Kansas State Polytechnic expands its small drone training to Denver

Kansas State Polytechnic expands its small drone training to Denver

KState Training SALINA — Kansas State University’s Polytechnic Campus is again taking its unmanned aircraft systems, also known as drones, expertise on the road, offering its Part 107 preparation course April 27-29 in the Denver area. The course is designed to prepare professionals for the Federal Aviation Administration’s written exam, which is required for anyone wanting to operate a commercial small unmanned aircraft, or sUAS, who does not already hold […]

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Drones in Agriculture: Undeniable value and plenty of growth, but not the explosion others predict

Drones in Agriculture: Undeniable value and plenty of growth, but not the explosion others predict

Drones Agriculture Agriculture was touted as one of the first industries that would leverage the rapid development of commercial-grade small unmanned aerial vehicles (sUAVs) and incorporate them into its practices. Early on, the use cases for an aerial analytics platform were evident to drone solution providers, farmers, and agronomists. As a result, large numbers of drone solution providers have entered the market over the past 5 to 7 years, either […]

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Amazon, Boeing, GE and Google to develop private Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) system

Amazon, Boeing, GE and Google to develop private Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) system

During last week’s FAA Symposium in Baltimore, Amazon , Boeing , GE, and Google announced that they are ready to start working on the development of a private Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) system for drones. Testing in conjunction with NASA is supposed to start in the next three months. The system will enable swarms of drones to fly a couple of hundred feet above the ground using cellular and web […]

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