Moran to Attend Unmanned Aircraft Demonstration

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(Photo Ben Trapnell) LINDSBORG, Kan. (AP) _ A flight demonstration of various unmanned aircraft systems used to improve the care of crops, livestock and pastures is scheduled for next week in central Kansas. Kansas State University is hosting the event…

Students test their UAV skills at Webster Field

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By Mike Wilson The 11th annual Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) Seafarer Chapter student competition was held once again at Webster Field Friday and Saturday, June 21st and 22nd. The annual competition is “aimed at stimulating and fostering…

Poetry Drone

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By Nina Golgowski / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Roughly 50 years after a young protester placed a single flower into the barrel of a military policeman’s rifle, a California poet is turning again to flower power — and drones — to protest…

Drone Restrictions Moving Forward At Oregon Capitol

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By CHRIS LEHMAN New restrictions on drones are moving forward in the Oregon legislature. Lawmakers reached an agreement Tuesday on a measure that would limit the way law enforcement can use unmanned aircraft. Earlier this year, hobbyists raised a fuss when…

Gus Calderon, IsisCopter to speak at sUSB Expo

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Gus plans to talk about his experience developing multirotor airframes for aerial photographers and cinematographers. He summarizes the recent developments in camera gimbals and how unmanned aircraft are adding a new dimension to the art of cinematography by adding production…

Terrorist fears at heart of Europe’s UAV vision

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The widespread growth of drone technology in future could see unmanned aircraft vulnerable to being hijacked and used as weapons against other airspace users or targets on the ground. According to a new blueprint detailing Europe’s vision for remotely piloted aircraft…

Illegal drone business thrives in US

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Despite regulations banning commercial drone use in the United States, a thriving black market for drones is on the rise, sending the Federal Aviation Administration into a tailspin. Popularized by their military applications, drones are now taking flight over U.S.…

Ready, steady, one checkpoint to go!

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The third checkpoint of the Flying Drones contest saw 51 teams and 21 individuals qualifying for the final qualification phase and the chance to compete for the 1 million ruble prize on offer. According to contest rules, all contestants had…

Drones evolve into a new tool for ag

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Laurie Bedord Loss of pilots over hostile territory fueled the birth of the drone in 1918. Nearly a century later, the mention of the word evokes a negative connotation. “I think the first thing you imagine when you hear the…