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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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House approves five-year FAA reauthorization bill setting the stage for commercial drone operations in the US

After Republicans gave up on a plan to privatize air traffic control yesterday, the House of Representatives approved a five-year Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill featuring among other things, support from both parties to expand commercial drone operations in … Continue reading

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Driverless delivery: Amazon’s latest patent combines autonomous trucks with drones

Amazon.com Inc. has patented autonomous delivery truck technology that could work with drones to deliver packages more quickly and efficiently. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office awarded the patent β€” filed in December 2014 β€” on Tuesday. It describes driverless … Continue reading

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