UAV Factory & Jennings Aeronautics Rebrand as Edge Autonomy

San Luis Obispo, CA, February 22, 2022 – UAV Factory, a leader in unmanned and autonomous technology, announced today that the Company has rebranded and will go to market as Edge Autonomy following its recent merger with Jennings Aeronautics (“JAI”). Edge Autonomy brings together two of the world’s leading small unmanned aerial vehicle platforms and camera payload manufacturers, and represents a new chapter for a unified, innovation-driven company to lead the market in multi-domain unmanned and autonomous systems applications.


UAV Factory announces VTOL SYSTEM release and it is game-changing!

UAV Factory LLC proudly announces the release of its production-ready Penguin C Mk2 Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) long-endurance aircraft. Based on the operationally proven and reliable catapult-launched Penguin C UAS, our Penguin C Mk2 VTOL platform is a complete, turnkey solution providing unmatched endurance and performance.


UAV Factory announces the release of its Penguin B VTOL long-endurance aircraft platform

The new platform is based on our seasoned and operationally proven Penguin B aircraft that has been purchased in more than 47 countries and holds an endurance record of 54.5 hours of nonstop flight. The Penguin B VTOL aircraft has completed an extensive flight validation program with over 500 successful takeoffs and landings in diverse environmental conditions.


UAV Factory releases upgraded portable pneumatic catapult system

UAV Factory is pleased to announce the release of our upgraded Unmanned Aircraft System Portable Pneumatic Catapult system. As before, the catapults are available in different sizes of 4 or 6 meters, but compared to the previous versions have significantly increased available launch energies – up to 11 kJ for the 4m and 16 kJ for the 6m version.


UAV Factory at IDEX 2021

UAV Factory will be exhibiting at the IDEX 2021 – International Defence Exhibition in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, the only international defence exhibition and conference in the MENA region demonstrating the latest technology across land, sea and air sectors of defence.


AE Industrial Partners Acquires UAV Factory

AE Industrial Partners, LP (“AEI”), a private equity firm specializing in Aerospace, Defense & Government Services, Power Generation, and Specialty Industrial markets, announced today that it has acquired UAV Factory, that will be a new standalone unmanned technology platform for AEI, as the firm looks to further invest in this fast-growing market. 


UAV Factory announces the release of Penguin C Mk2 system

UAV Factory announces the release of Penguin C Mk2 system – company’s most advanced small tactical UAS. Penguin C Mk2 successfully completed validation flight program and the company started deliveries to the customers.


Penguin C is being tailored to monitor the fallout from disasters at nuclear powerplants

The Penguin C commercial aerial system is being tailored to monitor and mitigate the fallout from disasters at nuclear powerplants. Rory Jackson reports (Unmanned Systems Technology 033, August/September 2020)


Octopus ISR Systems Epsilon Artillery Fire Adjustment plugin

Octopus ISR Systems announced the release of a new and unique optional software upgrade for all Epsilon ISR payloads to support advanced image-aiding features: an Artillery Fire Adjustment plugin.


Penguin C small tactical UAS latest video released

Check out our latest Penguin C UAS video. The Penguin C is a long-endurance, long-range unmanned aircraft system designed for professional use. Its flight endurance of up to 20 hours and operation radius of over 100 kilometres or 62 miles makes it an extremely productive unmanned platform in terms of distance travelled and area covered in a single flight. 


Epsilon 140 demonstrates small object Moving Target Indicator

Video filmed from Penguin C UAV using Epsilon 140 payload demonstrates small object Moving Target Indicator function (MTI Advanced). Without this feature, it would be difficult or even impossible for a human operator to detect the movement.


Penguin C UAS completes first flight over Fukushima

Congratulations to CLEAR-PULSE / JDRONE for starting flight operations over Fukushima, Japan! Penguin C UAV was selected for radiation monitoring missions in Japan. Aircraft will use proprietary payloads developed for airborne radiation monitoring applications.


Penguin C UAV with Epsilon 175 demonstrates covert tracking of the activity of the troops

Epsilon 175, installed on Penguin C Mk2 aircraft, was used for covert tracking of the activity of the troops. Video shows clear identification and tracking the movement of the troops, tracking target movement in the wood and detection of covert activities.


Defibrillator delivery using Penguin B UAV

Congratulations to Snowdonia Aerospace on achieving a great milestone! Defibrillator delivery using Penguin B unmanned aircraft vehicle.


Penguin C with Epsilon 175 captures Schiebel Camcopter S100 cargo delivery

Penguin C fixed-wing UAV equipped with Epsilon 175 EO/MWIR gyro-stabilized ISR camera system captured a resupply mission performed by Schiebel Camcopter S-100 UAV during US Army exercise.


Octopus ISR Systems releases cost-effective Epsilon 140LC

Today, Octopus ISR Systems announced the release of the new Epsilon 140LC compact airborne electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) surveillance system.


Most cost-effective payload in its class - Epsilon 140LC

Our new Epsilon 140LC is undergoing stress screening before being shipped to the first customers. This is our next generation miniature ISR payload made of magnesium. Epsilon 140LC will be the most cost-effective payload in its class.


UAV Factory Celebrates 10 Years of Excellence

We are proud to announce that UAV Factory just celebrated its 10 year anniversary. During the past ten years, the initial idea of UAV design and manufacturing has been transformed into a unique portfolio of highly advanced UAV products and components. 


Meet us at Dubai Airshow 2019

We are looking forward to exhibiting at Dubai Airshow 2019 in Dubai, UAE. Stop by us to learn about our turn-key #UAS technology solutions. 


UAV Factory supplies to Latvian National Armed Forces

The Latvian National Armed Forces signed an agreement with UAV FACTORY to supply the latest Penguin C unmanned aircraft systems


UAV Factory 9th Year Anniversary

UAV Factory just celebrated 9th year anniversary! Our team has grown to over 80 people and we are getting prepared for more expansion and growth in 2019. We would like to thank our customers located in 55 countries around the globe for the trust and support over these years.


UAV Factory to exhibit at Egypt Defence Expo 2018

Come and meet us at EDEX – Egypt Defence Expo 2018 held from 3rd to 5th December at Egypt International Exhibition Centre in Cairo. Please visit us to learn how our solutions and technology are shaping the world of UAS. 


Embry-Riddle Selects UAV Factory’s Penguin C for Unmanned Systems Sciences Program

The Unmanned Systems Sciences Program in the College of Aviation at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Daytona Beach Campus has selected the Penguin C UAS for flight training


New dealer in the Caribbean

AGC Drones is the Caribbean’s first industrial drone company. They provide enhanced resolution imaging services and specialized drone sales.


First Epsilon 175 from Octopus ISR Systems already delivered

Octopus ISR Systems has successfully delivered their newest four-sensor gyro-stabilized gimbal with MWIR, EO, Illuminator and LRF. The Epsilon 175 offers benefits for both small and larger UAV manufacturers – decreasing the weight of the payload enhances platform endurance, allowing for longer missions or capacity to carry other equipment.


Epsilon video portfolio from Octopus ISR Systems

Octopus ISR Systems has surprised us with a captivating video portfolio, illustrating the power and diversity of Epsilon gyro-stabilized gimbals