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August 15, 2018

Drone assassination attempt in Venezuela should teach lessons

BY Patrick C. MillerFound In:Operations, Engineering & DesignDrone warfare expert Sarah Kreps says the attempted assassination of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro shows why it's important for counter-UAS measures to stay a step ahead of those who would use drone technology for nefarious purposes. READ MORE

August 15, 2018

Komatsu America selects Propeller Aero's drone mapping software

BY Patrick C. MillerFound In:Manufacturing & Distribution, Operations, Engineering & Design, Policy & Regulation, PayloadKomatsu America has selected Propeller Aero's drone mapping and analytics software for its Smart Construction Initiative. Propeller says its software can make mapping a construction project up to 90 percent more efficient. READ MORE

August 15, 2018

FAA authorizes Northern Plains UAS Test Site to fly BVLOS

BY Patrick C. MillerFound In:Manufacturing & Distribution, Operations, Engineering & Design, Policy & RegulationThe FAA has authorized the Northern Plains UAS Test Site to fly beyond visual-line-of-sight missions without chase aircraft from the Grand Sky technology park. Grand Sky is adjacent to the Grand Forks Air Force Base in northeastern North Dakota. READ MORE

August 14, 2018

Software update provides faster, more efficient drone inspections

BY Patrick C. MillerFound In:Operations, Engineering & DesignToronto-based Industrial SkyWorks has released an updated version of its BlueVu software, which now provides information on the exact location, size and severity of problems identified during drone inspections. READ MORE

August 14, 2018

CalTech engineers develop bird-herding drone

BY Patrick C. MillerFound In:Operations, Engineering & DesignEngineers at CalTech are helping to improve safety for manned aircraft by developing technology that enables a single drone to herd a flock of birds out of airport airspace. The drone uses an algorithm to move birds as a group, not individually. READ MORE

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2018 UAS Summit & Expo

August 20-22, 2018
Alerus Center
Grand Forks, North Dakota

InterDrone

September 5-7, 2018
Rio Hotel
Las Vegas, Nevada

Commercial UAV Expo Americas

October 1-3, 2018
The Westgate
Las Vegas, Nevada

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