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Wooleys bring innovative drone crop dusting to Alabama

The sun was out but the morning air was chilly. Tyler Wooley was leaning over a table, squinting to see the image on the computer screen. His brother, Clint, was filling a liquid receptacle with water and their dad, Drew, … Continue reading

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MQ-25 Stingray: the first drone to refuel fighter jets in flight

Boeing Defense, Space & Security recently won a hotly contested contract to design, develop, fabricate, test, deliver, and support four MQ-25A Stingray unmanned air vehicles (UAVs), integrating them into the aircraft carrier air wing, something the US Navy has been … Continue reading

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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‚Äôs 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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