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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – new UAS users free online course (you can still sign up)

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Daytona Beach, Fla.,  Whether you’re a hobbyist with a new recreational unmanned aerospace system (UAS) / drone or a professional interested in using one in business, safety must be a priority. That’s why Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide is offering a free online course for new users later this month. The “Unmanned Aerospace Systems (UAS)…

Aviation schools rev up drone piloting

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By Melissa Daniels The schedule at Moore Aviation fills up daily, as pilots in training stack up the hours needed to get licensed. On this afternoon, with cold air and clear skies, 12 of 13 planes are flying above Beaver County Airport. A growing number of students at the Chippewa flight school are here not…

Drone Deploy are Hiring

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Drones are poised to be the next revolutionary tool, transforming the way businesses collect, manage and digest data. We are the leading software platform for commercial drones, enabling businesses in over 80 countries across the globe to understand the world from the air. Our mission is to make drones safe, reliable and powerful tools for…

RCAPA :- Comments on Registration and Marking Requirements FAA-2015-7396

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On behalf of the membership, unrepresented hobbyist and the public at large. The Remote Control Aerial Platform Association (RCAPA) contends that the unaffiliated RC hobbyists stakeholder was disenfranchised in this instance, as they had no credible and or qualified representation. Members of the task force were not properly vetted and have limited or no experience…

‘Drone Diva Desi’ operates a fleet of 12 remote-controlled aircraft

Desiree Ekstein of Lake Elsinore, holds two of her drones and goes by the nickname "Drone Diva Desi" because she has no fewer than 10 drones in Lake Elsinore. on Tuesday, Jan.05, 2016.

By DAVID DOWNEY “They are my babies,” says Desiree Ekstein of her high-flying brood. “They all have names.” Ekstein, a Lake Elsinore resident, is known to her friends as Drone Diva Desi. She owns a dozen of the unmanned flying marvels, flocks of which touched down in holiday stockings across the nation last month. But…

Jury Convicts Man on 31 Counts in Prison Drone Plot Trial

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  By DAVID DISHNEAU, ASSOCIATED PRESS   A jury convicted a man of 31 offenses Friday for plotting to fly illegal drugs, a cellphone and other contraband aboard a drone into a maximum-security state prison. Thaddeus C. Shortz, 25, of Knoxville, could face more than 50 years in prison for crimes that include contraband, drug,…

NW Iowa native returns to home state with drone business

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NICK HYTREK Sioux City Journal VERMILLION, S.D. | Manning a booth at the Dakota Farm Show here earlier this month, it was hard to tell what was making Laura Wilson happier. The fact she and her husband, Michael, were promoting their new business, Birdseye Farming, in which Michael flies drones over fields to take photos and…