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First part of 50-mile Central New York drone air corridor launched

Officials on Thursday launched what they touted as the first air corridor in the nation where unmanned aerial vehicles can safely fly beyond line of sight for testing and development. The Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance, or Nuair, officially … Continue reading

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What are drones good for? Common commercial applications of drones in agriculture, business and the military

Considered to be one of the most resourceful and multipurpose innovations of the century, drones have managed to perforate numerous segments of the global economic sphere. Having uses in fields ranging from filmmaking to farming, drones have managed to capture … Continue reading

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Tree-Planting Drones Boost Global Ecosystems

Drones can now add another skill to their growing do-gooder resume: planting trees. Startup BioCarbon Engineering boasts a fleet of unmanned aerial vehicles that can seed as many as 100,000 saplings in a single day. “We use emerging remote sensing, … Continue reading

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From Helping Farmers to Saving Wildlife, Here Are 7 Ways Drones Are Being Used for Good

When you hear the word drone, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Probably the fact that they are used by the U.S. military for missile strikes. And that association is giving drone technology a serious PR problem. Drones … Continue reading

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