Real-time traffic alerts bring us closer to autonomous, beyond-visual-line-of-sight flights for drones
Drone USA, Inc. Expects That New Regulations Will Significantly Increase the Commercial Drone Market
Small UAS Rule, which was first passed by the FAA in June and went into effect Monday, August 29, 2016, simplifies the process of becoming a commercial drone pilot. Under the new regulations, commercial drone operators will no longer have to obtain a traditional pilot's license and receive case-by-case permission from regulators.
Drone World Expo to Offer MAPPS Fall Policy Conference and Geospatial Pavilion for Commercial End Users
-As the FAA's Part 107 takes effect this week, there are several opportunities for end users of UAS technology to become educated at this November's Drone World Expo (DWE) taking place November 15-16 at the San Jose Convention Center.
This two day course will expose students to key aspects of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems industry with a focus on the operator role and mission. This course is designed to help students obtain their operator certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration.
Based on requests from commercial customers, the new Kespry Drone 2.0 now flies over 30 minutes per flight, covering up to 150 acres at a 400 foot altitude, and can operate effectively in up to 25 mph sustained winds and 35 mph wind gusts.
Kongsberg Geospatial and FAA ASSURE UAS Team Members Partner for Operational Trials of Detect and Avoid and Beyond Visual Line of Sight Display Software
U. of Alaska, U. of North Dakota to adopt IRIS UAS software for BVLOS drone research
New Location Aims to Attract Consumers To Learn, Share and Discover
Socionext to Showcase Advanced Image and Sensor Technologies for Aerial Drones at InterDrone Show in Las Vegas Sep. 7-9
Robust, Single-Chip 24GHz Radar to be Featured at Booth 105 in Demonstrations of Imaging and Radar Solutions for Drone Applications
Art Meets Technology as PowerEgg Combines Stunning Design and Aerodynamic Innovation
Organizers of Age of Drones Expo had the goal to arrange really big and professional exhibition in order to make contribution in the development of German UAV market. Unfortunately, the number of participants that supported the event is not enough to achieve such aim this time. Therefore it was decided to postpone exhibition to March 2017.
Kelsey D. Atherton for Popular Science: Flying machines are hard secrets to keep. By their very nature, they soar into the heavens, above the heads of those below. America's military tends to keep its secret planes secret by only flying them in vast swathes of empty desert, until they’re ready for public debut. But that’s not really an option for Amazon, which is testing delivery drones in the United Kingdom (while it attempts to weave its way through U.S. regulations). So where, exactly, are Amazon drones flying? A field eight miles south of Cambridge named “Worsted Lodge.” No, really. In a thorough photo-essay at Business Insider, reporter Sam Shead pinpoints and explores the site and the field, until turned away by a security guard. Cont'd...
Regulations in France forbid drones from flying over airports and airfields. Special permission was nonetheless granted once Elistair was able to prove to the DGAC that safety for people and airport structures was ensured.
International Drone Expo Announces All-New and Upgraded Activations for December Show in Los Angeles
Leading Drone Expo to Host Sanctioned Drone Race, Pitchfest, and Film Showcase
Source - Sky News: An insect-sized spy drone with four flapping wings and four legs is set to become Britain's latest weapon in the war on terror. The Dragonfly drone fits in the palm of a hand and has four flapping wings and four legs. It can fly through the air with great agility, allowing it to penetrate buildings through open windows, and perch on surfaces to eavesdrop. It can detect incoming objects and buildings, meaning it can avoid obstacles at high speeds. It is one of a number of pieces of kit being developed by the Ministry of Defence as part of an innovation drive. Cont'd...
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