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FAA Issues Drone Authorizations for Harvey Relief

Over the past week, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has made it clear that unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operators must stay away from the...
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Embry-Riddle Offering UAS Education to High School JROTC Students

Through a new partnership with the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC), Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Gaetz Aerospace Institute says it will begin...
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DJI Rolls out the Phantom 4 Pro Obsidian and a Quieter Mavic Pro

DJI has introduced the Mavic Pro Platinum and Phantom 4 Pro Obsidian drones, as well as the sphere mode for the Spark drone.According to...

Sky-Futures Inks New Investment, Global Drone Inspection Deal

Sky-Futures, a provider of drone-based industrial inspections, has launched a partnership with Japan-based Mitsui & Co. Ltd., a trading, investment and service enterprise with...
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Companies Complete BVLOS Drone Demo Along 10 Miles of Power Lines

Rockwell Collins, working closely with Black & Veatch, has successfully demonstrated a beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) flight along almost 10 miles of...

Sens. Warner and Kaine Announce Funding for Drone Industry in Virginia County

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine, both D-Va., have announced today that the City of Covington, Va., is receiving $100,000 in federal...
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Gov. Cuomo Unveils Winners of N.Y. State Fair’s Drone Video Competition

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., has announced the winners of the Great New York State Fair’s drone video competition.At the Great New York State...
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SkyOp Brings Zephyr Drone Simulator into its UAS Training Network

Little Arms Studios, a Manassas, Va.-based developer of professional-grade simulation solutions, has announced a strategic partnership with unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) training provider SkyOp...

Companies Integrate Software for Multispectral Drone Mapping Solution in Agriculture

Icaros Inc., a Fairfax, Va.-based provider of aerial imaging software, and Agrowing, a Tel Aviv, Israel-based supplier of multispectral sensors and analytics software, have...

The Importance of Insurance Coverage for Commercial Drone Operations

From disaster preparedness and workplace safety to autonomous deliveries and performance arts, companies worldwide increasingly rely on drones as a natural extension of their...

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