Drone Fleet Management Startup Releases Software to Synchronize Drone Teams and Businesses

Drone Fleet Management Startup Releases Software to Synchronize Drone Teams and Businesses

dronefleet management NVdrones , a start-up that provides cloud-based software solutions for drone fleet management, today launched its mobile application, NVDash, that promises to bring drone management into the digital age. New commercial drone regulations, titled Part 107, are effective as of today. With the new regulations, many expect a massive increase in U.S. commercial drone activity. Among other rule changes, any individual can become commercially licensed by taking an […]

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Yuneec Unveils The Breeze

Yuneec Unveils The Breeze

Breeze is Controlled via Mobile Device, Includes Autonomous Flight, and Instantaneous Social Media Sharing Capabilities ONTARIO, Calif. (August 30, 2016) — Yuneec International, the world leader in electric aviation, today announced the availability of the Breeze, creating an all-new mass consumer category for the brand. The Breeze, the ultimate flying camera, is controlled via mobile device, has five easy-to-use flights modes and is able to seamlessly share to social media […]

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FAA Expects 600,000 Commercial Drones

FAA Expects 600,000 Commercial Drones

Source: NPR We are in “one of the most dramatic periods of change in the history of transportation,” says Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. He was talking about all of it: the self-driving cars, the smart-city movement, the maritime innovations. But the staggering prediction of the day goes to the drone industry: The Federal Aviation Administration expects some 600,000 drones to be used commercially within a year. For context, the FAA […]

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Small drones pose a ‘serious threat’ to Canada’s troops, report warns

Small drones pose a ‘serious threat’ to Canada’s troops, report warns

U.S. Army scientists successfully destroyed a drone with a laser earlier this year. “We absolutely blew lots of stuff up,” the lead researcher said. By Patrick Cain Small consumer-scale drones “pose real and significant threats to military operations,” a report published in May by Ottawa-based defence scientists warns. Sophisticated quadcopter drones are now being sold to hobbyists at around a $1,000 price point, the report says, a cost that could […]

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How to Ace the FAA’s New Test

How to Ace the FAA’s New Test

Source: Wired KC SEALOCK HAD not taken a standardized test since college. But here he was at 39 years old, long black beard flecked with grey, sitting in front of a computer at Jacksonville, Florida’s Herlong Air Field, with a proctor peering on from behind a glass door. He spent two hours clicking at multiple choice questions about latitudes and longitudes, Class C airspace regulations, wing load factors, and more—60 […]

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Telstra to monitor mobile network with drones

Telstra to monitor mobile network with drones

Australia’s largest operator Telstra plans to use drones to remotely monitor its base stations and help quickly restore services in potential disaster-hit communities in northern Queensland during the coming storm season. Referring to the drones as the company’s “eye in the sky”, Telstra CEO Andrew Penn said the technology will allow its technical support team to inspect mobile base stations quickly and safely after a storm or cyclone. “The quicker […]

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