Good news for drone: County has insurance

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by By Howard Roden As the aircraft sits somewhere on the bottom of Lake Conroe, Montgomery County officials can take solace that their unmanned drove is insured. Called the Shadowhawk, the vehicle crashed into Lake Conroe Friday afternoon during a training…

Aerobot- FE 650 QC

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by Our FE 650 QC folding quadcopter is made from Toray 3K carbon fiber cloth, woven carbon fiber boards and 3K hollow twill pure carbon fiber carbon fiber tubes with CNC machining and design standards much higher than similar products…

Lockheed develops three new UAV technologies

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by Lockheed Martin reports that three technologies it acquired and developed for use with unmanned aerial vehicles have achieved operational readiness status. The Indago vertical take-off and landing quad-rotor UAV, along with a handheld ground control station for it, offers…

Interest in drone use showing growth in Tennessee

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by Knoxville, Tenn -By SAMANTHA MANNING 6 News Reporter KNOXVILLE (WATE) – It’s a technology with growing interest across the country. Unmanned aerial aircrafts, better known as drones, seem to be popping up all over the place. In February, inspectors used…

Canberra company licensed for flying drones

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by Megan Doherty A Canberra company is the first local operation to get approval to fly unmanned aerial vehicles or “drones” commercially. The mother-and-son operation has approval through the Civil Aviation Safety Authority after an involved process that included undertaking…

$250K police drone crashes into Lake Conroe

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by By Heather Alexander Divers are scouring the bottom of Lake Conroe in the hope of recovering a controversial $250,000 police drone that crashed into the water Friday. The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office confirms the remote-controlled helicopter drone, which was…

ENG Industry Monitors FAA Drone Tests

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by Michael Grotticelli, Broadcast Engineering Extra NEW YORK — Several local and network news organizations have been experimenting with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, or drones, to cover local news events, but have been met with stiff resistance from local authorities citing safety…

PolyU Students Show Prowess in UAV Design Competition

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by Named “Poly-Eagle”, the team was led by Professor Wen Chih-yung and Associate Professor Dr Su Zhongqing of PolyU’s Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME), with undergraduate students Wong Pak Hang (team leader), Tsang Wilson and Yip Hoi Yan as members.…

It’s the weekend call for the band.

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by KMel Robotics presents a team of flying robots that have taken up new instruments to play some fresh songs. The hexrotors create music in ways never seen before, like playing a custom single string guitar hooked up to an…