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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.

Chula Vista PD Hits 1,000 Drone Missions

Southern California's Chula Vista Police Department (CVPD) has announced a milestone of 1,000 completed drone missions in support of patrol operations.

Hoverfly Wins $10M Government Contract for Tethered Drones

Orlando, Fla.-based Hoverfly Technologies Inc., manufacturer of the LiveSky tethered drone, has been awarded a $10 million sole-source contract by a U.S....

MIT Researcher Deploys Drones to Study Climate Change Effects

A PhD student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is using drones to study how building construction can affect a community's...

NUAIR Hosting UAS Public Safety Fly-In on Oct. 29

New York State-based nonprofit Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research (NUAIR) is inviting public safety personnel from across New York to an event...

Sandia National Lab Team Builds Drones to Test Hypersonic Tech

Sandia National Laboratories is developing autonomy and artificial intelligence for flight systems soaring at more than 3,800 mph. The technologies to get...

Michigan PSC Seeks Members for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Task Force

The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) is accepting recommendations for nominees for two seats on a state task force that develops statewide...

Skyward Offers New Airspace Intelligence Map for Drone Pilots

Skyward, a Verizon company, has rolled out a new airspace intelligence resource for drone pilots.Skyward’s map provides...

Leica, Yuneec Form Strategic Partnership

Leica Camera AG and Yuneec have announced a new strategic technology partnership.As a first step in their...
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FLIR Acquires Assets of Aria Insights, Formerly CyPhy Works

FLIR Systems Inc. has acquired the intellectual property (IP) and certain operating assets of tethered drone company Aria Insights Inc., formerly known...

NCDOT Finds Success with Drones for Herbicide Spraying

The North Carolina Department of Transportation’s (DOT) division of aviation and environmental analysis unit have teamed up to fight invasive plants by...

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