Regulatory breakthrough allows Percepto drones to fly BVLOS without onsite observers

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The Civil Aviation Authority of Israel (CAAI) says it will allow drone-in-a-box solutions provider Percepto to operate its drones beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) at three industrial sites in the country, including one which is owned by national water company Mekorot.

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Israel allows drone to fly in civilian airspace in a world first

Israel has created aviation history by approving a drone to fly in civilian airspace and not restricting its flight to uncontrolled airspace. Following its certification by the Civil Aviation Authority of the State of Israel (CAAI), the Hermes Starliner UAS by Elbit Systems will now be able to fly at medium altitudes for a multitude of long-range missions, such as securing mass public events, environmental inspection missions, precision agriculture work, maritime search and rescue, as well as border security and anti-terror operations.

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Israel starts fourth phase of ambitious national drone initiative

Israel is nearing the halfway mark of its national drone initiative – an ambitious pilot program seeking to test and prepare operational capacities for UAV use in daily life and business, and place participating companies at the forefront of rapidly approaching aerial services.

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Israel hosts first-ever international drone exercise for US, UK, France, Italy, Germany

In a world first, Israel is hosting an international drone training exercise. Called the “Blue Guardian,” the military exercise is seeing participation from the United States, France, Italy, Germany, and the United Kingdom.

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Israel wants to develop a national drone AI control system

As drones fill Israel’s skies in the urban air mobility latest trial, news has been shared that the country wants to develop a national AI system in the next two years. The country hopes the system will control and manage all of the drones in the air from a central control room.

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Israel’s skies are filled with delivery drones in a huge trial

Israel’s skies are now filled with delivery drones making 300 flights per day as a part of a larger drone integration trial. The trial aims to see how drones from different manufacturers can communicate with one another for safe flights.

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