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Airbus Aerial Tries Out Drone, Satellite Combo for Utility Inspections

Airbus Aerial, Airbus' newly launched division for commercial aerial services, recently partnered with utility Southern Co. to conduct a demonstration of power line inspections...
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Virginia Tech: How Much Injury Can a Drone Crash Cause? It Depends

At the beginning of this year, Virginia Tech, a longtime unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) researcher and home to one of the federal drone test...

FAA: Hurricane Response to be Known as ‘Landmark’ in Drone Evolution

As it did for Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts in the Houston area, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has given out a number of authorizations...
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Parrot Launches the Mambo FPV Quadcopter

Parrot is rolled out a new minidrone suited for first-person-view (FPV) racing, the Parrot Mambo FPV.The unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) uses an FPV HD...
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Skyfront Boasts Multi-Rotor UAV Flight of More Than 4.5 Hours

Menlo Park, Calif.-based Skyfront, creator of long-endurance multi-rotor drones for the agriculture, energy and utility industries, is claiming a new endurance world record for...

Blood Samples Not Affected by Three-Hour Drone Flight in Arizona Desert

Having transported human blood samples across 161 miles of Arizona desert, Johns Hopkins researchers are claiming a new delivery distance record for medical drones.Throughout...

Four Guiding Principles for Commercial Drone Security Issues

Though the potential for the commercial drone market is substantial, the policymaking around drone use has lagged behind technology. Current rules limit drone flights...

Intel Unveils New Insight Platform for Commercial UAS Data

Today at InterDrone 2017 in Las Vegas, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich delivered the event’s grand keynote, during which he demonstrated the tech giant’s latest...

FLIR’s New Drone Camera Offers Both Thermal and 4K Video

FLIR has unveiled its latest infrared camera for commercial drones, the FLIR Duo Pro R dual sensor thermal imaging and mapping system.Featuring a thermal...

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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