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S-100 Completes Successful Qualification Flights

S-100 Completes Successful Qualification FlightsSchiebel

Schiebel CAMCOPTER® S-100 Completes Successful Qualification Flights On French Navy’s BPC Dixmude Schiebel’s CAMCOPTER® S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS) once again convinced with its outstanding maritime capability when successfully completing qualification flights for the French Navy from 29 May to 3 June 2017. The flight trials were performed from the deck of the Bâtiment de Projection et de Commandement (BPC) Dixmude,…

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Drone Entrepreneurs Take Flight

Drone entrepreneurs take flightGetty

Drone entrepreneurs take flight as costs fall and money-making rises There’s never been a better time to go droning. Rising varieties, advancing technology and falling costs are making drones flexible, specialized and ubiquitous. New drones, like the $499 DJI Spark, are heralding a wave of affordable, high-quality drones that are simple to use. It’s easy for anyone to make a…

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30 Laws in 30 Days

30 Laws in 30 DaysNBC News

30 Laws in 30 Days: Misuse of drones won’t fly come July 1 INDIANAPOLIS­ (Statehouse File) — Before he even had a driver’s license, Blaine Fuhs had his own business, Fuhs Video. At 15 years old, Fuhs had aspirations to work for the then-up-and-coming technology company GoPro. Positions with GoPro require a bachelor’s degree in graphic design and seven years…

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Drone Racing League Announces Global Race

Drone Racing League Announces Global RaceDRL

Drone Racing League Announces Global Race Content Collaboration With The Grand Tour And Amazon Prime Video The Drone Racing League (DRL) announced a global collaboration with the hit Amazon Prime Video series The Grand Tour as part of its 2017 Allianz World Championship Race in London. This includes a custom Grand Tour Finish Gate at the World Championship race at…

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2017 International Drone Photography Contest

2017 International Drone Photography ContestDronestagram

2017 International Drone Photography Contest supported by National Geographic Contest Runs From May 30th- June 30th We are excited to share that Dronestagram has teamed up with National Geographic to host the 2017 International Drone Photography Contest. This is the 4th annual contest put on by Dronestagram and their biggest one yet! Previous editions showed to the whole world how the…

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NIAS and NASA Test The Next Phase

NIAS and NASA test the Next Phase of NASA's UAS Traffic Management SystemDrone America

NIAS and NASA test the Next Phase of NASA’s UAS Traffic Management System On May 25, 2017, the FAA-designated Nevada UAS Test Site and its NASA Partners flew five different Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs or drones) demonstrating multiple operational scenarios, including parachute initiated emergency supply deliveries and aerial survey operations.  In addition to flying the specific NASA Unmanned Aircraft System…

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Atlanta Airport Uses Drones

Atlanta Atlanta Airport Uses Drones To Help With Runway MaintenanceSam Whitehead

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…

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Snap Acquires Ctrl Me Robotics

Snap Acquires Ctrl Me RoboticsSnap

Snap Acquires Ctrl Me Robotics Is The Camera Company Finally Entering The Drone Industry? Snap, the company behind Snapchat and Spectacles, has made their first big step towards the drone industry. Recent news reports indicate that late last year Snap acquired Ctrl Me Robotics, a small LA-based drone manufacturer. This purchase was a smart move for the company and should give them the strength…

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