N.Korean Drone Crashed in Gangwon Last Year

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Locals in Gangwon Province found another North Korean unmanned aerial vehicle last October, months before the two drones that made headlines by crashing here recently. But the Defense Ministry was only on Sunday alerted to the UAV that had crashed…

HELImetrex and QuestUAV team up

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HELImetrex (Australia) and QuestUAV (UK) are proud to announce a forthcoming relationship to provide QuestUAV’s new range of fixed wing sUAV products in Australia.  HELImetrex are a long established company supplying UAV Aerial surveys and was the first UAV operator…

Third North Korean drone found by wild ginseng digger

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(CNN) – Painted sky-blue, these small flying machines may look like toy planes but they have South Korea scrambling to secure its airspace. In recent weeks, South Korea’s defense ministry has discovered three crashed unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that it believes…

‘Drone law’ becomes big business

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By Clay Dillow FORTUNE — Last month’s reversal of a U.S. Federal Aviation Administration policy prohibiting the use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for commercial purposes in the U.S. may just be the catalyst the drone industry has sought for years.…

FAA needs to speed unmanned-aircraft rulemaking

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By Dan Namowitz A judge’s recent ruling that cast doubt on the FAA’s power to regulate small unmanned aircraft systems underscores the need for a safety framework for the flights, said a diverse group of organizations in a letter to FAA…

Why the sky is no limit to Sky-Futures

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It’s not easy inspecting an oil rig, particularly when it’s miles out at sea. Sky-Futures, a five-year-old business that specialises in unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) industrial inspection services, is providing a cutting-edge solution to some of the energy industry’s toughest…

UAV and GIS—An Emerging Dynamic Duo

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ArcUser Devon Humphrey has worked on emerging technologies in GIS for the past three decades. When he became GIS manager for Lee County Appraisal District in Texas in 1991, he was one of the first to use GPS to georeference…