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senseFly Moves North American Operations to Research Triangle: Joins Growing Drone and Tech Cluster in NC

senseFly Moves North American Operations to Research Triangle: Joins Growing Drone and Tech Cluster in NC

Leading commercial drone manufacturer senseFly is moving to Raleigh, North Carolina – and joining a growing cluster of drone and aerospace business, including commercial drone ...

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The Pentagon Just Upped its Investment in this MIT Grads Startup to Increase Fight Endurance for Military Drones

The Pentagon Just Upped its Investment in this MIT Grads Startup to Increase Fight Endurance for Military Drones

LiquidPiston and its MIT grad CEO Alec Shkolnik have spent more than a decade on a revolutionary design that inverts the rotary engine that Felix Wankel created in 1960.  The ...

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Drone Privacy: EPIC v. FAA Tossed by D.C. Circuit Court

Drone Privacy: EPIC v. FAA Tossed by D.C. Circuit Court

The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) has been doing battle with the FAA over drone privacy since 2012, but suffered a loss this week.   The D.C. Circuit (the ...

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Aquatic Drone Firm Dives Deeper with Two Major Alliances

Aquatic Drone Firm Dives Deeper with Two Major Alliances

Australian start-up Aquabotix is diving deeper into the depths of the aquatic drone industry and swimming with some bigger fish. This week, the company joined the U.S. Navy’s ...

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Skyward Research: Commercial Drones Realize ROI in One Year or Less

Skyward Research: Commercial Drones Realize ROI in One Year or Less

Verizon-owned Skyward has announced the results of a commercial drone industry survey conducted in partnership with Blue Research. The headlines: one in 10 companies with a ...

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Naval Research: New Drone Fueled by the Elements

Naval Research: New Drone Fueled by the Elements

Groundbreaking military research is giving drones their day in the sun – or at least half a day. The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory is empowering drones to stay aloft more ...

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Drones in Space: Black Swift Gets NASA Contract to Fly to Venus

Drones in Space: Black Swift Gets NASA Contract to Fly to Venus

“While there have been a variety of systems proposed for upper atmospheric observations of Venus, the planet’s high wind speeds pose a significant design challenge,” ...

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“Year of the Drone” for Public Safety: InterDrone to Offer Dedicated Track and Training

“Year of the Drone” for Public Safety: InterDrone to Offer Dedicated Track and Training

The following is a press release from Emerald Expositions, sponsors of the InterDrone conference. NEW YORK — June 12, 2018 — InterDrone, The International Drone Conference ...

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Drones for Good: UNICEF is Calling on Drone Operators for Vaccine Delivery

Drones for Good: UNICEF is Calling on Drone Operators for Vaccine Delivery

Calling all drone operators – here’s your chance to save lives and see the world.  UNICEF Pacific has put out a worldwide request for tender (RTF) to drone companies who could ...

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Commercial Drone Alliance Meets With White House Office on Drones Over People, Security

Commercial Drone Alliance Meets With White House Office on Drones Over People, Security

Additionally, the CDA expressed concern over taking a narrow definition of “direct participant,” – those people involved in the mission, that the operator may be able to fly ...

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