MOLA-UFO — the Palm-sized Selfie Drone Impresses Global Audience at CES 2017

MOLA-UFO — the Palm-sized Selfie Drone Impresses Global Audience at CES 2017

Nine Eagles — MOLA booth at the 2017 CES MOLA-UFO, the selfie drone developed by Nine Eagles, an emerging high technologies company based in China, drew rave reviews from its debut at the CES 2017. The product’s successful launch shows a promising future for MOLA-UFO when it hits the global market. Leveraging rich experience in developing and manufacturing unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), Nine Eagles extends the function of a consumer-level […]

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Assessing injury risk from unmanned aircraft

Assessing injury risk from unmanned aircraft

Researchers at Virginia Tech — home to both a Federal Aviation Administration-designated test site for unmanned aircraft systems and a world-renowned injury biomechanics group — are developing methods to evaluate the risk posed by small unmanned aircraft to anyone on the ground. This research is key to enabling flights over people. Federal Aviation Administration regulations for unmanned aircraft systems, or UAS, currently prohibit these flights unless a special waiver is […]

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Sky-Futures make significant contribution to industrial drone guidelines

Sky-Futures make significant contribution to industrial drone guidelines

Oil & Gas UK have launched their seminal drone guidelines to industry, ‘Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Operations Management Standards and Guidelines’, in partnership with an expert panel, including Sky-Futures. Nick Rogers, Co-founder and Chief Regulatory and Training Officer (CRTO) at Sky-Futures was part of a small panel of experts selected from Oil & Gas UK members tasked with drawing up these landmark drone guidelines for the Oil & Gas industry. […]

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Construction Workflow With Drones

Construction Workflow With Drones

Communication and collaboration is critical on every construction site. From the initial design to the final product, communication between the trades, the supers, and the engineers needs to be constant and easily understood. We talked to Grant Hagen, VDC Manager and drone pilot for The Beck Group to get the inside story on how The Beck Group seamlessly integrates Skycatch 2D and 3D data into their existing construction workflows. Now […]

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