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Russian Sappers Learned Drone-Aided Mine Disarming in Syria

Early in December, personnel of Russia’s International Anti-Mining Center demonstrated new equipment commissioned by sapper units. In particular, the center’s experts showed how to deactivate a mine using a drone, Dmitry Klochko, director of LocMas who had attended the event told Mil.Today. “To neutralize mines, we use small and very

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DIY Drone Racer – Kit Building Made Easy

First-person-view (FPV) racing has changed the face of radio control. World-class race events and network TV coverage have combined to pull in huge numbers of racers with no prior background in traditional aeromodeling. While there are some nice ready-to-fly quadcopters on the market, FPV racing is ideal for those who

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PfCO’s surviving in a competitive drone industry

In an article which I posted in December 2015, entitled ‘The Drone ‘Bubble’ – How to survive in a competitive market’, I sought to outline some of the steps I felt were needed to survive in an increasingly competitive UK drone sector. Almost two years down the line, the sector

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Delair – Drone inspection for power and utilities

The energy industry is facing major obstacles. It requires increasing reliability while coping with the rise of energy consumption of a growing population. Helicopters and ground operations are costly and time-consuming and a complementary solution is needed. How to automate repetitive tasks? How to optimize maintenance while increasing safety in

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FAA Bans Drones over Statue of Liberty and Other Landmarks

At the request of U.S. national security and law enforcement agencies, the Federal Aviation Administration is using its existing authority under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) § 99.7 – “Special Security Instructions” – to address concerns about unauthorized drone operations over 10 Department of the

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FAA Restricts Drones over Statue of Liberty, Other Landmarks

At the request of U.S. national security and law enforcement agencies, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is using its existing authority under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) § 99.7 – “Special Security Instructions” – to address concerns about unauthorized drone operations over 10 Department of

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Industrial SkyWorks Speaks on How to Solve the Biggest Problems with Oil and Gas Projects Using Drones

The oil and gas industry faces several challenges that range from leakages and fires to safety risks, fluctuating demand and prices. Addressing these requires combining various strategies to ensure proper and efficient operations and infrastructure. Detecting and fixing problems is probably one major step towards increasing production and operations, however,

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32 Best Drones For Sale

Drones For Sale Table of Contents The Types of Drones for Sale How to Pick the Best Drone for Sale Best Toy Drones For Sale The Best Camera Drones for Sale The Best Drone Kits for Sale The Best FPV Racing Drones for Sale Micro Drones for Sale

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Visualisation Tool for Hazardous Scene Responders

BMT has developed a mobile application to help responders safely assess hazardous situations. The system processes data captured by drones into real-time 2D and 3D maps of the scene, enabling responders to make fast, informed decisions about how to proceed. The research project was designed to help find a way

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UAS Camp for Girls

Leaders of an unmanned aircraft camp tailored toward young girls hope the lessons learned there will help the aspiring pilots with leadership skills, teamwork and more. Sixty girls ages 8 to 12 got the chance this week at UND’s Robin Hall to learn how to fly unmanned aircraft during the

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Altitude Angel, Microsoft, Imperial College London team up for automated drone traffic management

Today, we are pleased to announce the results of a six-month long research project conducted by Altitude Angel and Imperial College London, supported by Microsoft. How to successfully integrate manned and unmanned aviation into our skies safely is widely considered to be one of the factors limiting the transformative potential

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Five Valuable Lessons about Drone Use in Public Safety

SkyLogic Research just released a new research report titled “Five Valuable Business Lessons Learned About Drones in Public Safety and First Responder Operations.” This is the fifth and final in a series of white papers intended to share lessons learned in specific industries and how to maximize the value drones

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DMAE calls on UK Department for Transport to release full testing results of Mid-Air Collision Study

Drone Manufacturers Alliance Europe (DMAE), the organization representing the manufacturers of the majority of civilian drones, calls on the United Kingdom Department for Transport (DfT) to release the full testing methodology and results of its Mid-Air Collision Study, in order to better understand how to mitigate the risks drones may

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