GA-ASI RPA Training Academy Augmented With Simulator, Instructors

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General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today announced two contracts in support of GA-ASI’s new RPA Training Academy in Grand Forks, North Dakota. GA-ASI will collaborate with the UND Aerospace Foundation located at the University of North Dakota…

Soaring Sky Takes Insurance Industry By Storm

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Fort Myers, FL ​– Southwest Florida based commercial drone company, Soaring Sky, offers communities and commercial businesses throughout the state of Florida aerial inspections to insure recovery after this hurricane season. Utilizing drone technology, Soaring Sky is able to deliver high res images and video of structures. This data is then used, in the case…

Lots of hype for the XiaoMi drone launch

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XiaoMi launched their drone live streaming to a purpose built app. Comments piled up as excitement mounted. First off experienced drone driver Lin Yang told us to be careful out there and then CEO of XiaoMi, Jun Lei reveals the new drone and the comments went wild. Bloomberg had the price wide of the mark…

DroneDeploy Unveils a Fully Integrated Drone Mapping Experience

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DroneDeploy Unveils a Fully Integrated Drone Mapping Experience San Francisco, Calif. ­ May 25, 2016​­ DroneDeploy, the leading cloud software platform for commercial drones, is making powerful aerial data accessible and productive for everyone. Today DroneDeploy announced the new release of its fully integrated, free iOS and Android app, to deliver a more seamless and engaging…

Haynes rises above the rest with launch of new Build Your Own Drone Manual

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Whether used to capture stunning aerial photography, for surveillance, or as is mostly the case, just a bit of fun, drones have become the must-have gadget of 2016, and now a new manual from publisher Haynes gives readers a step-by-step guide to building their own. The Build Your Own Drone Manual provides a comprehensive guide…

Who’s still afraid of Yuneec? Inspire 1 receives 35% discount.

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Is the sun setting on the Inspire with its porky more than 2 kiloness? Or is Yuneec making a dent in sales?? The Inspire 1 has received a not to be sniffed at discount. A cool $1000 or two Phantom 3’s. Down from $3000. This brings it closer in price to the Yuneec Typhoon H…

HUVRdata and EdgeData Announce Collaboration to Optimize Aerial Wind Inspections

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NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – Two leading companies in aerial wind inspection services, HUVRdata, based in Austin, TX and EdgeData based in Grand Forks, ND, announced a collaboration to deliver a suite of wind industry data intelligence tools and credential processes to optimize the use of this technology within the wind industry. The collaboration will leverage…

ARIADNA Consortium Completes Simultaneous Flight of Civilian UAS and Manned Aircraft

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The European ARIADNA consortium led by Indra and integrated by CRIDA, ENAIRE and Fada-Catec has completed the first simultaneous flight tests in a conventional airport of a drone or remotely piloted aircraft (RPAS/UAS) in the presence of a manned aircraft. This is one of the first flying experiences undertaken in Europe for a drone to…

Making roof inspections simple, Skyworks

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The traditional method of performing a roof inspection employs hand-held thermal imaging equipment or, when required, equipment mounted on manned aircraft. Irrespective of the method of data acquisition, the basic science of failure and detection can be described as follows: The substrate insulation on an industrial roof can be prone to degrade, which allows moisture…