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UAS Research & Training Facility Opens at Duke University Marine Lab

Duke University has opened a new research and training facility for the use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in marine science and conservation. The...

International Firm Gets FAA Exemption for PrecisionHawk, DJI UAS

Michael Baker International, a provider of engineering, consulting, planning, technical and professional services, says it has received a Section 333 exemption from the Federal...

FAA Exemption Holder Partners with Virginia Firm for Drone Services

Rice Associates Inc., a geospatial services firm headquartered in Manassas, Va., has formed a partnership with Navigator CS LLC, a Leesburg, Va.-based provider of...

Lockheed Martin Indago UAS Provides Coastal Erosion Monitoring

Following multiple successful flights in firefighting and damage assessments earlier this year, the Lockheed Martin Indago quadcopter unmanned aircraft system (UAS) recently flew along...

Minnesota Firm Gets FAA OK for DJI Inspire 1 Flights

Hendrix Consulting Group LLC, an aerial imaging solutions company based in Eden Prairie, Minn., says it has received a commercial unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)...

Government of Canada Invests in UAVs for Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Thanks to funding from the Canadian government, students in Saskatchewan Polytechnic (Sask Polytech) Natural Resource Technology (NRT) programs will have access to skills training...

U.K. University Partners with PrecisionHawk for Drone Training

PrecisionHawk has teamed up with Harper Adams University in Shropshire, England, to deliver drone training in exchange for aerial imagery of the university's campus....

After Plane Collision, Pix4Dmapper and DJI Drone Assist in Debris Search

Late Tuesday morning on July 7, a U.S. Air Force F-16 fighter jet and a small, single-engine Cessna 150 collided mid-air over South Carolina...

UAVs Prove to be ‘Promising Tool’ in Chimpanzee Conservation

A new study has revealed that unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) fitted with a standard camera are able to detect the nests of endangered chimpanzees...

Sony Enters Drone Industry by Launching Joint Venture for UAV Solutions

Sony Mobile Communications Inc. and ZMP Inc. have established a joint venture for developing and providing enterprise solutions using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for...

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