February 2018

PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — One Virginia police department has added three more drones to its operations. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports the Petersburg Bureau of Police Chief Kenneth Miller said on Twitter that the department got three new drones “to tackle crime and keep the community safe.” With a total of four drones, the department’s stash […]

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This weekend is the 4th New York City Drone Film Festival. The event is spread out over two days, starting on Saturday, March 3rd with various panel discussions covering items such as drone tech, drone laws and pushing the creative boundaries when it comes to drone filmmaking. The second day will be in New Jersey at […]

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Every time a mass shooting occurs in America, gun owners and supporters are blamed for the tragic violence. This month’s Parkland school shooting in Florida was no different. Gun control advocates immediately began calling for stricter gun control laws in America. They won’t get far, though: More than 300 million guns are floating around our […]

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Police in Geneva are training two young eagles to intercept and seize drones flying near the city’s airport and other sensitive sites. The number of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in Switzerland has risen to nearly 200,000 in the past year. A drone nearly collided with an Airbus A330 at Zurich airport in May last year. […]

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………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. MUNICH – The abiding image from the recent security conference here was of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu theatrically brandishing a piece of an Iranian drone shot down over Israel a week before – and starkly warning Tehran: […]

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A few years ago, the concept of having a small flying robot follow you around and record what you do as you hike, snowboard, or just enjoy your life, was something that existed in the realms of science fiction. Now, you can drop a few hundred dollars and have just that. Chinese drone manufacturer DJI, […]

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Chongyuan Zhang, center, demonstrates part of the drone preflight sequence during the first Washington State University agricultural drone workshop on November 9, 2017, in Prosser, Washington at WSU’s Center for Precision Automated Agricultural Systems facility. (Ross Courtney/Good Fruit Grower) Good Fruit Grower’s TJ Mullinax participated in Washington State University’s first ag drone workshop and offers […]

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