Inside Unmanned Systems

APR-MAY 2017

Inside Unmanned Systems provides actionable business intelligence to decision-makers and influencers operating within the global UAS community. Features include analysis of key technologies, policy/regulatory developments and new product design.

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26 unmanned systems inside April/May 2017 SPECIAL REPORT INDUSTRY TRENDS Breaking Free The unveiling of the new FA A Part 107 regulation last year has been accompanied by a raft of overseas drone-related compa- nies joining the U.S. and North American marketplace. The early promise of Europe in terms of commercial drone operations, with some countries allowing certain kinds of activities as long ago as 2012, has now given way to the more typical European bureaucratic wrangling and delays. There is no overarching European framework and there is not likely to be one in the near future, with the EU embroiled in a regulatory process that will go on for years, a process which, for many, is difficult to understand or even characterize. Meanwhile, the rest of the world is looking ahead, and for many that means America. In an earlier interview, Guillaume Schavann of Heliceo's marketing depart- ment told IUS, "Europe is just not ready for us. The EU regulation problem is slow- ing everything down and that's why you are seeing European companies like Heliceo moving to the U.S." FOX6 The Fox6 drone surveyor, with its two-axis gyroscope front pod and 15-inch carbon propellers, is a multirotor drone made for observation and topography. This product is DroneBox compatible, built for tough missions requiring a high level of stability. OFFERED BY: Heliceo MAX TAKEOFF WEIGHT: 7.5kg MAX LOAD: 1kg BATTERY LIFE WITH LOAD: up to 25 Min GIMBAL: 2-axis gyroscope MAX SPEED: 50km/h (31 mph) WIND RESISTANCE: 50km/h (31 mph) MISSION SPEED: 30km/h (18 mph) CONTROL DISTANCE: 2km SCAN SURFACE: up to 50 ha (123 acres) G E A R FOXBATHY is an electric-propulsion double catamaran for precise and reliable bathymetric measurements. FOXYPRO is a VTOL drone aircraft designed to perform long distance photogrammetric surveys. Available in 3m- or 3.5m-wingspan versions. DRONEBOX SLIM 16 Megapixel digital camera Frequency band: L1 HELICEO'S 'FOXY' FAMILY FOX6 is a robust and stable multirotor aerial drone with six carbon propellers. FOX4 is a smaller and lighter multirotor with four propellers. DRONEBOX PRO RTK 24-Megapixel digital camera RTK PPK UAV GPS: Trimble Frequency band: L1/L2 FOXYWALK is a terrestrial photogrammetry platform for pedestrian-mode data acquisition. DRONEBOX SLIM 16 Megapixel digital camera Frequency band: L1 RTK PPK UAV GPS: Trimble Frequency band: L1/L2 FOR MORE INFORMATION: Heliceo Inc. 2415 3rd St #231 San Francisco, CA 94107 United States of America SPECIAL REPORT INDUSTRY TRENDS Breaking Free The unveiling of the new FA A Part 107 regulation last year has been accompanied G E A R

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