CybAero receive orders from China

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The Swedish company CybAero, listed on the First North stock exchange, received in January of this year an order for unmanned helicopter systems to be delivered to China Customs. The purchased systems will be used for various tasks such as…

Victorian mine drone in near miss with crop duster

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An unmanned aerial vehicle surveying a mine owned by Iluka Resources came close to colliding with a crop duster late last year, Australia’s air safety investigator revealed. The incident, which the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) rated as serious, saw the…

FAA Under The Gun To Issue sUAS Rule

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By Graham Warwick A U. S. judge’s decision to overturn the FAA’s first fine for operating an unmanned aircraft commercially is being described as a “self-inflicted wound,” resulting from the agency’s failure to put in place regulations to govern the…

DronedUp.com

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The Social Network for the Multi-Rotor Community is here! A global social network designed and built specifically for both hobbyist and professional multi-rotor operators has sprung up and is expected to be a hit. DronedUp.com is completely free and allows…

Drone’s eye video prompts safety fears

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Clark Kent is under investigation after posting a drone’s eye view of a rugby game at Waikato Stadium on video-sharing site YouTube. Civil Aviation Authority spokesman Mike Richards said an investigation was under way as to who used the name…

Fort Hood helps FAA write unmanned aircraft rules

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by Rose L Thayer FORT HOOD — Thanks to years of successfully flying unmanned aircraft systems alongside manned aircraft, Fort Hood officials were selected to help write future regulations for the Federal Aviation Administration. Bob Ulrigg, air traffic and air space…

Redstone celebrates unmanned aircraft milestone

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HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) – The way the US Army fights is changing. Tuesday, officials at Redstone Arsenal celebrated 2-million flight hours from unmanned aircraft systems. Army leaders said they are excited about the UAS systems. There are thousands of unmanned…

Texas A&M: Drones Welcome Here!

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For all of the hand wringing about drones in U.S. airspace, unmanned aircraft technology is expected to have a huge impact on everything from law enforcement to farming>. To help define exactly how and where those unmanned aircraft will best be used in…

No, Marijuana Drones Are Not Coming Soon

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By Alex Brown It was the sort of only-in-California headline that was just plausible enough to be true: “Medical Marijuana Delivered by Flying Drones.” But flying drones aren’t about to deliver anything—let alone marijuana. “We are not delivering medical marijuana,” confirmed…