Heavy lift multirotors from Drone Technology

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Drone Technology has developed new world class heavy lifter multirotor drones with safety systems related to all legislation and regulations requirements. Warranty to safe return to the home position if connection between pilot and drone has been lost, safety landing in…

Why Americans should give drones a chance

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By Matt McFarland Today drones are generally illegal to operate commercially, and Americans are skeptical of them. An Associated Press poll found that only 21 percent of Americans favor commercial use of drones. But amid that bad rap, drones are quietly proving ways they can…

FAA Grants Real Estate, Agricultural UAS Exemptions

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The Federal Aviation Administration today granted two regulatory exemptions for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) operations, including the first for real estate photography. The agency gave the exemptions to Douglas Trudeau with Tierra Antigua Realty in Tucson, AZ, and Advanced Aviation…

Introducing the Snapdragon Cargo

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At CES 2015, Qualcomm Research is introducing its latest innovation in robotics through the Snapdragon Cargo—a flying and rolling robot with an integrated flight controller—powered by a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ processor. Inside Snapdragon Cargo is a multi-functional computing platform. This hardware and software…

City man has high hopes for school for drone pilots

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By: Jesse Winter A Winnipeg businessman said Transport Canada should require drone pilots be licensed, and he could be ready to teach them how to earn their papers this summer. Dale George runs Buoyant Aircraft Systems International in Winnipeg. His company…

More Drones in 2015, But Not Drone Rules

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Jack Nicas Drones made the leap from the battlefields to American backyards in 2014, raising concerns about air safety, privacy and regulation. In 2015, unmanned aircraft in the U.S. will continue to multiply, likely exacerbating the issues of 2014 while…

Drones set for $1bn market by 2018, predicts economist

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Hannah Jane Parkinson Drones; they’re everywhere. They’re used in military operations; to shoot pornfilms; to take beautiful photographs. They form the basis of think pieces and breathless reviews of consumer models, available to buy from as little as £90. And according to the US Consumer…