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Scottish Team Uses Drones for Mountain Rescues

Scottish Team Uses Drones for Mountain Rescues

Drones are taking life-saving in Scotland to pioneering new heights. For the newly-formed Search and Rescue Aerial Association Scotland (SARAA-Scotland) is to use the remote-controlled craft to save people who are lost, missing or injured. It is thought to be one of the most significant developments in mountain rescue since search dogs were introduced in […]
Dallas Police Want Drones

Dallas Police Want Drones

The Dallas Police Department could soon add drones to their tool belt, and police recently made their case for supporting the use of drones to the city’s Public Safety and Criminal Justice Committee. Assistant Chief Paul Stokes told the committee that the drones would only be equipped with cameras and that they wouldn’t be launched without […]

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Uber Eats Goes Aerial?

Uber Eats Goes Aerial?

If you’re in the market for a new gig, you may want to send your resume to Uber! According to their job postings website, the San Francisco company is looking for an operations executive who can make delivery drones functional as soon as next year and operational in multiple U.S. markets by 2021. Click here […]
Peeping Tom Goes High Tech

Peeping Tom Goes High Tech

So just when you think you’ve heard it all, here’s a video about a “peeping drone.” Orlando Police are investigating a creepy case of a woman being photographed inside her condo in the 101 Eola building. Selah Stahrsen told the News Station that she and her neighbor have seen a drone buzzing by her window at […]

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Ural Air’s Sidebar has a drone attachment!

Ural Air’s Sidebar has a drone attachment!

Like motorcycles? And drones? You’ll love the Ural Air, a sidecar that comes with a drone launcher! With the push of a button, a hatch opens to reveal a DJI Spark drone (no, not a Mavic Air as the name might have you believe) resting snugly inside a specially built compartment designed by 3D-printing specialist […]
Embry-Riddle Study Finds 1 in 5 Drone Flights are a Risk to Manned Flight

Embry-Riddle Study Finds 1 in 5 Drone Flights are a Risk to Manned Flight

In February 2018, a YouTube video revealed a small unmanned aircraft system (sUAS) taking off from a parking lot and climbing more than 1,000 feet as a passenger jet came dangerously close to the drone on approach to McCarran Airport. The irresponsible drone operator then flew upside down to get a better shot of the Frontier Airlines […]

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First Civilian BVLOS Flights with Radar

First Civilian BVLOS Flights with Radar

Avitas Systems, a GE venture, announced that it received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval to fly an unmanned aerial system (UAS) beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) in Loving County, Texas. The permission authorizes Avitas Systems to fly a UAS over 55 pounds at low altitudes without a visual observer for industrial inspection; it is […]
Drone Finds Man Lost in Desert

Drone Finds Man Lost in Desert

The temperature was up in the eighties. And his friend, who went off to explore their surroundings without carrying any water, hadn’t been seen for an hour. That’s what happened to a pair of travelers who were driving through the sprawling Taklamakan Desert in western China on Sunday, when one of them went missing. Beijing Youth Daily […]

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FLIR’s Black Hornet VRS

FLIR’s Black Hornet VRS

Featuring the Black Hornet 3 nano-unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) designed for global military, government agency, and first responder vehicle-mounted operations, the Black Hornet Vehicle Reconnaissance System is based on an adaption of the unique Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance System (PRS), the world’s smallest combat-proven nano-unmanned aerial system (UAS). Black Hornet VRS enables the warfighter to […]
Drone Finds WW II P-38 in Glacial Ice

Drone Finds WW II P-38 in Glacial Ice

On July 15, 1942, six P-38 Lightning fighter aircraft and two B-17 Flying Fortress bombers encountered a blizzard while supporting the Allied war effort in the British Isles. The aircraft were forced to conduct an emergency landing on the glaciers of Greenland, and though all the crew members were rescued nine days later, the aircraft […]
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