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AC 91-57 Cancelled in Error

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Last Friday, Aug 10th, it was announced that FAA Advisory Circular 91-57, “Model Aircraft Operating Standards”, published in 1981 was cancelled.  This obviously caught the aeromodeling and sUAS community by surprise and left a lot of unanswered questions. In a communication earlier today…

Predator/Gray Eagle Series Surpasses 3 Million Flight Hours

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  AUSA ANNUAL, WASHINGTON – 14 October 2014 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today announced that its Predator®/Gray Eagle®-series aircraft family has achieved a historic…

3DR Announces Launch of the Dronecode Foundation

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From the beginning 3DR has been committed to open source development. This is the 21st century lesson in innovation: moving fast means moving together. To that end, we’ve proudly supported a vibrant global community of brilliant and selfless developers who over the past seven years have been responsible for…

UW police: Do you know this drone?

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By Dan Simmons | Wisconsin State Journal The suspect is described as white with four small propellers and a GoPro camera. Was last seen Saturday afternoon hovering high above thousands of jumping college students at Camp Randall Stadium. UW-Madison police are…

NoCo startup debuts unmanned helicopter

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Erin Udell, The Coloradoan Not to be outdone by large defense contractors with big staffs and even bigger budgets, a Northern Colorado startup recently completed an unmanned helicopter that can successfully take off from and land on a moving target.…