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All’s Whale That Measures Well: Drones Help Researcher Measu…

Credit: Fredrik Christiansen Editor’s Note: Special thanks to science educator Michael Windelspecht for the news tip.   Drones have improved the study and sustainability of whales by leaps and bounds over the past few years. From efforts to curb whale hunting, to researching the sea mammals’ snot (there’s a good …

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Wingtra Drones Help Norway Build Safer Roads.

Coutesy: Wingtra Swiss drone manufacturer Wingtra is helping its neighbor improve road safety and save thousands of taxpayer kroners. The company provides Statens Vegvesen, Norway’s Public Roads Administration with vertical-take-off-and-landing drones to survey roads for data analysis and construction projections. Norway’s road system has been consistently ranked as the safest in …

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Wing Aviation Looks Back at a Successful 2019 – and Forward …

Drone delivery has been one of the biggest stories of 2019, with major firsts from the FAA and drone service providers.  From becoming the first certified drone air carrier to medical drone deliveries and the IPP, Google spin-off Wing was a major player.  Here, Wing reflects back on what happened …

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Going to CES? Check Out These Key Players and Keynotes: DJI,…

Their website provides a brief history of CES:  “The first CES kicked off in 1967, with 250 exhibitors and 17,500 attendees in New York City. Since then, CES has grown by more than 10-fold and now encompasses both traditional and non-traditional tech industries.” As the world’s leading drone manufacturer and …

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Airvuz Drone Video: 12 Days of Christmas, Day 1

Let’s face it… it’s a slow news week.  Here at DRONELIFE, we’ve already written about the mysterious drone swarms and the Remote ID ruling, so we’re having fun checking out great drone videos on AirVuz.  For those of us in the world who celebrate Christmas (and those that enjoy interesting …

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Lockheed Martin Developing Traffic System with Canadian Dron…

File Photo: PRNewsfoto/Lockheed Martin Aerospace giant Lockheed Martin is partnering with Canadian UAVs to develop an unmanned traffic management solution for below-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) in Canada. Lockheed Martin’s Canada CDL Systems subsidiary will work with the Calgary-based, military-grade drone services company to optimize airspace situational awareness for UAV pilots and support …

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Drones and Urban Air Mobility: Porsche Teams up with Boeing …

In a continuing exploration of the concept of a flying car,  Boeing has signed a letter of agreement to explore joint relationships with luxury car manufacturer Porsche.  Here is a concept video published by World News that shows some idea of what that might ultimately look like. Flying cars – …

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