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Drones could have a big role to play in the future of freight transport

The last few years have seen drones become an increasingly common sight in our skies. Today, they’re piloted by a range of users, from amateur enthusiasts and pizza delivery companies to the military. In Spain, one business wants to use … Continue reading

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Alphabet, Apple, and Microsoft will be part of government drone pilots, but Amazon was left out

The U.S. Transportation Department’s 10 winning drone pilot projects aimed at spurring the use of unmanned aerial vehicles in a wide variety of fields do not include Amazon or China’s DJI, but do involve Alphabet, Qualcomm and Microsoft. Apple is … Continue reading

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$51.85 Billion Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Market to 2025

The UAV market is expected to grow US$51.85 billion by 2025 from US$11.45 billion in 2016. In 2017, the UAV industry marked a significant growth in UAV sales as well as software licenses. This has created aggressive competition in the … Continue reading

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FAA Initiative Highlights Best Practices for Flying Drones BVLOS

A three-year-long initiative spearheaded by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in collaboration with industry has yielded a blueprint that establishes best operational and safety practices and recommended technologies for flying commercial drones beyond the visual line of sight (BVLOS). As … Continue reading

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