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Parrot unveils fixed-wing Disco drone with autopilot and an orbiting “Loiter” mode

Parrot unveils fixed-wing Disco drone with autopilot...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 19, 2016

Outside of surveying uses, the vast majority of construction applications for unmanned aircraft require multi-rotor drones like DJI's Phantom series. ...

Ford wants the F-150 to be a “drone base station” for mobile deployment

Ford wants the F-150 to be a “drone base...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 08, 2016

As we concluded with our 2016 Innovations Awards, no other technology more than drones in 2015 showed more potential to impact the ...

10th Day of Construction Gifts: Blade Nano QX drone for beginners to (crash and) learn with

10th Day of Construction Gifts: Blade Nano QX drone for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 18, 2015

If you've spent any time at all reading this site, you're likely aware that drones are by far and away ...

Topcon debuts the Falcon 8, a rotary wing drone for mass data collection

Topcon debuts the Falcon 8, a rotary wing drone for...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 25, 2015

Contractors, surveyors and engineers are finding all kinds of new and useful applications for unmanned aerial vehicles, otherwise known as ...

FAA’s coming drone registration will likely be very easy

FAA’s coming drone registration will likely be...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 24, 2015

The task force formed by the Federal Aviation Administration to figure out how to register U.S. drone purchases in order ...

Google files 2 drones with FAA to explore using the aircraft for delivering Internet access

Google files 2 drones with FAA to explore using the...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 22, 2015

With the unmanned aircraft industry blossoming into a multi-billion industry before our very eyes, it's not surprising to see some ...

Most drone purchases will soon require registration with U.S. government

Most drone purchases will soon require registration...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 19, 2015

Soon, the majority of drone purchases, no matter the owner's purpose for use, will be required to be registered with the federal ...

How Rogers-O’Brien Construction deployed a drone fleet throughout its workflow (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

How Rogers-O’Brien Construction deployed a drone...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 14, 2015

How many drones does it take to fix a leak? As Blake Potts tells it, just one. During a recent presentation ...

How to operate a drone for construction and not get sued

How to operate a drone for construction and not get...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 14, 2015

There is no longer a question as to whether or not drones will impact the future of the construction industry. ...

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 ...

Are flying robots the future of road construction?

Are flying robots the future of road construction?

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 30, 2014

Centuries ago some people thought the world would be taken over by robots and flying cars by now. They may ...

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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