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Blue sUAS companies on Unmanned Leadership Forum

The next Unmanned Leadership Forum, held January 21, 2021 at 1:00 PM EST will feature leadership from Blue sUAS companies. The Blue sUAS companies have been a hot topic since the list of five “trusted” drone solutions was released by the U.S. Department of Defense.  Now, industry leader Randall Warnas …

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DJI’s Agriculture Drone AGRAS T20

DJI’s agriculture drone for crop spraying, the DJI AGRAS T20, makes agricultural spraying easier, smarter, and safer. Crop spraying by drone, while not widely legal in the U.S., has been adopted elsewhere around the world.  As agricultural drones get easier to fly and ever more automated, crop spraying by drone …

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Drones Patrol Beaches in Australia to Protect Crowds

Photographer Dan Watson spots a shark swimming near his family, using his Mavic 2 Pro drone. The UK’s Daily News reports that drones will patrol beaches in Australia in order to protect crowds from sharks and the rapidly spreading coronavirus. Drones are already common tools on Australian beaches.  We wrote in …

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Will the Election Influence Drone Industry Growth?

It’s the end of October 2020, so our most recent DRONELIFE Minute Survey had to address the U.S. Presidential election.    Just when you through that you could not stand one more poll, we have added one.  Regardless of your political persuasion, drone industry stakeholders all want to know what …

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BVLOS Flight Requires Rock Solid Connectivity for Drones

For safe operation beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS), drones need rock solid connectivity.  We spoke with Yoav Amitai, CEO of Israel’s Elsight – a technology company ready to provide connectivity for drones, a critical piece of the safety case for BVLOS and distant remote operations. Yoav has served in …

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FLIR’s MUVE C360 for methane gas detection

Gas leaks are something that most people don’t think about –  until there is a problem.  For example: the major gas present in “natural gas” fuel, methane, is odorless and colorless, making methane gas detection difficult without special equipment. Methane gas leaks, however, are extremely serious: the gas is not …

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