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Martha Stewart: Why I Love My Drone

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Because it’s a useful tool. And imagine what Louis XIV could have accomplished at Versailles if he’d had one. There’s been a lot of discussion and a tremendous amount of speculation lately about the nature of drones and their role…

Drone embedded LIDAR technology on OnyxStar FOX-C8-HD

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Light Detection and Ranging (more commonly called LIDAR) is a laser-based remote sensing technology. It is widely used in the domain of geographical information system (GIS) for surveying and mapping natural resources and infrastructures. LIDAR is well known in the domain…

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…

Ireland: Aviation body has issued 22 drone permits

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Aine McMahon The Irish Aviation Authority has issued permits to 22 operators to use drones or remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) in the Republic. The RPAS sanctioned by the authority are used mainly for aerial survey, filming and photography. The rapid advance…

TEKEVER and Santos Lab announce global strategic partnership

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TEKEVER and Santos Lab, the leading Brazilian UAS (Unmanned Aerial System) manufacturer, are today announcing, at the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA), a global strategic partnership. Both partners will join their capabilities to integrate technology, offer new products and join commercial efforts at a global…

Aerialtronics announces new CEO Jeremy Wigmore

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In line with the rapid developments of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), Aerialtronics have restructured their management team in order to keep pace with this growth and keep ahead of “new” players entering the market. Lucas van Oostrum now focuses his time…

Drone flying takes off as a popular hobby

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Herding sheep and filming AFL training sessions is all in a day’s work for Ryan Hamlet, project manager at hobby drone online retailer I-Drone. The AFL team wanted to see aerial footage of its training session, Hamlet says. ‘‘People also…