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Examining the Age-Old Question: What Are the Risks of Flying Drones Over People?

An FAA-commissioned report has concluded that sUAS are far more safe to operate over people than earlier studies had assumed, says DJI.
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Seattle Robotics Company Enables Wireless Drone Charging

Seattle-based WiBotic, a provider of wireless power and battery intelligence solutions for the robotics industry, including for drones, has raised $2.5 million in a...
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FAA Heads to Dallas for Airport UAS Detection Work

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is teaming up with industry partners to carry out detection research on unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) at airports. Specifically,...

DJI Rolls out a Smorgasbord of New Drone Products and Services

Among the new solutions are the Cendence remote controller, Tracktenna high-gain antenna, CrystalSky monitor, DJI Circle and Ronin 2 gimbal system.

Md. Police Arrest Drone Pilot for Flying in Restricted Airspace, Near Helicopter

The homeland security division of Prince George's County, Md., Police Department (PGPD) has arrested a 24-year-old man for allegedly flying a drone in restricted...
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How Drones Are Saving Lives at Industrial Jobsites

Seeking better ways to inspect jobsites and identify potential hazards, many companies are increasingly turning to mapping via unmanned aircraft system.
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Hanover, Mass., Preps for Townwide Drone Ops

The Town of Hanover, Mass., has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its municipal drone program, according to an announcement from...

New Industrial-Grade Octocopter Puts Emphasis on Customization

Hong Kong-based XDynamics has introduced the D-02, a customizable unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) suited for professional drone cinematography, as well as industrial applications.According to...

sUAS Company Aeryon Labs Announces Executive Shake-Up

Waterloo, Ontario-based small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) provider Aeryon Labs Inc. has appointed Bill McHale CEO of the company. In turn, current CEO Dave Kroetsch...
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FAA Faces Another Inspector General Audit on Drone Progress

The OIG is conducting the audit due to the “significant safety implications of integrating UAS into the National Airspace System and the increasing number of both requested and approved UAS waivers.”

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