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Why are there strict laws are around commercial drones, and why do I need a license for one

25/09/2019
Unmanned aerial vehicles (or drones as we better know them) are the ultimate disruptive technology. We have all heard of the potential they have in commercial delivery applications. Amazon has...

6 Ways Drones Are Affecting the Construction Industry

27/08/2019
The presence of drones in constructionmeans significant changes within the industry. Drones have already begun changing the way the construction industry operates, and...

Canberra delivery drone company Wing applies to fly into 2020

12/08/2019
Delivery drone company Wing has applied to extend its licence to fly in Canberra's north until early next year, as it embarks on the next phase of its divisive service. If granted, the...

Surveillance drones. The good and the bad

24/07/2019
Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), are aircraft predominantly operated by remote control. They were initially created to complete tasks that were too dangerous or unable to be completed by...

Drones Take on a New Application with Storm Chaser Jim Edds

17/07/2019
When you think of drones and filmmaking, many minds go straight to Hollywood where drones are used to capture aerial perspectives and create dramatic scenes for movies and television. However, we...

US local authorities start cautiously considering how to integrate drones into their communities

02/07/2019
In the USA the Federal Aviation Administration controls the skies from 400 ft above ground level – underneath, it’s up to the local towns and municipalities to decide what lands...

DJI to release AirSense Technology warning of nearby aircraft

25/06/2019
DJI has recently announced that as of January 2020, all DJI drone models released that weigh more than 250 grams will include AirSense technology, which receives ADS-B signals from nearby aeroplanes...

Melbourne nominated for Uber Air taxi system

18/06/2019
The third Uber Air market city – after Los Angeles and Dallas and the first outside the USA – has been nominated as Melbourne, Australia. The choice was announced by Susan Anderson,...

FAA adds LAANC drone flight authorisation programme to contract towers and airports

10/06/2019
Starting from 23 May more than 100 control towers and airports will be added to the hundreds of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) air traffic facilities and airports...

Israeli security forces neutralize 80 non-hostile drones at Eurovision Song Contest

25/05/2019
The Times of Israel reports that Israeli security forces neutralized but did not shoot down 80 drones flying near the Eurovision Song Contest Tel Aviv venue last week. “Israeli police,...