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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…

Feds approve paper airplane drone flights

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by By Keith Laing The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved the use of a paper airplane that is a drone. The agency issued the approval for flights of a drone that is described as a “smartphone-controlled paper airplane.” In doing…