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survey drone

Surveying refers to the detailed inspection of an object or area in order to define its boundaries, establish its characteristics, and determine its potential. Surveying methods typically include observation, measurement, researching, and mapping. A survey is commonly performed in order to investigate an infrastructure, enable urban development, and assist in mining activities. Surveyors use a number of different methods to…

mapping UAV

The definition of mapping is the graphical representation of information based on spatial relationships. Mapping is typically used to portray scaled geographical features forests, roads, and water. It is generally an ongoing process because regular changes in climate conditions and structural developments make it necessary to carry out regular mapping. Originally, mapping involved just field measurements; however, the use of…

navigational data and communication tools fothe drone industry

Skyward is a flight operations management platform designed for drone operators. Their platform can be used for independent operators to plan and track flights for their drone services, and also for large teams to coordinate efforts Drone Logbook  provides operations and compliance software for UAV Pilots. With a focus on automating workflow by supporting the importation of more than 70 different UAV…

The best battle drone

By KYLE SCHURMANBESTREVIEWS  For those who love the thrill of battling spaceships in video games, the idea of using battle drones is intriguing. These tiny drones can dart and speed through the air, bringing the feeling of video game aerial and space battles to life. Battle drones can use physical weapons, infrared lights and other items to do battle in the…

Changes to recurrency requirements

Big Relief for Reoccurring Training and testing fee Under the previous rules, Part 107 licensed drone pilots needed to take a recurrent knowledge test after 24 months. Although the license itself does not expire, the validity of the privileges granted by passing the knowledge test are time-limited. Despite the efforts to make the recurrent knowledge test shorter and easier, it…

You would still consider buying a china drone? Read the disclaimer

Collection and Processing of DataYuneec may collect navigation information such as GPS data to help improve our products.We may also collect Depth Map information and Infrared Image information from your drone delivered to ourservice center for repair and maintenance service or any other service.We may also collect other information such as device information, server log information, etc. We may also…

Free Resources Part 107 Test

Study for the Part 107 Drone Test Free Resources FAA Why not go to the source for a free study guide? The FAA offers a Remote Pilot Knowledge Test Guide downloadable as a PDF. In addition, the agency offers a free Remote Pilot – Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Study Guide, also downloadable as a PDF. You can also take a…

Introduction to Part 107 regulations

This is an introduction to Part 107 regulations — the laws that govern commercial drone operations in the United States. The information here is derived from Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) resources; however, this is by no means a comprehensive resource or legal advice. For the most reliable information, please visit https://www.faa.gov/uas. 1) What is Part 107? 14 Code of Federal Regulation…

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