Construction Accounts For Nearly Half Of Drone Flight Exceptions, States Drone Study

Source: Engineering News Record Author: Luke Abaffy A new report from the Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International states that 1,496 of the Federal Aviation Administration’s first 3,136 Section 333 flying exemptions for unmanned aerial systems (UAS) went to construction-related applicants. Construction firms with less than $1 million in revenue and less than 10 employees account for 90% of companies… Read more →

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DronetheWorld Video of the Week! San Diego!

Each week we feature a video sent to us by Dronetheworld.com, a site that collects and maps drone videos from around the world. from the folks at DronetheWorld: User Mugsy Mahonney proudly provides us with this week’s pick: His “FlyBy San Diego” simply makes you want to visit this jewel on the Californian coast. More […]

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Historic Flirtey Drone Donated To The Smithsonian’s National Air And Space Museum

Source: Flirtey The Flirtey drone used to make the first FAA-approved drone delivery in the United States has been accepted into the collection of the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, which displays the Space Shuttle Discovery, the SR-71 Blackbird and the first aircraft operated by FedEx. The six-rotor drone delivered medication to a rural medical clinic in Wise Virginia… Read more →

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Sentera Introduces Fully Customizable Dual 4K Sensor

Sentera, LLC this week introduced its Double 4K sensor, bringing a small, fully-customizable twin-image sensor to the unmanned aerial vehicle industry with configuration options tailored for use in precision agriculture and infrastructure inspection applications. Both cameras feature state-of-the-art Sony focal plane arrays and are capable of capturing high-megapixel color stills, near-infrared (NIR) and normalized difference […]

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Beca Global De Drones Con Valor $500 – Dronethusiast

De Qué Manera los Drones Pueden Tener un Efecto Positivo en Nuestras Vidas – Beca Global con un valor de $500 Dólares. -¡Por favor compártelo con estudiantes o universidades que puedan estar interesados(as)! ¡Gracias! Here is the scholarship info in English.   Siendo un sitio Web que hace mucho énfasis en la ciencia, sabemos mejor …

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Commercial Drone Operations: Wait for Part 107 or Get a 333?

Commercial Drone Operations: Wait for Part 107 or Get a 333?

Marcos Osorno  Chief Technology Officer at Skyward Launching a commercial operation in a new (and highly regulated) market requires calculated choices about business goals, the regulatory environment, the competitive landscape, and timing. For the past four years, the FAA has required commercial drone operators in the United States to have a 333 Exemption. This has…

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AeroVironment Completes Development and Begins Production of Switchblade Tactical Missile System Upgrade

AeroVironment Completes Development and Begins Production of Switchblade Tactical Missile System Upgrade

AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV) today announced it has developed a block upgrade, designated Block 10C, to its already fielded Switchblade™ Tactical Missile system.  The Digital Data Link (DDL) incorporated into Block 10C provides a stable and secure encrypted communication link that enables more efficient use of existing frequency bands and significantly reduces the likelihood of…

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