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The Use of Drones in Agriculture Gets a “YES”

An unnamed aerial vehicle, or drone, large enough to carry tanks of fertilizers and pesticides has won rare approval from federal authorities to spray crops in the United States, officials said Tuesday. This is not the first time the FAA has considered the use of drones in agriculture but is ...

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FAA Might Back Off

Like trying to map the clouds, the legal and regulatory landscape of unmanned aerial vehicles in the United States is subject to frequent change. Projects like AirMap are attempting to map that world, but it’s new changes from the FAA that might clear the runway for drone users. When the FAA announced ...

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Swiss Post Will Use Drones to Deliver Mail

We know that Amazon is interested in developing the technology, but their regulatory problems with the FAA in the United States might have slow down Amazon’s plans. The scheme that’s been greenlit in Switzerland could pave the way for future projects all across the world, and no doubt many other technology companies will ...

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Martha Stewart Loves Drones

“Meet my drone…” said Martha Stewart, as she opened the New York Women in Communications luncheon at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. The Matrix Awards honor female leaders in government, publishing, business and entertainment. Nineteen years ago, Stewart herself was a recipient of a Matrix Award. Monday, she was emcee. ...

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Kitesurfing With Drones [VIDEO]

Randy Leavitt videoed this without any humans, using a kite-mount GoPro and land based Soloshot (GPS tracking). Music by Flo Rida “Good Feeling”. Mostly kitesurfing without footstraps. Mexico.

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