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US Army calls for units to discontinue use of DJI equipment

According to a U.S. Army memo obtained by sUAS News, the U.S. Army Research Lab and U.S. Navy have concluded that there are operational risks …

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Don’t Be Evil DJI

A few things to get out of the way first. I am not a lawyer and I am not a journalist, I just enjoy being part of the free flow of information, and …

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Johns Hopkins researchers set new distance record for Drone Transport

Medical samples transported 160+ miles by unmanned aircraft under temperature control in Arizona desert. Medical drone delivery records were set by …

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Under contract with NASA, Joby has developed a truly novel VTOL configuration: the Lotus.

Two bladed rotors mounted on the wingtip provide thrust in takeoff and landing, but scissor closed in flight to become part of the wing. Custom Joby …

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Airborne Drones on Patrol – the Answer to Public Safety Policing

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)s, commonly known as drones, will soon be a common sight over border zones, crime hotspots and city streets, as public …

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Will American Federal Agencies ban foreign drones?

SIGINT (Signals Intelligence) is going through the roof this weekend. Well in truth for all of the last week. Patrick and I have received news from …

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3D printed Spitfire wing strength test | 3D Printing for Drones

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DJI to restrict non-compliant drones at next software update

This will cause a storm and will only be as good as the data DJI provides. It certainly will be a topic on our Tuesday Hangout. One of the things it …

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Fixed Wing Friday: Bruce’s aerodynamics of flying wings refresher

Here’s a nice refresher on the aerodynamics of flying wings all the way from New Zealand over at the RCModelReviews YouTube channel. Also catch Bruce …

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AMA Statement on Federal Court of Appeals Ruling on the FAA Registration Rule

MUNCIE, Ind. – Rich Hanson, President of the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA), today issued the following statement on the United States Court of …

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FAA Statement Regarding US Court of Appeals Decision

We are carefully reviewing the U.S. Court of Appeals decision as it relates to drone registrations. The FAA put registration and operational …

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He beat the FAA in court! An interview with John Taylor

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John Taylor defeats FAA Registration Rule For Model Aircraft

Congratulations to John Taylor, insurance lawyer and model aircraft enthusiast. He took the FAA and Department of Justice to court over the 2015 …

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Robot pilot flies & lands Boeing 737 simulator | Weekly Drone News

3D Printing For Drones | What is 3D Printing?

Kittyhawk.io Launches Flight Deck for Real-Time Drone Operations

Kittyhawk (kittyhawk.io), the leader in drone operations software, is today announcing Flight Deck: a new feature that brings in-flight controls and …

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Getting Qualified to Use Drones in Furtherance of a Business Made Easy by King Schools

Drone pilots who want to fly their drones in furtherance of a business have a fun and quick way to prepare to pass the required Part 107 Remote Pilot …

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Unmanned Experts Teams With AirShark In Ground-Breaking Aerial Bridge Inspection

The New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway (NYSW), also known as the ‘Susquehanna,’ was formed in 1881 with the task of hauling coal from the …

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PIX4D Crane Cams Collect and verify as-built data automatically

How a super hospital construction project in Denmark is using Pix4D Crane Camera solution to monitor site progress, making as-built verification and …

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FAA releases registered private drone owner database

In total 241 people have registered to use drones weighing between .55 and 55lbs in postcode 75070 Mc Kinney, Texas! The Texas postcode is at the top …

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Iridium Dynamics HALO

Our high-performance aircraft outperform the competition in flight duration and range, yet offer an incredible hovering endurance, allowing …

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PolarPro Launches Its First Drone Software with Aurora Cinematic Color Presets

PolarPro, known for its drone accessories that help drone pilots capture the best cinematic footage possible, has just launched its first video …

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Drone Instructor Johnson County Community College KS

The UAS instructor will teach participants the mechanics of actually flying a drone and where they can fly them safely within the legal framework of …

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Rockwell Collins and BNSF Railway successfully demonstrate beyond visual line of sight operations of commercial UAS with routine 200+ mile test flights

In a series of test flights conducted over the last nine months, Rockwell Collins and BNSF Railway have successfully demonstrated how UAS are used to …

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UAVAIR Phantom 4 Pro and Inspire 2 Training Packs

UAVAIR are excited to announce we can now bundle together our training courses with a DJI drone kit. We get a lot of requests from our students …

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Aeromapper Talon surveys an entire island in a single flight

Takeoff from a nearby island, survey another one, then come back and land autonomously… No problem! On December of 2016 Aeromao Inc. in collaboration …

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Robotic Co-Pilot Autonomously Flies and Lands a Simulated Boeing 737

Aurora Flight Sciences’ work on the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)’s Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) program …

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Flyability introduces range extender

Flyability SA introduces the Range Extender, an accessory for the collision-tolerant indoor drone Elios. The Range extender opens new applications …

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Airbus creates new commercial drone services start-up “Airbus Aerial”

Airbus has rolled out a new commercial drone start-up, Airbus Aerial. With bases both in the U.S. and in Europe, Airbus Aerial’s initial business …

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