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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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Nearly All States Use Drones for Range of Work

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. Public transportation agencies are using drones … Continue reading

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Mesa County Search and Rescue creates new drone team thanks to community support

Mesa County Search and Rescue spent months fundraising and thanks to you the community it’s now become a reality. The program director for the new ‘UAV team’ (unmanned aerial vehicle) is no stranger to drones. Robert Danson used to operate … Continue reading

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