Downing drone at beach leads to jail

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by By Kristina Davis ENCINITAS — A confrontation over a drone flying above beachgoers ended with damaged equipment, a man behind bars and lingering questions over the line between public air space and personal space. Augustine Lehecka, a Carlsbad electronic engineer, said…

A new UAS Combination CASSIUS: The Affordable ISR Solutio

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by Cranfield Aerospace Limited (CAe) is pleased to announce the strategic partnership with AV8 UAS Solutions Limited (AV8) on the support and exploitation of the CASSIUS, unmanned aircraft system (UAS) solution. CAe have designed and developed the CASSIUS unmanned autonomous solution (UAS) (often…

Drone racing like ‘a real-life video game’

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by By: Laurent Bastien Corbeil Forget package delivery. Drone owners have found a much more thrilling use for their radio-controlled flying machines: racing. The hobby has soared in popularity over the last few months, with a rapid rise in the number of…

New Survey on ADS-B Tracking for Small Drones

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by Drone Analyst has launched a new 10-question research survey on unmanned traffic management technology to get your opinions about ADS-B solutions for small drones.  You can take the brief survey here:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DBRH89H Here’s the background: The technology for tracking…

Are Canada’s drone regulations too permissive?

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by Geordon Omand, The Canadian Press VANCOUVER — Experts say Canada’s permissive approach to regulating commercial drones has made it a world leader in the burgeoning field, while others warn that inadequate enforcement of the soaring number of amateur flyers…