UAV188 The Inflatable Drone
March 31, 2017

UAV188 The Inflatable Drone

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An inflatable drone that floats, the dismissal of a drone shoot-down lawsuit, and federal drone privacy legislation returns.

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The gear you need for a drone mapping project is surprisingly cheap

Are you looking into using drones for mapping? You don’t need to spend thousands of dollars on your setup. 84% of drone mapping is occurring on drone models that cost $1500 or less, according to a report released today by drone mapping software company DroneDeploy. Most of the maps created on DroneDeploy software are made … Continue reading The gear you need for a drone mapping project is surprisingly cheap

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ACSS, NASA plan UAS collision avoidance flight tests this summer

Following last year’s successful flight tests with Northrop Grumman’s optionally piloted Firebird aircraft, Arizona avionics developer ACSS will this summer be working with NASA to test a new version of its UAS collision avoidance system.
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DARPA continues General Atomics’ Gremlins Phase 2 contract

DARPA will continue its contract with General Atomics for Phase 2 of the agency’s Gremlins program, which is developing technology to launch and recover volleys of low-cost, reusable drones from a manned aircraft. #quadcopters #drones

770,000 drones have been registered with the FAA so far

Drones have come a long way in the past few years — and even months. Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta gave a “State of the industry” speech to provide updates on the FAA’s outlook on drones during a speech today at the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Symposium in Reston, VA. “We’re ushering in a new age of … Continue reading 770,000 drones have been registered with the FAA so far

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Meet “Lone Drone” creator Vanessa Elliott

Many filmmakers make movies with a drone. Filmmaker Vanessa Elliott is making a film starring a drone. Elliott is a California-based filmmaker, who has worked on projects including projects for Vice Media, the short film “Share” by Pippa Biano, a Netflix documentary in post production called “Mortified Guide”, and has even starred as an actress with … Continue reading Meet “Lone Drone” creator Vanessa Elliott

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UAV187 Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Drones

Chemical Engineer Dr. Benjamin Gould from the Naval Research Laboratory explains the use of hydrogen fuel cells to power drones.

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How to learn mapping and agriculture for drones

I’m interested in breaking into agriculture and mapping. I think what I need the most is some training so that I know what I’m talking about when looking for clientele. Do you have any suggestions? Yes, I know exactly what you need. I highly recommend Icarus Aerials’ Lewis Butler and Trevor Duke’s online course on mapping and … Continue reading How to learn mapping and agriculture for drones

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IP firm: drone identification tech isn’t theory, its available

A New York-based intellectual property broker believes it has the patent to a drone tracking and identification system that could be used by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and law enforcement to ID and track drones. #quadcopters #drones

Aviation consulting experts launch guaranteed UAS solutions

Evans Inc., a consulting firm specialized in health care, aviation and international developments, has released a new service to the unmanned aircraft systems industry it guarantees will produce a successful outcome for commercial and gov agencies.
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