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Champaign, Ill., Fire Department Gets Drones, Begins Training

The Champaign Fire Department in Illinois is launching a new unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) program in an effort to “provide the best performance and...

New Jersey Partners Deploy UAVs to Help Restore Communication in Houston

The New Jersey Innovation Institute’s (NJII) Defense and Homeland Security Innovation Lab has been working with New Jersey-based Maser Consulting PA to conduct unmanned...

North Carolina DOT Hosting Another Workshop to Spread UAS Knowledge

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is holding a drone workshop in Wilmington on Sept. 28 for commercial and government operators.Taking place at...

Welcome to Central Illinois: Measure Sets Up its First Franchise for Drone Services

Measure, a U.S. provider of drone services for enterprise customers, has announced its first franchise location, which will open on Sept. 25 in Springfield,...

U-space: Global Partners Demonstrate Drone Traffic Management

Along with its project partners, skyguide, an air navigation service provider in Switzerland, demonstrated yesterday in Geneva how drones can be safely and efficiently...
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Oregon Legislators to Feds: More UAS Need to be Fighting Wildfires

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden and U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio are asking federal officials what’s being done to deploy more unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to...

Origami-Inspired Delivery Drone Folds Up, Protects its Cargo and Flies on its Own

A new delivery-focused drone developed at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland features a foldable, carbon fiber cage that protects the aircraft...
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Drone Search and Rescue Mission a Success in Indiana

On early Thursday morning, the Bargersville Community Fire Department in Indiana used its unmanned aircraft system (UAS) to successfully locate a missing woman who...

UAV-Mounted Laser Helps Detect Gas Leaks in Hurricane Area

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Heath Consultants Inc. and Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) recently demonstrated the usefulness of drone-mounted, laser-based leak detection for...
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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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