New Mexico lawmakers discuss drone regulations

New Mexico lawmakers discuss drone regulations

by By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico failed to pass legislation during the regular session that would have taken a first step toward regulating the use of drones in the state. But some lawmakers said Monday that the discussion is far from over. The legislative Science, Technology and Telecommunications Committee met in Albuquerque to hear from a panel of experts about the advancement of […]

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Drones in Firefighting (and fire reporting)

Drones in Firefighting (and fire reporting)

Drones & Firefighting I wanted to (quickly) share some experiences with the use of drones in firefighting, as my UAS and goals differ a bit from most departments we’ve seen that are starting to use drones. I am a career firefighter that recently relocated to a small rural community in Oregon, surrounded by thousands of acres of agriculture. While we do get structure fires, the majority of our fires are […]

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AEROMAPPERS UAVs mapping drone updates

AEROMAPPERS UAVs mapping drone updates

by Aeromao Inc. A leading edge UAV manufacturer from Canada has recently made several updates to its Aeromappers family of drones as well as additions to its payload offerings. The Aeromapper family of UAVs consist of three different drones aimed for mapping and survey applications with currently no match in the market. All three UAV model support: – wide selection of sensors – real time video downlink optionally available from […]

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Dronestagram Photo Contest 2015: Drone’s eye view of Maringá Cathedral takes top prize

Dronestagram Photo Contest 2015: Drone’s eye view of Maringá Cathedral takes top prize

Source: Independent.co.uk By: Matilda Battersby The bleak high-rise buildings contrast with the fog against the brilliant blue of the sky and the horizon feels unusually close. This unique perspective (above) is neither bird’s eye view nor man’s, but is the mechanical and precise vantage point of a machine, a drone. It is the winning photograph in this year’s International Drone Photography Contest which is organised by drone-only social networking site […]

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