DJI, the world’s leading maker of unmanned aerial vehicles, and uAvionix, manufacturer of drone and aircraft collision avoidance technology, announced they will collaborate on an ADS-B based collision avoidance to help integrate drones into the national airspace system and help keep America’s skies safe.
FLIGHT GLOBAL 24 MARCH, 2015 BY: STEPHEN TRIMBLE MONTREAL Two companies – L-3 Aviation Products and FreeFlight – have recently unveiled automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) transceivers for general aviation priced under $2,000, hoping to entice aircraft owners to install the mandated precision-locating equipment. Google’s unmanned aviation venture now plans to beat [...]
uAvionix echo ATU20 By Rob Mark - Flying Magazine With the FAA’s ADS-B deadline looming 41 months from now, some aircraft operators are hoping the agency deadline will slip, offering everyone more breathing time to schedule the work. Contrary to the laws of supply and demand, many of those same [...]
PALO ALTO, Calif., July 21, 2016 -- uAvionix and the Stratux open-source project announced today the release of the pingEFB ADS-B Silicon Radio. pingEFB is the first purpose-built ADS-B (Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Broadcast) receiver to be compatible with the innovative Stratux project, a full featured, homebuilt ADS-B platform. Easy to assemble from off-the-shelf [...]
Posted by Chris Anderson on July 3, 2016 at 5:01pm Native support for the uAvionix PingX ADS-B receiver is now available in beta of the 3.4 code for Copter, Plane and Helicopter. Below is the procedure for loading the firmware on your Pixhawk/APM autopilot to visualize ADS-B compliant aircraft in your operational vicinity. Verify that [...]
As new regulations lift barriers for unmanned aircraft, local technology gives entrepreneurs more flexibility The uAvionix pingNAV SBAS RX with Baro and ping2020 transceiver, pictured at a test flight extension facility in Somers on June 29, 2016. Greg Lindstrom | Flathead Beacon By Tristan Scott// July 5, 2016 // [...]