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December 08, 2016

Precision ag drone system creator earns commercial investment

BY Luke GeiverFound In:Operations, Engineering & DesignRaptor Maps has grown its drone-based system designed for specialty crop precision agriculture applications into a business worthy of investment. The Commercial Drone Fund, a venture-backed capital fund, has added the company to its portfolio. READ MORE

December 08, 2016

Online drone safety course offered by Unmanned Safety Institute

BY Patrick C. MillerFound In:Operations, Policy & RegulationThe Unmanned Safety Institute is offering the first-ever online safety course for drone enthusiasts. With millions of drones in the air and reports of near misses between manned and unmanned aircraft increasing, USI is looking to improve safety. READ MORE

December 08, 2016

EdgeData planning world-class data center at Grand Sky

BY Patrick C. MillerFound In:Operations, Engineering & DesignThe Grand Sky UAS Aviation and Business Park is expected to host a world-class data center within a year. EdgeData LLC this week signed a letter of intent to build the 16,000-square-foot facility to store and convert data collected by UAS. READ MORE

December 08, 2016

Florida firm offers drone building and roof inspections

BY Patrick C. MillerFound In:Operations, PayloadUsing a drone for roof and building inspections enables GCI Consultants in West Palm Beach, Florida, to provide its customers with services that were too expensive and too intrusive in the past. It's also safer and more efficient. READ MORE

December 08, 2016

Drone groups reach out to Trump

BY Luke GeiverFound In:Policy & RegulationPresident-elect Donald Trump and his incoming administration can play a vital role in furthering the commercial deployment of unmanned aircraft systems, according to two industry-related organizations who recently reached out to his team. READ MORE

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International Drone Expo (IDE)

December 9-10, 2016
Los Angeles Convention Center
Los Angeles, California

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Alerus Center
Grand Forks, North Dakota

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