While it is no big revelation the FAA’s successive FAA administrators have been fiddling while the UAS/RPAS airspace integration Rome has burnt to the ground, but here we will examine how far ahead the rest of the world is and…
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By Brian Dodson
December 1, 2013
Batteries. We buy them at the store, use them up, and throw them away without much thought. In reality, however, batteries are…Continue
By Darren Quick
December 3, 2013
With 3D printers dropping below the US$200 mark, the home 3D printing revolution…Continue
Here we go again. BBC this morning reports a major further move into robotics by Google's acquisition of seven robotics companies. But the headline to the report references the Amazon drone publicity stunt, as though it is an established part of the landscape. I fully expect to hear the word "Amazon" the next time I…Continue
Great news from the AMA: The FAA has clarified its rules (which were assumed but not confirmed) that private use of drones over their own property is allowed…Continue
Dr. Charlie Rush and Montana State graduate student Ian Johnson have been using the 3DR Y6 for some foundational agricultural disease detection and prevention research. Their project aims to use aerial imagery to characterize the spread of wheat crop diseases. These pest-caused viruses can lead to poor water uptake, and ultimately wasted water and wasted money. Here's…Continue
Thanks to everyone for your feedback and suggestions on our last post about this project. We've decided to go ahead and have just…Continue
UPS experimenting with delivery drones, set to challenge Amazon's Prime Air.
Full article here:UPS…
Christmas special for AUAV3 - just $59.95 !…Continue
It's customary and traditional that we celebrate every new 1,000 members here and share the traffic stats. This time it's 46,000!!!!
There were 1.6 million page views in the last month! (we get around 53,000 pageviews a day on average). It took us just 30 days to get this latest 1,000 members--we're…Continue
Integration of Civil Unmanned
Aircraft Systems (UAS) in the
National Airspace System
First Edition – 2013…Continue
While regulation may delay Bezos’ plans, technology may get there sooner.
“We are not in hyperloop science fiction territory here,” says Brandon Basso, lead researcher at 3D Robotics, referring…Continue
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The University of Miami is studying oil spills with drifters, UAVs, and a kite! From The Atlantic:
More than three-and-half years after the…
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Added by Sue Rosenstock on December 2, 2013 at 4:43pm — No Comments
In the wake of the Amazon announcement, here's an interesting new concept from our friends at SkyCatch and others: "air highways", which are designated drone zones that would potentially allow their introduction before the FAA is comfortable with…Continue
A Senate committee will hold a hearing early next year to explore the potential economic impact…