Ireland:- About 1,200 drones listed since registration made mandatory

Ireland:- About 1,200 drones listed since registration made mandatory

There are now 1,200 registered drones in Ireland , the Department of Transport has confirmed. Since December 21st, drone registration has been mandatory in accordance with the Small Unmanned Aircraft (Drones) and Rockets Order (statutory instrument) S.I. 563 of 2015. The regulation makes Ireland one of the first countries in Europe to make drone registration compulsory. All drones over 1kg must be registered with the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA). ‘Very […]

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Bird-repelling drone imitates a real-life predator to clear property of unwelcome pests

Bird-repelling drone imitates a real-life predator to clear property of unwelcome pests

With a body crafted from carbon fiber, Bird-X says the drone has been designed to mimic the appearance of a real-life predator bird From Gizmag Scarecrows and other visually intimidating props placed on the ground can be useful in deterring birds within a certain radius, but one company is looking further afield by battling the pests in the sky. Designed to resemble a real-life bird of prey, the ProHawk UAV […]

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Commercial Drone Sales Expected To Increase

Commercial Drone Sales Expected To Increase

Commercial Drone Sales Expected To Increase By 84% In 2016 According to a recent report by Juniper Research, commercial drone sales are expected to rise by some 84% in 2016. In 2015 commercial drone sales were around $261 million, this is expected to rise to $481 million in 2016. Agriculture is expected to be the main sector where commercial drone sales will see the most significant increase. The research argued […]

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Meet The Man Suing The FAA

Meet The Man Suing The FAA

Meet The Man Suing The FAA Over Its Drone Registration Program, Pro Bono Since the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rolled out its drone registration program, a few aviation attorneys predicted the program will eventually end up in the courts . Less than a month since its launch, the prediction came true, thanks to one Maryland lawyer and drone hobbyist. John Taylor filed a lawsuit against the FAA on the legality […]

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