Transport Canada’s Arctic Drone Project Delayed 2 years by Arms-Control Rules

Transport Canada’s plan to patrol the Arctic with a drone has been delayed by at least two years, partly because the unmanned aircraft is so large it’s considered a kind of missile and falls under complex arms-control rules. The $39.5-million project, approved June 2015, was supposed to see a drone flying patrols by March next […]

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New frame for my cargo drone and upcoming 4KG PAYLOAD test

In these days, while waiting for the waypoint navigation hardware, I’m working on the new frame for my cargo drone, and on the new box, I’m also planning for 4KG PAYLOAD test, after the first of 2kg, I’ve now got 580kv motors so I have better a thrust, if you want to stay informed on this project please subscribe to the newsletter: http://eepurl.com/cUJnJr  or take a look at my site: …

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New frame for my cargo drone and upcoming 4KG PAYLOAD test

In these days, while waiting for the waypoint navigation hardware, I’m working on the new frame for my cargo drone, and on the new box, I’m also planning for 4KG PAYLOAD test, after the first of 2kg, I’ve now got 580kv motors so I have better a thrust, if you want to stay informed on this project please subscribe to the newsletter: http://eepurl.com/cUJnJr  or take a look at my site: …

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City of Raleigh Mulls Significant UAV Ban in Parks

The City of Raleigh, N.C., is considering new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) rules that would drastically limit recreational operations in public parks. In a recent draft policy, the city’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department (PRCR) said although it recognizes hobbyist drone flying as a “popular recreational activity,” it has “evaluated properties within the park […]

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Consider an Investment in VolAero – First Drone Company on the NetCapital Platform

First, a bit about Netcapital, the collaboration with DroneLife and why its important to our readers and to the industry. Every day we are introduced to exciting new companies in the drone technology space.  These companies are often constrained by funding and the need to raise capital. On the other side, our readers ask about […]

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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 still trying to get to get a grip on exactly what the point of the piece was. But a number of claims were made against the Chinese […]

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Ecommerce & Drones: What The Future Holds

By Victoria Greene – @vickyecommerce The ecommerce industry is one area that really stands to benefit from the increased use of drones in our society, especially when it comes to logistical evolution. As drones become easier to control and are given greater levels of autonomy by legislators, their commercial uses will only continue to increase. The future … Continue reading Ecommerce & Drones: What The Future Holds Read more…