So Your Neighbor Got a Drone for Christmas

So Your Neighbor Got a Drone for Christmas

So Your Neighbor Got a Drone for Christmas. Can you stop them from flying it over your house? No one knows, and that is a big problem for the drone industry On the evening of July 26th, in Bullitt County, Ky., William Merideth’s daughter came in from the backyard and told her father that she’d just seen a drone fly over their neighborhood. Merideth, 47, walked outside and watched a […]

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Recreational Drone Registration Starts Dec. 21

Recreational Drone Registration Starts Dec. 21

Nearly all owners of remote-controlled aircraft across the country will have to register hundreds of thousands of drones with the Federal Aviation Administration starting today, December 21. The owner – whether it’s a new purchase or a drone that’s been flying for years – will have to register a name, a physical address and an email address with the FAA. Existing owners will have to register by Feb. 19, 2016, […]

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uAvionix and Draganfly Innovations

uAvionix and Draganfly Innovations

uAvionix and Draganfly Innovations Announce New Sense and Avoid Drone Safety System uAvionix Corporation , a developer of ADS-B transponders, and Draganfly Innovations Inc. , a manufacturer of multi-rotor unmanned aircraft, have announced the successful integration of uAvionix’ Ping ADS-B receiver with Draganfly’s auto-pilot and Surveyor ground station. Integrated on the vehicle itself, the system presents new ways to improve drone and aviation safety by providing the ability to detect […]

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Drone Racing Takes Off

Drone Racing Takes Off

Drone Racing Takes Off, The Once Casual Pastime Is Now An International Sport This past July, Steele Davis walked onto Sacramento’s Bonney Field and prepared to steer a drone around a flag-marked track. First he donned a pair of goggles. Then he launched his H-shaped quadcopter and sent it into his signature trick, an inverted yaw spin. “You flip upside down and then rotate,” says Davis, a 25-year-old from Atlanta. […]

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Twitter wants to patent a drone controlled by tweets

Twitter wants to patent a drone controlled by tweets

Screen Shot 2015-12-22 at 9.39.32 AM For selfies and live video Twitter may be the latest tech giant interested in unmanned aerial vehicles — but not for delivery. The company has applied for a patent , which became available last week, for a drone capable of taking photos and videos and transmitting them through users’ Twitter accounts. Of course, applying for the patent doesn’t necessarily mean Twitter plans on building […]

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