UAS taking flight in Minnesota

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Brandi Jewett, Grand Forks Herald THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Though North Dakota and five other states edged Minnesota out of the running for an unmanned aerial systems test site last year, there doesn’t seem to be any hard feelings.…

F9R First Flight Test

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Multirotor footage just keeps getting better and better. Rocket launches seem to be the place to demonstrate that. Turn the volume up to 1. I would love to see what those cows did stage left when the rocket fired. Video…

Whirlybirds swoop through the skies

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Some days, when the weather is nice, the air above the Meadowbrook Farm’s open fields in Snoqualmie is filled with the hum of whirling rotors as remotely operated helicopters and planes fly overhead. These Unmanned Aerial Vehicles are complicated flying…

North Korean drone, Chinese Sky-09

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Its no surprise that the UAS found in South Korea is of Chinese origin. The charmingly named Taiyuan Navigation Friend Aviation Technology is in Asian terms just up the road from Pyongyang being 1200kms away in the capital of Shanxi province, Taiyuan. Reports from South…

An Environmental Use for Drones

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By Julian Mark The use of drones for aerial surveillance by some law enforcement agencies has come under intense criticism from civil libertarians and privacy advocates of late. But some scientists, environmentalists, and techies contend that drones can have practical and…

UAV production to remain profitable

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NEWTOWN, Conn., April 17 (UPI) – Manufacturers of unmanned aerial systems will benefit from relatively higher price tags for the systems over the next 10 years, according to a market study. Forecast International, a market analysis firm, said about 1,000 unmanned…

Nain school helps build drone

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Andrew Robinson Students at a school in Nain are helping construct an aerial drone that will eventually film and photograph significant archeological sites in the area. “At first it was like, ‘Wow, is this really going to happen?’ But once…