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US FAA Seeks to Speed Approval Process for Commercial Drones

The Federal Aviation Administration is seeking ways to speed up the approval process for commercial drone operations, but its efforts have been …

Google says its Titan drones will make their first flight in a few months

Sending internet access down from the skies<p>At Mobile World Congress this morning, Google's Sundar Pichai said that Titan, the drone company Google acquired in April of 2014, would be conducting its first test flight later this year. Google bought the company after it was widely reported Facebook …

Thumbs up! Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines opens its doors to Philippine UAV operators.

3D mapping the Christ the Redeemer statue

The PUC University of Rio de Janeiro, software producer Pix4D and Canadian drone company Aeryon have all taken part in a project to create a digital replica of the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio.<p>The team conducted 19 drone flights over the statue in order to capture thousands of images that they …

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TopStories<p>The three-day visit, from July 19 to 21, aims to deepen trade and cultural ties<p>President Xi’s visit to further strengthen relations, says …

Middle East

General Atomics Drone Sale to U.A.E. Poised for U.S. Approval

A proposed sale of unarmed surveillance drones by General Atomics to the United Arab Emirates -- the first to a non-NATO ally -- is clearing its …

US drone makers expect surge in sales in Gulf

US drone makers are expecting a surge in sales of military and civilian drones to Gulf states after the State Department eased export rules last …

Dubai's DEWA plans to launch use of drones

Dubai's state utility has launched an initiative to introduce the use of drones to drive efficiency across its infrastructure projects.<p>Saeed Mohammed …

UAE law for use of drones soon

Dubai — The UAE is a global leader to endorse drone law, as the country is working to draft the regulations and will soon issue new rules for …

Construction Week Online Middle East | ConstructionWeekOnline.com

The Ministry of Defence's Engineering Service built the road, which will provide a route to a bridge in Al Mughsail<p>Dubai Land Department (DLD) has …