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Vanuatu trials vaccine drone deliveries | Vanuatu News

Life-saving vaccines by could soon be delivered by drone. On-demand drone deliveries of vaccines have several advantages over more traditional means of transport to remote locations and Vanuatu’s government has commissioned two companies to test such a programme. The tests under way on the remote Pacific island could revolutionise healthcare …

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NYPA to Integrate Lidar Technology With Its Drone Program

The New York Power Authority (NYPA) has received a $125,000 grant from the American Public Power Association (APPA) Demonstration of Energy & Efficiency Development (DEED) program to research and integrate light detection and ranging (LiDAR) technology into its existing in‑house Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) program for vegetation management inspections along …

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PIA aircraft escapes drone | Top Story | thenews.com.pk

PIA aircraft escapes drone KARACHI: Police have launched a search operation in Sohrab Goth and its adjoining areas for a ‘drone’ after a Sukkur-bound plane escaped a possible accident on Friday evening. According to police officials, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK-536 was en-route to Sukkur from the Jinnah International …

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Updated drone regulations get mixed reaction from P.E.I. businesses

Transport Canada recently added more rules on who can operate drones, where they can fly and what they can carry and it’s sparked mixed reaction for people in the drone business on P.E.I. Last Wednesday, the federal government adopted strict new regulations for using drones in Canadian airspace. Drones are prohibited …

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Chinese drone maker DJI finds $150m in employee fraud

DJI, the world’s biggest maker of consumer drones, has uncovered multiple cases of embezzlement and fraud among workers in China that could involve more than Rmb1bn ($148m). The private Chinese company on Friday said that the corruption had been uncovered by an internal investigation, which “found some employees inflated the …

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DJI Care Refresh drone insurance is on sale

DJI has reduced the price of their drone insurance plans. The company has cut the price of DJI Care Refresh by 10% during the sale, which will end on January 20th. This makes the program more affordable than ever. Read until the end to find out how you can get …

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This Drone Takes off by Leaping With Bird-Inspired Legs

Rare Bird Once you know a little about Passerine’s drones, the startup’s name — a reference to a category of birds that perch — makes a lot more sense. By giving its drones bird-like legs, the company believes they’ll be able to delivery heavy payloads with no runway, a fundamental …

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Drone company DJI loses $150 million to corruption

(Reuters) — China’s DJI, the world’s largest maker of consumer drones, has discovered several cases of serious corruption at the company and expects 2018 losses of more than 1 billion yuan ($150 million) as a result, it said on Friday. The company said it was investigating the cases, which came to …

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Gatwick drone chaos: Airport ‘drone drill’ planned

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The chief constable said airports’ ability to deal with future drone attacks had been enhanced An airport ‘drone drill’ will take place later this year to try to improve responses to future threats after the Gatwick paralysis last month. The plan was revealed in …

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