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General Atomics plans to set up drone academy in Grand Forks

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by GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s unmanned aircraft business and technology park has landed a second major defense contractor. Sen. John Hoeven and Rep. Kevin Cramer say that General Atomics has reached a tentative agreement to establish an unmanned aerial systems training academy…

28 hours without fuel!

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by The AtlantikSolar Unmanned Aerial Vehicle took off on June 30th at 11:14 o’clock to attempt the “holy grail” of solar-powered flight: The crossing of a full day-night cycle on solar-power alone. More than 28 hours later, on July 1st…

New Mexico lawmakers discuss drone regulations

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by By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico failed to pass legislation during the regular session that would have taken a first step toward regulating the use of drones in the state. But some lawmakers…

Wyo. Guard training troops to fly unmanned aircraft systems

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by by Capt. Christian Venhuizen  197th Public Affairs Detachment CAMP GUERNSEY, Wyo. – The Wyoming Army National Guard expanded its unmanned aircraft system credentials from providing the secure airspace to actual flight training. The 213th Regional Training Institute, based at Guernsey, graduated…

AEROMAPPERS UAVs mapping drone updates

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by Aeromao Inc. A leading edge UAV manufacturer from Canada has recently made several updates to its Aeromappers family of drones as well as additions to its payload offerings. The Aeromapper family of UAVs consist of three different drones aimed…