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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 ...

Caterpillar studying how drones can enhance heavy equipment production

Caterpillar studying how drones can enhance heavy...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 07, 2016

Caterpillar is continuing the emphasis it has placed on predictive machine analytics in the last year with a collaboration that ...

N. Carolina DOT issues its own drone guidelines for recreational operation

N. Carolina DOT issues its own drone guidelines for...

Posted by Chris Hill on Dec 22, 2015

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

FAA to require online drone registration starting Dec....

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 15, 2015

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

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 ...

VIDEO: Watch drones autonomously weave a bridge in mid-air

VIDEO: Watch drones autonomously weave a bridge in...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 23, 2015

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

FAA testing smartphone app that shows drone operators...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 03, 2015

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

FAA issues warning as number of drones getting too...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 20, 2015

  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 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 ...

Drones, on-demand: DroneBase pilot rentals let construction firms reap benefits of aerial imaging without risk

Drones, on-demand: DroneBase pilot rentals let...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 26, 2015

If the momentum of unmanned aircraft and the subsequent uptick of interest in the technology seen from the construction industry ...

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