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Drones Can Do Liver: Maryland Tests Show Potential of Unmann…

Pizza, pad thai, burgers, milkshakes, Amazon products… All have been cited as the kind of cargo drones could transport from business to customer. But we’ve known for a while that these relatively superficial drone delivery efforts will struggle to win the trust of regulators and the public. It’s perhaps too soon …

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DJI Product Launch Set For November 28th

It feels as though every few months we try to unravel an abstract combination of words and images from DJI. It’s becoming a hobby, but really we’re just trying to figure out what on earth is next in the pipeline from the drone industry’s leading manufacturer. This time we’ve got …

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Drones for Good: The Organization Donating Drones to Public …

When I had the opportunity to meet Marc Langley at this year’s InterDrone conference, it was clear that he’s a man with a passion.  Not just for his own company – he is CEO of national drone services provider Airborne Works – but for the non-profit he founded this year – the …

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Drones for Good: Lifesaving Vaccines Will Be Delivered by Dr…

Jospeh Hing and Rebecca Olul introiducing the chgildren of Epi to the magic of drones and how they will be part of a world first drone delivery of vaccines trial to be held in Vanuatu. Credit: UNICEFPacific/2018/Chute When Unicef Australia contacted us earlier this year to try and encourage applications …

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Fake Reviews and Lily Next-Gen No-Shows: Is the Mota Group L…

When the Lily project imploded in 2017, it was huge news that went well beyond the usual drone industry circles: $34m worth of pre-orders, 60,000 backers left with nothing but the vague promise of a refund; many of whom were left scarred from their first foray into the exciting world …

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Drones Do Belong at Airports: American Airlines and DJI Demo…

DJI at American Airlines at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. (Photo by Kevin Bartram) While many regulations focus on keeping drones away from airports, American Airlines (AA) and DJI are demonstrating drones as a critical tool for safety and efficiency. Today at a media event …

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When Do Things Change for Recreational Operators? The FAA Re…

H.R. 302, the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, became Public Law No. 115- 254 on October 5, 2018.  The FAA Reauthorization Act repealed Section 336, which protected recreational drones from new regulations.  An aeronautical knowledge test and new requirements are in store for hobby flyers – but when will these …

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The Drone Analyst: Measuring Success in the Drone Market

Shutterstock and Skylogic Research “If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.” – Peter Drucker Guest post by leading drone industry analyst Colin Snow of Skylogic Research. The $118M Airware failure is a cautionary tale for all potential commercial drone investors—as well as all existing commercial drone market participants. …

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Europe’s Plan to ID and Monitor Drones – and Why the Drone I…

The European Commission (Commission) published it’s latest draft of detailed drone rules last week.   Here’s what’s inside: and why the Drone Manufacturers Alliance Europe (DMAE) is on board. The Commission’s latest draft implementing rules for operational and technical requirements builds on EASA recommendations, and proposes a groundwork that will …

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U.S. Senate Passes H.R. 302, FAA Reauthorization Today

The U.S. Senate passed H.R. 302 the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 by a 93-6 vote.  The Act provides funding for the FAA for the next 5 years – and makes major changes to drone regulations. The Senate vote will move the Act on to be signed by President Trump.  …

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