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drone pilot training schools: ‘Drone Destination’ to establi…

Delhi-based company ‘Drone Destination’ plans to establish at least 150 drone pilot training schools across the country by 2025, its CEO Chirag Sharma has said. “We intend to partner with universities, agricultural institutes and police academies to serve the distinct needs of the ecosystem and enable employment and entrepreneurship opportunities …

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Singapore consortium to pilot drone delivery for maritime es…

A new consortium in Singapore aims to use drones to provide shore-to-ship parcel delivery services. The unmanned aircrafts (UA) will be part of a pilot to deliver maritime essentials to vessels at anchorage.  Comprising ST Engineering, Sumitomo, and Skyports, the consortium would work with key customers in maritime with the …

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Draganfly Commences Drone Pilot Training Program at Alabama

Los Angeles, CA., Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Draganfly Inc. (NASDAQ: DPRO) (CSE: DPRO) (FSE: 3U8) (“Draganfly” or the “Company”), an award-winning, industry-leading drone solutions and systems developer, is pleased to announce that its Drone Pilot Training program is now being offered at Alabama State University (ASU) in Montgomery, …

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Aquiline Drone Celebrates 20 Years Offering Free Pilot Train…

(HARTFORD, CONN) – August 26, 2021 – As the somber 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attackts in New York approaches, America’s first and only Black-owned drone company is honoring all courageous first responders with specialized drone pilot training to keep them safe in the line of duty.  Specifically, Aquiline Drones, …

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NYS Thruway Authority Launches Drone Pilot Program with NUAI…

The New York State Thruway Authority today announced it will launch a pilot program using drones in partnership with New York based nonprofit NUAIR. The initiative, which is at no cost to the Authority, has the potential to increase efficiency and improve safety while lowering costs for inspections of bridges, culverts, …

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US Army Launches Operational Pilot with Advanced Drone Devel…

Photo Credit: Courtesy XTEND US soldier with Israeli-made drone Following a joint R&D program led by the Directorate of Defense Research and Development (DDR&D), in the Israel Ministry of Defense, together with Israeli company Xtend, and the Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO), of the U.S. Department of Defense, an …

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Influencer and drone pilot among dream jobs for school leave…

Becoming a social media influencer, an app developer or a video games developer are now the most popular dream jobs among school leavers, new research suggests. A report from Samsung’s Alternative Careers Guide found that 16-to-18-year-olds were no longer interested in traditional jobs such as becoming an accountant, teacher or …

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Errant Drone Pilot Fined $20,000

The FAA has fined the pilot of an errant recreational drone $20,000 for landing next to an active runway in Las Vegas. Reuben Burciaga lost control of his DJI Phantom 3 shortly after launching it from a parking garage in June 2018 and flying toward the 550-foot tall passenger observation …

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The drone pilot whose maps are saving lives in Zanzibar

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAfrica’s drone mapping experts A lack of accurate maps is a big problem in parts of Africa: for disaster relief agencies, local authorities and people looking for safe places to build homes. Could cheap survey drones and local volunteers help plug the …

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