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Drone hobbyists guidelines – Stay away from emergency situations

  While drones are revolutionizing the business world and providing hobbyists hours of entertainment we are concerned about their misuse in emergency situations It is unfortunate that I once again find myself writing about hobbyist drone guidelines, especially in light of their recent misuse in emergency situations. The New York times has an article titled “Chasing Video With Drones, Hobbyists Imperil California Firefighting Efforts” that says it all.  Hobbyists, either trying to capture “that perfect shot” or misguidedly believing they are helping, are slowing down responders in emergency situations, leading…

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NASA Aircraft Assists in FAA-Approved Drone Medical Supply Delivery Research

  Drone medical supply delivery is a great use case for our industry – NASA, Flirtey, and others come together to test this with the Let’s Fly Wisely project PublicDomainPictures / Pixabay We have chatted with NASA in the past about this project and excited to see that it has successfully completed.  While we are lining up another interview with NASA to further explore the project outcomes we wanted to share this press release with you now. WASHINGTON, July 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Some underserved Virginia patients were among the first to be officially…

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International RoboSub Competition – Cornell using new AUV design

  ADLINK Technology, a leading global provider of cloud-based services, intelligent gateways, and embedded building blocks for edge devices that enable the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced its sponsorship of the Cornell University Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (CUAUV) team’s entry into next week’s 18th Annual International RoboSub competition held at the Space and Naval Warfare Command Research facility in San Diego, CA, from Monday, July 20, through Sunday, July 26. “We compete against teams from across the world, and have won first place five times in the past six years.…

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Dino’s Video Guide – Prepare your drone for flight

Today we are bringing you a new video from Dino that is another important step for anyone preparing to fly their drone.  Prepare Your Drone for Flight with Dino will help you make sure you are ready for an enjoyable time flying your favorite drone! Remember to ask any questions in the comment section below.  For now, enjoy the video and thanks Dino!

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NoFlyZoneUK working to advance commercial UAV Industry

  Our friends at SkyTech 2016 interview NoFlyZoneUK – Read on to learn more about their mission With increased usage of UAVs taking place over the course of the last 12 months concerns over privacy, safety and airspace access have come to the forefront of industry debates. Regulatory processes are continuing to evolve in the face of this expanding industry to ensure that such concerns are all addressed correctly. However the challenge is effectively tackling these issues without hindering the UAV industry and the vast benefits it can bring. In…

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FPV Review – The Red Devil 250 Racer FPV

  FPV Racing is hot!  Our friends at Skylab Flight Systems review The Red Devil 250 Racer for you I was asked by a friend over at Scratchbuilds.com if I’d be interested in reviewing their newest RTF FPC racer, called the Red Devil.  My response was immediate, YES!  After making all of the arrangements, I started to question my decision.  I’m not FPV racer pilot!  I’m going to need some assistance on this one!  What do most people do when they need help?  They call up a friend that they know they can…

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Global drone delivery news – mid July 2015

  Drone delivery services continue to be hyped.  Most are simply trials but they are worth paying attention to as they point to services that are not far off. If you hear drone delivery you are most likely to think about Amazon.  While Amazon’s efforts are the most well known there is are a constant supply of stories coming out daily on this topic. Fastway Drone Delivery Trials taking place in New Zealand. Fastway New Zealand undertook a trial of the collaborative service, using a Flirtey drone to transport auto…

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