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Aberdeen Airport acts against new drone threat

[ad_1] Airport security experts in Aberdeen have stepped up measures to stop the threat of drones grounding flights. It comes after departures at Heathrow were suspended for around an hour on Tuesday after a drone was spotted near the runway. Three weeks ago drone sightings caused chaos at Gatwick Airport …

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Russia plans to place over 30 Poseidon underwater nuclear drones on combat duty – Defence Blog

[ad_1] According to the source in the Russian defense industry, the Russian Navy plans to place more than 30 Poseidon underwater nuclear drone on combat duty. Russia’s state-owned TASS news agency quoted a source in the Russian defense industry on 12 January as saying that two Poseidon-carrying submarines are expected …

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TSTC agricultural program introduces drone technology

[ad_1] Drone technology is revolutionizing the field of agriculture, and to ensure that students’ skills meet industry standards, Texas State Technical College’s Agricultural Technology program recently implemented drone training into its curriculum. “Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles, are transforming the way work gets done out in the field,” said TSTC …

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As the popularity of drones explodes, so do risks to airplanes

[ad_1] Recreational drones haven’t caused a major airport shutdown in Canada — like what happened at London’s Heathrow Airport earlier this week — but they have led to delays and plenty of near-misses with airplanes. As the number of recreational drones in Canada explodes, more of them are flying dangerously close to airports, a CBC …

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As the popularity of drones explode, so do risks to airplanes

[ad_1] Recreational drones haven’t caused a major airport shutdown in Canada — like what happened at London’s Heathrow Airport earlier this week — but they have led to delays and plenty of near-misses with airplanes. As the number of recreational drones in Canada explodes, more of them are flying dangerously close to airports, a CBC …

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As the popularity of drones explodes, so does risks to airplanes

[ad_1] Recreational drones haven’t caused a major airport shutdown in Canada — like what happened at London’s Heathrow Airport earlier this week — but they have led to delays and plenty of near-misses with airplanes. As the number of recreational drones in Canada explodes, more of them are flying dangerously close to airports, a CBC …

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Drone deliveries of life-saving vaccines on the cards for Vanuatu | 1 NEWS NOW

[ad_1] Vanuatu’s government is to consider using drones to deliver vaccines after successful world first trials were made last month. Three drops were made with drones travelling up to forty kilometres over rugged mountain terrain to get to remote island communities. On the Vanuatu island of Pentecost, life-saving vaccines are …

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Japan plans to draw up guidelines for underwater drones

[ad_1] The Yomiuri ShimbunThe government plans to draw up guidelines for underwater drones by fiscal 2020, reflecting the need for rules to prevent accidents as the use of such vehicles by the private sector is expected to increase, according to sources. Underwater drones, also called unmanned submarines, are used for …

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Footage shows drone pilot pull off an impressive maneuver

[ad_1] Footage shows drone pilot pull off an impressive maneuver through a futuristic metal tower Denis Meglić flew his drone through a futuristic art installation without a collision in a park in Croatia He posted a video of the intricate exercise along with the caption: ‘That’s it! Most toughest dive …

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DJI drones get tiny parachute safety system to protect crowds

[ad_1] A company called Indemnis has developed a parachute safety system for the DJI Inspire 2 drone, one that helps keep people on the ground safe by slowly lowering a drone that would otherwise fall. The system, which is called Nexus, is the first of its kind to meet an …

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Florence students can learn to fly drones | Education

[ad_1] FLORENCE, S.C. – Florence One Schools will begin a drone-pilot-certification program in all three district high schools for the spring semester of the 2018-19 school year. The 16-week program iFly will be embedded in an engineering class at West Florence and South Florence high schools and a coding class …

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Drones Used in North Metro Fire Rescue District CO Ice Rescue Training Firefighters

[ad_1] Firefighters used drone technology to get a bird’s eye view of a frozen Stearns Lake and as a new vantage point from which to train for ice rescues. North Metro Fire Rescue District ice training began Monday and will continue through Jan. 25, weather permitting. Instead of holding training …

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