Monthly Archives: December 2014

SEEING CAMPUS BY DRONE

We’ve all had the pleasure of seeing our beautiful campus from the ground and, possibly, from the top of Sarkeys Energy Center or the upper decks of the Gaylord Memorial Stadium. Continue reading

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No Firm Date For UAV Rules As FAA, Industry Launch Safety Campaign

The action comes as industry awaits the FAA’s first attempt to formally regulate the burgeoning sector with new rules for commercial applications of small unmanned air systems (UAS), defined as weighing less than 55 lb. Continue reading

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FAA chief sees better flying today

FAA Administrator Michael Huerta says good weather, additional airspace and improvements to the highways in the sky should make for easy flights home at the end of this long Thanksgiving weekend. Continue reading

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New Software Allows Fleets Of Drones To Be Controlled By The Cloud

New Software Allows Fleets Of Drones To Be Controlled By The Cloud
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Drones for Peace

Unmanned aerial vehicles, better known these days as drones, are capable of serving a number of practical and humanitarian purposes, not just those mentioned so often in the press. Continue reading

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This image shows Tropical Storm Flossie as it was moving westward in the East Pacific shortly before it became a hurricane. Continue reading

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Holiday gift ideas from Techno Claus 2014

http://www.cbsnews.com/common/video/cbsnews_video.swfTime for some last-minute gift ideas from Techno Claus. Some think he bears a resemblance to our friend David Pogue of Yahoo Tech: Techno Claus clambers out of the chimney, as he does every year. Hello there! I’m Techno Claus, … Continue reading

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World’s first ‘Jetman’ flies over Dubai desert (VIDEO)

The world will never be the same. We can now fly wearing nothing but a jetpack on our backs. And its awesome. Check out this amazing video below: Continue reading

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HASC, SASC Release Text of FY 2015 NDAA Agreement

This legislation is substantially based on two bills: (1) HR. 4435, the National Defense Authorization Act for FY15 which passed the House on May 22nd by a vote of 325-98; and (2) S.2410, which was approved by the Senate Armed Services Committee on the same day by a vote of 25-1. Continue reading

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Northrop Grumman Completes Center Fuselage for First Norwegian F-35 Aircraft

PALMDALE, Calif. – Northrop Grumman Corporation ( has completed – on budget and on schedule – the center fuselage for the first F-35 Lightning II aircraft to be ordered by Norway, a conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) variant designated AM-1. Continue reading

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