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Drone Work Over Storm-Affected Forests OK’d by Swedes

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 03, 2017

Aiming to make inventories of storm-affected forests more efficient, the county administrative board of Kronoberg, Sweden, has approved Södra’s application for a permit to use drones. Södra, founded in 1938, is the country’s largest forest-owner association. “We are happy about [Read More]

Producing Consistent Drone Data in Farming – Regardless of the Weather

Written by Pix4D on April 03, 2017

When you are a service provider with high client expectations, you need to be able to obtain quality results on a regular basis. When it comes to agriculture, producing consistent index maps is critical, regardless of weather conditions. If you [Read More]

SoCal Police Covering All the Bases Before Bringing in Drones

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 31, 2017

The emergency response departments of Chula Vista, Calif., located in San Diego’s metropolitan area, are finalizing their procedures for unmanned aircraft system (UAS) use and are encouraging public input. The Chula Vista Police Department (CVPD) and Chula Vista Fire Department [Read More]

Sense-and-Avoid UAS Tests Bring Together Feds, Industry and Academia

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 31, 2017

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Northrop Grumman, and Aviation Communication & Surveillance Systems (ACSS) have announced a series of successful flight tests of a sense-and-avoid avionics system designed for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The flight tests, led by Northrop Grumman, [Read More]

U.S. Sens. Push for Federal Funding to Support Oregon’s UAS Industry

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 31, 2017

Oregon Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley are urging transportation officials to provide more investment in the federally funded Contract Tower Program, which they say bolsters commercial air service and provides crucial support for eastern Oregon’s unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) [Read More]

Family-Owned Seed Company Calls Upon Indiana State for UAV Training

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 31, 2017

Beck’s, a family-owned/operated retail seed company, is partnering with Indiana State University (ISU) to bring unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) training to its employees. Under the partnership, Beck’s aims to have 50 pilots become certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) [Read More]

New Partnership Mates Autonomous Drone Inspections, On-Demand Insurance

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 30, 2017

Loveland Innovations, the maker of IMGING, an autonomous drone inspection solution built specifically for property insurance, has partnered with Verifly, a provider of on-demand insurance policies for drone operators. According to the companies, the new partnership will make it easier [Read More]

DroneDeploy Delves into Latest Trends in Commercial UAS

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 30, 2017

According to DroneDeploy, its latest report underscores the “tremendous growth” in commercial drone adoption over the last year.

Unmanned Safety Institute Introduces Drone STEM Curriculum

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 30, 2017

The Orlando, Fla.-based Unmanned Safety Institute (USI), a portfolio company of ARGUS International, has launched a new science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) curriculum focused on drones. The career and technical education (CTE) workforce development initiative is being launched in [Read More]

3DR Expands Site Scan Drone Solution in AEC Industry

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 30, 2017

Diversified technology company Advanced Solutions Inc. has announced a partnership with commercial drone technology provider 3DR. 3DR is the developer of Site Scan, a drone data platform for construction. It enables consumers to inspect, survey and scan worksites in order [Read More]