Drone delivers maps pay-off

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A team of Northland surveyors is taking aerial mapping to a whole new level using the latest technology. Beasley and Burgess Surveyors, based in Whangarei, are the first surveyors in Northland to use an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), commonly known…

NextGen Drone Tracker Kit Now Available

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Sagetech Corporation, disruptive innovator in miniature avionics, today announced a new turnkey solution to track drones using NextGen ADS-B location broadcasts and iPads.  The ADS-B Tracker Kit includes Sagetech’s new XPG-TR micro transponder, Clarity ADS-B receiver, and an iPad with…

Patricks Response to the ASTM

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Dear Mr. Thomas: Per our conversations, I can appreciate the ASTM business model, however, you should also consider the small business model. I don’t know if you aware of my history with ASTM F-38 but I was at the first meeting in…

Northwest Minnesota embraces drone industry

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 by: ADAM BELZ , Star Tribune Northwest Minnesotans created the snowmobile industry. Now leaders in the region want to join forces with North Dakota to pioneer the commercial use of drones throughout the nation’s airspace. With ambitions to develop a drone technology…

Drones set for commercial take-off

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By Mark Corcoran Hundreds of small commercially operated drones could soon take to Australian skies under a radical new set of rules proposed by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) in Melbourne this week. Under a new weight class system, prospective…

ASTM adopt new standards

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Going live on their website the ASTM standards that will form part of the FAA’s thinking moving forward. It is a shame that the civil small industry was not more involved in forming these standards. Pundits believe that civil systems…