Does the Small UAV industry need its own coalition?

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by by Hallie Siegel Last week USA Today reported that Amazon, 3D Robotics, Parrot and DJI had banded together to form a “Small UAV Coalition”, hiring DC-based lobbying firm Akin Gump to represent their interests before US regulators and ease the way for the commercial drone industry in that country. Akin…

Guards foil jail delivery

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by Police in Larissa were on Sunday seeking the unknown operator of a remote-controlled toy helicopter which landed on the grounds of the prison in the central Greek city on Friday bearing five cell phones. The toy flew over the…

Testing Electric Propulsion

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by On Aug. 19, National Aviation Day, a lot of people are reflecting on how far aviation has come in the last century. Could this be the future – a plane with many electric motors that can hover like a…

Delivery by drone

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by Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office In the near future, the package that you ordered online may be deposited at your doorstep by a drone: Last December, online retailer Amazon announced plans to explore drone-based delivery, suggesting that fleets…