NTSB Aviation Incident Final Report Blackhawk DJI Phantom collision

NTSB Aviation Incident Final Report Blackhawk DJI Phantom collision

Ladies and gentlemen the results are in, and as expected the Phantom operator was operating beyond visual line of sight, and with no idea of the regulations he or she should have been complying with. Interesting that the NTSB has looked at previous log files and noted that the operator flew above 400’and that they don’t consider the DJI GO4 app sufficient for the provision of aeronautical data. But then […]

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American Robotics Unveils Fully Autonomous Drone System for Precision Farming

American Robotics Unveils Fully Autonomous Drone System for Precision Farming

american robotics scout American Robotics, an industrial drone developer specializing in agricultural automation, has unveiled its flagship product ScoutTM. It is a self-charging, self-managing drone system capable of autonomously carrying out daily scouting missions. By 2050, the world population is expected to grow to 10 billion. As a result farmers will need to increase food production by 70%. This issue, coupled with a reduction in arable land and the shrinking […]

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RUAS and Bangor University work together to map ecostructures around the coastline of Wales

RUAS and Bangor University work together to map ecostructures around the coastline of Wales

welsh cove RUAS division are delighted to have recently partnered with Bangor University to work alongside them on a new project to map artificial and natural substrates at coastal locations across Wales. Bangor University, founded in 1884 with a long tradition and pedigree in research, is a partner in the Ecostructure project, a consortium led by Aberystwyth University and including universities across Ireland and Wales. The project will raise awareness […]

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Aeronyde, Safe Urban UAV Flight Systems, Closes Funding

Aeronyde, Safe Urban UAV Flight Systems, Closes Funding

Melbourne, FL – Aeronyde , the aerial systems company enabling safe autonomous urban flight, today announced $4.7 million in seed financing to develop its end-to-end infrastructure for self-flying vehicles. Aeronyde is the first company to integrate artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR) into a full-service system for the safe and secure operation of commercial drones. The investment was led by Korean electronics manufacturing giant JASTech Co. Ltd, best known […]

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New Law In Egypt Bans Drones

New Law In Egypt Bans Drones

Jason Blackeye Egypt Bans Drones Without A Proper License According to a post by the Egypt Independent , Egypt’s parliament approved a new law during Tuesday’s general session which prohibits the use or possession of unmanned aerial vehicles, commercially known as drones, without a license from the Ministry of Defense. Concerns about the potential use of drones to conduct acts of terrorism were central to the parliamentary debate on the […]

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Facial Recognition Software For Drones

Facial Recognition Software For Drones

Face-Six Releases Facial Recognition Software for Drones Face-Six, a global face recognition vendor specializing in cutting-edge facial recognition software, has announced the release of the FA6Drone . The FA6Drone is a face recognition software solution designed to recognize people from unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), also referred to as drones. The FFA6Drone software allows drones to identify people from any range, provided that faces are of decent quality, and have a […]

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AirMap Partners with Airways

AirMap Partners with Airways

AirMap Partners with Airways New Zealand On UTM Trial AirMap , a world leader in airspace management platform for drones, announces a new partnership with Airways New Zealand to deploy an unmanned traffic management system that enables safe and compliant drone flights for a three-month trial in the Canterbury and Queenstown regions of New Zealand. Airways New Zealand is a world-leading provider of air traffic management services and a key […]

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Intel’s Falcon 8+ Drone Helps Preserve 15th-Century German Cathedral

Intel’s Falcon 8+ Drone Helps Preserve 15th-Century German Cathedral

The Intel Falcon 8+ commercial inspection drone inspects a historic sculpture of St. Sixtus inside the Halberstad Cathedral in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. (Credit: Intel Corporation The 15th century Halberstadt Cathedral in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany is getting help from 21st century technology: the Intel® Falcon™ 8+ drone. In collaboration with experts from Bauhaus University Weimar and Kulturstiftung Sachsen-Anhalt, a foundation for the preservation of cultural monuments, Intel is powering inspections and damage assessment […]

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Best Flight Mode For Drone Racing

Best Flight Mode For Drone Racing

Rotor Drone Magazine What Is The Best Flight Mode For Drone Racing? A Quick Tip From Rotor Drone Even basic drones will have several flight modes to choose from. Manufacturers might call them by different names, but their functions are pretty much the same. There isn’t a perfect all-around flight mode, so the one that you choose depends on what you plan to do. According to John Reid, Senior Editor […]

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Heliguy Commercial Drone Training 2018 Schedule

Heliguy Commercial Drone Training 2018 Schedule

2017 has been an interesting and eventful year for the drone industry, especially when it comes to the drone rules and regulations. With the UK government announcing a new set of drone regulations coming in the form of a Drone Bill in Spring 2017 as well as the introduction of new laws in other countries across the world, making sure you’re flying your drone safely and legally has never been […]

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