Petbasheerabad police of Cyberabad on Wednesday arrested three persons, including an owner of a function hall, as they used a drone camera to film a wedding. This is the first time in recent times that the police have made arrests for usage of drones. “The arrests were made for violating orders of the Cyberabad Commissioner […]

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AKITA – A northeastern city renowned for its cherry blossom is teaming up with a software developer to film the scene using drones, in a bid to boost tourism and assist in the upkeep of the trees. Senboku in Akita Prefecture, which boasts the cherry trees in its Kakunodate district, is one of the several […]

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FireRescue1 Staff FLIR Systems, Inc. will begin distributing drone-powered thermal imaging to firefighters, emergency response teams and search and rescue operations. FLIR will distribute two configurations of the FLIR Aerial First Responder Kit, basic or advanced, with the bundled packages of the DJI Zenmuse XT with the DJI Inspire 1 drone. The drone packages can […]

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With all the furore about drones today, it’s easy to forget that blimps once ruled the skies over sporting events. But one company believes that big airships still have plenty to offer in this area, so has developed an aerial platform that carries broadcast gear and won’t wreak havoc should it come crashing to the […]

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KABUL: Aided by American advisers, the Afghan army on Monday launched its first unmanned surveillance drones from a base in Helmand province to try to expand its ability to provide its own air support. Afghan forces are struggling to build up an independent air force as Taliban insurgents step up offensives across the country. Government […]

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THEY’RE NOW REQUIRING PEOPLE TO CALL THE CONTROL TOWER ANY TIME THEY’RE FLYING NEAR THE AIRPORT. ANDREW: IF YOU FLY ONE OF THESE WITHIN FIVE MILES OF THE LINCOLN BOTH THE LINCOLN AIRPORT AUTHORITY AND THE CONTROL TOWER. OR FACE A $100 FINE. HALF OF LINCOLN. ANDREW: LUKE HANSEN USES DRONES FOR WHITECASTLE ROOFING. HE’S […]

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Photographers such as Edward Burtynsky and Yann Arthus-Bertrand have used helicopters and light aircraft to turn environmental issues into spectacular arrangements of shape and pattern. Burtynsky has admitted it was frustration with slow-moving Chinese bureaucracy that led him to experiment with a drone in China. “The whole process started from the question, ‘How can I […]

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Credit: Richard Unten Last year, the FBI flew a fleet of drones (a.k.a “unmanned aerial vehicles”) over Seattle and other cities. They were equipped with cameras capable of snapping thousands of high-resolution photographs, and may have carried devices that could capture emails, phone calls, texts and location data. One focus of the agency’s surveillance was […]

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The pilot of the British Airway Airbus 320 reported hitting an object he thought was a drone at about 1,700ft (580m) while flying over south west London on approach to Heathrow. Chief Superintendent Martin Hendy, head of the Met’s aviation policing command, said the incident highlighted “the very real dangers of reckless, negligent and sometimes malicious use of drones.” A spokesman for the CAA […]

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