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Football stadium drone flights investigated by aviation authority

Football stadium drone flights investigated by aviation authority
Drones spotted flying over English football grounds are being investigated by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). The remote-controlled aircraft flew over stadiums recently in Nottingham and Derby as games were under way. The flights could be in breach of legislation…

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Small UAC coalition challenges safety comments by FAA official.

Small UAC coalition challenges safety comments by FAA official.
The following statement has been issued by Michael Drobac, executive director of the Small UAV Coalition: “The Small UAV Coalition is extremely disappointed with the comments of the FAA Deputy Associate Administrator for Aviation Safety related to unmanned aerial vehicles…

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Longer Flight Endurance Is Critical For Precision Agriculture, Search and Rescue, Land Surveying

Longer Flight Endurance Is Critical For Precision Agriculture, Search and Rescue, Land Surveying
Today, Alta Devices has announced cooperation with Airware to enable manufacturers of small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to seamlessly integrate solar power into their aircraft. Alta Devices holds the world record for solar cell efficiency at 28.8%, and has shown…

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Dudes With Drones

Dudes With Drones
DAVID ROSE No one knows exactly how many personal drones are buzzing through our skies, but Chris Anderson, the longtime editor of Wired magazine who now heads a drone manufacturer called 3D Robotics, estimates that at least 500,000 have been sold in the…

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UFO’s fly over inner city Sydney

UFO’s fly over inner city Sydney
Causing a stir in the centre of Sydney a DJI Spreadwing flying from a roof top bar. Word has it the flight was for a Chivas Regal product launch. Getting the permission for this flight must have been pretty comprehensive as…

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