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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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Major Drone Lobbying Team Joins Firm’s New Emerging Tech Unit

An unmanned systems lobbying team in Washington has joined McGuireWoods Consulting LLC (MWC). MWC, a subsidiary of law firm McGuireWoods LLP, is a public...

North Dakota Creates UAS Detection and Counter-UAS Task Force

North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum has announced the formation of a task force focused on technologies to protect against potential threats from rogue unmanned...

Pix4D Opens New Office for Drone Software R&D

Pix4D, a provider of drone mapping software, has opened up a new research and development (R&D) office in Berlin, Germany. Based in Switzerland, the...
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Would You Like a Drone with Your SUV?

Nissan is now offering a Parrot Bebop 2 drone with its X-Trail X-Scape crossover SUV in the U.K.Calling it an “unusual extra feature” to...

Drone Demos at Texas Airport to Support NASA UAS Traffic Management

For the second year in a row, the Lone Star UAS Center of Excellence and Innovation (LSUASC) at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is working...

Michigan Dept. of Natural Resources Reiterates Drone Prohibitions at Wildfires

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is reminding drone operators that state laws restrict unmanned aircraft use at the scenes of wildfires.Michigan’s Unmanned...

Snapchat Parent Company Scoops up California Drone Maker

Snap Inc., the parent company of Snapchat, Spectacles and Bitmoji, has reportedly scooped up a Los Angeles-based drone company that was on the verge...

Deveron Grabs Nationwide Approval for UAS Operations in Canada

Under the authority of Transport Canada, Deveron UAS Corp. has been granted approval as a Compliant Operator under its Special Flight Operations Certificate (SFOC)...
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Connecticut Police Department Places Order with Drone USA

New York City-based Drone USA Inc., a developer and manufacturer of low-altitude unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), has received an order from a Connecticut police...
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Drone Aviation Launches Tether System for DJI Inspire

Tethered drone manufacturer Drone Aviation Holding Corp. (DAC) has rolled out FUSE, a tethering system designed for DJI Inspire unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).Using a...

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