Drone Volt Appoints Sampede

Drone Volt Appoints Sampede

Drone Volt Appoints Sampede as a Distributor of its Award-Winning Line of Service Drones AMHERST, NEW YORK, April 4, 2017 — Adding to its growing portfolio of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), Stampede , the world’s leading value added distributor of ProAV products and system solutions, has been appointed to distribute Drone Volt’s award-winning selection of service drones throughout the Americas, according to Stampede President and COO Kevin Kelly. “Drones continue […]

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Drones prompt ‘flood’ of complaints to police

Drones prompt ‘flood’ of complaints to police

Many airports have logged near misses between aircraft and drones Police forces in the UK are being “flooded” with reports involving drones, an investigation has said. Last year, more than 3,456 incidents involving drones were recorded, compared with only 1,237 in 2015, PA news agency reported. The numbers suggest about 10 incidents per day are being logged, it said. Drone-based complaints include invasions of privacy, disputes between neighbours, near misses […]

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Automate Drone Airspace Authorizations

Automate Drone Airspace Authorizations

FAA, Industry Work To Automate Drone Airspace Authorizations The Federal Aviation Administration is taking steps to automate the approvals that drone operators need to fly in controlled airspace and to track small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) that are already in flight. Under an initiative called the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC), the FAA has developed maps with pre-approved flight zones and maximum altitudes for operating drones near airports. […]

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Swiss Post drone to fly laboratory samples for Ticino hospitals

Swiss Post drone to fly laboratory samples for Ticino hospitals

Testbetrieb einer Paket-Drohne der Swiss Post am 28.3.2017 in Lugano. Die Drohne pendelt zwischen den Spitaelern Civico und Italiano. (POST/Alessandro Della Bella) Since mid-March, Swiss Post, the Ticino EOC hospital group and drone manufacturer Matternet have been successfully conducting initial drone flights in Lugano. In the future, modern delivery drones will transport laboratory samples between two EOC hospitals. Now, the Federal Office for Civil Aviation (FOCA) has given the project […]

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