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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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Virginia Tech, Project Wing Work on NASA UAS Traffic Management

As part of a national campaign to test NASA’s unmanned aircraft system (UAS) traffic management (UTM) research platform, drones were tested this week in...

3G-Guided UAV Flies Beyond Line of Sight for 30 Miles

French company Delair-Tech recently flew an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) beyond the visual line of sight (BVLOS) of the operator for a total of...
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Colorado Governor Green-Lights Drone Initiative for Public Safety

Gov. John Hickenlooper, D-Colo., has signed into law a bill that mandates the creation of a study on how unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) can...

Bill to Keep Drones Away from Prisons Advances in New York

A bill that would ban the civilian use of drones within 1,000 feet of a correctional facility has been passed by the New York...
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Georgia Police Department Gifted Phantom Drone

InterDev, an Atlanta-area provider of IT, security and geographic information services (GIS), recently donated a DJI Phantom 3 Professional unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to...
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DIY Drone Kit Lets Kids Draw Their Own Circuit

Circuit Scribe has announced the release of its DIY electronic kits, made with printer paper, a Circuit Scribe pen and a circuit, which kids...

Oregon UAS Test Site Opens up New Hangar

SOAR Oregon, a statewide nonprofit that fosters growth in the state’s unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry, has opened a new, 9,600-square-foot hangar at Pendleton’s...
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Los Angeles Fire Department Makes the Case for Unmanned Aircraft

The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) has taken a step toward adopting unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), which the department believes could provide officers with...

Lowepro Unveils New DroneGuard Cases for DJI Models

Lowepro has launched the newest addition to its DroneGuard series, the DroneGuard Pro Inspired, and expanded the series to include five new packs and...
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UAV Tracks Down Missing Person in Arizona

The Navajo County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO), a law enforcement agency based out of Holbrook, Ariz., recently deployed an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to successfully...

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