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More expansion of Unmanned Aircraft Systems capabilities in Ohio

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SPRINGFIELD — The Ohio/Indiana Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center (UASC) announced Tuesday it has formalized a partnership with the City of Springfield and Springfield-Beckley Airport. Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport serves corporate, military, and general aviation customers, and is also home to military…

UAVExperts.aero Takes Flight At Agriculture Expo

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(CUMMING, GA)— UAVExperts.aero, the newly launched professional division of AtlantaHobby.com, impressed crowds with their display and demonstrations at the recent Delta AgTech Symposium. Hundreds of attendees joined the FAA’s Jim Wilson, the AMA’s Rich Hansen, and the UAV Experts team…

Moonshots and Unicorns

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So, what should we expect now that Google has joined the fray with delivery drones and the UAV Coalition? Confirmation of (more) interest in unmanned systems. The Project Wing video shows us a string around a big toe dip in…

Unmanned aerial vehicles prove useful in agriculture

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By Corey Moffet Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation Unmanned aerial vehicles, more commonly referred to as drones in a majority of media outlets, have played an important role in U.S. military operations. These sophisticated flying machines have proven their utility in…

Sending a Drone to Spy on Apple’s New Headquarters

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By Belinda Lanks The latest stealthy use for a drone: sidestepping Apple’s (AAPL) legendary commitment to secrecy. A drone equipped with a GoPro (GPRO:US) camera helped make possible the first video footage of the tech giant’s sprawling corporate campus under construction in Cupertino, Calif. The doughnut-shaped headquarters,…

It’s Coming: Air Traffic Control for Drones

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Liz Klimas With so many instances of amateur or commercial unmanned aerial vehicles causing concern for traditional airplanes, the government is in the process of creating an air traffic control system specifically for drones. While the Federal Aviation Administration is…