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York County may soon become home to a drone park

To test and demonstrate its unmanned aerial vehicles, Avid Aerospace will drive from York County to Blacksburg, a farm in Gloucester or a facility in Chesterfield. Though sometimes they use the Fame All-Stars Cheerleading Team’s gym a couple doors down. … Continue reading

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Amazon’s talking delivery drone would ask for help if it fell out of the sky

What’s nice about Amazon’s new drone patent is the prospect of having a little chat with your aerial-delivery vehicle when it’s dropping off your new camera. What’s not so nice is Amazon’s recognition that drones carrying consumer goods are going … Continue reading

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Rutgers drone, at home in air and water, inspects Delaware Memorial Bridge

It’s a fish. It’s a plane. No, it’s a super drone. The use of a technology that may have been previously relegated to science fiction was announced Tuesday by the Delaware River Bay Authority (DRBA), which successfully utilized an innovative … Continue reading

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Engineers Design Drones That Can Stay Aloft for Five Days

In the event of a natural disaster that disrupts phone and Internet systems over a wide area, autonomous aircraft could potentially hover over affected regions, carrying communications payloads that provide temporary telecommunications coverage to those in need. However, such unpiloted … Continue reading

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