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More Than 600 Drones Were Crashed in the Name of UAV Safety Research

Once drone delivery becomes the norm, having one whir by overhead is likely to be a common occurrence. You’d be forgiven for thinking that the only requirement for making that a reality was developing a reliable autonomous guidance system, and … Continue reading

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Delivery Drones Get Test Run in Las Vegas

Drones could be routinely dropping packages out of the air as early as this December, just in time for the busy holiday season, if one company that demonstrated its technology recently in Las Vegas has its way. Rather than taking … Continue reading

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CNN Receives First FAA Waiver to Fly Drones Over Crowds

CNN received the Federal Aviation Administration’s first waiver allowing drone flights above crowds. The milestone approval opens the door for other unmanned aerial vehicle pilots to find new uses for their aircraft—from sporting events to news coverage. The latter doubtlessly CNN’s intention … Continue reading

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Drones set to be deployed by Los Angeles Police Department

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) signed off on a year-long test of drones on Tuesday, becoming the largest police department in the U.S. to deploy the technology. Despite vociferous protest, the Los Angeles Police Commission — the civilian board … Continue reading

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