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What’s all the buzz about? Utility finds drones better way to access hard-to-reach places

Question: What looks like a bird, flies like a helicopter and sounds like a swarm of bees? Answer: A drone! Drones, officially called Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), are rapidly gaining popularity and being used in dozens of applications. They come … Continue reading

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Spokane, Washington Will Use Drones to Inspect Infrastructure and Monitor Construction

The Spokane Public Works Department has decided to implement unmanned aerial vehicles into local infrastructure monitoring, construction projects, and environmental analysis. According to local outlet KREM 2 News, legislators have already signed off on these plans with officials stating that … Continue reading

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Drone operator cited for using unmanned aerial vehicle in no-fly zone

A California man was cited this week after allegedly flying a drone in a restricted flight zone to capture active lava flow activity in the Puna area, officials confirmed Thursday. Huawen Wu, 38, of San Jose, was cited by a … Continue reading

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States Explore Drone Technologies to Improve Data, Save Time

Drone programs can expand traffic management and bridge inspection opportunities for states, but they can also create savings to benefit other projects, according to one transportation official whose agency has been using the devices for nearly a year. The Arizona … Continue reading

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