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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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Alabama Sheriff’s Office Gets Trained, Prepped and Authorized for Drones

The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) of Athena, Ala., recently gained federal approval to bring unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into their regular operations.Avion Unmanned...

Miami-Dade County Takes Action to Expand in UAS Sector

Florida’s Miami-Dade Beacon Council recently launched a new unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) working group within its aviation committee.The group was created to develop strategies...
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Federal Officials Get Specialized Drone Training in Idaho

This week, Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) are conducting an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) training seminar for DOE...

New Global CEO Appointed at Drone Manufacturer Yuneec

Electric aviation company Yuneec International, manufacturer of the Breeze, Tornado and Typhoon drones, has appointed Jiang Hao (Michael Jiang) its global CEO.According to Yuneec,...
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Drone Delivery Canada Achieves Beyond Line of Sight Milestone

Drone Delivery Canada Corp. (DDC) has announced a pivotal milestone toward commercializing its drone logistics platform: It has successfully flown beyond the visual line...
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Kansas State Polytechnic Offers Drone Training on Night Flying, Data Imaging

This month, Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus, Salina, is rolling out a few new training options for unmanned aircraft system (UAS) pilots.UAS Data and...
elaine chao

Transportation Secretary Chao Talks Drones: Challenges, Proposals & What’s Next

As a keynote speaker at last week’s third annual Drone Focus Conference in Fargo, N.D., Elaine Chao, newly elected secretary of the U.S. Department...

NASA Researchers Green-Lighted for UAS Feasibility Investigations

Three teams of NASA researchers who have dreamed up potential solutions for pieces of the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) puzzle have received the nod...

Michigan College Brings in Unmanned Safety Institute Program

The Unmanned Safety Institute (USI), a provider of educational curriculum and industry certifications to students interested in a career as professional remote pilots, says...
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DARTdrones Prepares Project Lifesaver Agencies for UAV Ops

Project Lifesaver International (PLI) and DARTdrones have announced a formal partnership through which DARTdrones will provide comprehensive training and preparation to PLI member agencies...

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