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Betsy Lillian

Betsy Lillian
Betsy Lillian has served as the editor of Unmanned Aerial Online since 2014. She is also the editor of sister publications NGT News, North American Windpower and Solar Industry.
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PAE ISR Partnering with NASA to Conduct Large-Drone Demo

Sterling, Va.-based PAE ISR LLC, original equipment manufacturer of the Resolute Eagle unmanned aircraft system (UAS), has signed a cooperative agreement with NASA to...

Drone Review: New DJI Phantom 4 RTK Lives up to Expectations

COPTRZ, a U.K.-based drone solutions provider, is reporting "exceptional" results from testing of the new DJI Phantom 4 RTK.DJI’s latest enterprise platform was recently...

DJI Rolls out Phantom 4 RTK Surveying Drone

DJI has announced the global rollout of the Phantom 4 RTK, a high-precision drone designed for surveying, mapping and inspection.According to DJI, a real-time kinematic...

Central Colorado UAS Club Celebrates One Year of Drone Advocacy

This week, the Central Colorado UAS Club is celebrating its first anniversary following a year of promoting the safe operation of unmanned aircraft systems...

FLIR, DroneSense Offer UAS Flight Management Software for Public Safety

FLIR Systems Inc. has announced the DroneSense–FLIR Edition, an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) flight management software platform designed for public safety applications.The new solution...

GE Venture OK’d for Beyond Line of Sight Drone Use with Radar

Avitas Systems, a GE venture, has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval to fly a large unmanned aircraft system (UAS) beyond the visual line...

Drones Inspect U.S.’ First Offshore Wind Farm

Deepwater Wind recently carried out drone inspections at its Block Island Wind Farm, the U.S.' first operating offshore wind facility.The unmanned aircraft system (UAS)...
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Louisiana Sheriff’s Office Adopts sUAS

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office in Louisiana has announced it will begin deploying small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) for applications such as search and...

Five Days, 100 Miles of Power Lines for Honeywell’s UAV Inspection Service

Honeywell says its unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)-based inspection service helped Arkansas-based utility Ozarks Electric Cooperative inspect more than 100 miles of power lines and...

DroneDeploy Adds In-App Insurance Options

REIN's DroneInsurance.com, a digital drone insurance portal, has formed a long-term collaboration with drone software platform DroneDeploy.Through the collaboration, commercial drone operators will be...

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