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SA Post Office launches drone mail delivery service

SA Post Office launches drone mail delivery service
(This drone related April Fools is a little close to home, parcels take a minimum of three months to arrive at sUAS News Towers if at all) The South African Post Office is set to launch a fleet of drones…

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Southern Comfort Launches Drone Booze Delivery Program

Southern Comfort Launches Drone Booze Delivery Program
by Khushbu Shah Nothing screams “I live my life on the edge” quite like having a bottle of Southern Comfort delivered to you via drone. According to a press release, the liquor company is launching a beta version of their obviously…

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EPIC asks court for FAA drone privacy rules

EPIC asks court for FAA drone privacy rules
The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) asked an appeals court on Tuesday to force the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to come up with privacy rules concerning drones. It’s not all positive, however: Security issues and problems with some existing products…

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Ofsted to pilot drone programme in effort to scale back costs

Ofsted to pilot drone programme in effort to scale back costs
by: SarahCunnane Ofsted is to pilot a programme sending unmanned aerial vehicles into schools to carry out spot-check inspections, TES has learned. The drone programme is part of the inspectorate’s drive to cut costs while maintaining standards, in the wake of budget cuts…

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Draganfly sUAS Used to Document Vast Accident Scene of Air Canada Flight AC624 Crash in Halifax, NS

Draganfly sUAS Used to Document Vast Accident Scene of Air Canada Flight AC624 Crash in Halifax, NS
On April 1st, 2011, the Draganflyer X6 was the first sUAS in North America to document a manned aircraft accident in an urban environment. Now, nearly 4 years later to-the-date, the Draganflyer X4-ES operated by the RCMP in Nova Scotia was used to photograph…

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