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Walla Walla County debuts mapping drone

Walla Walla County now has an air force, albeit an unmanned one. A drone aircraft, or unmanned aerial vehicle, is now in the Public Works Department inventory. The black UAV was in the skies Friday morning performing an aerial survey … Continue reading

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Northern Nevada mines adopting drone technology

The use of unmanned aerial vehicles at mines is taking off in northern Nevada as operators apply the technology to tasks such as surveying and inspections. The Federal Aviation Administration made way for the commercial use of drones, such as … Continue reading

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Cyberhawk Carries out UAV Inspection at Michigan Nuclear Plant

Cyberhawk Innovations, a provider of inspections and surveys using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), recently inspected two concrete pressurized water reactor (PWR) containment domes for American Electric Power (AEP) at the Cook Nuclear Plant, located along Lake Michigan’s eastern shoreline … … Continue reading

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Niles, Ind., Looks to Drones for Utility Inspections

The city’s use of drones has taken off this year and is set to be propelled further with the purchase of a $40,000 commercial-grade device. The new tiny aircraft — about 10 pounds with four motors and 17-inch propellers — … Continue reading

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