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The Most Amazing Examples of Drones in Use Today: From Scary to Incredibly Helpful

Drones, aircraft that are remotely or autonomously piloted with no human onboard, are used in many ways from a hobbyist who flies a $25 drone around for fun on the weekends to a multimillion-dollar military drone that’s becoming a critical … Continue reading

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Culver Drone Policy to Be Reviewed

At the city council meeting on Monday June 10, there we will be a discussion of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Drone Program and the possibility of creating a citizen advisory committee in connection with the program. The advisory committees … Continue reading

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Use of drones is increasing with more drones in Michigan than registered piloted aircraft

When the US Farathane production facility in Auburn Hills caught fire in February, the Rochester Fire Department used their aerial drone to lend a hand. The drone was able to spot areas of the fire for firefighters to focus on, … Continue reading

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States turn to drones in droves; UDOT uses them to predict snowslides, mudslides

In Utah, drones are hovering near avalanches to watch roaring snow. In North Carolina, they’re searching for the nests of endangered birds. In Kansas, they could soon be identifying sick cows through heat signatures. Governments as well as hobbyists have … Continue reading

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