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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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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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More great drone applications – May edition

  Our friends at Flyver once again took time to identify some of the cool drone applications they came across in May FirmBee / Pixabay There are too many drone applications to identify them all, even all of the most amazing of the month.  However, our friends at Flyver again take time out of their busy schedules to identify a few of their favorites. 1. Runway Fashion Models Leave it to silicon valley to turn an elitist industry on its head. At Silicon Valley Fashion Week this month, drones were…

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Team of Military Pilots Brings Experience to Consumer Drone Market

The Consumer Drone Market is heating up The team at Botlink notes the following information on their About page, helping to make it clear how they are hoping to bring military precision to the consumer drone market. “Botlink is an experienced team of military and professional pilots, software developers, electrical engineers, and communicators on a mission to create the world’s safest and most secure drone operations platform. Our cloud-based platform features fully-automated drone control with manual drag-and-drop hand flying from your smart phone or tablet. Control is coupled with real-world…

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From avocados to disasters, this weeks top 5 drone applications

Our friends at Flyver have once again scoured the web and identified 5 interesting drone applications From Nepal to Florida, from Kendall Jenner to GTA 2, these drone applications take you on a journey. 1. Aiding Nepal Earthquake Relief The Nepal Earthquake was a disaster of magnitude which hasn’t been seen in a while. The rescue and relief workers are scrambling to get supplies and medical aid to everyone because roads have been blocked and many locations are hard to scout for survivors. The organisation GlobalMedic is tasked with solving this…

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5 Great Drone Applications, April 19th 2015

Drone Applications JESHOOTS / Pixabay Our friends at Flyver regularly share drone applications that they have come across and find interesting.  Here is a great installment. 1.  Cow Art If we still had the creative category, this would have fit right in there. Surprisingly, or rather unsurprisingly, no one up to this point has used cows to draw images that are visible from the air. Until now. Derek Klingenberg uses a truck full of feed , a large herd of cows and a drone to make what he calls #CowArt. The way…

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Flyver: Top 5 Drone Applications of the Week, March 9th

Drones, and drone applications, are a hot topic in pretty much every industry right now. Big business is searching for optimal ways to use drones and reduce costs, artists and creatives come up with interesting and unusual applications for drones every week. Every week we see new projects and experiments using drones to inspire people. It’s clear enough that drone are the future and in this feature we will showcase how they will revolutionise the world. Without further ado, we represent the top 5 uses for drones: Drone applications, from…

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