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Drones help scientists map glaciers to monitor world water supply

Posted by Adele Scholl on 12/22/2015
Drones help scientists map glaciers to monitor world water supply
About five km high in the Peruvian Andes, drones are helping scientists map glaciers and wetlands with 10cm precision and gauge how climate change will affect the people who rely on those glaciers for water supply.

The strategy provides a ground for research teams that are investigating water security in other areas of the world with much larger populations, including India and China.

Drone FAA Regulation News

Posted by Adele Scholl on 12/14/2015
Today the FAA announced a registration statutory requirement now that applies to all aircraft. Aircraft registration process for owners of small unmanned aircraft (UAS) weighing more than 0.55 pounds (250 grams) and less than 55 pounds (approx. 25 kilograms) including payloads such as on-board cameras.

DJI Introduces Company’s First Agriculture Drone

Posted by Adele Scholl on 12/7/2015
DJI Introduces Company’s First Agriculture Drone
Shenzhen, Nov. 27, 2015 – DJI, the world leader in unmanned aerial vehicle technology, Friday announced the launch of a smart, crop-spraying agricultural drone.

The DJI Agras MG-1 is dustproof, water-resistant and made of anti-corrosive materials. It can be rinsed clean and folded up for easy transport and storage after use.

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