UK CAA raises more than half a million pounds from drone flyers.

Another amazing FOIA request from Ian Hudson, who well, see below. Dear Mr/ Ms Hudson Thank you for your request of 6 December 2019, for the release of information held by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). Your request: Between 1st Nov 2019 and 30th Nov 2019 how many people registered as drone operators where the […] Another amazing FOIA request from Ian Hudson, who well, see below. Dear Mr/ Ms Hudson Thank you for your request of 6 December 2019, for the release of information held by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). Your request: Between 1st Nov 2019 and 30th Nov 2019 how many people registered as drone operators where the Read More

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UND UAS degree program reaches 10-year anniversary

BY PATRICK C. MILLER Ten years ago, nobody knew how long it would be before the commercial potential of unmanned aircraft systems would be unleashed. That didn’t stop UND’s John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences from becoming a leader in the field in 2009, by becoming the first university to offer a degree program in UAS  operations. […] BY PATRICK C. MILLER Ten years ago, nobody knew how long it would be before the commercial potential of unmanned aircraft systems would be unleashed. That didn’t stop UND’s John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences from becoming a leader in the field in 2009, by becoming the first university to offer a degree program in UAS  operations. Read More

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Terra Drone invests in Canada’s Unmanned Aerial Services Inc.; sets up local firm Terra Drone Mining

Japan’s Terra Drone Corporation, the world leader in industrial drone solutions, has signed an investment agreement with Unmanned Aerial Services Incorporated (UAS Inc.), an Ontario, Canada-based inspection service provider for indoor industrial confined spaces and underground mine locations. With this agreement, Terra Drone will form a new subsidiary in Canada, Terra Drone Mining, to provide cutting-edge unmanned mapping […] Japan’s Terra Drone Corporation, the world leader in industrial drone solutions, has signed an investment agreement with Unmanned Aerial Services Incorporated (UAS Inc.), an Ontario, Canada-based inspection service provider for indoor industrial confined spaces and underground mine locations. With this agreement, Terra Drone will form a new subsidiary in Canada, Terra Drone Mining, to provide cutting-edge unmanned mapping Read More

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Coptrz Counter Drone System Meets Highest CPNI Standards

Coptrz Counter Drone System – M.A.D.S has received approval by the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) with its specifications endorsed to meet Counter-UAS recommendations for Tier 1, 2 and 3. After extensive testing by the CPNI, the Detect, Track and Identify Standards (DTI) have been produced to provide a baseline of requirements […] Coptrz Counter Drone System – M.A.D.S has received approval by the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) with its specifications endorsed to meet Counter-UAS recommendations for Tier 1, 2 and 3. After extensive testing by the CPNI, the Detect, Track and Identify Standards (DTI) have been produced to provide a baseline of requirements Read More

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UNICEF Innovation Fund welcomes six drone startups to help solve global challenges

The UNICEF Innovation Fund is pleased to announce that six new drone startups, developing open-source, emerging technology digital public goods to address global challenges and create fairer opportunities for children and young people, will receive seed funding from UNICEF’s Innovation Fund. To learn more about the companies and how this ties into UNICEF’s Drone strategy, […] The UNICEF Innovation Fund is pleased to announce that six new drone startups, developing open-source, emerging technology digital public goods to address global challenges and create fairer opportunities for children and young people, will receive seed funding from UNICEF’s Innovation Fund. To learn more about the companies and how this ties into UNICEF’s Drone strategy, Read More

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