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FAA OKs Long-Range Drone Flights Over Populated Areas By State Farm To Assess Florence Damage

Federal regulators have granted the insurer State Farm permission to fly drones over populated areas in four states and beyond the drone operators’ line of sight to survey damage from Hurricane Florence, in a step toward more widespread use of … Continue reading

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Drones Deliver Safety, Efficiency Gains

Companies are finding more uses for unmanned aerial vehicles as drone technology and video analytics tools improve. A prime goal for BNSF Railway Co. and Allstate Corp., among other firms flying drones, is to keep employees out of dangerous situations … Continue reading

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Operator runs multiple drone deliveries for 1st time in Reno

The city of Reno confirmed the first successful deliveries by multiple drones steered by a single operator under a federal program fast-tracking regulatory approval for unmanned aerial vehicles nationwide. City officials announced Wednesday that Flirtey recently simulated the delivery of … Continue reading

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UAV images help fine-tune crop scouting

Dave Nanda walked to a couple of spots within the Corn Watch ’18 field, which he has been monitoring throughout the season. During his late August visit, he noted considerably more disease lesions than during his previous visit two weeks … Continue reading

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