Nation's first BVLOS UAS operations approved

North Dakota's Northern Plains UAS Test Site became the first in the nation to receive approval from the FAA to begin phasing in beyond-visual-line-of-sight flights for large-platform unmanned aircraft, eliminating the requirement for chase aircraft.
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British firm develops fixed-wing UAS that can land like a bird

British contractor BMT Defence Services in partnership with the University of Bristol has developed a fixed-wing UAS that can perform a perch maneuver to land like a bird. Machine learning algorithms enable the aircraft to perform the maneuver.
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UAS attorney: Drone deliveries for the masses a long way off

Amazon and Flirty have made news with reports of successful drone deliveries. But how close are they to becoming a reality? UAS attorney Jonathan Rupprecht believes there are substantial regulatory and legal hurdles yet to be cleared.
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Leading UAV maker, data storage provider form partnership

DJI and Seagate Technology, a world leader in storage solutions, have announced a strategic partnership to work jointly to solve the data storage demands of UAV operators.
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Home security solutions provider unveils plans for drone system

Unwanted visitors or intruders at your home or business will soon risk being caught on video via drone. Alarm.com, a security platform developer that provides security solutions to millions in the U.S. is now working with Qualcomm on a new system.
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CTA: Drones will be part of record year ahead

The U.S. consumer technology industry will reach $292 billion in retail revenues in 2017 driven in part by the sale of small unmanned aircraft vehicles, according to recently released research from the Consumer Technology Association.
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Industry Events

International LiDAR Mapping Forum

February 13-15, 2017
Hyatt Regency Denver
Denver, Colorado

SPAR 3D Expo & Conference

April 2-5, 2017
Mariott Marquis
Houston, Texas

Commercial UAV Expo Europe

June 19-21, 2017
The Square
Brussels, Belgium

2017 UAS Summit & Expo

August 21-23, 2017
Alerus Center
Grand Forks, North Dakota

Commercial UAV Expo Americas

October 24-26, 2017
The Westgate Resort
Las Vegas, Nevada





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