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Remote GeoSystems Doles out Free Drone Software for Hurricane Relief

To assist with Hurricane Harvey and Irma emergency response and damage assessments, Colorado-based Remote GeoSystems Inc. has announced the free availability of its LineVision...

HAZON Offers Free Drone Management System for Hurricane Relief

Virginia-based HAZON Solutions is offering its drone fleet management software for free to anyone involved in U.S. hurricane recovery efforts over the next three...
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California Task Force 3 Deploys Drones for SAR During Harvey Flooding

California Task Force 3’s (CA-TF3) Water Rescue Team, one of 28 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Rescue Response Teams, is sharing the work...
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North Carolina DOT Ready to Deploy Drones in Case of Natural Disaster

Citing the emergence of peak hurricane season, the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s (NCDOT) Division of Aviation (DOA) says it is teaming up with...

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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Great New York State Fair Brings Drones on Board to Ease Traffic Woes

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that state-owned drones are being used to monitor weekend traffic conditions at the 2017 Great New...
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AUVSI Forms New Partnership to Advance UAS in Public Safety

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) and the National Council on Public Safety UAS (NCPSU) have entered a partnership to encourage and...
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Iowa First Responders Deploy UAS to Locate Six Stranded Along River

The Decorah, Iowa, Fire Department is crediting its drone with helping locate six missing people stuck along a river on Sunday afternoon.According to a...

Border Patrol Spots Meth-Carrying UAV in San Diego

The Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it recently arrested a man for using a consumer unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)...

Air Force, Fire Department Deploy sUAS in Aircraft Crash Scenario

In conjunction with a local fire department, the Edwards Air Force Base in California recently used a small unmanned aircraft system (sUAS) during two...

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