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China’s JD.com tests drone delivery in Indonesia in first overseas pilot – TechCrunch

[ad_1] We hear a lot about drones having the potential to revolutionize delivery and logistics. It’s easy to be dismissive — in many cases, a robot may take what would be a human’s job — but there are some examples where drone technology could genuinely be transformative. One such case …

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County staff train to pilot drones

[ad_1] | Share | Share | Share | Share Jan. 16–With a new drone use policy in place and some county staff already licensed to pilot unmanned aircraft systems, Lee County is well on its way to a public safety program that takes advantage of the latest technology. But using …

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Petoskey drone pilot aids The Accidentals in music video shoot | Featured-pnr

[ad_1] It was by no accident that Petoskey area drone pilot Kurtis Damerow found himself shooting aerial video for an upcoming music video for The Accidentals. Damerow, owner of Emmet Drones, has been flying drones for about four years and started his drone business to provide aerial photos, videos, mapping, …

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Nevada chosen as drone test site for pilot program

[ad_1] Nevada’s urban centers are about to see a lot more drone testing. On Monday, the Federal Aviation Administration and Department of Transportation selected Nevada as one of three test sites to participate in a pilot program that will integrate drones into the national airspace system. Nevada’s unmanned aircraft system …

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Drone pilot training courses are available at Sheffield

[ad_1] news, Drones are going to impact every industry in the future, says Andrew Davies from Taz Drone Solutions. The drone enthusiast and self-confessed nerd is running accredited drone pilot training courses at Sheffield. Mr Davies said the company had recently rolled out an online course. “It’s the same content you …

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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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The drone pilot whose maps are saving lives in Zanzibar

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAfrica’s drone mapping experts A lack of accurate maps is a big problem in parts of Africa: for disaster relief agencies, local authorities and people looking for safe places to build homes. Could cheap survey drones and local volunteers help plug …

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Apple to Participate in Pilot Program Allowing Expanded Operation of Drones [Updated]

[ad_1] Apple has applied to participate in a pilot program that would allow the company to operate drones in ways that are typically restricted by the Federal Aviation Administration in the United States, according to Reuters. DJI Mavic Air The report states that the U.S. Department of Transportation will announce …

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Drone industry welcomes new safety rules that require pilot certification, registration

[ad_1] Canada’s burgeoning drone industry welcomed the government’s new drone safety regulations, which include stiff penalties for reckless aircraft operation and stricter rules for recreational pilots while maintaining flexibility for such commercial uses as precision agriculture or forestry surveying. Transport Canada on Wednesday unveiled the new regulations for remotely piloted …

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Drone pilot registration to be set up in Channel Islands

[ad_1] New laws, which will introduce mandatory registration, are planned to be passed by November in Jersey and Guernsey in line with new legislation in the UK announced by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling earlier this week. The move follows the prolonged closure of Gatwick shortly before Christmas after a drone …

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Alabama drone pilot airs it out for ESPN’s College GameDay

[ad_1] Smith shows off a drone camera. (Donna Cope/Alabama NewsCenter) For Dave Smith, a one-off equipment installation job turned into the chance of the lifetime. “It was going to be a weekend gig,” Smith said of his first role on College GameDay. “The Monday after, I got a call asking …

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Drone pilot company with Vancouver branch wins Pentagon award

[ad_1] A local company contracted to provide drone pilots for the U.S. Department of Defense received a distinction at the Pentagon for its support of National Guard and Reserve employees. ArgenTech Solutions, which is headquartered in New Hampshire but runs all of its defense-related operations out of a branch in …

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