DJI first to 500 333 exemption airframes

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by Earlier this week Dajiang Innovation Technology Co. (DJI) became the first company to exceed 500 N registered aircraft in the USA. It might raise eyebrows among the old guard when they realize the 500th airframe belongs to Raytheon Integrated…

B4UFLY Smartphone App

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by Beta test now underway B4UFLY is an easy-to-use smartphone app that helps unmanned aircraft operators determine whether there are any restrictions or requirements in effect at the location where they want to fly. On August 28, 2015, the FAA…

The Swarm

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by I will just park this here… The Swarm man carrying multi-rotor airborne flight testing montage. 54 counter-rotation propellers, six grouped control channels with Hobbyking stabilization. Take of weight 148kg, max lift, max approx. lift 164kg. Endurance10 minutes. Last years…

Drone companies flourishing in the Flathead

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by By Seaborn Larson/The Daily Inter Lake When people spot an unmanned aerial vehicle, more commonly known as a drone, it can be unnerving for some who wonder if they’re under surveillance or what the hovering contraption is doing overhead.…

Clark State begins flights for new drone program

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by By Matt Sanctis Staff Writer SPRINGFIELD — Clark State Community College recently conducted its first drone flight to collect data for a new precision agriculture program. Clark State students will use data and thousands of images collected from the drone…

Graphical drone briefing developed

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by By Jim Moore With more than 1,000 operators already approved to fly unmanned aircraft in the National Airspace System and thousands more expected, Lockheed Martin has developed new tools to keep manned and unmanned aircraft safely separated. The first components…