FAA’s Drone ID and Tracking ARC Holds First Meeting

The FAA has announced that the first meeting of the UAS Identification and Tracking Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC)  “advanced key policies of concern to the FAA, industry and law enforcement.” The ARC was formed to bring stakeholders together to address the issue of remote drone ID and tracking.  Potentially, ID and tracking solutions could assist […]

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Drone Blamed for Disrupted Flights at Gatwick Airport

A rogue drone has been blamed for two runway closures and the diversion of five flights at Gatwick Airport in the U.K. yesterday. The BBC reports that Sussex Police are investigating a reported drone sighting that caused the problems. “Runway operations at Gatwick were suspended between 18:10 BST and 18:19, and again from 18:36 to […]

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Facebook annonce le succès du second vol d’essai de son drone Internet, un an après un premier crash

Ce drone, qui vise à connecter les zones reculées à Internet, s’était crashé à l’atterrissage lors de son premier vol d’essai, l’an dernier. Article by , Read more on http://www.lemonde.fr/pixels/article/2017/07/03/facebook-annonce-le-succes-du-second-vol-d-essai-de-son-drone-internet-un-an-apres-un-premier-crash_5154969_4408996.html?xtor=RSS-3208Read more

Summer Program Brings Drone Education to Deaf High School Students in the South

Last week, the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) hosted “Droids and Drones,” a free program offering deaf and hard-of-hearing high school students the opportunity to learn more about unmanned aircraft systems. According to the university, 27 students from across the South attended the program, which was offered via the Rochester Institute of Technology National […]

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GEO Jobe Carries out UAV Work for Tennessee Utility

Nashville-based GEO Jobe, a geographic information system (GIS) software and solution provider offering unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) mapping services, recently completed a project for the West Wilson Utility District (WWUD), which provides water for roughly 20,000 residents and businesses in Wilson County, Tenn. According to the company, Wilson County, like much of middle Tennessee near […]

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Parrot Extends Its Education Offer Worldwide And Builds New Collaborations With Major Players

A press release by Parrot through realwire #### Launched In 2016 In The US, Parrot Education Is Now Expanding Worldwide With Programs For Primary, Secondary, Higher Education, Field Researchers And Developers. Parrot Strengthens Its Collaborations With Renowned EDU Players Parrot Education has been created by Parrot to support academic and non-profit institutions to enable the use of … Continue reading Parrot Extends Its Education Offer Worldwide And Builds New Collaborations With Major Players Read more…

Avid FPV Flyer and Cleveland Indian’s Pitcher Talks to Airvuz

The folks at AirVuz recently spoke with Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer who flies FPV freestyle in cities across the country during the baseball season. Here is their interview. from AirVuz Bauer flies FPV freestyle in cities across the country during the baseball season. Often, though, he flies by himself. While in Chicago earlier this […]

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