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AMA, AUVSI Strengthen Know Before You Fly Partnership with FAA

The Academy Model Aeronautics (AMA) and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) have signed a memorandum of agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to solidify each organization’s commitment to expanding and improving the Know Before You Fly (KBYF) education campaign. The agreement was announced by Carl Burleson, acting deputy director of the

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Company uses drones for surveys in Nepal’s rough terrain

DroNepal recently conducted several hydropower mapping projects in remotes areas of rural Nepal to test the potential and feasibility of using drones for surveying. Located between India and China, Nepal is planning to develop hydroelectric dams to help power its economy and export electricity to neighboring countries. Nepal’s Department of Electricity Development has issued licenses

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UAS in Africa: From blood and medical supply delivery to combating poaching

In this week’s roundup from the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), which highlights some of the latest news and headlines in unmanned vehicles and robotics, learn about how unmanned aerial systems are being used in Africa for things such as the delivery of blood and HIV test kits, combatting poaching, and augmenting safaris. Additionally, learn more a UAS that

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Drones Offer New Advantages for Police

Departments across Connecticut are finding that unmanned aerial vehicles serve a valuable purpose when it comes to enforcing the law. (TNS) — When five teenagers ran from police a few hours before dawn in Saugatuck a few weeks ago, Westport police turned to their newest crime-fighting tool, the drone. “I (flew) over the marshland to

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