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Betsy Lillian

Betsy Lillian
Betsy Lillian has been the editor of Unmanned Aerial Online since 2014. She also serves as an associate editor of sister publications North American Windpower and Solar Industry magazine. She has been with Zackin Publications since 2012.
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Kittyhawk Platform Launches Real-Time Drone Operations Management

Kittyhawk, a San Francisco-based provider of software for pre-flight, in-flight and post-flight drone operations management, is rolling out Flight Deck, bringing in-flight controls and...
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Unmanned Safety Institute and DJI Offer ‘Turnkey Solution’ for Drone Education

In an effort to help students prepare for careers in the growing drone industry, the Unmanned Safety Institute (USI) has formed a new partnership...

Start-Up Touts First FAA Approval for Spraying Drone Swarm

Cleantech start-up DroneSeed has received what it says is the first Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval to deliver agricultural payloads with multiple drones, or...
aeromao drone mapping

Drone Maps out Entire Island – and Leaves Time for Snorkeling

Canadian unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) company Aeromao Inc., in collaboration with Foresight Surveyors, recently completed a full photogrammetric survey of an entire island in...
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Drone Racing Turns ‘Micro’

DR1 Racing and Air Hogs have partnered to launch the DR1 “Micro Series” drone races, which use first-person-view (FPV) drones with two-inch diameters.According to...
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DJI Smart TV App Brings Drone Video to Your Living Room

DJI has announced the availability of its smart TV app, which allows users to watch drone-captured content from the comfort of their living room.The...
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U.S. Consumer Electronics Distributor Brings DJI Drones on Board

Under a new partnership with DJI, New Age Electronics, a Carson, Calif.-based distributor of consumer electronics and gaming products and services, will be expanding...

Flyability Extends Range of Collision-Tolerant Drone

Flyability, a Swiss company building safe drones for inaccessible places, has rolled out the range extender, an accessory for the collision-tolerant Elios unmanned aircraft...

Federal Highway Administration Seeks Info on Drones for Inspecting Bridges

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is looking into the use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for inspecting bridges.According to...
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N.J. Police Department Gears up for UAS Deployment

Thanks to funding from the New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety, the Brick Township, N.J., Police Department has acquired a small unmanned aircraft...

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