FAA approves Amazon drone research again

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by Bart Jansen, USA TODAY Amazon won federal approval again to fly drones in research for potential deliveries after its initial approval in March took so long that its remote-controlled aircraft became obsolete. The FAA announced Thursday that Amazon was…

Cargo/Utility UAV Drone Lift International Deliver More

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by Increased demand for unmanned delivery systems, with greater payload capacity an redundancy, opens up new options for “same day delivery”, according to the development team at “Drone Lift International Limited”. The rise in small multi-rotor’s being used for commercial…

A Consumer-Drone Pioneer: ‘We’re Learning as We Go’

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by By JACK NICAS SAN DIEGO—The consumer-drone revolution can be traced back eight years ago, to a 20-year-old Mexican immigrant in Riverside, Calif., tinkering with a toy model helicopter. Jordi Muñoz Bardales, newly arrived from Ensenada, Mexico, was awaiting his U.S. green…

AeroVironment looking for software engineer

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by AeroVironment (AV) is a rapidly growing technology solutions provider focusing on leading edge unmanned aircraft systems and efficient energy systems. Named as one of the top 15 “Cool Companies” to work for by Fortune magazine, we are looking for creative,…

Farmer uses drone to check cyclone damage

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by The use of drones or cameras attached to a remote-controlled pilotless aircraft is becoming more common on farms. Once thought of as the domain of the military, or science fiction, increasing numbers of people are buying drones for personal…

Police officers start drone business

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by Mark Caudill MANSFIELD – Two area police officers hope their new business will save lives with a little help from above. Ryan Anschutz and John Bartolucci recently formed HYSight Technologies to provide unmanned aerial vehicles — better known as drones…

Why drone maker picked Shenzhen over HK

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by When the founder of the world’s current top consumer drone maker Dajiang Innovation (DJI) looked around in 2006 for a place to set up his first research base and production floor, he chose a village house in Shenzhen. Many…