Trump pledges to ease drone regulation, but some companies want more

President Donald Trump turned his attention to drones on Thursday as drone company … Major players in the drone industry including drone service provider Trumbull Unmanned, drone maker Kespry and airspace management company AirMap were among the … Full story

Boulder residents raise concerns after drone hits Mapleton Hill home

However, police found no such identifying number on the drone that crashed into Lang’s house. City Attorney Tom Carr said Boulder currently has no regulations concerning recreational drones in city limits — the FAA regulates commercial drones — but the … Full story

Drone Powerhouse Retains Its Regional Throne

Delair-Tech, a leading French commercial drone company, recently announced that its DT18 and DT26X drones have been selected as the official choice for French government agencies purchasing fixed-wing UAV’s like the army, police forces and firefighters. Full story

Interesting New Drone Program Coming to Mississauga

That means that AEDs—electronic devices that automatically diagnose and treat some heart abnormalities—could be delivered to emergency personnel via drones. As of now, Drone Delivery Canada uses drone technology to deliver a host of goods from depots … Full story

Cities look for ways to enforce no-drone zones

A drone flies over a music festival in Atlanta. Local officials including Mayor Ed Lee are seeking federal authority to increase their control over drones. Photo … The trade organization Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International said … Full story

Trump approves $2bn drone deal to India ahead of Modi meeting

the manufacturer of the drones said Friday, as the two nations’ leaders prepare for their first face-to-face meeting. India initiated its request to buy 22 Guardian MQ-9B unmanned aircraft for maritime surveillance last year. The deal is estimated to be … Full story

Parrot Bebop 2: The FPV drone for work?

FPV (first-person view) drones are becoming increasingly popular—so much that the “worldwide leader in sports,” ESPN, has backed the Drone Racing League by broadcasting races this season for the masses to enjoy. Here on TechRepublic, we’ve discussed a … Full story

The Air Force is updating its awards to recognize drone pilots and hackers

The US military’s increasingly reliance on drones has created more demand for drone operators. The service, which is straining under a personnel shortage, has introduced a new tiered bonus system to retain personnel, and drone pilots were among those in … Full story

US expected to OK India drone purchase

The two sides have stepped up efforts in recent weeks to get clearance for the sale of the Guardian drone. India has raised the issue of the drones with the Pentagon three times since June 2016, officials said. US Senators John Cornyn and Mark Warner wrote … Full story

Rafael unveils Drone Dome anti-drone system

June 23 (UPI) –A radar and laser beam system for detecting and destroying drones has been unveiled at the Paris Air Show by Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. The system, called Drone Dome, has a range of up to several miles and causes minimal … Full story