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National FAA Waiver for Drone Operations Over People and BVLOS Moves the UAS Industry Forward

[ad_1] News about State Farm being granted the first national waiver to any company by the FAA is a big deal, for multiple reasons. The national waiver allows State Farm to conduct drone operations over people (OOP) and flights beyond the pilot’s visual line of sight (BVLOS), both …

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Game of Drones – the options being mooted for the new Drone Party for National « The Daily Blog

[ad_1] Last night Simon Bridges acknowledged for the first time that National were actively seeking a new Drone Party to help National take power in 2020. TDB has been pointing this strategy out for over 3 months. The plan is to create a new shell political party, elevate a strong …

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Security Experts Say Drones Pose a National Security Threat

[ad_1] Last fourth of July, as fireworks burst across the night sky near the Lieber Correctional Institution in Ridgeville, S.C., convicted kidnapper Jimmy Causey tucked a lifelike dummy into his bed, sneaked out of his prison cell and completed a daring escape. It wasn’t until three days later, when Texas …

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State Farm Earns FAA’s First National Drone Waiver

[ad_1] State Farm has become the first company granted a national waiver by the Federal Aviation Administration to fly drones over people and beyond the pilot’s line of sight. The Bloomington-based insurer says increased use of drones will help it more efficiently deploy claims workers after a catastrophe strikes, when …

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Illegal flights persist despite national park drone ban — High Country News

[ad_1] Early season drone reports are outpacing the number of incidents last year.   In Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park, the Gros Ventre Campground is a peaceful place with abundant solitude; it hardly fills up, even during peak season. On June 22 last year, that normal silence broke as the plastic wings of …

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State Farm Granted First-of-its-Kind National Drone Waiver

[ad_1] State Farm will continue to use drones in its insurance operations. The insurer was granted a first-of-its-kind national waiver by the Federal Aviation Administration that will allow drone operations over people and flights beyond a pilot’s visual line of sight through November 2022. Current FAA regulations restrict drone pilots …

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Drone chaos at London’s Gatwick exposes security vulnerability at airports – National

[ad_1] LONDON – A mystery drone operator’s success in shutting down Britain’s second busiest airport for more than 36 hours has exposed the vulnerability of others across the world to saboteurs armed with such cheap and easily available devices. The incursion at London Gatwick, a brazen game of cat and …

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Shell Drone Equipment Inspection Pilot Project – The National Law Review

[ad_1] Shell Drone Equipment Inspection Pilot Project  The National Law Review Shell Global announced plan to deploy unmanned aircraft systems, or drones in a pilot project to inspect equipment at its Technology Center in Houston. [ad_2] Article Source

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Trump kicks off 2019 with comments on border wall, North Korea and drones – National

[ad_1] U.S. president Donald Trump said in his first appearance of 2019 that he wants to meet with Kim Jong Un again, and that the current government shutdown will last “as long as it takes.” He delivered the comments during a cabinet meeting at the White House on Tuesday afternoon, the …

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NYPD to use drone for first time in Times Square New Year’s Eve security – National

[ad_1] It’s an Auld Lang Syne of the times: For the first time, a police drone will be keeping watch over the New Year’s Eve celebration in New York’s Times Square. READ MORE: A crowd of 2 million in Times Square on New Year’s? Experts say that’s impossible The unmanned …

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Qatar National Day 2018 Drone Air Show

[ad_1] Following the success of last year’s Drone Air Show, some 500 drones once again participated in a 10-minute fireworks show at the Katara Cultural Village earlier tonight (December 17).  If you missed their first wave of shows, don’t worry as it will happen again on December 19th (7pm & 9pm) …

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Gharysh Sapary to supply drones to National Guard

[ad_1] ASTANA – Gharysh Sapary will produce unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), more commonly known as drones, for the National Guard, said National Guard Commander-in-Chief Ruslan Zhaksylykov in a Nov. 4 announcement with company representatives. Photo credit: inform.kz. The drones will allow the special armed forces to monitor mobile objects, provide …

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