New Boss on Construction Sites Is a Drone

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by By Will Knight For some construction workers, any thoughts of slacking off could soon seem rather quaint. The drones will almost certainly notice. The workers building a lavish new downtown stadium for the Sacramento Kings in California are being monitored…

DOT IG To Audit UAS Approvals

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by DOT’s Inspector General (IG) plans to begin an audit this month of FAA’s current processes for approving civil unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) operations and overseeing their safe operation, noting “the significant and complex challenges” of safely integrating UAS into…

Sony Venture Unveils Drone Prototype

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by Aerosense, Sony Corp.’s joint-venture drone company, Monday unveiled a prototype of the flying machines it will use to serve business customers. The airplane-shaped drones will take off and land vertically, and are expected to carry objects weighing up to 22…

Texas:- New drone laws start Sept. 1

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by By Garrett Brnger SAN ANTONIO - Drone use is taking off around the United States, and the Texas Legislature is among the state governments trying to keep up. Texas lawmakers passed three laws on unmanned aircraft – more commonly referred to…