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Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) releases drone safety research report

The ATSB has today released a research report into the safety of remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) or drones. The report finds the number of encounters is increasing. While there...

FDNY Launches Drone For The First Time To Respond to Fire...

On March 6, 2017, FDNY launched its first ever tethered drone to respond to a fire in a 6-story building on Crotona Park North in the Bronx. The $85,000 FDNY...

UAV Pilot Cyberhawk Innovations Limited Livingston, GB

Cyberhawk is the recognised world leader in the provision of industrial inspection and land surveying solutions using Remotely Operated Aerial Vehicles (ROAV) & Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV). Our customers...

South Africa’s constrained commercial drone industry

Good news bad news, the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) has announced that to the end of January 2017 there are 368 licenced RPL pilots in South Africa....

Jack of all trades, some inconvenient drone truths

To fly a drone commercially in the USA you need to pass a straightforward test from the FAA. This has caused a drone gold rush. On paper buy a Phantom,...

Ascending Technologies drone swarm at Super Bowl 2017

Well done to everyone at Ascending Technologies, the German drone manufacturer bought by Intel in January 2016. They have demonstrated that they are world leaders when it comes to swarm flying. The...

Indian Minister Piyush Goyal backs drone technology

A boost for the drone industry in India, Piyush Goyal, Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines has asked that all...
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Illegal Drone FPV Transmitters Could Interfere with Air Traffic Control, ARRL...

In what it calls an “extremely urgent complaint” to the FCC, ARRL has targeted the interference potential of a series of audio/video transmitters used on unmanned aircraft and marketed...