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Even small drones, like a DJI Phantom, pose a risk to manned aircraft

Tests performed at the University of Dayton Research Institute’s Impact Physics Lab show that even the impact of a small drone, like a DJI Phantom can have severe consequences. The tests were designed to mimic a midair collision at 238 … Continue reading

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Operator runs multiple drone deliveries for 1st time in Reno

The city of Reno confirmed the first successful deliveries by multiple drones steered by a single operator under a federal program fast-tracking regulatory approval for unmanned aerial vehicles nationwide. City officials announced Wednesday that Flirtey recently simulated the delivery of … Continue reading

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Unifly to Provide Unmanned Traffic Management System for New York Drone Testing Corridor

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo pledged $30 million to kickstart New York’s unmanned aerial systems industry as part of his $250 million “Upstate Revitalization Initiative” last October. It resulted in the state’s first drone testing corridor currently being constructed, which … Continue reading

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Boeing Carries out Synchronized, Autonomous Drone Missions

Boeing has completed a set of synchronized unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) flight tests using new on-board autonomous command-and-control technology developed by the company in Australia. Conducted at a regional Queensland airfield, the test flights saw five UAV test beds equipped … Continue reading

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