AeroVironment Inc


  • Correction: Amazon-Drones story Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 3:41 PM ET

    NEW YORK— In a story on July 11 about Amazon seeking permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to fly drones, The Associated Press misstated the year that Congress gave the FAA a deadline for granting drones access to U.S. skies. Congress set the September 2015 deadline in 2012, not last year. Amazon asks FAA for permission to fly drones.

  • Drones: Next big thing in aviation is small Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 1:53 PM ET

    With some no bigger than a hummingbird, the hottest things at this week's Farnborough International Airshow are tiny compared with the titans of the sky, such as the Airbus 380 or the Boeing Dreamliner. This week Hamas launched for the first time an unmanned drone into Israeli airspace that was shot down.

  • Amazon asks FAA for permission to fly drones Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 11:53 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Amazon is asking the Federal Aviation Administration permission to use drones as part of its plan to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less. In a letter to the FAA dated Wednesday, Amazon said it is developing aerial vehicles as part of Amazon Prime Air.

  • WASHINGTON, June 10- BP has been authorized to use unmanned aircraft to conduct surveys of pipelines and other infrastructure on Alaska's North Slope, the first commercial drone flights over U.S. land, government authorities said on Tuesday, giving a boost to the tiny aircraft's manufacturer.

  • Scanning for profit: Drones invade the Arctic Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    Companies are preparing to launch unmanned aircraft in the Arctic this summer to aid in energy exploration, climatology research and shipping.

  • Windows for drones? One start-up is dreaming big Wednesday, 15 Jan 2014 | 2:17 PM ET
    A Predator drone, operated by the U.S. Office of Air and Marine, near the Mexican border.

    Los Angeles-based start-up DreamHammer has created Ballista, which aims to become the Windows or Android of unmanned aerial systems.

  • 'Fast Money' Rewind: The week in review for Dec. 6 Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 2:48 PM ET

    Eight things you should know from this week's "Fast Money."

  • Dealing in Drones: Big Business of Unmanned Flight Friday, 3 May 2013 | 2:10 PM ET
    Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., holds a Draganflyer X6 drone at a Judiciary Committee hearing.

    Concerns over domestic surveillance aside, the industry says 100,000 jobs could eventually be created if the FAA integrates drones into U.S. airspace by its 2015 target date.

  • Dow at a Record, but Where Are the Trucks? Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    The Dow industrials hit historic high, yet there are no TV trucks in front of New York Stock Exchange. More evidence this is not 1999 ... or 2007.

  • After-Hours Buzz: P, MFRM & More Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012 | 4:41 PM ET

    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Tuesday:

  • The Business of Making Drones Friday, 13 Jul 2012 | 6:32 PM ET

    The “Mad Money” host chats with AeroVironment CEO Tim Conver.

  • Why the Amazon drone is just the beginning Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | 11:47 AM ET
    Amazon.com is testing out the viability of drone delivery for small packages.

    Amid the uproar about unmanned aircraft, researchers have been experimenting with the technology for years in many fields including combat.

  • Drones Take Flight For Civilian Use Thursday, 24 May 2012 | 10:53 AM ET
    AeroVironment's Raven drone

    As the two longest wars in American history come to a close, and defense spending decelerates, defense contractors are quickly devising ways to alter their war-time technology for commercial and civilian use.

  • A Drone Aircraft Play On Recent FAA Ruling Monday, 12 Mar 2012 | 6:07 PM ET

    Drone aircraft could see a lift from a new FAA ruling allowing routine flights, and Aerovironment was one way to play it.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Considering Iran said it captured an American drone, will lawmakers turn negative on the technology as they cut defense spending?

  • Your First Move For Wednesday December 7th Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 7:08 PM ET

    Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you tomorrow's best trades, right now!

  • Cramer's Best Play on Electric Car Batteries Tuesday, 25 Jan 2011 | 6:21 PM ET

    There are a few ways to trade it, but the "Mad Money" host this stock has the most juice.

  • Electric-Vehicle Push Charges Up Suppliers Friday, 7 Jan 2011 | 1:19 PM ET
    EvaTran charger

    With the first mass-scale electric vehicles rolling off US car lots, companies big and small  are developing charging systems and outlets.

  • The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.