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The fight that’s roiling the drone industry: small businesses see an “ol’ boys club’ forming,11 Nov 2017 in News

This is an excerpt of a piece originally written for MarketWatch.com. Read the entire piece here. The U.S. government is farming out the difficult task of establishing drone regulations to private companies, but the choice of one of the world’s largest telecom companies to lead a recent effort is not sitting well with smaller companies … Continue reading The fight that’s roiling the drone industry: small businesses see an “ol’ boys club’ forming

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UAV218 UAS Integration Pilot Program Details Emerge,10 Nov 2017 in Episodes&FAA&NASA

Additional details of the FAA UAS Integration Pilot Program, Boeing’s acquisition of Aurora Flight Sciences, NASA’s look at Urban Air Mobility, and drone strikes on manned aircraft.

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VTX? PDB? ESC’s? A simple and comprehensive guide to all the FPV drone parts,10 Nov 2017 in News

Drones are complicated enough. There are rules to follow, registrations to be done and undone and done again, there’s learning how to fly it, and then there’s deciphering all the components of a drone. And those components can quickly turn into a pretty messy alphabet soup. Drone  Nodes came up with a handy infographic that … Continue reading VTX? PDB? ESC’s? A simple and comprehensive guide to all the FPV drone parts

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FRiFF 2018 Drone Film Festival is coming to San Francisco next week,09 Nov 2017 in Uncategorized

­ The Flying Robot international Film Festival (FRiFF) returns to San Francisco’s historic Roxie Theater for its third year next year. The film festival will award winners from seven different categories including landscapes, drone racing and even a category called “WTF LOL,” and competitors come from many countries including Bulgaria, Tanzania and Australia. For people … Continue reading FRiFF 2018 Drone Film Festival is coming to San Francisco next week

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NUAIR announces first phase of New York UTM corridor,08 Nov 2017 in Uncategorized

The Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance launched the first phase of a 50-mile unmanned traffic management corridor aimed at growing the drone industry in Central New York. Vendors are being sought for Phase II of the project.
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AirMap mobile app offers automated airspace authorization,08 Nov 2017 in Uncategorized

Through a partnership the the FAA, AirMap’s mobile app can now be used to request digital authorization to fly commercially in the airspace of five prototype evaluation sites with Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability.
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DroneTracker 3 improves drone detection and tracking,08 Nov 2017 in Uncategorized

Dedrone Inc. has released DroneTracker 3, an updated version of its security system for detecting and tracking drones being used for spying, hacking and other activities. The update is designed for integration into existing security systems. #quadcopters #drones



Arizona UAS event reveals changes coming to industry,07 Nov 2017 in Uncategorized

Speakers from the FAA and AUVSI provided attendees of the second Arizona UAS Summit & Expo held this week in Mesa with insight and perspective on the future of the UAS industry. Drone swarms and UAS traffic management were among the topics discussed.
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Workhorse optimizes last-mile delivery with integrated drone,07 Nov 2017 in Uncategorized

Workhorse Group Inc. has begun implementing agreements to test and operate its new N-Gen electric van equipped with an integrated delivery drone. The aircraft launches from the roof of the van and can deliver packages weighing up to 10 pounds.
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DJI launches new FlightHub drone operations software at AirWorks 2017,07 Nov 2017 in News

DJI, the world’s largest drone maker, now wants to help you manage your drones too. The Chinese drone manufacturer today released FlightHub, a software targeted at enterprise and business use cases, which manages real-time drone operations, flight data, fleets and pilot teams. The FlightHub software was launched at the AirWorks 2017 conference, which is DJI’s … Continue reading DJI launches new FlightHub drone operations software at AirWorks 2017

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