Archive for drones – Page 7

Report Probes Local Drone Laws: What’s Going on Around the Country?

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 04, 2017

UAS rules have been established in 135 localities in 31 U.S. states, according to new analysis from Bard College’s Center for the Study of the Drone. However, many of these ordinances conflict with federal laws.

Golden Eagle Drone Imaging Sets up Shop in Long Island

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 04, 2017

Golden Eagle Drone Imaging LLC, an aerial imaging company for real estate marketing, has opened for business in Long Island, N.Y. Located at 565 Route 25A, Ste. 201, Miller Place, N.Y., Golden Eagle Drone Imaging will be providing aerial photography [Read More]

Aurora Deploys Optionally Piloted Aircraft for NOAA, Touts Benefits of UAS

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 04, 2017

Manassas, Va.-based Aurora Flight Sciences says its Centaur optionally piloted aircraft (OPA) is proving to be a key tool in the new airborne gravity survey campaign for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Centaur is supporting NOAA’s efforts to [Read More]

Matternet Drone Deliveries to Become ‘Everyday Occurrence’ Between Hospitals

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 03, 2017

Last month, Swiss Post, the Ticino EOC hospital group and Menlo Park, Calif.-based drone manufacturer Matternet launched a joint project to use delivery drones to transport laboratory samples autonomously between two EOC hospitals in Lugano, Switzerland. Now, the country’s Federal [Read More]

Insitu’s ScanEagle UAV Deployed for Monitoring Pirate Activity

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 03, 2017

Insitu’s ScanEagle unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is being credited with helping patrol Somalia’s coastline for pirate activity, the European Union Naval Force ATALANTA (EU NAVFOR) has announced. A crew from Spain’s 11th Squadron, which is usually based in Cadiz, Spain, [Read More]

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

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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]