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Frederick News Post

TJ High School drone squad taking flight as interest grows
Frederick News Post
The drone squad recently received $600 as part of the Frederick County Public Schools Gifts for Education Fund grants to initiate a county-wide drone racing competition, which Vivienne Werner, who oversees the program, has pegged for next spring.



Business Insider

Chinese drones could swarm the market and that could be bad for ...
Business Insider
Reconnaissance drones, stealth drones, and swarm technology. China may soon dominate the drone market with cheaper and capable models.

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Fortune

AT&T Drones Are Cleared for Take Off in Puerto Rico
Fortune
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Friday said it had approved a request by AT&T to use a new drone known as the Flying Cow or Cell on Wings to help restore cellular service in Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria. The Pulse Vapor 55 ...

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The National Interest Online (blog)

FACT: America Was Experimenting with Suicide Drones in World War II
The National Interest Online (blog)
During Operation Avalanche—the invasion of Salerno, Italy, on September 9, 1943—the Allies had their first encounter with German drones. After Allied landing craft deposited infantry on the beaches south of the city, the battleships, cruisers, and ...



Financial Times

Drones will reshape how we build our cities
Financial Times
Visions of the sci-fi city seem to be characterised by one particular image: a skyline of towers with an array of flying vehicles threading between them. In the earliest days of film and in the complex drawings that appeared in popular science ...



Malta Independent Online

Made in Malta: Collision avoidance for drones
Malta Independent Online
Maltese companies have worked on a project to develop technology that could 'sense and avoid' collisions between drones and manned aircraft.” “We started investigating a solution for this back in 2013 which led to the SAGRO Project being initiated back ...



NBCNews.com

Drones are fighting wildfires in some very surprising ways
NBCNews.com
From tiny quadcopters to big fixed-wing aircraft, drones are showing that they can detect, contain and even extinguish fires faster and with greater safety. They give firefighters a bird's-eye view of the terrain and help them determine where a fire ...



KTUU.com

APD looks at drones to add eyes to the sky in certain investigations
KTUU.com
“We want to use this technology for three primary areas,” Capt. Kevin Vandergriff said during a public safety committee meeting earlier this week. Vandergriff said the drones, which are formally known as small unmanned aircraft, could help officers ...



Global $2+ Billion Commercial Drones (Rotary Blade Drones, Hybrid Drones, Nano Drones & Fixed Wing Drones ...
Markets Insider
Global commercial drones market is expected to grow from US$0.755 billion in 2017 to US$2.034 billion in 2022, at a CAGR of 21.91% over the forecast period. Drones are unmanned aerial vehicles which are used for surveillance, photography, forest fire ...

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CBS New York

Seen At 11: NYPD's Aviation Unit Hits The Sky To Crack Down On Illegally Flown Drones
CBS New York
To see how the NYPD is cracking down on rogue drones, CBS2's Maurice Dubois took to the sky with the department's aviation unit. One drone hit a window on the Empire State Building, another hit an Army helicopter over Staten Island, countless more have ...


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