uAvionix – Could drone mania save General Aviation?

uAvionix – Could drone mania save General Aviation?

Every time I heard the word drone, I became more annoyed. As a remote sensing professional, married to a Land Surveyor, we were buried under news about drones changing the face of the mapping industry. Magazine covers, endless articles, webinars, it seemed as though the media surrounding our professions had become one giant mouthpiece for the drone industry. My annoyance was compounded by the fact that I was also a […]

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Frontier Precision Now Offers Microdrones

Frontier Precision Now Offers Microdrones

Frontier Precision Now Offers Microdrones ® Company Brings UAV Mapping Systems to Western U.S. Frontier Precision, a leading provider of geospatial and construction equipment and services in the western United States, has announced they are now offering Microdrones unmanned aerial mapping solutions. “We’re very excited about this technology and our partnership with Microdrones,” said Steve Richter, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Frontier Precision. “We know this is a […]

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How Drones are Changing the Tech Industry

How Drones are Changing the Tech Industry

Looking like a device straight out of science-fiction, drones have taken the world by storm. Also called Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, drones are being used by private industry and government. Whether being used to provide aerial views of an archaeological dig or to provide stunning shots for a blockbuster motion picture, there’s no doubt drones are here to stay. As a result, they are changing the tech industry in ways no […]

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Neva offers modular turbo-drones for indoor and outdoor missions

Neva offers modular turbo-drones for indoor and outdoor missions

European consortium Neva Aerospace continues to emphasise its aeronautical engineering lead with the announcement that it is ready to deliver all-electric Eole turbo-drones for payloads from 6 – 50kg. This follows successful indoor and outdoor flights for its test rig. Neva has demonstrated the use of its electric turbofans indoors and outdoors. Turbines have been tested extensively, running for several days, while the UAV test platform has been flown both […]

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DroneGrid automated solar panel inspection

DroneGrid automated solar panel inspection

solar panels Drones in a box, will be a thing fast. At the moment DroneGrid uses freelance pilots to drive their own equipment to the site and fly jobs sourced by DroneGrid. They check the weather, regulatorily compliance even timing the flight for the best light. DataDrone aims to make more data more of the time for utilities to crunch. The Part 107 operator in the loop, is really just […]

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Atlanta Airport Uses Drones

Atlanta Airport Uses Drones

How an Atlanta Atlanta Airport Uses Drones To Help With Runway Maintenance It’s just before noon on a sunny Friday morning, and air traffic controllers are in a bit of a rush to get planes airborne. One by one, jetliners fire up their engines and roar down runway 27R at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta. The airport’s longest runway is about to close to all traffic for maintenance. Well, almost […]

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The Importance of Drones

The Importance of Drones

Article: The Importance of Drones and Photogrammetry for the Insurance Industry Pix4D has released the following article detailing how drones and photogrammetry are changing the insurance industry. Drone-based photogrammetry, popularly known as drone-mapping, helps optimize insurance-related processes, speeding up and reducing the cost of surveys for risk assessment and claims management. Drone-mapping also adds accuracy, while at the same time reducing the risk of fraud and improving the customer experience, […]

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Drones Are Lifesaving Tools For The Future

Drones Are Lifesaving Tools For The Future

Sheriff Says Drones Are Lifesaving Tools Will be used for search and rescue, to survey danger spots With the possibility that rock climbing may eventually be permitted on the sheer limestone cliffs that plummet below Thacher State Park, it was as good a place as any to demonstrate what the Albany County Sheriff’s Office has in mind for its new pair of unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones. “We can cover […]

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Olaeris Signs Chinese Joint Venture for AEVA© Unmanned Aircraft Production

Olaeris Signs Chinese Joint Venture for AEVA© Unmanned Aircraft Production

olaeris aeva Next generation unmanned aircraft company Olaeris has signed a contingent Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) with Chinese government officials to build a manufacturing facility in the central Hunan Province of China. The project is planned to be a state-of-the-art aviation engineering and production facility that meets U.S. safety standards and FAA Production Certification requirements. Chinese Hunan Province officials first approached The KREM Group in Dallas seeking new ventures for […]

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Night Time Mountain Bike Shoot

Night Time Mountain Bike Shoot

LED on a Drone Lights Crazy Night Time Mountain Bike Shoot Hadrien Picard mounts an 800W LED on a drone to follow an MTB champion down a mountain trail at night. See how he did it below! Say you want to shoot an extreme sports video at night for Red Bull. Your subject? Downhill mountain bike world champion Loïc Bruni descending a dark trail at breakneck speeds. Sure, you could […]

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