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FAA Green-Lights BVLOS Flights for Kansas DOT

The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) has received permission from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to conduct beyond visual line of sight...

Drone Operates Beyond Line of Sight at Trans-Alaska Pipeline

A team led by the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) recently completed a beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) flight of an...

Kespry Brings DroneBase into ‘Bring Your Own Drone’ Program

Kespry, a drone-based aerial intelligence solution provider, and DroneBase, a drone services company, have announced a new partnership designed to enable insurance,...

FLIR, Raptor Maps Offer Resources on Drones in Solar

In collaboration with Raptor Maps, FLIR has created a five-part series with four videos and a webinar on the use of thermal...

DroneBase Enters Software Space with Acquisition of Betterview Solutions

DroneBase, a global drone services company, has acquired Betterview’s drone roof inspection software and services, establishing DroneBase's first foray into analytics and...

National Lab Explores Drones, Crawling Robots for Wind Turbine Inspections

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories have partnered with businesses to develop machines that non-invasively inspect wind turbine blades for hidden damage.

Kespry’s Mining and Aggregates Customer Survey Shows Savings with Drones

Kespry, a drone-based aerial intelligence solution provider, has announced the results of a survey of the company's mining and aggregates customers.

FAA Grants Waiver for Over-People Drone Flights with Parachute

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued Hensel Phelps Construction Co. a Part 107 waiver to operate a parachute-equipped DJI Phantom 4...

Airbus Aerial, Swiss Re Partner for Flood-Risk Drone Solutions

Airbus Aerial and Swiss Re Corporate Solutions have announced a new collaboration designed to help companies efficiently identify flood risks and more...

Property Casualty Insurance Company Leverages Kespry Drone Solution

Grinnell Mutual, a property casualty insurance company based in Grinnell, Iowa, has adopted Kespry's drone platform for residential and commercial roof inspections.

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