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Virginia Tech: How Much Injury Can a Drone Crash Cause? It Depends
Virginia Tech: How Much Injury Can a Drone Crash Cause? It Depends

At the beginning of this year, Virginia Tech, a longtime unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) researcher and home to one of the federal drone test sites, announced it would be using dummies to test the potential impact of drone crashes on humans. Now, the university has revealed the results of the peer-reviewed academic study, which shows […]

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Intel’s Wonder Woman drone light show powered by all-female crew
Intel’s Wonder Woman drone light show powered by all-female crew

Three hundred drones flying through Los Angeles, Calif. in a “Wonder Woman”-inspired light show has brought all new meaning to the concept of ‘girl power.’ An all-female operations team at Intel, helmed by general manager Natalie Cheung, put together the Wonder Woman drone light show using the company’s Shooting Star drones for a Warner Bros. … Continue reading Intel’s Wonder Woman drone light show powered by all-female crew

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Parrot Launches New Bebop 2 Power
Parrot Launches New Bebop 2 Power

French drone manufacturer has made a second product announcement this month, with the launch of a new Bebop 2: the Bebop 2 Power. The upgraded model has improved hardware and software, as well as an impressive 30 minutes of flight time. Read more: Parrot Enters the Racing Drone Market with Mambo FPV The Parrot Bebop 2 […]

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FAA: Hurricane Response to be Known as ‘Landmark’ in Drone Evolution
FAA: Hurricane Response to be Known as ‘Landmark’ in Drone Evolution

As it did for Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts in the Houston area, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has given out a number of authorizations to fly unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) following Hurricane Irma in Florida. According to the agency, drones have been invaluable for Florida’s disaster recovery efforts. Specifically, the FAA, as of Sept. 15, […]

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7 ways drones are helping Hurricane Irma, Harvey recovery experts
7 ways drones are helping Hurricane Irma, Harvey recovery experts

In the days after Hurricane Harvey, the Federal Aviation Administration issued 137 airspace authorizations for drone-related recover efforts in the Houston area. Not long after, the FAA issued 132 airspace authorizations in the Florida area shortly after Hurricane Irma, the FAA announced this week. Approvals were needed to fly drones during the hurricane because the … Continue reading 7 ways drones are helping Hurricane Irma, Harvey recovery experts

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Parrot Mambo FPV positions Parrot as first major manufacturer in drone racing
Parrot Mambo FPV positions Parrot as first major manufacturer in drone racing

Parrot this week became the first major drone manufacturer to capitalize on the drone racing craze, announcing on Thursday the Parrot Mambo FPV. The new, $179.99 drone is actually a modification of Parrot’s  $109.99 Mambo toy drone. With Thursday’s new FPV product launch, Parrot announced that it now sells the regular Mambo drone in a … Continue reading Parrot Mambo FPV positions Parrot as first major manufacturer in drone racing

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Parrot Launches the Mambo FPV Quadcopter
Parrot Launches the Mambo FPV Quadcopter

Parrot is rolled out a new minidrone suited for first-person-view (FPV) racing, the Parrot Mambo FPV. The unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) uses an FPV HD camera with a 120-degree field of view, Parrot Cockpitglasses 2 with a 96-degree field of view and the Parrot Flypad piloting controller. Suited for both indoor and outdoor flying, the […]

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Skyfront Sets Multirotor Drone World Record with 4 hour and 34 minute Flight Time
Skyfront Sets Multirotor Drone World Record with 4 hour and 34 minute Flight Time

Earlier this week a Chinese firm, Foxtechhobby, claimed it had set a drone world record with a flight of 3 hours. The record did not stand long. Skyfront, a California startup, is reporting that its multirotor drone, the Skyfront Tailwind, has claimed that record with a flight of 4 hours and 34 minutes. And in […]

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EPFL Collapsible Drone Offers “Last-centimeter Delivery”
EPFL Collapsible Drone Offers “Last-centimeter Delivery”

A team at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), a Swiss university specializing in engineering, has developed a foldable, origami-style delivery drone that encloses its package and has internal propellers for safer transport. It’s been labeled as a drone for “last-centimeter” delivery.  Last-centimeter Delivery When reading about the exciting potential of drone delivery, you’ve probably seen […]

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Skyfront Boasts Multi-Rotor UAV Flight of More Than 4.5 Hours
Skyfront Boasts Multi-Rotor UAV Flight of More Than 4.5 Hours

Menlo Park, Calif.-based Skyfront, creator of long-endurance multi-rotor drones for the agriculture, energy and utility industries, is claiming a new endurance world record for a multi-rotor unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). According to the company, its Tailwind drone flew for a total of 4 hours and 34 minutes on July 26. The hybrid gasoline-electric quadcopter flew […]

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