Commercial Flights To Resume Between Egypt and Russia

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Resumption of services expected to put further pressure on Sharm El Sheikh flight ban

Russian President Vladimir Putin has authorised commercial flights between Egypt and Russia to resume following a two-year suspension, in a move expected to place further pressure on the British government to review their own stance on flights to Egypt.

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AeroVironment Announces Joint Venture and Solar High-Altitude Long-Endurance Unmanned Aircraft System Development Program

  • Joint venture to fund development and production of solar-powered high-altitude unmanned aircraft systems
  • AeroVironment to design and develop solar aircraft and ground control stations for flight testing and certification
  • Net value of development contract is $65 million


MONROVIA, Calif., Jan. 3, 2018 – AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for both defense and commercial applications, today announced the formation of a joint venture to develop solar-powered high-altitude long-endurance, or HALE, UAS for commercial operations.  This category of UAS is also referred to as high-altitude pseudo-satellites, or HAPS.  The joint venture will fund the development program up to a net maximum value of $65,011,481.

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World’s Fastest Micro Drone to be Unveiled at CES — Darren Shuster




The pre-CES Drone Rodeo event provides visitors with the opportunity to experience OORI, UVify’s latest drone


Las Vegas, NV — (JANUARY 2, 2017) — One day before the official opening of CES in Las Vegas, the media will have the opportunity to experience OORI, the newest drone from UVify, maker of the Draco, the winner the CES 2017 Best Drone/Robot award from Engadget, Best Danger from The Verge, and Best Drone from Robotics Trends, at the Drone Rodeo on Monday, January 8, 2018.


The pre-CES Drone Rodeo is a “high desert event featuring the latest and greatest developments in drone technology,” according to the event website. UVify, makers of the world’s fastest production racing drones, consumer drones, and deep learning (AI) research drones, will be on site to answer questions, discuss the industry, and to demonstrate the company’s latest products.



UVify will be participating in all three tracks: Racing (DRACO and DRACO HD), Consumer (OORI), and Industrial (DRACO-R, “the deep learning (AI) drone”).



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149002 Droneport Avenue

Boulder City, NV 89005



Monday, January 8, 2018



Firsthand Opportunity to Experience the Latest UVify Products In Action


The Third Annual Drone Rodeo will provide the media with the opportunity to experience the full line of UVify drones, including the award-winning Draco, Draco HD; the enterprise class Draco R; and the company’s newest drone, OORI, the world’s fastest micro drone. “With customizable designs and easily replaceable arms, the Draco is changing the world of drone ownership,” says Hyon Lim, CEO of UVify. “Along with super quick assembly for ease-of-transport, our rapid-swap smart battery gives lets you spend more time airborne.”