot of sense. You know what group of people...

By T. Stevens,   03.20.11
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02.18.11
DARPA-funded Nano Hummingbird spybot takes flight (video)
02.18.11

DARPA-funded Nano Hummingbird spybot takes flight (video)

We were plenty impressed when we saw the initial tests of AeroVironment's robo-hummingbird -- now o...

By D. Melanson,   02.18.11
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07.02.09
DARPA contractor shows off tiny robo-hummingbird UAV
07.02.09

DARPA contractor shows off tiny robo-hummingbird UAV

We've seen plenty of tiny UAVs (or NAVs -- Nano Aerial Vehicles -- as they're also known), but none...

By D. Melanson,   07.02.09
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06.05.08
DARPA's Nano Air Vehicle program puts UAVs on a diet
06.05.08

DARPA's Nano Air Vehicle program puts UAVs on a diet

It's not like DARPA hasn't been trying to miniaturize unmanned aerial vehicles already, but its Nano...

By D. Murph,   06.05.08
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08.08.07
US Air Force takes delivery of micro unmanned aircrafts
08.08.07

US Air Force takes delivery of micro unmanned aircrafts

Shortly after the Navy announced its intentions to utilize unmanned combat aircrafts, the US Air Fo...

By D. Murph,   08.08.07
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