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Chinese Researchers Successfully Test ‘Flying Submarines’

Chinese researchers successfully tested two submersible cross-media vehicles or ‘flying submarines’ that can travel underwater and cross over into the air and fly. According to the news from the WeChat public account “Harbin Engineering University” on November 4, two “small planes” dived into the water one after another on the

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Norway Detains Two Drone-Carrying Russians

A 50 year-old Russian-Israeli citizen was arrested at the Storskog border crossing between Norway and Russia on Thursday after police found two drones and several data storage units in his car during a routine check. The man, police said, had been in Norway since Aug. 25 on a tourist visa

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Chicago Cubs Wrigley Field Fly-Through Video

This impressive video of Wrigley Field and the surrounding neighborhood takes you on a full game-day ride through Wrigleyville, capturing the hours leading up to first pitch and the Chicago Cubs taking the field. It travels along Murphy’s Bleachers and up Waveland Ave to Gallagher Way. The drone flies through

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AtlasPRO helped rescue two missing tourists in Norway

On the 21st of September, joint Norwegian rescue crews employed AtlasPRO in their search and rescue operation in northern Senja. According to HRS Nord-Norge, the locations of two Belgium tourists lost in Senja were found utilizing AtlasPRO in coordination with other resources. The two tourists are said to have drifted

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Undergrads Use Drones to Map Ancient Cities

A group of 14 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University students took a service-learning trip to New Mexico and Arizona this summer to work with archeologists in mapping ancient cities. “The things we saw and accomplished were amazing,” said Dr. Dan Macchiarella, professor of Aeronautical Science. “Students used drone remote sensing technology at

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Undergrades Use Drones to Map Ancient American Cities, Capture First-Ever Imagery of Rock Carvings

DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA — A group of 14 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University students took a service-learning trip to New Mexico and Arizona this summer to work with archeologists in mapping ancient cities. “The things we saw and accomplished were amazing,” said Dr. Dan Macchiarella, professor of Aeronautical Science. “Students used drone

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Iran unveils underground drone base

Tehran (AFP) May 28, 2022 –

Iranian state television on Saturday broadcast footage of an air force base for drones under the Zagros mountain range in the west of the country.

The exact location of the base was not revealed, although the TV reporter said he travelled on a helicopter for

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Iranian Army Reveals Underground Drone Site

Iranian state television on Saturday broadcast footage of an air force base for drones under the Zagros mountain range in the west of the country. The exact location of the base was not revealed, although the TV reporter said he travelled on a helicopter for nearly 40 minutes from the

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Safe flying with drones: Austro Control and Frequentis launch traffic management system for drones

The number of drones in Austrian airspace is ever increasing. To ensure that drones continue to travel safely in the future, dedicated traffic management systems with automated solutions are needed. Austro Control is relying on the development of a UTM (Unmanned Traffic Management) system with Frequentis. The cooperation is the

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Tourist Crashes Drone into Rome Landmark

Italian police sanctioned a tourist who crashed his drone into the roof of Palazzo Venezia in the heart of Rome on Saturday. The tourist, a 39-year-old man from Argentina, had been piloting the drone without permission in Piazza Venezia when he lost control of the device. Security guards recovered the

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Avolon and Gözen Holding form a partnership to commercialise zero-emissions eVTOL travel in Turkey

Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, announces that Gözen Holding, one of Turkey’s leading aviation conglomerates and owner of Freebird Airlines, has committed to purchase or lease up to 50 VX4 eVTOL aircraft from Avolon, with the option to purchase or lease up to 50 additional aircraft. As a result

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How I Passed the Part 107 Knowledge Test

I have been retired from a great career field for eight years now and my wife and I sold our house, bought a large Class A RV and we travel the country visiting grandchildren, and seeing the wonderful natural and historical sites of the United States. Quite pleasurable and

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MARSS Launches New C-UAS Interceptor System

UK technology firm MARSS launched a new counter unmanned aerial vehicle (C-UAV) technology at the World Defense Show in Riyadh on 6 March, featuring a reusable, electrically powered interceptor. The system utilises a vertically launched electrically powered air vehicle that has a wingspan of around 90 centimetres, and can travel

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Which ND Filters Are Best for DJI Mini 2?

Maybe you’ve never heard of ND filters if you’re new to the exciting world of drones. After all, the majority of individuals get into this as a hobby. Some are in it for the flying experience, while others just want to capture a few shots of their vacation. If you

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