Consumers Energy Launching Drone

Consumers Energy Launching Drone

by JACKSON COUNTY, MI (WLNS) – You might have heard drones being used in war-fare but now they will be used for a different reason right here in mid-Michigan. Later this morning in Jackson County, Consumers Energy will be launching its own unmanned aerial vehicle also known as a drone. Consumers Energy became the first energy company in Michigan to receive FAA approval to use drones in three Michigan counties. […]

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Grand Forks startup one of three ND companies exploring commercial use of unmanned aircraft

Grand Forks startup one of three ND companies exploring commercial use of unmanned aircraft

by Brandi Jewett With eight spinning propellers and a hum rivaling a hive of bees, a small unmanned aircraft piloted by Connor Grafius shot off the ground and hovered overhead Friday afternoon near the UND Center For Innovation. A nearby video monitor displays Grafius and his business partners from a camera mounted on the airframe. The group on the screen makes up a portion of SkySkopes, an unmanned aircraft systems […]

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Drone pilot issued warning after flying UAV during SEA Games closing ceremony

Drone pilot issued warning after flying UAV during SEA Games closing ceremony

by SINGAPORE -A 55-year-old man who tried to take photographs of the fireworks during the 28th South-East Asian Games Closing Ceremony using an unmanned aircraft has been issued a stern warning by the police. A statement from the Police said that they were notified on June 16 at 8.50pm to suspicious sightings at Kallang Riverside Park. The man was seen operating an unmanned aircraft near the National Stadium without a […]

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