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Louisiana abuzz with growing drone business

Louisiana abuzz with growing drone business
By TED GRIGGS, The Advocate BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — To Paul Charbonnet, co-owner of Baton Rouge-based Atmosphere Aerial, drones represent freedom, the filmmaker’s creativity loosed, camera views and angles restricted only by imagination. The bird’s-eye view writ large. “The unlimitedness of…

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FAA investigates report of unmanned aircraft near GSP

FAA investigates report of unmanned aircraft near GSP
Romando Dixson Authorities are investigating a report that an unmanned aircraft flew near a plane as it tried to land at the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, the Federal Aviation Administration said Friday. The pilot of the Envoy airplane told air traffic…

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Safety fears over ‘barking mad’ Amazon plan to test parcel-delivering drones in Cambridge

Safety fears over ‘barking mad’ Amazon plan to test parcel-delivering drones in Cambridge
By Gareth Mcpherson Amazon’s plans to deliver parcels by drone and run flight tests in Cambridge have been called “barking mad”. Safety fears have been raised about having unmanned aircraft flying above the city and dropping off goods to homes…

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U.S. Army Purchases 300 Licenses of MetaVR Visuals for UAS Training

U.S. Army Purchases 300 Licenses of MetaVR Visuals for UAS Training
BROOKLINE, MA, November 13, 2014 – MetaVR announces that the U.S. Army recently purchased 300 new licenses of MetaVR visuals for embedded training in its Universal Ground Control Stations and for Institutional Mission Simulators. The Army uses MetaVR Virtual Reality…

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Agency: Airline pilot sights drone near Phoenix airport

Agency: Airline pilot sights drone near Phoenix airport
PHOENIX (AP/CBS5) - Authorities say an airline pilot reported spotting a drone about a dozen miles from Phoenix’s main airport Federal Aviation Administration regional spokesman Ian Gregor says the pilot reported seeing the unmanned aircraft while inbound to Sky Harbor…

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