IAA warns drone rules must be obeyed

IAA warns drone rules must be obeyed

Drones may not be flown farther than 300m from the person operating them Ahead of an expected surge in Christmas shopping in the coming days, the Irish Aviation Authority has reminded people buying drones that they must be registered. The authority is also advising those planning to purchase an unmanned aerial vehicle to learn how to use it safely. To register a drone, the operator must be 16 or over, […]

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Successful functional testing of gasoline powered quadcopter

Successful functional testing of gasoline powered quadcopter

If this works well, it is a game changer. Two hours endurance! Farmers would be able to map a huge area with this. Cost and spares availability and integrated sensors that support many apps/ will make it or break it. MMS Drone company informs abut the successful completion development and functional testing of gasoline engine powered quadrocopter and please inform that the commercial manufacturing of MMS Drones scheduled to an […]

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RAF aircraft involved in near miss with commercial drone

RAF aircraft involved in near miss with commercial drone

RAF commanders have voiced concerns about the use of commercial drones after one of its military aircraft was involved in a near miss near RAF Cranwell. A King Air pilot spotted a 2×2 white drone in the vicinity of Bicker wind farm while they were out performing traffic service on Tuesday, June 28. The remote-controlled device was seen at 1,500 feet near the flight path, despite legally being restricted to […]

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Drones Eyed to Cut Down Thanksgiving Cooking Fires

Drones Eyed to Cut Down Thanksgiving Cooking Fires

Autel Robotics X-Star Premium drone Autel Robotics X-star Premium drone just released a video using a drone to deep-fry a turkey in an attempt to help cut down Thanksgiving kitchen fires. (Photo : Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)) Autel Robotics just released a video showing its X-Star Premium Drone deep-frying a turkey in an attempt to help cut down Thanksgiving kitchen fires. Data compiled by the US Fire Administration ( […]

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UK revises safe flying drone code

UK revises safe flying drone code

Image captionThe Civil Aviation Authority said the use of drones had increased significantly in recent years The UK’s drone code has been revised and updated to help pilots of the unmanned craft ensure they fly the gadgets safely. The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said it wanted to raise awareness among people who may get a drone as a gift. Research carried out by the CAA suggests about 39% of owners […]

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