Amazing drone footage - Like a mirage out of nowhere, the towering artificial waterfall stands 350 feet tall on the outside of Liebian Building located at a public plaza in Guiyang city's central business district.
The argument over Section 336 – the part of the law that exempts model aircraft from new FAA rulemaking, otherwise known as the “Special Rule for Model Aircraft” (see the FAA’s interpretation and explanation here ) – is ramping up. As lawmakers discuss drone security – and, specifically, S.2836, the “Preventing Emerging Threats Act,” recreational operators are in the cross fire.
State regulators say that even though the Federal Aviation Administration has punted the job of regulating unmanned drones to state and local governments, they believe they can have a framework in place to maintain safety ahead of a drone invasion that appears to be just over the horizon.
Children could be banned from owning drones weighing more than 250g as part of a proposed crackdown on misuse. They would only be allowed to fly devices heavier than that if they were owned and registered by an adult.
More than 13 percent of unmanned aerial vehicles around the world will support embedded SIM (eSIM) cards and cellular Long Term Evolution technology (LTE) connectivity by 2022, according to BGR.Cellular connectivity would help in remote identification, tracking flight path and supporting law standards defined by regulatory bodies globally.
Speaking in the Keynote Theatre on day three of IFSEC International 2018 recently Barry Clack, founder of drone photography company Box Cottage Photography, decried certain newspapers for scaremongering about drones, insisting they were overall a useful technology.Clack was moderating a panel of drone experts on the scope of drone applications and how to combat hostile, incompetent or dangerous use.
A national pilot program to test drone usage is on track to deliver food in Wake County.The Federal Aviation Administration selected 10 agencies and communities from nearly 200 applicants to help study drone use. The North Carolina Department of Transportation made the list with a proposal to test delivery of medical supplies. Holly Springs became a partner for consumer delivery.
On 26 June 2018, the European Council adopted updated aviation safety rules, which include a revised mandate for EASA and the first ever EU-wide rules for civil drones of all sizes. The reform introduces proportionate and risk-based rules designed to enable the EU aviation sector to grow, make it more competitive and encourage innovation.
It’s easy to fall down a rabbit hole viewing aerial content on AirVuz.com. Luckily for AirVuz visitors, the website now offers curated collections that make it easier than ever to find the best of the best aerial footage of a specific content.
As seen in a February 2018 video embedded below, members of the Oklahoma Army National Guard are training with perhaps the prototypical equipment of the present moment in drone and counter-drone warfare.
A drone in flight over Minidoka Memorial Hospital created a hazard for a medical helicopter crew during the Rupert Fourth of July parade and delayed transport for a patient involved in an interstate crash.
Emergency workers can deploy the on-demand dispatch of drones to enhance on-site situational awareness in real time for accidents, fires, crime scenes, active shooter incidents or rescues. Police can also create neighborhood aerial patrols to spot problems before a crime can happen.
The lions are being followed by one person (James Henry) in an open 4×4 and by a thermal drone. Watching the thermal drone footage provides a stunning view of the pride’s movement through the thick South African bush.
Search continues for missing man in the St. Joseph River with the help of drones. A man is still missing after friends and officials dedicated most of the day to finding him. Michael Scott, 35, went missing on a canoeing trip with friends on Saturday. The Great Lakes Drone Company was called in to assist officials with the use of a thermal aerial drone and an underwater drone.
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South African bank ABSA has hired Intel Shooting Stars to fly over Johannesburg to reveal their new logo. Permissions to fly commercially in South Africa normally take months, each airframe that you fly requires a permission that can take anything up to two years to obtain. How Intel obtained permission to fly is causing waves.
A 225-page joint report backed by the U.K. government called “Flying High: Shaping the Future of Drones in U.K. Cities.” focuses on the wide variety of proposed drone technology implementation in Great Britain.
RCMP are looking for the pilot of a drone that forced the suspension of air operations above a wildfire near Nakusp on Sunday. The drone grounded one helicopter supporting ground crews at the Wilson Creek fire, which is about 19 kilometres east of Nakusp
The Hazard Community and Technical College is offering classes to help students get jobs in several fields, by operating drones. The courses the college plans to offer this fall will allow students to take part in the unmanned systems technology workforce.
The drone works by utilizing motion detection and facial recognition technology. One of its cameras sits above the water to monitor the pool's surroundings. The second camera is mounted underwater. The drone sends two notifications to parents: one when kids approach the pool, and another when someone or something has gone into the water.
Griffiss Institute, Mohawk Valley Community College and the Air Force Research Laboratory teamed up again this year to offer the drone camp to 14- to 18-year-olds. Students received their own drones, which they built, learned to fly and practiced with throughout the week-long camp.
New Jersey’s Growtopia Farms has taken to unmanned aerial vehicles to improve Jersey Tomato growth, decrease cost, and maximize the overall business. Drones in agriculture are nothing new, but their implementation in this industry is certainly seeing rapid growth with each passing season.
This summer, you can build and fly your own drone through the Extension program at Otis College of Art and Design! The class will utilize a blended learning format to discover the intricacies of drone flying, explore the different uses and types of drones, and conclude with a one-day, hands-on workshop where students will build and fly their own.
The AFC (airborne fulfillment center) may be an airship that remains at a high altitude (e.g., 45,000 feet) and UAVs with ordered items may be deployed from the AFC to deliver ordered items to user designated delivery locations
Scientists at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) believe drones may extend the range and quality of testing while reducing labour costs and avoiding safety issues on more exposed and inaccessible waterways.
Drones are not new to industry or the oil and gas sector. They have been used by companies that are offering full-service video, or to capture survey photographs for some time. However, Renner Vaughn, director of oil and gas at commercial drone operator, Cape, believes that there is a major gap between what companies are hoping for and achieving in the use of drones.
State officials said that eight more people have been cited for loitering in the East Rift Eruption Zone in Puna on Hawaii island, seven of them in the last 24 hours, bringing the total, so far, to about 90 since early May.
The Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office headed south last Friday afternoon to help the Woodland Police Department after a report came in that someone was stealing things at the Walmart in Woodland. Deputy Brady Spaulding and his K9 Icarus responded. They were joined by a drone, which brought its pilot, Deputy Derek Baker. The Sheriff's Office is passing along a video of the drone chase to the Woodland Police later this week I will add it to the news if and when its released.
A unique combination of DroneShield’s counterdrone system with ISI’s on-vehicle and electro-optics surveillance system, the Rapid Scout® HQ a vehicle with an integrated counterdrone detect and defeat solution will become ISI’s flagship product, and will compliment DroneShield’s stable of counterdrone products.
Despite consumer drone sales going through the roof, there’s still a glass ceiling when it comes to female representation in drone photography. Serena Coady speaks to three female droners who are bucking the trend.
It’s like one of those music videos that make you want to live life with a bit more zeal. Or, at the very least get out of the house more. Joe, 17, has managed to capture the freedom and fun of youth, amidst the beauty of Newcastle. That’s no easy thing.
Industrial drone software vendor Drone Deploy recently raised $25 million in funding led by energy and industrial venture capital firm Invenergy and AirTree, one of the largest venture capital firms in Australia.
If you enjoy shooting landscapes, a drone can offer a vastly different perspective that can open up a wealth of new possibilities even in places you've already shot before. This great tutorial will give you some helpful tips for getting the most out of yours.
These unique perspectives drive the emotional connection that moves and motivates buyers to act. As clients increasingly ask about using drones for their listings, real estate pros should be ready with these drone dos and don’ts.