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Source: AeroVironment Inc.

AeroVironment’s New AV-900 EX: Packed with Enhancements and Features for Better Performance, Speed and Accuracy at Higher Power Levels

September 16, 2014
• Next generation pack tester with digital controls delivers faster control and response times
• Scalable to one megawatt
• Performs more varied and accurate testing with less equipment

NOVI, Mich., At The Battery Show, Sept. 16, 2014 – AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) today unveiled its next-generation, digital AV-900 EX at The Battery Show in Novi, Mich. The AV-900 EX features valuable enhancements to the company’s AV-900, the longtime battery testing workhorse for global auto manufacturers and test labs.   -> View More

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Coast Guard Research and NOAA Test Puma AE UAS During Arctic Exercise

August 28, 2014
COAST GUARD CUTTER HEALY, At Sea - Soaring high above the shifting ice and frigid waters of the Arctic Ocean, a silent sentinel patrolled the skies above the Coast Guard Cutter Healy during its journey to the Arctic this summer. While buoys and submersibles collected data from the briny deep, an Unmanned Aircraft System kept vigil in the frosty air.   -> View More

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AeroVironment, Inc. Schedules First Quarter Fiscal 2015 Earnings Release and Conference Call

August 20, 2014
MONROVIA, Calif., August 20, 2014 – AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV) today announced it will issue financial results for the Company's first quarter ended August 2, 2014, after the market closes on September 3, 2014. Management will host a conference call and live audio webcast to discuss the results at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time that day.   -> View More

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FOX Business: AeroVironment’s Drones Leading The Industry

August 19, 2014

Tim Conver, AeroVironment CEO, on his company’s drones and their abilities to get information out quickly to our military.

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Total Number of Plug-In Vehicles on American Roads Doubles in a Year

July 14, 2014

EDTA recently released sales data for the U.S. electric drive market, showing that the total number of plug-in vehicles on the road has doubled since this time last year. 222,590 plug-in vehicles have been sold since mass market roll-out in late 2010. That number reflects 99 percent growth over the 111,962 sold thru June 2013.

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NOAA - Scientists use UAS to survey wildlife in Northwestern Hawaiian Islands

July 08, 2014
HONOLULU – The first of two scheduled deployments of unmanned aircraft systems over the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands showed they can be used to conduct research without harming the region’s fragile ecosystem, federal scientists said today.   -> View More

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AeroVironment, Inc. Schedules Fourth Quarter and Full Fiscal 2014 Earnings Release and Conference Call

June 24, 2014
MONROVIA, Calif., June 24 , 2014 – AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV) today announced it will issue financial results for the Company's fourth quarter and full fiscal year ended April 30, 2014, after the market closes on Tuesday July 8, 2014. Management will host a conference call and live audio webcast to discuss the results at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time that day.   -> View More

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BP and AeroVironment Launch First FAA-Approved, Commercial Unmanned Aircraft Operations Over Land and Water; Providing Comprehensive GIS Services

June 10, 2014
• FAA grants first-ever over-land restricted type certificate to AeroVironment Puma AE UAS for use in day-to-day operations at the BP-operated Prudhoe Bay oil field on Alaska’s North Slope
• BP embraces UAS-based information service to improve productivity, safety and efficiency; selects AeroVironment for 3D mapping, other services at North Slope operations over multi-year period
• Imaging and GIS services deliver engineering-quality information safely, reliably and effectively while helping to protect sensitive North Slope environment

PRUDHOE BAY, Alaska, June 10, 2014 – AeroVironment (NASDAQ: AVAV) today announced that BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc., selected the company to provide mapping, Geographic Information System (GIS) and other commercial information services at its Prudhoe Bay oil field, the largest oil field in North America, for a five-year period.   -> View More

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WSJ: FAA Gives Approval To BP To Use Commercial Drones

June 10, 2014

AeroVironment Aircraft Will Capture, Analyze Data at Prudhoe Bay Operations. The effort, which began Sunday, marks the first routine commercial drone flights approved by the Federal Aviation Administration, and comes amid growing excitement about the commercial market for unmanned aircraft.

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Ventura County Sheriff’s Department Could be First in State to Use Drones

May 30, 2014

In just a few months, the Ventura County Sheriff’s department could become the first law enforcement agency in the state to deploy an unmanned aircraft operationally, with FAA approval.

Soaring over the Ventura River bottom is a new tool in training, locating a downed hiker, a suspicious device, a suspect on the run.

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