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Google considered using drones for firefighting

An illustration of a drone that sprays crops, the kind of gadget that Google saw as potentially useful for fighting fires. Getty Images Google asked the US Federal Aviation Administration for permission to test a drone for monitoring and fighting fires. However, its drone plans, which were published Thursday in …

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Google looks to test firefighting drones, asks the FAA

According to a recently filed FAA exemption document, Google’s research climate and energy group are looking to test firefighting and monitoring drones. Google Research plans to test out the HSE-UAV M8A Pro spraying drone focused on the agriculture industry. The document made public gives us the location the drone will …

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Google seeks authorization to test drones for firefighting

Google asked the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration for permission to test drones to research how the technology can help monitor and control fires. The Alphabet Inc. company’s climate and energy research group said it plans to use the drone at a private property in Firebaugh, California, according to a filing …

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Australian drone firm reshapes strategy over Google pull-out threat

By Jill Gralow SYDNEY, Feb 4 (Reuters) – Instructors gaze watchfully from the shade of a tree as men in neon-green vests manipulate hand-held controllers clipped to mobile telephones as they direct drones flying over a vast Sydney field. The classes are run by Droneit Group, an Australian firm that …

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Google seeks FAA approval to test fire-fighting drones

Google this week asked the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for permission to test out the use of drones for monitoring and fighting fires. The request comes as the FAA slowly expands sanctioned drone use in the US.  Specifically, Google’s Research Climate and Energy Group said it wants to run …

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Google seeking FAA approval to test drones for fire-fighting, monitoring operations

Draganfly CEO Cameron Chell discusses drones delivering packages to homes in the future and the FAA allowing companies to fully operate. Google is seeking permission from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to test drones for fire-fighting and monitoring operations. FAA BRINGS COMMERCIAL DRONE DELIVERIES ONE STEP CLOSER WITH NEW RULES …

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Google Seeks OK to Test Drones for Firefighting

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Google asked the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration for permission to test drones to research how the technology can help monitor and control fires. The Alphabet Inc. company’s climate and energy research group said it plans to use the drone …

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Google Wants to Use Drones to Fight Fires

Google is seeking authorization to explore enlisting drones to help fight wildfires as part of parent company Alphabet’s (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) continued exploration of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for a variety of commercial and government purposes. The company filed an application with the Federal Aviation Administration to conduct tests of drones …

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Google seeks FAA permission to test drones for firefighting

Google has asked the Federal Aviation Administration for permission to test drones for “fire-fighting and monitoring operations,” Bloomberg reports, citing a notice in the Federal Register. The Google Research Climate and Energy Group seeks to use the HSE-UAV M8A Pro, a type of drone that is advertised for use in …

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Google wants to test drones for firefighting

An illustration of a drone that sprays crops. It’s the kind of gadget that could potentially be used by Google to fight fires. Getty Images Google is asking the US Federal Aviation Administration for permission to test a drone for monitoring and fighting fires, according to a document filed Tuesday with …

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Google Seeks FAA Authorization to Test Drones for Firefighting

(Bloomberg) — Google asked the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration for permission to test drones to research how the technology can help monitor and control fires. The Alphabet Inc. company’s climate and energy research group said it plans to use the drone at a private property in Firebaugh, California, according to …

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Google sought FAA approval to test drones for firefighting

Google asked the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration for permission to test drones to research how the technology can help monitor and control fires, before abandoning the effort. The Alphabet Inc. company’s climate and energy research group said it planned to use the drone at a private property in Firebaugh, California, …

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