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MaxAmps.com is now recognized as a Google Trusted Store

MaxAmps.com, which offers batteries for all types of RC, was recently selected to join the Google Trusted Stores program. To help shoppers identify online merchants that offer a great shopping experience, the Google Trusted Store badge is awarded to e-commerce …

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YUNEEC ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF TORNADO H920 AT INTERDRONE 2015

LAS VEGAS (September 10, 2015) – Yuneec International, the world leader in electric aviation, today announced the launch of the Tornado H920 hexacopter and the CGO4 professional gimbal camera. The Tornado H920, the first release from the highly-anticipated Tornado series, …

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Three Prominent Companies Join the “Know Before You Fly” Campaign

(CUMMING, GA)— Today UAVExperts.aero, Atlantahobby.com and UAVGroundSchool.com announced that they had been invited to join and are now actively involved in the “Know Before You Fly” campaign. Cliff Whitney, President, recently said, “Since 1978 my companies have always promoted safe …

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Intel Partners With Yuneec!

As if we need any more to get excited about in the Drone industry … this looks to be very, very promising. “I’m coming to you this morning with some major news with the drone community! As you know, the …

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UAS4Stem Search and Rescue Challenge

Academy of Model Aeronautics Launches UAS Competitive Education Program A small group of hikers has gone missing in a remote area. Although rescuers have determined a search area, they are unsure of the exact location and conditions of the hikers. …

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Our Name Has Changed

I am sure that many of our readers will agree that using the word “drones” does not cause the same cringing feeling that it might have a year ago.  The mass media has seemed to relax a bit with their …

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Typhoon Q500 4K

ONTARIO, CA (June 30, 2015) — Yuneec International, the world leader in electric aviation, announced the launch of the Typhoon Q500 4K today. The newest member of the Typhoon family produces unparalleled 4K video quality and 12 megapixel still images while …

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Law Firms Flying with Drone Practices

(Article courtesy of Bloomberg BNA) This month, the insurance giant AIG announced it received federal approval to use drones to survey disaster areas, police in Northern India said they would use pepper-spray drones for crowd control and the Wall Street Journal reported on a farmer who uses …

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Department of Justice Releases Drone Guidelines; Protects Privacy

WASHINGTON, May 24 (UPI) — The Department of Justice has released policy guidelines regarding the use of unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones, by federal law enforcement agencies. Federal agencies are banned from using drones to monitor activities protected …

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Swiss Post Planning to use Drones to Deliver Packages This Summer

Tests are already underway in the United States in a collaboration with Swiss WorldCargo, using drones by California manufacturer Matternet, a firm primarily focused on developing airborne options for health care in developing countries. The goal of the pilot project …

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The FAA Picks A UAS Center

Statement of Brian Wynne on the Commercial UAS Modernization Act AUVSI Advocacy Brian Wynne, president and CEO of AUVSI, released the following statement on the Commercial UAS Modernization Act, sponsored by Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Sen. John Hoeven (R-ND).  …

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AMA Releases Statement on the FAA’s B4UFLY Mobile Application for Unmanned Aircraft Users

The Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA), the world’s largest model aviation association, recently released the following statement in response to the FAA’s announcement of the B4UFLY mobile app for unmanned aircraft users, which took place today at AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems …

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Brian Wynne, President and CEO of AUVSI, Comments On the FAA Announcement of Their Pathfinder Program

Brian Wynne, president & CEO of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), recently released the following statement on the FAA’s announcement of three new research areas for UAS testing, including beyond line of sight, extended line of sight …

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