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FAA Issues Info for Drone Operators During Hurricane Florence

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is warning drone operators that they could face significant fines if they interfere with emergency response operations in the areas affected...
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AirMap Adds In-App Drone Insurance Option

AirMap, an airspace management platform for drones, and DroneInsurance.com, a digital drone insurance portal from insurtech company REIN, have announced a collaboration that will...
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Feds Green-Light Echodyne’s Detect-and-Avoid Radar for UAS

Echodyne has received Federal Communications Commission (FCC) certification for its EchoFlight, a detect-and-avoid radar for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).Previously available only for experimental purposes,...
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DHS Calls for Action After Explosive Drone Incident in Venezuela

On Saturday, consumer unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) carrying explosives were deployed over a rally in Caracas, Venezuela, during a speech by the country's president,...
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With Sully in Mind, Caltech Engineers Teach Drone to Keep Birds from Airports

Engineers at the California Institute of Technology have developed a control algorithm that they say enables a single drone to herd an entire flock...
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DOI: Drone Disruptions at Wildfires Down 25% From 2017

The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) is reporting significantly fewer incidents of drone disruptions at wildland firefighting.According to an Aug. 3 update from...
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Nevada Launches Drone Center of Excellence for Public Safety

The Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS) has launched the Nevada Drone Center of Excellence for Public Safety (NDCOE), located in Las Vegas.With facilities...
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DJI Offers New Enterprise Drone Protection Plan

DJI has introduced a customizable drone protection service plan designed to meet the diverse needs of commercial drone operators.DJI Enterprise Shield, covering the company's line...
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UAV Coach Creates In-Person Drone Flight Training Course

UAV Coach has announced new in-person drone flight training classes, which are available across the Southeast.UAV Coach created the 90-minute class for drone pilots...
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DJI Makes it Easier for Authorized Drone Pilots to Fly in Geofenced Areas

DJI has rolled out enhancements to its geofencing system, which uses GPS and other navigational satellite signals to automatically help prevent drones from flying near...

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