How to fly a drone in highly restrictive areas

Next up in our “Ask Drone Girl” series is about flying drones in highly restrictive areas. If you have a question for Drone Girl, contact her here. Any good suggestions or insights regarding commercial (Filming, real estate, building surveys) use within highly restrictive areas, like Washington, DC? -Jon Hey Jon, I’m just going to cut to … Continue reading How to fly a drone in highly restrictive areas

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AirMap: think of new Drone ID like any form you have in wallet

AirMap, an unmanned aircraft systems airspace management company, has announced Drone ID, a partnership with DigiCert that will enable, instant authentication of a UAV’s identity via digital certificate. #quadcopters #drones

University, utility collaborate to develop UAS inspection team

Kansas State’s Polytechnic Campus and Westar Energy have been partners for two years in integrating UAS into the utility’s operations. Westar Energy is using the technology in its day-to-day operations to lower costs and improve safety. #quadcopters #drones

In-house hydrogen fuel cell expands Naval Research Lab’s UAV use

The do-it-yourself skills of a U.S. Naval Research Laboratory team may help bring hydrogen-powered fuel cell technology to the Navy, with a little help from an unmanned aircraft vehicle. #quadcopters #drones

USDA funds drone research to improve wheat yields

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is turning its eyes to the sky to find the next breeding breakthrough in U.S. wheat fields. The National Institute of Food and Agriculture has awarded a Kansas State research team $300,000 for drone-based research. #quadcopters #drones

UAS test site supports flights at Denver International Airport

The Northern Plains UAS Test site based in North Dakota supported the FAA’s Pathfinder Program by conducting a dozen flights at Denver International airport last month. The test flights will help evaluate the safety of UAS operations around airports.
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New to drones? Here’s a (free) introductory course for new drone pilots

So you want to get into drones? Overwhelmed by everything you need to know? You’re not alone. There’s a lot to know — what type of drone to buy, how to find out where and when you can fly, the biggest safety concerns, registration, and the rules and regulations for all types of users. DARTdrones is … Continue reading New to drones? Here’s a (free) introductory course for new drone pilots

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Need drone video inspiration? See the best drone footage of 2016

2016 saw the rise of some seriously incredible drone footage. It’s no longer enough to have an aerial photo and automatically dazzle your Instagram followers simply because it’s a complete different angle. The novelty effect has worn off, and the bar is raised. Why? It seems as though everyone has a drone now. The $999 DJI … Continue reading Need drone video inspiration? See the best drone footage of 2016

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UAV175 Amazon Prime Air Delivers
December 16, 2016

UAV175 Amazon Prime Air Delivers

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Amazon Prime Air begins a package delivery beta test, a DOT audit finds some FAA deficiencies, Defiant Labs shows a new VTOL long endurance drone, three models of aerodynamic lift are called into question, some drone tips for growers, and a wild video of the week. News Amazon Claims First Successful Prime Air Drone Delivery […] #quadcopters #drones