Drones Replace News Helicopters

Drones Replace News Helicopters

STEVEN D. STARR/CORBIS/GETTY IMAGES Will Drones Replace News Helicopters In The Future? When Hurricane Harvey hit Texas in August 2017, readers of USA Today’s website were able to watch dramatic aerial video footage of the city of Houston flooding, a nearby chemical plant immersed under water and other startling views of the disaster. But the eye-catching clips weren’t shot by a cameraman perched in a helicopter, as they might have […]

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New Drone Ban Over Major Landmarks

New Drone Ban Over Major Landmarks

Mike Stewart/AP FAA Announces A Drone Ban Over Major Landmarks In The United States The Federal Aviation Administration ( FAA ) addresses concerns regarding unauthorized drone operations over 10 Department of Interior (DOI) sites by issuing new drone restrictions. After requests from the U.S. National Security and Law Enforcement Agencies, the FAA is using its existing authority under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) § 99.7. […]

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How to measure height of a ceiling in 2017 using modern technology :)

How to measure height of a ceiling in 2017 using modern technology :)

Modern technology can help to end a simple argument about matters like how high this ceiling:) If the ones that argue are Engineers then this has to be solved in a proper way. Well, how? Using a laser meter? Yikes! is this the best you come up with? Drones… Barometric Pressure… 3D printer… Drones… Barometric Altimeter… Are you catching where I am going through? We have a lot of flying […]

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National Science Foundation Selects NCTC to Lead Large Project Drone Initiative in Education

National Science Foundation Selects NCTC to Lead Large Project Drone Initiative in Education

northland large drone BY: JONATHAN BECK, UAS Instructor/Program Manager The National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education Program awarded Northland Community & Technical College (NCTC) its second NSF ATE Project (DUE 1700615) “ Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Geospatial Information Technology Integration into Technician Education”. This project will advance Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and Geospatial education and career pathways across the State of Minnesota and beyond. UAS, often referred to as drones, […]

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US Army helicopter collision with a drone is a “catastrophe waiting to happen”

US Army helicopter collision with a drone is a “catastrophe waiting to happen”

DroneShield Ltd (ASX:DRO), a global provider of drone detection and mitigation products, notes a September 22, 2017 New York Post report on a collision between a US Army Black Hawk helicopter and a rogue drone over Staten Island in New York . The Army helicopter is understood to have conducted an emergency landing following the collision, and the authorities are investigating the incident. The number of incidents involving drones and […]

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