Nissan Creates a Drone

Nissan Creates a Drone

Article Source: Car and Bike an NDTV Venture The Nissan GT-R is one of the fastest Supercars around. It was long established and we too got a chance to lay our hands on the latest model and came away impressed . But what if you need aerial shots of a car that does 0-100 Km/h in less than 3 seconds? Simple, you get the World Drone Prix Champion (Tornado X-Blades […]

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Drones Are Inspecting NYC’s Famed Steam System

Drones Are Inspecting NYC’s Famed Steam System

The steam that keeps New Yorkers warm through the winter rolls through a labyrinth of pipes and tubes that is a nightmare to inspect. About eight times a year, Con Edison engineers don protective gear and crawl through the boilers that keep the largest steam system in the world running, to ensure everything is tip-top. “It can be claustrophobic. You shouldn’t have a fear of heights or enclosed spaces,” says […]

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Drone Racing Could Spur Innovation

Drone Racing Could Spur Innovation

Article Source: Jack Langelaan via Slate Conversation Photo Credit: Sean Gallup/ Getty Images Over the past 15 years, drones have progressed from laboratory demonstrations to widely available toys. Technological improvements have brought ever-smaller components required for flight stabilization and control, as well as significant improvements in battery technology. Capabilities once restricted to military vehicles are now found on toys that can be purchased at Wal-Mart. Small cameras and transmitters mounted […]

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FAA Announces Commercial Drone Rules

FAA Announces Commercial Drone Rules

This week, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration announced new safety regulations for unmanned aircraft weighing less than 55 pounds (25 kilograms) that are conducting non-hobbyist operations. In other words, the pilots and drones shooting your wedding video, trailing a snowboarder to catch the best trick as seen from above, or taking aerial footage of the horse ranch for sale in the next county now have dictates to follow. The general […]

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