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SkySpecs, Siemens Wind Power Taking Turbine Inspections to ‘Next Level’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 28, 2017

Siemens is collaborating with unmanned inspections company SkySpecs to deploy automated drone technology for both onshore and offshore wind turbine inspections. The goal of the collaboration, according to the companies, is to develop a push-button inspection system that is faster, [Read More]

UAS Training Company Emerges Victorious on ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 27, 2017

Another drone start-up has successfully secured a big investment – not to mention, airtime to millions of viewers – via ABC’s “Shark Tank.” On Friday night’s episode, 26-year-old Abby Speicher, founder and CEO of DartDrones, made an impressive pitch to [Read More]

Farmers, Here’s an App for Detecting Nitrogen Levels from Drone Imagery

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 27, 2017

A new partnership between PrecisionHawk and Leonardo is enabling drone operators to automatically detect wheat nitrogen levels from aerial imagery. Leonardo, a global aerospace, defense and security company, has established the new Absolute Nitrogen Content app within PrecisionHawk’s Algorithm Marketplace. [Read More]

DJI Unveils Weather-Resistant Drone Series for Enterprise Solutions

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 27, 2017

Attention, utilities, construction companies and public-safety officials: DJI has designed its rugged Matrice 200 UAV just for you.

Texas A&M Forest Service Speaks out on Drone Interference

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 27, 2017

With the Texas winter wildfire season in full swing, officials at Texas A&M Forest Service are responding to an increase in wildfire frequency across the state. However, last week, two single engine air tankers (SEATS) responding to a wildfire in [Read More]

Drones Assist at Historic Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, U.S. Army Joint Exercise

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Written by Maholi Hernandez on February 24, 2017

History was made at the Port of Miami, Fla., this past Saturday, Feb. 18, as a fleet of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), consisting of drones and miniature aerostats, was used to provide live, situational awareness at a joint exercise between [Read More]

FAA Changes Tone in Latest ‘Drone Sightings’ Report

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 24, 2017

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has released its latest report on “potential encounters” with unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) as reported by pilots, air traffic controllers, law enforcement and citizens. The latest data, which covers February through September 2016, reports 1,274 [Read More]

Seattle Court Orders Jail Time for ‘Reckless Endangerment’ Drone Incident

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 24, 2017

Judge Willie Gregory of the Seattle Municipal Court has sentenced the owner of an aerial photography company to 30 days in jail for “reckless endangerment” stemming from a 2015 drone accident. According to the Seattle Municipal Court, Paul M. Skinner [Read More]

senseFly Brings AirMap’s Airspace Management Services to its Drones

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 24, 2017

senseFly, a Parrot company, is now delivering AirMap’s airspace management services in its eBee fixed-wing drones and albris quadcopter. AirMap’s airspace platform services will be directly integrated into senseFly’s eMotion flight and data management software. AirMap’s situational awareness data includes [Read More]

Canadians Fly Multi-Rotor Drone Beyond Line of Sight

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 24, 2017

Unmanned Systems Canada has announced what it says is the country’s first federally approved unmanned aircraft system (UAS) flight taking place beyond the visual line of sight (BVLOS). Flying at the Foremost UAS Range in Alberta, Ventus Geospatial – based [Read More]