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Philippines:- CAAP regulates the use of drones

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— Elizabeth Marcelo/DVM, GMA News The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) recently issued a memorandum regulating the operation of unmanned aircraft vehicles (UAVs), commonly known as drones. Under the CAAP’s Memorandum Circular No. 21 series of 2014 dated June…

China’s largest UAV expo kicks off in Beijing

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Visitors look at latest unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) products at the “2014 China UAV conference and exposition” which opened in Beijing on July 9, 2014. As the country’s largest exposition of unmanned planes, the event provides a platform for experts and…

Turkey’s unmanned ambitions shift up gear

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Shortly before parliamentary elections in 2011, several election campaign billboards of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) featured blue skies with unidentified aircraft, accompanied with the slogan: “Our aircraft is in the skies!” “Our aircraft” was not in the…

Mumbai eatery delivers pizza using a drone

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The financial capital, notorious for its traffic snarls, has achieved a first in the country after a city-based pizza outlet used an unmanned drone to execute a delivery by taking the aerial route recently. “All of us had read about…