AirDroids cease trading

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by Dear Drone Lovers, We are writing to let you know that AirDroids, Inc. is ceasing operations. As of this week, we have sent out units for all the orders that we received addresses for. Our company ran out of…

Swift Radioplanes Lynx M

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by  The Lynx M UAS is an affordable imagery collection device with the performance and features that match or out perform considerably more expensive systems. The Lynx design emphasizes simplicity, ruggedness, and performance. Lynx is designed for aerial photomapping and is currently used…

Spy in the sky: Whose drone is it anyway?

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by MARIE HUCHZERMEYER During the recent anti-xenophobia march through Hilbrow and central Johannesburg something struck me as more deeply unnerving than the armed police presence, impatient taxi drivers and a glass bottle hurled at the crowd from a window. They…

Drone adjuster: Pa. insurer’s air force

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by Joseph N. DiStefano One of Pennsylvania’s largest insurers says it has received the Federal Aviation Administration’s blessing to launch its first DJI Phantom 2 quadrocopter drones, which will putter across the skies to spy out your damaged home or…

KPD seeks unmanned aircraft for search, rescue

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by Knoxville Police Chief David Rausch on Thursday talked briefly with Knoxville City Council as officials picked through the upcoming fiscal year’s spending plan. Few questions were asked, but some city leaders were particularly interested in a $33,500 “unmanned aerial…

Strat Aero PLC Enters UAV Commercial Market

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by Strat Aero plc LON:AERO, an international aerospace services company focused on the provision of training solutions, management systems and consultancy services to the global aviation market, has today announced the launch of its product / website; WindSpect (www.windspect.com), a…

FAA exemption gives Sinclair UAS program new wings

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by By Thomas Gnau With a new go-ahead from the Federal Aviation Administration and a planned building, Sinclair Community College is positioning itself near the center of local Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) research, the college and its partners said Monday. College…

Nevada lawmakers reviewing drone privacy bill

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by Riley Snyder , Associated Press CARSON CITY – Nevada lawmakers are vetting a bill that would create a regulatory framework for drones and seeks to protect privacy. Democratic Assemblyman Elliot Anderson is sponsoring AB239 and presented the bill Thursday to…

FAA grants two more approvals for UAV inspections

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by BY PATRICIA L. HARMAN Two more firms have joined a handful of insurance carriers and received approval to use unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or unmanned aircraft systems (UASs) commonly called drones for the aerial inspection of structures. Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. received…