Silicon Valley Chapter’s Own UAVOS Presented A Concept ‘Sumo’ UAM Vehicle!

UAVOS has presented its air taxi SumoAir as an autonomous concept for vertical e-mobility. The all-electric, tandem rotor helicopter concept consists of a five-seater passenger including the pilot cabin that can be attached to either a car or a flight module. The helicopter will be operated both manually and autonomously. The project is a [...]

By |2020-08-22T17:56:18+00:00August 22nd, 2020|AUV, UAV, World|

Chapter Spotlight: VELO3D & Sierra Turbines 3D Printed A Gas Turbine Engine

CAMPBELL, Calif., July 7, 2020 – Digital manufacturing innovator VELO3D announced today the commercial release of a production process for additively manufactured parts in Hastelloy® X. This is a nickel-based alloy, suitable for the laser powder-bed fusion (LPBF) process, that is exceptionally resistant to corrosion cracking and oxidation. Hastelloy X is most often used [...]

By |2020-07-21T18:14:56+00:00July 21st, 2020|World|

Australian military gets first drone that can fly with artificial intelligence

Hong Kong (CNN)Australia has its first "loyal wingman." Boeing Australia presented the country's Air Force on Tuesday with a prototype of a jet-powered drone that they hope will one day fly alongside manned warplanes while bringing artificial intelligence to the battlefield. The Loyal Wingman, at 38-foot-long (11.5 meters) and with a range of 2,000 miles [...]

By |2020-05-06T05:41:35+00:00May 6th, 2020|UAV, World|

Message From The Chairman of Silicon Valley AUVSI

This is A Time To Plan For Success As with all crises, there are some businesses that stand to benefit. However, many companies in frontline countries are facing challenges as a result of the virus outbreak, including: Supply chain disruptions. The unprecedented lockdown in China is directly impacting global supply chains. Hardware, direct-to-consumer, [...]

By |2020-03-18T23:32:21+00:00March 18th, 2020|Events, Happenings, News, World|

May 2020 XPonential Canceled

Dear AUVSI XPONENTIAL Community, Based on currently available information, and with the best interests of our members, exhibitors, attendees and the global community in mind, the AUVSI Board of Directors has made the difficult but necessary decision to postpone AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2020. Recognizing the importance of this event to your organizations, our ecosystem, and [...]

By |2020-03-18T23:45:40+00:00March 18th, 2020|Events, UAV, UUV, World|


JUST ADDED JOBY AVIATION TO THE LINEUP 2020: ONE GIANT LEAP FOR SILICON VALLEY URBAN AIR MOBILITY – UNMANNED TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT – AIRFRAMES – VENTURE CAPITAL KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Dr. Michael (Mike) Romenowski Michael Romanowski, Policy & Innovation Division, Director Aircraft Certification Service, Federal Aviation Administration Dr. Michael (Mike) Romanowski is the FAA Aircraft [...]

By |2020-02-23T00:38:53+00:00February 22nd, 2020|Events, Hardware, Interviews, Media, News, Presentations, UAM, UAV, White Papers, World|

NASA, Teamed with FAA, Industry, and Academia, Should Research Effects of Increased Drone Traffic on Privacy, the Environment, and Cybersecurity

NASA, Teamed with FAA, Industry, and Academia, Should Research Effects of Increased Drone Traffic on Privacy, the Environment, and Cybersecurity WASHINGTON— NASA should collaborate with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), industry, academia to research the full effects that increased unpiloted air vehicle traffic would have on society, including ramifications to sound, privacy, environmental [...]

By |2020-02-20T17:25:07+00:00February 20th, 2020|News, World|

***PRESS RELEASE*** 2020: One Giant Leap for Silicon Valley

2020: One Giant Leap for Silicon Valley Silicon Valley AUVSI Brings Together Industry Heavy-Hitters for Technical Discussions at NASA AMES Surrounding State of Urban Air Mobility & Unmanned Traffic Management January 20, 2020, Moffett Field, Ca. – The Silicon Valley Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International has announced a symposium on February 27, 2020 that'll [...]

By |2020-01-20T01:01:29+00:00January 21st, 2020|Events, UAM, UAV, World|

UAM SPOTLIGHT: NASA is Dedicated to Making UAM a Reality by 2028

Commercial UAV Expo Americas opened to great fanfare thanks to an informative and entertaining presentation by NASA’s administrator, James Bridenstine. His personable style immediately captivated the audience as he shared stories that detailed less-than-perfect landings for naval jets on an aircraft carrier, but also included information about the status of NASA’s efforts to advance [...]

By |2019-11-07T18:05:19+00:00December 17th, 2019|News, UAM, World|

Reminder Don’t Fly Drones at the Golden Gate Bridge

Don't Fly Drones at the Golden Gate Bridge There are plenty of beautiful places to fly a drone this holiday season, but the Golden Gate Bridge is not one of them. Drones (also known as Unmanned Aerial Systems) pose a safety and security risk to the Golden Gate Bridge. They are banned from flying [...]

By |2019-11-07T18:01:11+00:00December 12th, 2019|UAV, World|
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