Entries by Jeff

E450 Demonstrates Hydrogen Fuel Cell Endurance

EVENT 38 UNMANNED SYSTEMS AND PARTNERS COMPLETE SUCCESSFUL DEMO FLIGHT OF FIXED-WING VTOL DRONE POWERED BY FUEL CELL Event 38 Unmanned Systems, a leading manufacturer of American-made mapping drones, announces the successful completion of a demo flight of the E450, a drone powered by a hydrogen fuel cell on Monday, June 13, at the Kent […]

E400 VTOL Mapping Drone Now Available

Event 38 Unmanned Systems, a leading manufacturer of American-made mapping drones, announces the release of the E400, a fixed-wing mapping drone with vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) functionality and a payload capacity of three pounds. The E400 is designed and manufactured in America. The E400 is an extremely high-performance drone, with an industry-leading flight time […]

3D-Printed Antenna Demonstrated on E400 Drone

Earlier this year, Event 38 Unmanned Systems successfully flew a drone fitted with a 3D-printed antenna at Kent State University. The project, backed by the Ohio Federal Research Network (OFRN), was a collaboration between Event 38, Kent State University, Youngstown State University, and Youngstown Business Incubator (YBI), who led the project. Event 38 consulted with […]

Event 38 Flies Under AFRL COA at Ohio UAS Test Center

Event 38 recently completed flight demonstrations of a custom-built aircraft that is a major milestone in a multi-year research project into structural energy storage led by Dr. Vikas Prakash at Case Western Reserve University. Event 38 founder, Jeff Taylor, had previously studied aerospace engineering under Dr. Prakash in 2008 and said, “I’m proud that Event […]

Partnering with uAvionix to add ADS-B Integration

Event 38 Unmanned Systems Partners with uAvionix to Improve Airspace Safety for Manned and Unmanned Aircraft Akron, Ohio—March 6, 2019—Event 38 Unmanned Systems announced today that it has entered into a collaborative agreement with uAvionix to resell and integrate uAvionix ADS-B products with Event 38 aircraft. Unmanned aerial systems and manned aircraft equipped with uAvionix […]

E386 Now Equipped with Parachute Recovery

Due to popular demand, the E386 aircraft now supports automated parachute recovery for landing in confined areas, on rugged terrain, or in territories requiring a parachute for safety purposes. The parachute is deployed automatically by a command built into the mission. The E386 also retains popular features of the E384-LR such as terrain follow and […]

FLIR Vue Pro Radiometric Sample Data Now Available

Thermal imagery, with its lower resolution and contrast, can be particularly challenging to collect at high quality and even more challenging to stitch into an orthomosaic. With a radiometric sensor, it usually makes sense to perform the actual image analysis individually for each image. For visualization purposes though, creating an orthomosaic does help provide a […]

E384-Heavy Configuration Now Available

The E384-Heavy is a special configuration of the E384 that is built to meet user specifications. Using flaps to increase lift at low speeds, the E384-Heavy can take off and land at up to 9 pounds MTOW. Even at this high weight, it is possible to hand launch and belly-land the aircraft, so you don’t […]

42MP Full Frame Sony RX1R II Now Available

After extensive testing, Event 38 is releasing another all-new camera option for E384/6 users. The Sony RX1R II is a 42 Megapixel, full frame camera that produces the highest quality imagery ever from an Event 38 aircraft. The RX1R II is able to produce ground resolutions of 1.35cm/pixel at 100m AGL flying height. It can be […]

Event 38 Adds Sony R10C Sensor

Event 38 is proud to announce the addition to our lineup of our smartest and most integrated imaging sensor ever, the Sony R10C. The R10C is Sony’s camera made specifically for embedded applications. Sony grants Event 38 access to the full camera controls available to the internal software. This allows us an unprecedented level of […]