FAA rules for business drones

FAA rules for business drones

FAA rules for business drones effective August 29th Source: Herald-Mail Media The number of businesses using unmanned aircraft systems — better known as drones — has, well, taken off. Commercial uses for the airborne equipment are immense; they’re being used for everything from agriculture to surveying. Certification tests for the new licenses will begin then, and beginning next weekend, a local firm will offer a two-day course to help would-be […]

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The Self-Flying Security Guard

The Self-Flying Security Guard

Aptonomy Inc. has developed drone technology that could make prison breaks, robberies or malicious intrusions of any kind impossible for mere mortals. Dubbing it a kind of “flying security guard,” the company has built its systems on top of a drone often used by movie-makers, the DJI S-1000+ , a camera-carrying octocopter. To that skeleton, Aptonomy adds a new flight controller, and second computer to power day- and night-vision cameras, […]

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Secret Anti-Drone Death Laser

Secret Anti-Drone Death Laser

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has issued requests for designs of an omnipresent laser system that can defend America from the scourge of hundreds of miniature drones… and probably Russian hypersonic weapons as well. The Pentagon has announced plans to develop a system capable of shooting down hundreds of drones in an instant tasking the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to contrive such a drone shield in […]

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