Developing Better Tornado Warnings with Drones

Developing Better Tornado Warnings with Drones

Developing Better Tornado Warnings with Drones Source: Miriam McNabb, DroneLife.com The University of Colorado Boulder has been named as the lead research institution on a 1.9 million dollar federal grant to develop drones designed to provide enhanced monitoring and data-based research of severe storms. The project, named “Severe-Storm Targeted Observation and Robotic Monitoring” or “STORM” will try to increase drones’ current ability to collect data during extreme weather events. Researchers […]

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New drone laws and regulations go into effect Thursday

New drone laws and regulations go into effect Thursday

Source: Patrick Walker, LasVegasNow.com LAS VEGAS Nevada is becoming a hot bed for unmanned aerial vehicles, so state lawmakers are trying to get out in front of the regulation. Earlier in 2015 Nevada Lawmakers passed dozens of new drone laws and regulations go into effect Thursday. They will regulate commercial and recreational drones. “I thought the state law did very well, in working on the privacy issues, to make sure […]

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Super drone sprayer comes with risks

Super drone sprayer comes with risks

The first unmanned helicopter certified to spray chemicals in New Zealand could ultimately save back-country farmers thousands of dollars but it comes with a hefty price tag – and a safety warning. Source: Robin Matin via RadioNZ.com The Yamaha RMAX is a beast by drone standards, powered by a 260cc engine and weighing in at close to 100 kilograms. Yamaha business development manager Geoff Lamb and his team put the […]

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Drones Bring New Meaning To A Dogs Life

Drones Bring New Meaning To A Dogs Life

An innovative dog rescue center owner in the U.K. has come up with a new way to exercise his restless dogs. The Whitehall Dog Rescue in East Ardsley, England is a 100% no-kill dog shelter that takes in unwanted dogs that are harder to rehome due to their breed or difficult pasts before they are put to sleep by local authorities. But keeping so many long-term residents happy and healthy […]

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Want To Know How to Capture and Share Compelling Aerial Content?

Want To Know How to Capture and Share Compelling Aerial Content?

If you have ever watched those heart-in-your-stomach action movie sequences featuring a guy leaping off a steep cliff and into a moving airplane, you would have experienced the wonderful cinematography that can be achieved by using aerial drone photography. After just over a year of posting daily aerial pictures and videos, we celebrated hitting the 10K follower mark on our Drones Daily Instagram page last week. We wanted to take […]

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