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New tool enhances drone use

The interest in drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles, is not abating. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration reports it has issued more than 29,000 certificates to remote pilots, which shows that this fledgling industry is starting to gain some traction thanks … Continue reading

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Keep Your Drone on a Leash

The New York City Fire Department, the largest in the country, recently used a drone for the very first time to help fight a blaze. On March 6, a fire broke out in a building in the Bronx that quickly … Continue reading

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“World’s first” small UAV beams 4G signal as a “flying cell tower”

On Monday, a VA-based tech firm, Fenix Group, Inc., partnered with Martin UAV, a company that produces “rugged utility drones,” to produce an under-55-lb unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) capable of offering 4G cell service—an accomplishment it calls the “world’s first.” … Continue reading

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College Student Explores Township Drone Use

A Lower Pottsgrove resident who is pursuing a college degree in criminal justice has begun conducting research with the township Police Department on the feasibility of using unmanned, radio-controlled flying drones for future law enforcement work, Chief Michael Foltz has … Continue reading

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