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Somerset Police are first in Kentucky authorized to fly unmanned aircraft

SOMERSET, Ky (WKYT) - Somerset Police Department is the first law enforcement agency in Kentucky to be authorized to fly unmanned aircraft.

The …

Policing

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY: $75,000 in rewards could be offered in drone incidents

by BY RICHARD BROOKS Bounties totaling $75,000 could be paid to tipsters who help convict whoever flew drones that interfered with firefighting …

San Bernardino County

Drone quadcopter catches kids on the roof of a school in Donegal

by Brian Lloyd

As long as everyone’s filming everyone else, crime will never go unpunished. Or maybe not.

YouTuber Stephen Coyle was out flying his …

Donegal

Drone operators take to skies for local church

A local drone company is going to great lengths — make that heights — to help a historical Rochester church solve its water problem.

For several …

Drones

Sky-Futures Launch New Rapid Response Service and Safety Overwatch Drone Service to Inspect and Monitor Offshore Installations in the North Sea

ABERDEEN, UK.Sky-Futures, the leading UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) inspection specialists for the Oil and Gas industry have expanded their services …

North Sea

Reichert, drone company met secretly for months

Mayor Robert Reichert and Olaeris officials negotiated secretly for at least nine months about the company’s $5.7 million emergency-response drones …

Drones

Loudon County EMA receives drone, says might not be able to use it

LOUDON COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) – At the Loudon County Emergency Management Agency, Daryl Smith is always looking for new ways to keep his community safe.

Drones

Ninox Robotics About to Launch Military-grade Drone for Agricultural Surveillance

by by David Hollingworth Australian firm working with Civil Aviation authorities to introduce Israeli-made UAV to the outback. You may not have heard …

Surveillance

City considers drone ban at events after two Summerfest drone crashes

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – There was a crowd of thousands on Central Saturday and two drones flying overhead. One of them crashed into a tree, barely …

Drones

Australian Chad Nowak wins international drone racing competition in California

An Australian man has blitzed an international drone racing competition taking out first prize in three events to bring home more than $15,000 in …

Drones

Canada’s first drone festival taking place near Gull Lake

BY MARK MELNYCHUK, LEADER-POST

Aside from the obvious fact that there’s lots of open space to fly them here, Craig Baird says drones are a technology …

Drones

Drone Startups Take Flight in Asia

By NEWLEY PURNELL

SINGAPORE—Half a dozen men gathered around a workbench in a government building one morning asTack Wai Wong, an engineering expert …

Startups

Drone makes first legal doorstep delivery in milestone flight

by by Jonathan Vanian The first federally approved drone delivery went off without a hitch. And no, Amazon had nothing to do with it. It may not have …

Aviation

Utah teen starts drone company, wins fellowship and $100K in funding

By Natalie Crofts

HOLLADAY — Out of thousands of applicants, a Utah teenager with his own drone company recently won a spot in the 2015 class of Thiel …

Drones

GetFPV to Showcase Amimon’s CONNEX at US National Drone Competition

CONNEX, Amimon’s zero-latency HD wireless video link, will be shown by GetFPV, an Amimon reseller, at their booth during the inaugural National Drone …

Drones

Halifax drone company says it may be time for rules on safe flying

By Elizabeth Chiu, CBC News

Summer is here and there’s a buzz in the air. And that buzz you’re hearing may not be a bee — but a drone flying close …

Drones

Titan Aerial gets FAA approval for drone usage

Titan Aerial the latest drone company to get approval from the FAA to fly drones for commercial purposes. The West Texas company working on using …

Drones

Sunday Business profile: Fresno company ready to fly with drone business

Exeter-based company targets agriculture

Mark Hull, owner of All Drone Solutions in Exeter, says that because the interest in flying vehicles has …

Drones

York police drones to slash road-closure times

by By: Riannon Westall York Regional Police say they are now equipped with an unmanned aerial vehicle to help shorten the process of investigating …

Drones

Nokia Networks, du first in UAE to use telco drones for better network planning & faster optimization

by In yet another noteworthy step toward a smart city future, Nokia Networks and du, the Middle East’s fastest growing telecommunications service …

Nokia

New Research Report on Commercial Drone Industry

Drone Analyst, a research and consulting firm that provides insights for the commercial UAS industry, has published a report detailing the state of …

Drones

‘A bit unsettling actually’ – Drone spotted over Oamaru

By Daniel Birchfield

A drone spotted hovering ominously in a single spot near Oamaru homes has spooked at least one resident.

An Eden St resident, who …

Drones

Monarch, Inc. Named in Two COAs Granted to California State Parks; Uses to Include Exploration of Landmark Gold-Mining Ghost Town

Manufacturer of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UASs), Monarch, Inc., has been named in two Certificate of Waiver Authorizations (COAs) within the same week …

Ghost Towns

Switzerland begins postal delivery by drone

For now, Swiss Post said it expected to mainly use the drones in emergency situations, which could “involve bringing supplies to an area that has …

Switzerland

Low-Cost Drone Maker Takes On Rivals

By JACK NICAS

Meet the maker of the $100 drone.

Paris-based Parrot SA has quickly captured the lower end of the consumer-drone market, selling more …

Drones

Drone Strikes Homeless With Burgers

Philip Devoe

San Francisco’s homeless were the victims of a drone food-delivery system in this viral video from Drone Lyfe, whose creators used a …

Homelessness

Blue Chip partners look to be on forefront of drone operations

The Wichitans behind Blue Chip Unmanned Aerial Solutions are hoping to capitalize on what they think will be growing commercial demand for unmanned …

Drones

Students to get hands-on training in drone technology

Ann Zaniewski, Detroit Free Press

A California-based nonprofit is planning to invest up to $1 million to bring a high-tech learning lab to the Coleman …

Drones

Man busted for flying drone over Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

He wanted a better view of hot-dog history – but ended up with a summons.

A 40-year-old man was busted Saturday for flying a drone …

Drones