Drones’ Next Job: Construction Work

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By JACK NICAS Construction-equipment maker Komatsu Ltd. has plans to solve a potential shortage of construction workers in Japan: Let drones and driverless bulldozers do part of the work. Tokyo-based Komatsu said Tuesday it planned to use unmanned aircraft, bulldozers and excavators to…

Commercial Drone Training Classes Offered

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With the imminent ‘opening up’ of National Airspace (NAS) to civilian commercial UASs, the need for qualified, experienced and knowledgeable professionals in this field is critical. The Monarch™ Training Courses are designed to provide a thorough understanding of relevant aspects…

Quest UAV looking for Sales Engineer

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QuestUAV is currently seeking a Sales Engineer to become part of its dynamic team and help grow the company into a multi million pound turnover company in the next three years in the civilian UAV / RPA manufacturing sector. A…

CA eyes rules for commercial, police drones

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Chris Nichols SACRAMENTO — With potentially thousands of commercial and police drones taking to the skies over California in coming years, state lawmakers in 2015 will again be charged with deciding how best to encourage the job-boosting industry while also safeguarding…

Now drones fly into strong legal winds

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As the crowd was waiting for President Kenyatta to arrive for the Jamhuri Day celebrations last year, an aircraft caused a brief scare after it was spotted hovering over Nyayo Stadium. Even the Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces, General…

Drone takes to 
the skies above lower school

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Cutting edge technology helped a company take to the skies to capture some arial footage. Shefford-based Setter Play, which has provided play equipment to local schools including Shefford Lower, enlisted the help of Tom Cubis Photography’s drone technology. Tom sent…

Man vs Drone: Some Pilots Fight Back Against Robots

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By JACK NICAS In an unfolding battle over U.S. skies, it’s man versus drone. Aerial surveyors, photographers and moviemaking pilots are increasingly losing business to robots that often can do their jobs faster, cheaper and better. That competition, paired with concerns about…

Ten News Outlets to Test Drones for Journalism

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By Gerry Smith A group of 10 U.S. media companies, including the New York Times Co. (NYT), the Associated Press and NBCUniversal, will test the use of drones for news gathering, seeking to persuade the government to broaden the commercial…