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FAA Issues Regulatory Guidance on Drone Use for Coronavirus Response Efforts, Wing’s Delivery Program

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The news around the world is dominated by the current pandemic – and drone industry news is no exception. Just as drones saw new uses in disaster response efforts after hurricanes and earthquakes, new applications are appearing as a result of today’s crisis. This week, the FAA issued regulatory guidance on drone use for coronavirus response efforts.

Safety is the agency’s top…

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Parrot Will Manufacture Prototype of U.S. Army Short Range Reconnaissance Drone – in the U.S.

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French drone manufacturer Parrot has come a long way from the early days of the drone industry. Having moved from competing with DJI on the consumer front to focusing on the enterprise market, Parrot is now working to stake a claim to the U.S. military market.

With heightened concerns over the security of drones manufactured overseas – part of U.S. efforts to close gaps in data…

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Acecore Technologies’ Next Level Speaker Drone (for the Next Big Law Enforcement Application)

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Drones attached to speaker systems are being rapidly adopted by law enforcement agencies all over the world to remind communities of social distancing guidelines. In response, the Netherlands-based Acecore Technologies has introduced a next level speaker drone.

The Zoe drone is perfectly configured for the purpose, carrying a waterproof camera and high-quality loudspeaker system under a…

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Skyports Drone Delivery Joins U.K. CAA “Regulatory Sandbox” to Trial BVLOS Flights

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Flight beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) continues to move forward for the global drone industry. In the U.K., drone delivery service provider Skyports will work with regulators to test BVLOS flight in airspace shared by other aircraft.

Skyports are working with onboard detect and avoid technology provided by Iris Automation, which could negate the need for ground-based radar or other…

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Drone Classes Empower Canadian First Nations

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A Canadian non-profit is helping indigenous peoples of Alberta soar – as drone pilots.

Project Safe Canada, a group that includes security professionals, has so far empowered 71 pilots on eight reserves to obtain advanced certification from Transport Canada to help monitor indigenous territories and document any encroachment by developers.

Many Canadian indigenous reserves are in…

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The Coronavirus Effect: Skydio Forced to Stop Shipping Drones

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CA-based Skydio has been forced to stop shipping drones due to the COVID-19 “Stay at home” order in force in northern California.

Skydio drones are assembled in a factory in the U.S. Some parts are manufactured overseas, and Skydio, like other drone manufacturers, experienced production delays when the coronavirus first hit China. Now, workers at the company have been forced with the…

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Using Drones to Monitor Social Distancing is Now a Thing – is That Creepy?

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News and Commentary. Drones equipped with loudspeaker systems are now being commonly used in the COVID-19 crisis to monitor communities for compliance to public safety orders – but some readers complain that being watched by police from the air is just plain “creepy.”

The FAA says it is investigating a “Volunteer Drone Task Force” flying over Manhattan parks to remind people of…

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Dotterel Scores VC Funding to Quieten Drone Noise

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Japanese VC Drone Fund is flying into quiet funding round, investing in New Zealand UAV startup Dotterel.

The company develops tech to reduce noise generated by drone propellers and microphones for aerial audio recording, primarily to customers in government, security and entertainment in the U.S. and Australia.

“We strongly believe that Dotterel’s technology will contribute to…

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TerraView’s New RangePro X8P Will Pass Drone Bill Standards

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California-based drone startup TerraView recently unveiled a new UAV model designed to fly for more than an hour with a standard sensor payload.

The RangePro X8P – Pixhawk will be deployed mostly in the first responder and government-enterprise sectors, according to a TerraView press release.

Designed and manufactured in the U.S. with American-made flight control system (FCS)…

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DJI Commits 100 Drones to U.S. Public Safety Agencies for Disaster Relief

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The world’s largest drone manufacturer, DJI, has been a pioneer in the “drones for good” community: taking a leading role in working with public safety agencies to expand drone use cases. With a large manufacturing base in China, DJI as a company has felt the effects of COVID-19 from the beginning of the crisis: and from the beginning, they’ve stepped up to respond. DJI has worked…

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