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AeroVironment Marks 50 Years

AeroVironment Marks 50 Years Drone Magazine     •     July 29, 2020, 6:29 pm AeroVironment Marks 50 Years of Achieving The Impossible In the 1970s, AeroVironment (NASDAQ: AVAV) founder Dr. Paul B. MacCready, Jr. became the first to design and build an aircraft that… FLIR Hadron Module RotorDrone     •     July 28, 2020, 3:18 pm This dual-sensor module includes a 12-megapixel visible camera paired with the FLIR Boson 320×240 resolution thermal camera with up to a 60-hertz framerate. “With the introduction of Hadron, FLIR… https://www.auto-uas.com/

New Plans and Terrain Planning for Everyone

New Plans and Terrain Planning for Everyone sUAS News – The Business of Drones     •     July 30, 2020, 1:28 pm Terrain-aware flight planning is among the most versatile forms of automated missions planning. With the latest update, the Drone Harmony platform now offers the most advanced terrain-aware planning… First “hyperlapse” from my Mavic Air 2. Didn’t let it wander so it’s really a time lapse... but still... wow. drones: for news, information and discussion of drones/UAVs and quadcopters     •     July 30, 2020, 4:48 am submitted by /u/nny1001 [link] [comments] Deuce Drone & Buffalo Wild Wings Delivery RotorDrone     •     July 28, 2020, 3:14 pm Founded in 2019, Deuce Drone’s goal is to solve the last mile delivery problem for “brick and mortar” retailers by enabling drone shipment from existing stores. Leveraging the current infrastructure… U.S. Drone Manufacturer Inspired Flight Designs DJI M600 Alternative DRONELIFE     •     July 28, 2020, 11:35 am U.S. drone manu…

It Finally Happened; Told I Couldn't Fly

It Finally Happened; Told I Couldn't Fly drones: for news, information and discussion of drones/UAVs and quadcopters     •     July 29, 2020, 6:50 pm Hi there! So, I decided to take my Mavic Air out and shoot a Southern California beach. I had no issues flying for the first 20 minutes or so. I walked down the beach a little more and took off near… https://www.auto-uas.com/

Hurricane Response: Free Virtual Workshop

Hurricane Response: Free Virtual Workshop RotorDrone     •     July 28, 2020, 3:08 pm Hurricane Season is here. Is your drone team ready? Hear from the experts on how drones can assist the state with hurricane response in this free virtual workshop, July 31st, 12-4pm EDT.  The… Using Drones for Hurricane Response: Is Your State Ready? Join AUVSI NC This Week DRONELIFE     •     July 27, 2020, 5:15 pm This week, AUVSI NC offers two free events for the drone industry.  As hurricane season hits, AUVSI NC is here to help your state get ready for using drones for hurricane response. This Friday, July… Altitude Angel flies the flag for Britain in connected places Catapult venture sUAS News – The Business of Drones     •     July 29, 2020, 10:45 pm London, UK:  Altitude Angel, the world’s leading UTM (Unmanned Traffic Management) technology provider, today announced it is to take part in a Connected Places Catapult (CPC) project, in… https://www.auto-uas.com/

DoD Awards, Drone Collisions, and a Proposed Ban on Police Drones: DRONELIFE and Roswell Flight Test Crew’s Patrick Sherman on the InterDrone Podcast

DoD Awards, Drone Collisions, and a Proposed Ban on Police Drones: DRONELIFE and Roswell Flight Test Crew’s Patrick Sherman on the InterDrone Podcast DRONELIFE     •     July 27, 2020, 4:42 pm In this InterDrone Podcast, DRONELIFE gets the chance to join Roswell Flight Test Crew‘s Patrick Sherman and the crew from InterDrone to talk about the news of the week.  Among the big stories: the… Took a picture of an angry danger noodle with my drone this weekend. drones: for news, information and discussion of drones/UAVs and quadcopters     •     July 28, 2020, 2:29 pm submitted by /u/Diejager7 [link] [comments] https://www.auto-uas.com/

Bell’s Autonomous Pod Transport [VIDEO]

Bell’s Autonomous Pod Transport [VIDEO] RotorDrone     •     July 28, 2020, 3:03 pm Watch Bell’s Autonomous Pod Transport (APT) carry a 60-pound payload Beyond Visual Line of Sight at a testing site in Oklahoma. Bell and CNO signed an additional agreement in early 2020 to establish… Drones in Education: AMA Thanks Senators for Supporting Educational Programs DRONELIFE     •     July 24, 2020, 3:57 pm Two U.S. Senators have successfully sponsored an amendment to Section 349 of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, a change which eases the way for drones in education.  The Academy of Model… Lorenz Flocks to Drone Insurance Agreement Drone Magazine     •     July 28, 2020, 5:06 pm Source: Lorenz Drone-solution provider Lorenz Technology this week insured its future success by partnering with insurtech startup Flock. Lorenz produces Lorenz AI-Link, an edge-computing device… EVA and Unifly streamline the safe integration of drones from ground to sky sUAS News – The Business of Drones     •…

Drones For Conservation

Drones For Conservation Drone Magazine     •     July 28, 2020, 4:35 pm The Nature Conservancy in Colorado acquired their first drone in early 2015 and began using it in a variety of ways to benefit the chapter’s land, water and forest conservation efforts. Over the past… Bullseye 🎯⛏🚁 drones: for news, information and discussion of drones/UAVs and quadcopters     •     July 27, 2020, 6:03 pm submitted by /u/DroneRaceLeague [link] [comments] https://www.auto-uas.com/

Drones and Image Analysis Help Locate Gravesites

Drones and Image Analysis Help Locate Gravesites sUAS News – The Business of Drones     •     July 24, 2020, 12:07 pm Loc8 is pleased to announce that it will be collaborating with Texas State University and the University of Missouri on a $280,000 grant to utilize drones to locate human remains and detect… On The Lighter Side: Why did Someone pay 1.4 Million Dollars for a Pigeon? (Video) Drone Magazine     •     July 26, 2020, 11:14 pm If drones take inspiration from forms in nature, than this interesting video will update you on everything that you did not know about racing pigeons.  It talks about the history of pigeon racing, … https://www.auto-uas.com/

Coming Aug 9 – 13 – the 2020 MultiGP Virtual Open (in VelociDrone)

Coming Aug 9 – 13 – the 2020 MultiGP Virtual Open (in VelociDrone) sUAS News – The Business of Drones     •     July 24, 2020, 6:15 am MultiGP is proud to announce the world’s largest sim event to date, the MultiGP Virtual Open, powered by VelociDrone. Starting Sunday August 9 and running through Thursday August 13, the MultiGP… TAKE MY MONEY! – BetaFpv X-Knight 5 – FULL REVIEW & FLIGHTS Drone Magazine     •     July 25, 2020, 11:00 am New’ Betafpv X-Knight 6S 5″ Toothpick! – Full review, big air freestyle by Justin Davis of Drone Camps RC. – This is a “2 Thumbs Up” Quad! Buy a Betafpv X-Knight 5 Toothpick :… https://www.auto-uas.com/

Color or PB? The guitar Hotel, Hard Rock Casino - Hollywood, FL.

Color or PB? The guitar Hotel, Hard Rock Casino - Hollywood, FL. drones: for news, information and discussion of drones/UAVs and quadcopters     •     July 26, 2020, 2:56 am submitted by /u/rafaelcalero [link] [comments] A little blowhole on a little island off of Carpenter Rocks, South Australia. drones: for news, information and discussion of drones/UAVs and quadcopters     •     July 26, 2020, 9:59 am submitted by /u/mcbiggles567 [link] [comments] Swyfft collaborates with Bees360 Drone Magazine     •     July 24, 2020, 2:21 pm Swyfft collaborates with Bees360 to process wind and hail claims using drones and AI Swyfft, who provides fast and friendly homeowners insurance through their patented analytical methods and unique… Texas Drone Law Places Severe Restrictions on Aerial Photography, Videography DRONELIFE     •     July 22, 2020, 3:57 pm By DRONELIFE staff writer, Jim Magill Under current Texas state law, it is illegal to use a drone to capture an image of private…

Ride Hail a Drone? Uber Elevate Moves Forward with Hidden Level Collaboration

Ride Hail a Drone? Uber Elevate Moves Forward with Hidden Level Collaboration Drone Magazine     •     July 23, 2020, 10:48 pm How soon will it be before you can ride hail a drone?  Uber Elevate is investing heavily in urban air mobility (UAM).  This week, Uber Elevate announced a collaboration iwth venture -backed Hidden… Totally worth waking up at 5:30am on 4th of July drones: for news, information and discussion of drones/UAVs and quadcopters     •     July 25, 2020, 12:31 am submitted by /u/fpv_jake [link] [comments] FIXAR – Revolutionary Drone Approved For Advanced Flights in Canada sUAS News – The Business of Drones     •     July 23, 2020, 9:57 am Transport Canada has approved FIXAR’s revolutionary drone design for flights in Canada, meaning the FIXAR can start flying missions in controlled airspace and near people – opening the skies to… https://www.auto-uas.com/

DroneDeploy Expands Down Under to Meet Increasing Global Demand

DroneDeploy Expands Down Under to Meet Increasing Global Demand DRONELIFE     •     July 21, 2020, 3:10 pm CA-based drone mapping platform DroneDeploy expands this month, opening a new office in Australia and hiring a new Chief Financial Officer.  “Both steps will help ​DroneDeploy​, the leading… This one was taken at golden hour. Mavic 2 Pro drones: for news, information and discussion of drones/UAVs and quadcopters     •     July 23, 2020, 10:02 pm submitted by /u/alvarjm [link] [comments] https://www.auto-uas.com/

Texas Drone Law Places Severe Restrictions on Aerial Photography, Videography

Texas Drone Law Places Severe Restrictions on Aerial Photography, Videography Drone Magazine     •     July 22, 2020, 9:29 pm U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jacqueline A. Clifford By DRONELIFE staff writer, Jim Magill Under current Texas state law, it is illegal to use a drone to capture an image of private property… DJI Drone Is Found to Have Security Weakness drones: for news, information and discussion of drones/UAVs and quadcopters     •     July 23, 2020, 7:49 pm submitted by /u/oispa [link] [comments] Northrop Grumman’s Firebird Completes Successful Multi-Day Capability Demonstration Flights sUAS News – The Business of Drones     •     July 23, 2020, 9:41 am Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) recently completed a series of mission focused engagements, including integration and testing of Overwatch Imaging’s TK-9 Earthwatch sensor. The sensor was… https://www.auto-uas.com/

senseFly Announces Partnership With GEOCOM

senseFly Announces Partnership With GEOCOM sUAS News – The Business of Drones     •     July 23, 2020, 8:38 am senseFly is excited to announce a new distribution partnership with GEOCOM Soluciones Geoespaciales—Chile’s most experienced and trusted geospatial solutions firm. Founded in 1985, GEOCOM provides… TEKEVER UAS opertates BVLOS in more than 20 countries sUAS News – The Business of Drones     •     July 23, 2020, 8:59 am TEKEVER UAS perform regular Beyond Line of Sight operations in close cooperation with manned assets. TEKEVER systems have been used in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea to monitor illegal migration… Army’s FCT program expedites testing UAS engine Drone Magazine     •     July 21, 2020, 10:44 pm As an “eye in the sky,” unmanned aircraft systems – also known as drones – provide valuable real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance information for Soldiers to make more effective and… York, PA 400ft. Definitely excited for my new hobby drones: for news, i…

MyGalileoDrone contest open for submissions

MyGalileoDrone contest open for submissions sUAS News – The Business of Drones     •     July 22, 2020, 12:15 pm The European GNSS Agency (GSA), the operational agency of the European Commission for Galileo and EGNOS, is launching its MyGalileoDrone competition on July 17. This contest is targeting the design… New Dubai Drone Law Paves the Way for Commercial Ecosystem DRONELIFE     •     July 21, 2020, 11:32 am Dubai has been at the forefront of the adoption of cutting edge drone technology like drone taxis – but until the new Dubai drone law was issued this month, commercial flight was strictly restricted.… A BIRD JAMES BOND MIGHT LOVE Drone Magazine     •     July 21, 2020, 9:11 pm Soon, it may be hard to tell if that circling gull, hawk, or eagle is out for a meal, or patrolling the perimeter of a secure activity, or tracking poachers. The Drone Bird Co., based in the… New to drone life. Empty construction site. drones: for news, information and discussion of drones/UAVs and quadcop…

Are Companies Buying Drones This Year? How Much are they Spending? DRONELIFE Minute Survey

Are Companies Buying Drones This Year? How Much are they Spending? DRONELIFE Minute Survey DRONELIFE     •     July 20, 2020, 10:28 am In this week’s DRONELIFE Minute Survey, we asked drone operators a question that manufacturers, resellers, software suppliers and more want an answer to: are companies buying drones this year?  And… The filming drone looks cool drones: for news, information and discussion of drones/UAVs and quadcopters     •     July 22, 2020, 7:04 am submitted by /u/WinPow [link] [comments] Zipline – US Regulatory sUAS News – The Business of Drones     •     July 22, 2020, 12:05 pm We are looking for someone who can spearhead expansion of Zipline’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) commercial delivery operations in the U.S.  As a member of Zipline’s Legal, Regulatory & Policy… Flirtey Granted New Patent Drone Magazine     •     July 21, 2020, 7:39 pm Flirtey Granted New Patent Instrumental for Safety of Drone Delivery And Celebrates the Five-Year Anniversar…