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NZ :- Drone operator fined $3000 for ‘favour’ to Palmerston North City Council

THOMAS HEATON

Doing a “favour” for the Palmerston North City Council has left one Ashhurst man with thousands of dollars in fines.

Robert Edwards …

New Zealand News

Indiegogo :- Personal full carbon smart drone ERIDA

The ERIDA drone constantly tracks where you are and follows you automatically keeping the camera on you and captures your every move.

We set out to …

Drones

From Amazon.com to iron ore mines, drones are on the rise

First it was driverless trucks and trains, now Australia’s biggest mining companies are turning to drones for a competitive advantage.

With mines, …

Iron Ore

DJI first to 500 333 exemption airframes

Earlier this week Dajiang Innovation Technology Co. (DJI) became the first company to exceed 500 N registered aircraft in the USA.

It might raise …

Northrop Grumman

Drone companies flourishing in the Flathead

by By Seaborn Larson/The Daily Inter Lake When people spot an unmanned aerial vehicle, more commonly known as a drone, it can be unnerving for some …

Drones

Loss of operator control involving an Aeronavics SkyJib 8

On 29 March 2015, an Aeronavics SkyJib 8 remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) was being used to assist with media coverage of the International Cricket …

International Cricket Council

Sampling CO2 and methane over Ascension Island using UAVs

by A team of scientists and engineers have been able to sample methane and CO2 gases in the remote South Atlantic thanks to the redesign of an …

Methane

Drone shuts down air operations at Oliver fire scene

BY BETHANY LINDSAY, VANCOUVER SUN

OLIVER, B.C. — The intrusion of a small drone into the airspace above an uncontained wildfire near Oliver grounded …

Aviation

The new, underground sport of first-person drone racing

by David Stock (UK)

If you hadn’t noticed, drones and quadcopters are rather popular right now. Hardly a day goes by without some kind of automated or …

Drones

FAA considering new drone registration rules

by By KRIS VAN CLEAVE The Department of Transportation is reviewing whether the FAA has the authority to require drones be registered at their point …

Drones

The Register:- Drone racing sells robot soul to Mammon with launch of racing league

by Overpaid creative team has coined the Ronseal name of ‘Drone Racing League’ Alexander J Martin The hitherto sexy underground world of drone racing …

Drones

Developer Stephen Ross’s RSE Ventures Invests in Drone Racing

By EMILY NONKO

Developer Stephen Ross is renowned in real estate for high-profile projects around the country and in sports for his ownership of the …

Drones

Drones give law enforcement a new edge, but raise concerns

Michaelle Bond, Inquirer Staff Writer

As the camera attached to its underbelly snapped pictures, the drone glided a few hundred feet above the quiet, …

Civil Rights

Eye in the sky: Crews test drone during mountain rescue

Firefighters in B.C. are testing out a small camera-equipped drone as a way to save time during rescues.

Langford B.C. firefighters used a borrowed …

Drones

GPS Attacks That Can Kill DJI Drones Or Bypass White House Ban

by Thomas Fox-Brewster When a government intelligence staffer managed to crash his DJI Phantom drone on White House property, the Chinese …

White House

Safe UAV Operations Around Low-Flying, Manned Aircraft

Its this weeks spot the group running scared campaign.

Let’s Be Fair About Sharing The Air…. Come on chaps really. What about get out the way you are …

Airplanes

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 …

Drones

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

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

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