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FAA gives Chicago contractor, Ohio design firm and Trimble permission to fly drones

FAA gives Chicago contractor, Ohio design firm and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 17, 2014

Though the Federal Aviation Administration has largely dropped the ball with regard to establishing regulations for commercial drone flights, the agency ...

FAA won’t issue commercial drone regulations until 2017 or later

FAA won’t issue commercial drone regulations...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 11, 2014

The Federal Aviation Administration is so far behind in creating regulations for commercial drone and unmanned aerial vehicle use that ...

GoPro to begin selling its own drones

GoPro to begin selling its own drones

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 01, 2014

The company that pretty much invented the market for compact, action cameras is about to enter another market in which ...

FAA expected to limit commercial drone operation to licensed pilots in daylight hours within sight of the aircraft

FAA expected to limit commercial drone operation to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 25, 2014

Construction companies that hope to one day use drones and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for surveying or to gather data ...

How to fly a drone for surveying: Expert advice from an Icelandic firm who does it in a dark, windy climate

How to fly a drone for surveying: Expert advice from an...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 13, 2014

While drones and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles have generated quite a bit of interest in the construction industry, most professionals who ...

Drone research report available from IDTechEx

Drone research report available from IDTechEx

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 15, 2014

Last month we introduced you to the world of drones in construction. If you're looking for more information on drones ...

FAA’s new air traffic control system doesn’t support drones; doubts over commercial flight regs increase

FAA’s new air traffic control system...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 29, 2014

Despite a directive from Congress to do so, when designing the new $5 billion program that will replace the current ...

EYES IN THE SKY: How drones and UAVs are already affecting construction jobsites

EYES IN THE SKY: How drones and UAVs are already...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 15, 2014

Despite the public’s concerns, many in the construction industry are finding drones can play a vital role in their work. ...

VIDEO: Get a drone’s-eye view of construction on Apple’s massive new spaceship-like campus

VIDEO: Get a drone’s-eye view of construction on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 02, 2014

Back in July, we got our first look at construction of Apple's new $5 billion campus. The new campus was ...

The Black Knight is an actual Transformer that is drone, helicopter and truck all in one (PHOTOS)

The Black Knight is an actual Transformer that is...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 22, 2014

It sounds a little too good to be true, but the vehicle you're looking at is a real life Transformer ...

FAA names 6 sites for drone testing; could begin surveying construction sites by 2015

FAA names 6 sites for drone testing; could begin...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 10, 2014

Itching to begin using drones on your construction jobsite? It could happen as soon as 2015 thanks to a major ...

Aiming to transform surveying, Drone makers and pilots wait for FAA approval

Aiming to transform surveying, Drone makers and pilots...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 11, 2013

Crain's Detroit Business has an interesting read on the state of the burgeoning drone industry, outlining the ways it could ...

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