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Drone racing like ‘a real-life video game’

Forget package delivery. Drone owners have found a much more thrilling use for their radio-controlled flying machines: racing.The hobby has soared in popularity over the last few months, with a rapid...
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New Facility for Use of Drones in Marine Science

Duke University has opened a new research and training facility for the use of unmanned aircraft systems – commonly referred to as drones – in marine science and conservation. The Marine Conservation...
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First Tethered UAV Landing on Mobile Platform

The Centre for Advanced Aerospace Technologies (FADA-CATEC) has announced that its EC-SAFEMOBIL project has achieved the first tethered UAV landing on a platform moving in three dimensions and without GPS. The...
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First Hydrogen Fuel Cell-Powered UAV Flight in UAE

The American University of Sharjah (AUS) has announced that a team of researchers from its Department of Mechanical Engineering has successfully conducted the first Hydrogen Fuel Cell-Powered UAV flight in the...
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Drone Technology Aids in Discoveries at Medieval Irish Sites

Drone Technology has been gaining attention in the news for the last few years, but archaeologists like Saint Louis University history professor Thomas Finan, Ph.D., have always appreciated what aerial photography...
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Drone footage of a Giant Lava River

Lava is dangerous, but it’s so pretty to watch. This makes filming it an ideal job for flying robots. Using two DJI Inspire drones, American Eric Chang filmed a flowing lava...
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Darpa space drone concepts get fresh funding

Space isn't so much hard as it is expensive. Humans have put objects into space with rockets since Sputnik in 1957, but rockets are still largely a one-off proposition, a powerful...
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New Survey on ADS-B Tracking for Small Drones

Drone Analyst has launched a new 10-question research survey on unmanned traffic management technology to get your opinions about ADS-B solutions for small drones. You can take the brief survey here:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DBRH89H Here’s...
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Are Canada’s drone regulations too permissive?

VANCOUVER -- Experts say Canada's permissive approach to regulating commercial drones has made it a world leader in the burgeoning field, while others warn that inadequate enforcement of the soaring number...
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The new, underground sport of first-person drone racing

First-person drone racing If you hadn't noticed, drones and quadcopters are rather popular right now. Hardly a day goes by without some kind of automated or remotely piloted aircraft somehow causing a...

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A Few Reasons to Fly FPV or Tiny Drones

When i think drones, I think of an amazing tool used for photography. However, there are many other uses for drones and FPV is...