Flirtey’s drone delivery trial a sucess

Flirtey's drone delivery trial a sucess

on Flirtey’s FAA-approved drone delivery trial (Pixhawk-powered hexacopter): The Wall Street Journal reports A pop-up health clinic in rural Virginia received deliveries of medicine from a drone Friday, the first government-approved drone delivery in the U.S. But the orchestrated event also highlighted the hurdles that remain before such deliveries become everyday occurrences in U.S. skies, as envisioned by Amazon.com Inc.and Google Inc. A manned aircraft carried the packages most of […]

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Ag show features drone technology

Ag show features drone technology

Ag show features future of drone technology Source: Wellington Daily News One of the features of the KWLS Ag & Home Show conducted during the Kansas Wheat Festival was drone demonstration. Skynet UAS of McPherson provided the demonstrations. Ian Ferguson, son of founder John Ferguson, was on hand to pilot the vehicles. Drones can have many agricultural uses. The DJI Flame Wheel can be equipped with a thermal camera. The […]

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Above spectacular wildfire on freeway rises new scourge: drones

Above spectacular wildfire on freeway rises new scourge: drones

Of all the elements they must battle in a wildfire, firefighters face a new foe: drones operated by enthusiasts who presumably take close-up video of the disaster. Five such "unmanned aircraft systems" prevented California firefighters from dispatching helicopters with water buckets for up to 20 minutes over a wildfire that roared Friday onto a Los Angeles area freeway that leads to Las Vegas. Helicopters couldn’t drop water because five drones […]

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