Drone industry balks at government red tape

Drone industry balks at government red tape

Trevor Bergmann of AeroVision Canada launches the DJI Inspire 1 Pro on day one of a rapid response mission to Ecuador following the massive earthquake in April. (AERVISON CANADA) Trevor Bergmann of AeroVision Canada launches the DJI Inspire 1 Pro on day one of a rapid response mission to Ecuador following the massive earthquake in April. (AERVISON CANADA) JAMES RISDON Transport Canada is dragging its heels with excessive red tape […]

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When Will Legacy Aviation Move In On drones?

When Will Legacy Aviation Move In On drones?

This undated image provided by Google shows a Project Wing drone vehicle during delivery. Google’s secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly. The ambitious program announced Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, escalates Google’s technological arms race with rival Amazon.com Inc., which also is experimenting with self-flying vehicles to carry merchandise bought by customers […]

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Intel’s Aero drone development platform coming next month

Intel's Aero drone development platform coming next month

I’m excited about this, not least because Aero will support the Dronecode stack out of the box. From PC World: Intel in December will start shipping a fully loaded drone kit to let you do just that, with all the parts including the rotors, software, 3D camera and flight controller. Intel’s Aero Ready to Fly Drone kit will go on sale on the company’s website . An Intel spokeperson couldn’t […]

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Safety device for lithium batteries for drones and radio controlled vehicles

Safety device for lithium batteries for drones and radio controlled vehicles

You feel safe as you follow the instructions. You never had an issue with your batteries so far. But even a large brand like Samsung can supply faulty batteries that catch on fire. The batteries you use are for sure larger in size and lithium content, than in a Note 7 and can set a house on fire easily. “I thought I was careful and relied on the equipment”, “But”, […]

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