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With Federal Green Light, ATL Deploys Drone Over Runway

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 20, 2017

Having inked permission from the Federal Aviation Administration, the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), which touts itself as the world’s busiest airport, was recently able to survey a runway by using an unmanned aircraft system (UAS). According to ATL, a subcontractor [Read More]

3DR and Partners Complete Drone Work at Bustling Atlanta Airport

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 06, 2017

3D Robotics (3DR) recently teamed up with the City of Atlanta’s Department of Aviation, Autodesk and engineering firm Atkins to conduct drone surveys at the city’s bustling Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. According to an article from 3DR itself, the Federal [Read More]

F3Expo, an Event for Drone Hobbyists, Comes to Atlanta in November

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 16, 2015

F3Expo, the “FPV, Flight, Festival & Expo,” a public, all-ages event for drone hobbyists, is taking place Nov. 12-15 at Atlanta’s Georgia Dome and Georgia World Congress Center. F3Expo will feature workshops, hands-on demonstrations and an expo hall with the [Read More]

Just Launched: the Multi-Rotor Vortex UAV from Atlanta Hobby

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 14, 2014

Cumming, Ga.-based Atlanta Hobby says it has officially unveiled its new Vortex unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). Designed and built in America through a partnership with MN Aerospace, the multi-rotor hexacopter is produced on aerospace-grade 3D printers. This produces a flight-ready [Read More]