FAA Highlights Changes for Recreational Drones

FAA Highlights Changes for Recreational Drones

While recreational flyers may continue to fly below 400 feet in uncontrolled airspace without specific certification or operating authority from the FAA, they are now required to obtain prior authorization from the FAA before flying in controlled airspace around airports. Furthermore, they must comply with all airspace restrictions and prohibitions when flying in controlled and […] While recreational flyers may continue to fly below 400 feet in uncontrolled airspace without specific certification or operating authority from the FAA, they are now required to obtain prior authorization from the FAA before flying in controlled airspace around airports. Furthermore, they must comply with all airspace restrictions and prohibitions when flying in controlled and […] Read More

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TORUS: Atmospheric Scientists Using Drones To Understand Tornadoes

During spring and summer supercell thunderstorms roam through the central United States, bringing with them lightning, huge hailstones and dangerously high winds. Some develop tornadoes, and a collective of atmospheric scientists led by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are using drones to better understand why. The TORUS research project (Targeted Observation by Radars and UAS of […] The post TORUS: Atmospheric Scientists Using Drones To Understand Tornadoes appeared first on DRONELIFE. During spring and summer supercell thunderstorms roam through the central United States, bringing with them lightning, huge hailstones and dangerously high winds. Some develop tornadoes, and a collective of atmospheric scientists led by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are using drones to better understand why. The TORUS research project (Targeted Observation by Radars and UAS of […] The post TORUS: Atmospheric Scientists Using Drones To Understand Tornadoes appeared first on DRONELIFE. […] Read More

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Drone Harmony Cloud Platform

With the Drone Harmony Cloud platform, you gain two new dimensions to your data capture workflows: cloud storage of mission data and a web-based planning interface. Combined with Drone Harmony’s mobile application, Drone Harmony is now offering a fully integrated data capture platform for drone service providers and enterprises. Automated sharing and collaboration A key capability introduced by the launch of Drone Harmony Cloud is the sync feature. The sync feature automatically consolidates and creates backups in the Drone Harmony Cloud of all saved mission planning data (including the scene, missions, flights, logs, etc.) across all mobile devices associated with the Drone Harmony account. Furthermore, a team collaborating on a site can have immediate access to all the missions planned by peers. The benefit for the manager is the ability to see an up to date snapshot of all the data acquisition activities in the comfort of the office, without the need to task her pilots to manually submit a report or export the Drone Harmony state. In short, the automatic sync feature is the automated archive for your organizations’ data acquisition activities.   Plan, edit and visualize – from any web browser With the release of Drone Harmony Cloud, Drone Harmony’s customers gain access to the Drone Harmony web platform, a powerful new interface for exploiting Drone Harmony’s technology. The web application makes it very easy to interact with most of Drone Harmony constructs. With the aid of a large screen and a mouse, customers can now easily visualize

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Evolve Dynamics Sky Mantis

Evolve Dynamics Sky Mantis

We have seen tethered multirotors before, I am not sure we have seen systems that can break the tether and fly free for 30 minutes after detachment. This would most certainly be a bonus in a security monitoring situation. Evolve Dynamics, a UK based designer and manufacturer of UAV/RPAS aircraft and software systems has just […] We have seen tethered multirotors before, I am not sure we have seen systems that can break the tether and fly free for 30 minutes after detachment. This would most certainly be a bonus in a security monitoring situation. Evolve Dynamics, a UK based designer and manufacturer of UAV/RPAS aircraft and software systems has just […] Read More

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UK – Pioneering BVLOS project begins on Energy Network Assets

UK – Pioneering BVLOS project begins on Energy Network Assets

The large-scale collaborative project, exploring how drone technology can be used to inspect network infrastructure, is set to begin conducting trials on both the electricity and gas networks this spring.  The three-year programme which began in May 2018, coordinated by the EIC, led by Wales & West Utilities in collaboration with Cadent, National Grid Gas […] The large-scale collaborative project, exploring how drone technology can be used to inspect network infrastructure, is set to begin conducting trials on both the electricity and gas networks this spring.  The three-year programme which began in May 2018, coordinated by the EIC, led by Wales & West Utilities in collaboration with Cadent, National Grid Gas […] Read More

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