Drones Delivering Mail In France

Drones Delivering Mail In France

It’s an experiment at first, but it’s happening. According to recent news articles, specifically the article France is going to let drones start delivering the mail , posted on Recode, the French postal service will soon allow drones to deliver the mail. The new drone delivery program plans to carry parcels on a set nine-mile route once a week, pending the approval from the French Aviation Regulatory Authority. The program […]

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Flirtey Goes Where Amazon Hasn’t

Flirtey Goes Where Amazon Hasn’t

Flirtey says its drones are making routine deliveries for 7-Eleven in Nevada In the race to make routine commercial deliveries via drone, Flirtey is going where Amazon hasn’t yet ventured: the United States. Today, the three-year-old Nevada-based startup reported that its autonomous drones made regular weekend deliveries of food and other convenience-store products for a 7-Eleven store during November. The pilot project involved a dozen customers in Reno – which […]

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Lifespan of Mining Waste Sites and Drones

Lifespan of Mining Waste Sites and Drones

Aeryon Labs is using their Aeryon SkyRanger to evaluate lifespan of mining waste sites. The company has recently run a project to demonstrate that aerial imagery can be collected at a lower cost with a sUAS, than with a manned helicopter. Founded in 2007, Aeryon Labs is a Canadian controlled private company and a small Unmanned Aerial System (sUAS) provider, with headquarters in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. The project, for which […]

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New proposed measures for drones in the UK

New proposed measures for drones in the UK

asctec christmas tree The government plans to introduce new measures to ensure the successful uptake of drones is matched by strong safeguards to protect the public. Measures out for consultation today (21 December 2016) include: mandatory registration of new drones tougher penalties for illegal flying near no-fly zones and new signs for no-fly zones at sensitive sites such as airports and prisons making drones electronically identifiable so the owner’s details […]

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