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EDJ 80 target drone display at the Etimad Holdings Pavillion during Opening of International Defense Exhibition and Conference held at ADNEC Exhibition Center in Abu Dhabi, February 19,2017. (Ryan Lim) Uncategorized 

Military drones soar above world’s battlefields

As drone technology becomes more advanced, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) will increasingly be used to perform a wide range of critical missions in which manned flights are dangerous or impractical, according to experts at IDEX. A wide range of UAVs are on display at IDEX, ranging from small, man-portable, rotary-wing variants designed to be carried by on-the-ground tactical units, to larger, weaponised versions that currently patrol and carry out frequent strikes in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan and other active combat zones. Among the companies displaying drones at IDEX is Insitu, a…

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Dubai Expects Pilotless Drones by Summer

Look out, Uber and Airbus, two companies already on record as seriously involved in efforts to offer pilotless drones to transport people around urban areas. Enter the city of Dubai’s transportation agency, which this week announced plans to offer rides aboard computer-operated drones around the Middle Eastern city beginning this July. Dubai’s head of transportation said the city has already been testing the UAV around the city. Dubai expects to use the Chinese-made Ehang 184, a four-propeller drone capable of trips as long as 31 miles. READ MORE! >> Source:…

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Unmanned Flight: The Drones Come Home – Pictures, More From National Geographic Magazine

At the edge of a stubbly, dried-out alfalfa field outside Grand Junction, Colorado, Deputy Sheriff Derek Johnson, a stocky young man with a buzz cut, squints at a speck crawling across the brilliant, hazy sky. It’s not a vulture or crow but a Falcon—a new brand of unmanned aerial vehicle, or drone, and Johnson is flying it. READ MORE! >> Source: Unmanned Flight: The Drones Come Home – Pictures, More From National Geographic Magazine Drone

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Utah Couple Arrested Over ‘Peeping Tom’ Drone

Here’s one more thing you have to worry about: Drones sent by neighbors to spy on you in your home. Police arrested a Utah man with a history of voyeurism and his girlfriend on suspicion of flying a drone was spotted on area “patrols.” The drone videotaped people in their bathroom or bedrooms in the city of Orem, investigators said. One apparent target who spotted the tiny machine outside of his bathroom window chased it in his truck and grabbed it when it landed. He found several videos of people…

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Bill would prohibit drones flown over private property

HELENA – People who spoke in opposition to a bill that would limit where drones can fly said they were worried the legislation, if not amended, would prohibit the production of films and the use of aircraft by companies like railroads who use the technology to inspect their track. AT&T uses drones to inspect its wireless towers, company lobbyist Mark Baker told the Senate Judiciary Committee, which heard the bill Tuesday. “It’s a much safer approach than sending personnel up on the tower for initial review,” he said. Senate Bill…

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How to start a new hobby in drones

By Mark Judson | 682-6524 | @cnbMark | mjudson@crestviewbulletin.com CRESTVIEW—From halftime shows to online deliveries to the backyard, drones are increasingly visible. However, getting in the air isn’t quite the buy-and-fly process it once was. RULES OF THE AIR Even recreational users still have to meet certain requirements and register their drone if it weighs more than .55 pounds. Operators must keep their unmanned craft within sight and not fly within 5 miles of an airport or within an established no-fly zone, such as the area around a military base….

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Amazon drones, meet your mothership

Amazon has visions of a great fulfillment center in the sky.Photo by USPTO This isn’t what I imagined from Amazon’s cloud-based technology. In recently discovered patent images, Amazon drafted a plan to have an airship 45,000 feet above the Earth, storing a fleet of drones and packages to deliver. Amazon said these unmanned aerial vehicles would take “little to no power” to transport goods to consumers’ doorsteps if they are dropping down and gliding instead of lifting off and taking flight. Read more on CNET… Source: CNET | Amazon drones,…

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How to make your own changeable filter kit for Sony Action Cams

  Learn how to create your own changeable filter kit and save a lot of money in the process At The Best Drone Info there is one company, Skylab Flight Systems, we count on to provide great how-to information.  If you need advice on how to get the most out of your drone equipment, follow up with them. Here is a quick & easy DIY mod that takes advantage of the popularity of the GoPro and makes use of it for your Sony action camera. If you don’t know, I…

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RC Model Planes and DIY Drone Pilots Meet at World’s 2nd Annual Flite Fest

  Thousands of attendees from all over the world will gather July 9-12 for the Second Annual Flite Fest, organized by radio-controlled (RC) aircraft Youtube channel celebrities from, Flite Test. RC airplane and drone pilots can watch demonstrations, build planes, and learn to fly in a safe and welcoming environment. NORTH CANTON, OH (PRWEB) June 25, 2015 Thousands of attendees from all over the world will gather July 9-12 for the Second Annual Flite Fest, organized by radio-controlled (RC) aircraft Youtube channel celebrities from Flite Test. RC airplane and drone pilots can…

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3D Printing of drone parts – a good step forward

  The 3D printing revolution has started and drones, among other products, are better for it I remember the first time 3D printing was explained to me, I was ALL in!  This was about 5 years ago.  I did some research and when I found out what a pain the butt 3D printing really was at the time, I decided maybe I wasn’t all in like I thought.  I would need to invest a lot of time and money into it and it would be more like a hobby than…

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