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UAS Safety Information Proposal

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The community of small Unmanned Aircraft Systems users is experiencing an uphill battle in ensuring all those new to the technology use it safely and responsibly, with clear awareness of the risks and effects of their actions. Improving safety and encouraging respectful behavior must…

Idaho company pioneers agricultural drones

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By Mike Petrovsky    A company in Idaho’s panhandle thinks its agriculture-related drone business will eventually take off before the start of the growing season despite federal regulations temporarily putting on hold its flight plan into uncharted territory. Hayden-based Empire…

Drones in Our Future

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By Ryan Lovelace As multi-billion-dollar international conglomerates intent on smuggling drugs, people, and other contraband across America’s southern border, drug cartels are always looking for the newest and best technology to help move their product. And the smugglers have come a…

MTSU Students fly small unmanned aircraft in Argentina

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Opening the door for future study abroad opportunities, MTSU aerospace and agricultural students flew unmanned aircraft in Mendoza, Argentina, while performing research during winter break. Along with the five undergraduate students and one alumnus, MTSU faculty members Tony Johnston from…

Is a drone in the future for Grand Rapids police?

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By John Tunison GRAND RAPIDS, MI — They’re versatile, small, helicopter-like and offer an unparalleled eye-in-the-sky for skilled users. Drones are becoming ever more popular among hobbyists and for business purposes, and most experts say their use by police and fire…