New FAA Regulations Could Mean Big Changes Ahead For the Commercial Drone Industry   Under its new Part 107 rule, effective since Aug, 29, 2016, the FAA is removing a number of major barriers to commercial drone use in the US. Adoption is likely to soar, according to Drone Deploy, as the new regulations open the door to many more uses and give the US drone industry a huge boo ...

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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) or drones have seen multiple uses in various sectors across the globe including military, goods delivery, surveillance, conservation etc. Their compact sizes, reach and convenience in handling means they can be tailored to be valuable resources in many sectors. In India too, UAVs are beginning to be used in diverse fields in areas where their acc ...

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The drone market is undergoing a radical transition towards smaller robot aircraft, mainly under the impulse of new software tools and “surprisingly powerful surveillance sensors,” according to an article that appeared in the National Defense magazine,The article explains that after having been mostly used for tactical goals in the military field, smaller UAVs are evolving towa ...

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Asian predatory hornets that started invading France over a decade ago must now be wary of drones – UAVs, that is.Accidentally introduced in France in 2004 in a shipment of pottery from China, Vespa velutina feeds, among other things, off domestic bees (apis mellifera) it attacks as they leave the hives, thus decimating the colonies. So far, Asian hornets have infested at least ...

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From January to March 2016, a drone delivered sporting goods and medication to a station in the Bavarian commune of Reit im Winkl, Germany, for a total of 130 loading and unloading cycles.DHL Parcel carried out the test with its third generation Parcelcopter. The modified drone made deliveries in a mountain environment which presented true “geographical and meteorological chall ...

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Budgetary constraints are driving private and semi-governmental – and even public – security agencies to consider purchasing industrial or commercial drones (as opposed to lower-end consumer "toy" type models) rather than military models for surveillance activities, in both urban and non-urban areas, in the context of border control, anti-terrorism, anti-drug, or anti-smuggling ...

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The 9th edition of DefExpo 2016, a land, naval and internal homeland security systems exhibition kicked off on 28th March in Goa inaugurated by India’s Defence Minister, Manohar Parrikar. While the last edition of the event saw 232 companies from 32 countries, this year it includes a much wider participation. As many as 1055 companies from 47 countries and 224 delegations from ...

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The Indian aviation sector holds great potential in the development of the economy as well as connecting India from within and to rest of the world. The future projections for the industry are positive with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) predicting that India will be the third largest aviation market in the world in a decade. By the year 2020, air traffic wi ...

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India is projected to be the third largest aviation market by 2020 and is expected to cater to 60 million international passengers by 2017. This incredible growth is likely to see an investment of at least USD 12.1 billion for the period of 2012-17.Twenty years ago, it was unimaginable for most Indians to fly. Arduous overnight bus rides or train journeys that lasted for hours ...

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