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SFAR 107 Whispers From D.C.

SFAR 107 Whispers From D.C.
Looks like and interagency 107 meeting was held in D.C. Here is the reading of the tea leaves No Class A or B 500 AGL Under 55lbs Private Pilot Ground School (Knowledge test) Some sort of certificate N # Look…

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Arducopter Region Of Interest (ROI) demonstration video

Arducopter Region Of Interest (ROI) demonstration video
The rain has finally subsided so I went out to the RC field for some quadcopter fiddling and testing. The below video shows a quick demonstration of the Region Of Interest (ROI) function of Arducopter (running firmware v3.1.5). I demonstrate…

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Expectations for Unmanned Aircraft Systems at Oklahoma State University are High

Expectations for Unmanned Aircraft Systems at Oklahoma State University are High
Savannah Evanoff Staff Reporter When people hear the word drone their heads become filled with unsettling thoughts like missiles, attacks and warfare. Here at Oklahoma State University, however, they are referred to as UAVs, unmanned aerial vehicles, and are used…

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Flying Around in Montreal: Fire-Fighting Drone Prototypes Built by Engineering Students from Around the World

Flying Around in Montreal: Fire-Fighting Drone Prototypes Built by Engineering Students from Around the World
The next generation of drones, those high tech air machines that carry out a range of tasks from logistics mapping and package delivery to surveillance and firefighting, are being designed by student engineers from around the world. On Nov. 16,…

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The Internet of Flying Things: Q&A with David Merrill, 3D Robotics

The Internet of Flying Things: Q&A with David Merrill, 3D Robotics
RE.WORK David Merrill is currently VP of Product at 3D Robotics where he works with his colleagues to build tomorrow’s easy-to-use flying robots. He’s also former president and co-founder of Sifteo, a San Francisco startup spun out of his research at the MIT Media…

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