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Ohio and Israel Schools Team up for UAS Education

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 10, 2017

A new unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)-focused partnership has been established between Sinclair Community College, based out of Dayton, Ohio, and Israel’s Holon Institute of Technology (HIT). According to a press release from HIT, the schools’ agreement is designed to create [Read More]

Virginia Team Testing out BVLOS Drones for Power Line Inspections

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 10, 2017

This Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner will join Ligado Networks, the Virginia Tech Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership, Dominion Virginia Power and AeroVironment for a simulated beyond-visual line-of-sight (BVLOS) drone inspection of high-voltage power lines. The test, to be conducted in [Read More]

FAA Enacts UAS Restrictions Around 133 Military Facilities

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 10, 2017

The federal agency says this marks the first time it has established airspace restrictions that apply only to unmanned aircraft systems.

Penn State Goes with UAV for ‘High-Priority’ Building Maintenance

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 10, 2017

Penn State is deploying an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) as part of a multiphase exterior maintenance project of what the university calls its “most iconic building,” Old Main. Penn State hired Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates (WJE) to use a drone and [Read More]

New Partnership Focuses on Simplifying Drone Mapping Data for Growers

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 10, 2017

In order to help growers more easily capture field maps and analyze aerial data, DroneDeploy, a cloud software platform for commercial drones, has integrated with agX, a Platform as a Service for data structure and management for the agricultural industry. [Read More]

Mining Company Partners with UAV Solutions Provider Airware

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 07, 2017

Luck Stone, the construction aggregate division of Richmond, Va.-based Luck Companies, plans to accelerate its growth in unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology through a new partnership with Airware, a provider of commercial enterprise solutions for capturing and analyzing aerial data. [Read More]

Kansas State Takes UAS Prep Course on the Road

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 07, 2017

The unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) program on Kansas State University’s Polytechnic Campus is taking its Part 107 preparation course on the road and heading south to Dallas. Designed to help professionals successfully complete the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) new remote [Read More]

An Industry First: Dialogue-Based Film Captured by Drone

Posted by Michael Bates on April 06, 2017

New York-based aerial filming and drone videography firm Aerobo recently produced what it says is the first dialogue-based film shot entirely with a drone. “At the End of the Cul-De-Sac,” which was directed by New York-based director Paul Trillo, is [Read More]

Insurance Company Set to Leverage Drones

Posted by Michael Bates on April 06, 2017

Allstate says it is prepared to mobilize a “fleet of drones” in Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas in order to help assess property damage that might occur during the states’ coming storm season. The company notes that this initiative [Read More]

6,000 Roof Inspections by Drone in Two Years

Posted by Michael Bates on April 06, 2017

BetterView, a company that specializes in capturing and analyzing data from drones, says it has reached a new milestone by performing more than 6,000 rooftop inspections for insurers. The company, which began operations two years ago, developed a proprietary software [Read More]