Americas

New copters fly cameras for unique photos, videos

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Brett French of the Billings (Mont.) Gazette The sky is no longer the limit. Aerial photography, once confined to shots taken from an expensive-to-fly airplane or helicopter operated by a highly skilled pilot, can now be made from small remote-controlled…

New AutoCopter SuperScout added to UAV market

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The new precision ag multicopter, AutoCopter SuperScout, includes three cameras, auto pilot and image processing software solutions for lease or purchase. It is the latest option for a unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) from AutoCopter Corporation, which has sold UAV helicopters for…

Flight of the Lady Hawk breaks records

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GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. – In recognition of Women’s History Month, members of the 69th Reconnaissance Group decided to break a record. Two of them, in fact. On March 29, an RQ-4 Global Hawk aircraft belonging to the 348th Reconnaissance…

Don’t ground unmanned aircraft in state

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BY ERIC FOLKESTAD From Amazon to Facebook to Domino’s Pizza, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) have been drawing considerable attention lately. But as the nation moves forward with innovative ways to potentially utilize this technology, Washington has taken a step in…

Amazon Set-Top Box REVEALED: It’s an Indoor Drone!

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Andrew Wallenstein  Editor-in-chief The tech world’s favorite guessing game can finally be put to rest. A long-anticipated set-top box Amazon is expected to unveil at a press conference Wednesday is in fact an indoor drone, according to sources. The device will…