We design and deploy specialized small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS)
for user-specific, customized applications.

March 7th 2014

Black Swift has received a Phase II SBIR from NASA to develop a high resolution soil moisture mapping platform.

Nov 9th 2013

Black Swift is featured in an article in Apogeo Spatial Magazine on civilian use of unmanned aircraft systems.

July 11th 2013

A series of experiments have been completed by the University of Colorado to perform cooperative localization of RF signals using Black Swift autopilots and aerial network payload.

May 5th 2013

Black Swift has received an SBIR from NASA to develop a high resolution soil moisture mapping platform.

Recent Projects

Black Swift has worked with numerous customers developing next generation small UAV based technology. Below is a sampling of current or past projects that Black Swift has provided engineering services to support.

3 Band RF Localization

Design and manufacture of a ground and aerial network for RF localization at the Research and Engineering Center for Unmanned Vehicles.

Supersonic sUAS

Simulation, custom autopilot and ground station provide for the initial low-speed prototype of supersonic sUAS being built by STARCOR.

Meteorological Sampling

Interface to a meteorological sensor suite to perform GPS time-synced data logging for the Research and Engineering Center for Unmanned Vehicles.

Soil Moisture Mapping

NASA SBIR to develop and integrate a radiometer into a sUAS for soil moisture mapping with the Center for Environmental Technology.