Drone rule takes effect Monday

Drone rule takes effect Monday

Source: USA Today WASHINGTON – The first comprehensive federal rule governing drones takes effect Monday, when government and industry officials say thousands of pilots of remote-controlled aircraft are eager to start their engines. Earl Lawrence, director of the Federal Aviation Administration’s drone office, said 3,351 people signed up to take a test of aviation knowledge Monday —the first day possible — to certify themselves as drone pilots. Another hint of […]

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Power Egg is unlike any drone you’ve ever flown

Power Egg is unlike any drone you’ve ever flown

It’s roughly the size of a rugby ball, but with retractable landing and propeller struts. Normally, when you think “quadcopter”, you think of the standard block-shaped mass of propellers, struts and landing gear. But nothing says they have to look that way. In fact, one drone company from China is taking a radically different approach with a UAV that looks like something from the labs of Capsule Corp. The Power […]

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