The company hosted contingents from its Ohio-based customer, Will-Burt Company, and local first responders the Wintergreen Fire, Wintergreen Rescue, and Rockfish Valley Volunteer Fire departments. Attendees saw Zenith’s bimotored quadcopter, TAV-Q28, in action amidst sustained 25 mph winds and gusts up to 40 mph. Discussions afterward yielded useful feedback for Zenith regarding specific requirements of […]
This year’s event was held at King Family Vineyards in Crozet, Virginia, and hosted around 200 law enforcement, public safety, search and rescue, emergency services, and disaster relief professionals who already use or plan to use unmanned aircraft systems in their operations. Each of the three days featured workshops, breakout sessions, networking events, demonstrations, and […]
INTEGRATION DEMONSTRATES VERSATILITY OF LONG-ENDURANCE, HEAVY-LIFT, READILY DEPLOYABLE QUAD 8 AFTON, VA: Zenith Aerotech announced today that it has integrated an advanced flight radar, gimbaled EO/IR camera, and mobile ad hoc networking radio on the company’s Quad 8 tethered mid-range, unmanned aircraft system (sUAS). The engineering work, which was done at the behest of an […]
PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN COMPANIES TO ENABLE BETTER, LONGER RANGE DRONE DETECTION WITH COUNTERMEASURES AFTON, VA: Zenith Aerotech, a leading developer of highly customizable, heavy-lift tethered drones (aerial vehicles), announced today that it is partnering with Sydney and Virginia-based DroneShield to provide enhanced drone detection capabilities, along with a range of countermeasures. As part of the distribution […]
On Monday, Zenith’s Quad 8 tethered aerial vehicle took flight for a 96-hour endurance test, flying with Echodyne’s flight radar and an EO/IR camera, streaming across a fiber optic cable. ZAT Director, Don Leckrone provided a mid-week update today on social media outlets.
The endurance test soars into it’s fourth day, running a consecutive 72 hours.