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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
FAA releases finalized commercial drone rules, tossing out need for special exemptions
The Federal Aviation Administration today announced that it has finalized regulations on the commercial use of drones in U.S. airspace. The ...
Parrot unveils fixed-wing Disco drone with autopilot and an orbiting “Loiter” mode
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
As we concluded with our 2016 Innovations Awards, no other technology more than drones in 2015 showed more potential to impact the ...
Caterpillar studying how drones can enhance heavy equipment production
Caterpillar is continuing the emphasis it has placed on predictive machine analytics in the last year with a collaboration that ...
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N. Carolina DOT issues its own drone guidelines for recreational operation
The “First in Flight” state is offering drone user guidelines for all those new to unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in ...
FAA to require online drone registration starting Dec. 21
Following the advice of recently disclosed findings by an agency task force, the Federal Aviation Administration has announced the official drone registration ...
Topcon debuts the Falcon 8, a rotary wing drone for mass data collection
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
The task force formed by the Federal Aviation Administration to figure out how to register U.S. drone purchases in order ...
VIDEO: Watch drones autonomously weave a bridge in mid-air
Add bridge building to the growing list of unexpected uses for unmanned aircraft. Earlier this week, we told you about Google ...
FAA testing smartphone app that shows drone operators where they can and can’t fly
Last month the Federal Aviation Administration issued a warning to drone operators: for crying out loud, stop flying so close ...
FAA issues warning as number of drones getting too close to aircraft increases dramatically
Though drones hold a ton of potential for the advancement of the construction industry and $100 billion worth of growth ...
How Rogers-O’Brien Construction deployed a drone fleet throughout its workflow (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
How many drones does it take to fix a leak? As Blake Potts tells it, just one. During a recent presentation ...
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Cat to end track drill production, intends to sell room and pillar underground mining machine business
With VP Henricks's retirement, Caterpillar cuts more jobs in consolidation of tech, R&D efforts
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by Tom Quimby