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Unmanned Systems Canada Response to Minister Garneau’s Drone Safety Campaign Announcement

Unmanned Systems Canada, representing the professional Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) community in Canada, is pleased to support Minister Garneau’s Drone Safety Campaign announced this morning in Ottawa. The safety of Canada’s airspace is crucial for everyone. It is incumbent on everyone from the hobbyist to the professional to fly safely by knowing what the rules…

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DELTA DRONE is in exclusive discussions for the purchase of ROCKETMINE (South Africa)

Delta Drone and PDT – Public Display Technologies (PTY) Ltd have entered into an exclusive agreement with a view of Delta Drone to acquire sole ownership of ROCKETMINE, a subsidiary of PDT based in Johannesburg and main operator of civilian drones for professional use in South Africa, particularly in the mining sector. Made up of…

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Registering and Tagging all Drones in EU

The lack of regulation and European consensus continues to be a problem for this young and growing industry. It has become so bad that even retailers have become fed up. For this reason dronecentraal.nl is advising all drones to be registered and tagged once purchased. According to Sam Mulder of dronecentraal.nl, one of Europe’s leading…

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Announcing Support For DJI Phantom 4 and Matrice 100 in UgCS

In 2015 DJI announced the DJI Matrice 100 – their version of a drone for developers and hardware enthusiasts. In early 2016 they released the new Phantom – DJI Phantom 4. Both of these drones feature intelligent maneuvering systems capable of seeing obstacles and are also capable of being equipped with state-of-the-art cameras. We are…

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Guest post by Michael Plambeck, Dronethusiast.com — Once you have the drone that you have always wanted and have been enjoying taking it out to shoot as often as possible, you’ll begin to realize just how important it is to protect it from getting harmed. Weather, safe travels while moving from location to location, and […]

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Drones are already making headlines about how they can dramatically cut costs for one-off inspections. Replacing $2000/hr helicopter surveys, accessing hard to reach areas, inspecting hazardous locations or rapidly surveying large areas have all provided huge time and cost savings through the use of drones. However, the cost of deploying 100 drones each with a

Drones are already making headlines about how they can dramatically cut costs for one-off inspections. Replacing $2000/hr helicopter surveys, accessing hard to reach areas, inspecting hazardous locations or rapidly surveying large areas have all provided huge time and cost savings through the use of drones. However, the cost of deploying 100 drones each with a

Drones are already making headlines about how they can dramatically cut costs for one-off inspections. Replacing $2000/hr helicopter surveys, accessing hard to reach areas, inspecting hazardous locations or rapidly surveying large areas have all provided huge time and cost savings through the use of drones. However, the cost of deploying 100 drones each with a

Twenty Three Drone Operator Prosecutions by the FAA – What Every Recreational and Commercial Drone Operator Needs to Know.

Recently released documents from a FOIA request reveal a total of 23 FAA enforcement actions against drone operators. Here are the important take-aways I’ve found with the cases that have been released via Jason’ great work over at Motherboard. Quick Summary (Explanations and Graphs Below) Not everything was released. None of the regulations that are…

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