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UK Announces Registration & Safety Tests for Drone Pilots

UK Announces Registration & Safety Tests for Drone Pilots

UK drone pilots will soon have to register their drones and sit safety awareness tests, as the Department for Transport seeks to better regulate growing drone use ...

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CNN Gets First Closed Set Waiver

CNN Gets First Closed Set Waiver

CNN Aerial Imagery and Reporting (CNN AIR), the media giant’s drone division, is the first organization to get a Part 107 waiver for flight over people for ...

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Whose Batty Now? Drone Strike De-bunked

Whose Batty Now? Drone Strike De-bunked

SOCATA TB-10, Image By Huhu Uet (Own work) CC BY 3.0  Yet another widely reported drone strike has been de-bunked, with DNA testing proving the flying object to ...

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South Korean Government to Invest 1.2 Trillion in Drone Industry

South Korean Government to Invest 1.2 Trillion in Drone Industry

Determined to be part of growing Asian drone industry, the South Korean government has announced that it will invest a further 1.2 trillion won (over $1 billion) ...

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DroneDeploy, SLANTRANGE, and Sentera Partner on Advanced Ag Solution

DroneDeploy, SLANTRANGE, and Sentera Partner on Advanced Ag Solution

DroneDeploy announces new features, allowing growers to use their industry leading drone mapping platform with agriculture specific sensors, ...

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AirMap to Industry: Automated Airspace Authorization at U.S. Airports Coming This Fall

AirMap to Industry: Automated Airspace Authorization at U.S. Airports Coming This Fall

AirMap whose goal is to make “drones part of everyday life by building the airspace services platform to let innovation take flight.” has announced that fifty airports are ...

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MIT Researchers Develop Miniature Brains for Miniature Drones

MIT Researchers Develop Miniature Brains for Miniature Drones

  Image: Christine Daniloff/MIT MIT researchers are working to create miniature brains for miniature drones – designing a computer chip specifically for the ...

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Canada’s Disappointing Drone Regs – DRONELIFE

Canada’s Disappointing Drone Regs – DRONELIFE

Transport Canada has released a draft of new drone laws, which the world’s leading drone manufacturer DJI says could significantly limit the industry. “While DJI ...

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A Truly Adorable Drone Does a Serious Job in Space

A Truly Adorable Drone Does a Serious Job in Space

JEM Internal Ball Camera taking a video(Credit:JAXA/NASA) What could be one of the cutest drones in existence is doing a serious job, taking pictures and videos on ...

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In Defence of DJI: Why Hackers Are Wrong to Play Games

In Defence of DJI: Why Hackers Are Wrong to Play Games

Plenty of controversial drone industry issues can be found within the text of a single article from our colleagues at sUAS News, titled ‘Don’t be Evil DJI‘. We’re ...

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