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Drone on Ice Breaker

Fednav pioneers the use of drones in polar shipping. In an industry breakthrough, Fednav this month became the first shipping company to employ drones, or Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAV), for ice reconnaissance on a commercial...

Aerial specialist maps out benefits of drones

  THE managing director of an aerial photography and surveying business says the use of drones is of benefit to the community. Chris Slee, who has recently set up ATEC-3D, says the use of light unmanned...

Six Months In Jail For Drones In Parks, According To What Law?

  If the National Park Service’s absurd interpretation of their regulations stands,individuals flying drones in national parks may face six months of imprisonment and/or a $5,000 fine.   The fine and jail time were announced today by a...

Drone test flights surveying wildlife start in Alaska: FAA

  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The second of six U.S. test sites chosen to perform unmanned aircraft systems, or drone research started operations on Monday in Alaska, surveying wildlife, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said.The University...

Drones in El Salvador are a significant tool for media

At night on the western edge of this capital city, Borman Marmol looked like a middle-aged toy helicopter aficionado. He leaned against his parked car, oversize remote control in hand, eyes to the sky. A...

Drone Journalism Can’t Fully Take Flight Until Regulators Act

What was once experimental is now becoming more common: Journalists and photographers are increasingly putting small commercial drones in the air to shoot photo and video. But when they do, they're on shaky legal...

UAVs to Inspect Solar Farms

  Like many new technologies, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) started with military applications and gradually found their way into civilian life. With support from investors such as Google, a new company called Skycatch has developed a UAV...

Canadian businesses harness drone technology

The sight of camera-equipped drones swooping through the sky may sound like something straight out of spy movies, but one Canadian film company is already making use of them behind the scenes. For the past...
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New course uses drones to inspire student innovation

Many university professors believe students learn best by doing; in a class offered at the University of Missouri in the upcoming fall semester, students will learn by designing software applications and flying. Thirty students in...

AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems 2014 Trade Show

Why Attend? Imagine being in one place with the biggest influencers in the industry, who all want to share their most valuable knowledge with you.Fundamental and Advanced ProgrammingLearn about important issues, advancements, and opportunities in...
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DJI Phantom Drone & Glidecam

This footage was shot using a Phantom 2 Drone and a Glidecam HD 4000. The camera on the Glidecam is a Canon 5D Mark 3, with a 17-40mm lens. Source: Vimeo  

Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Drones) Prohibited in Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park advises visitors that the use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Drones) are prohibited within park boundaries due to regulations outlined in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). Specifically, the use of drones...

Agriculture the most promising market for drones

PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) — Idaho farmer Robert Blair isn't waiting around for federal aviation officials to work out rules for drones. He and a friend built their own, outfitting it with cameras and using...

Next Big Things: Drones and Climate Adaptation

Three things that I’ve written about and shared information on recently are social media, drones or UAV, and climate adaptation. In my opinion, social media is passé as driving force, cutting edge issue. Either you are...

The US Government Is Trying to Fine a Drone Hobbyist for the First Time...

For the first time ever, the Federal Aviation Administration is trying to fine a hobby drone operator, a development that threatens to throw the whole hobby into disarray if the agency successfully levies the...
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