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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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Researchers Developing Autonomous Drone Swarms Under DARPA Grant

An Oregon State University (OSU) computer science professor is part of a team that will receive up to $7.1 million to develop a small-drone swarm infrastructure to help the U.S. military in urban combat, OSU recently announced. The contract is … Continue reading

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DOT to partner with at least 5 cities to accelerate drone adoption

Despite years of regulatory delays predicated on population density and privacy issues, President Donald Trump’s recent directive opened the floodgates for communities looking to take advantage of drone programs. From warehouses to disaster relief sites or package delivery, communities have been clamoring for federal guidance permitting the unmanned aerial vehicles, with … Continue reading

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Feds Lay out Details of New Drone Integration Pilot Program

U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) officials have released more details of the new Drone Integration Pilot Program, a pilot initiative to safely test and validate advanced operations through partnerships across the country and with oversight from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).  … Continue reading

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