This Drone Gives Google Earth Tech To Public

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When UAV manufacturer SenseFly wanted to show off their eBee drones, which are designed for aerial photography (and, so we hear, future commercial use), they decided to try something different: Throwing their vehicles off the top of the Matterhorn. At the top of…

RPAs reach 2 million hours

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By Senior Airman A.K., 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs LAS VEGAS (AFNS) – The U.S. Air Force’s MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft accumulated 2 million flight hours Oct. 22, not only marking a significant milestone, but…

Hunters Watch Out: PETA’s Drones Are Flying

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by Alisa Mullins Look, up in the sky! It’s a bird … it’s a plane … it’s a PETA Air Angel! Just in time for the first day of bowhunting season in Massachusetts, PETA supporters took one of our brand-new “Air Angel”…

Gray Eagle Completes 20,000 Automated Takeoffs & Landings

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AUSA ANNUAL, WASHINGTON – 23 October 2013 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), tactical reconnaissance radars, and electro-optic surveillance systems, today announced that its Gray Eagle® Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) has reached a…

Lithgow on Fire

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Some thought provoking footage from a quadrocopter, the aftermath of just one of the 73 fires currently burning in New South Wales,  29 of those fires are uncontrolled. The State Mine fire at Lithgow was one of the biggest blazes…

Drones make art

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Elevated Element, the husband and wife aerial photography team of Terry & Belinda Kilby have released a book, “Drone Art: Baltimore.” The artists use custom built unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to capture images of iconic sites around the Baltimore region…

Buy an RPA, save a salmon

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Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPAs) can be useful to firefighters struggling with wildfires, but they have many other environmentally friendly uses. Environmental or wildlife monitoring was actually at the origin of some of the world’s most famous RPAs. Indeed, Insitu’s Seascan…

Beijing gets large-scaled UAV industrial base

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BEIJING, Oct. 23 — A large-scaled whole-chain unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) industrial base will settle in southern Beijing’s Daxing District, according to the top management of China Academy of Aerospace Aerodynamics (CAAA) under China Aerospace Sci &Tech Corporation, Beijing Daily…

Mini Drone Made in Germany

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Laichingen/Germany, 21st October 2013 – At the Milipol fair, in November 2013, in Paris, the South German manufacturer MIB Electronic will present its newly developed mini drones. The drones are manufactured in Germany and will be presented for the first…