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University of Arkansas – Fort Smith Kicks off First UAS Course of Many

The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith (UAFS) is rolling out the first of what the university plans to be many future courses on unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The class, …
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Put to the test, cybersecurity experts easily infiltrate energy companies’ networks

A ship navigates through Buffalo Bayou heading to a dock along the Houston Ship Channel in La Porte. The computer hacker crouched low in thick brush on a cold December …
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Renewables Consultancy Adopts Drones for Inspections

Scotland-based renewables consultancy SgurrEnergy – part of the clean energy business of Wood Group, an oil and gas services company – has brought unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to its existing …
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Finnish Cleantech Company Makes the Case for Emissions-Detecting UAS

Aeromon, a cleantech start-up based in Finland, recently demonstrated the effectiveness of drone-mounted platforms for measuring industrial emissions. A pilot program at the Ämmässuo waste treatment center, which is operated …
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Silent Falcon selected as UAS of choice by Precision Vectors for BVLOS Operations in Canada

Silent Falcon™ UAS Technologies is pleased to announce Precision Vectors Aerial Inc. of Vancouver, BC, has chosen the Silent Falcon UAS as their exclusive UAS for their BVLOS (Beyond Visual …
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CyPhy Works Adds UAV Services to Texas Company’s Oil and Gas Biz

Danvers, Mass.-based CyPhy Works Inc. is bringing its unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) services to oil and gas customers of Pilot Thomas Logistics, a Fort Worth, Texas-based provider of fuel, lubricants …
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Shooting Down UAS Would be A-OK Under Proposed Oklahoma Law

A lawmaker in Oklahoma recently proposed a bill that would grant immunity to anyone who voluntarily “damages or destroys” an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) under certain conditions. The text of …
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Wise investment: Coal community seeks economic reprieve in drones

WISE — Jack Kennedy drove to the Lonesome Pine Airport earlier this year, shining his headlights through a wire fence and onto a grass field that he said witnessed history …
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Harris Works to Build Infrastructure Network for BVLOS Drones

Melbourne, Fla.-based Harris Corp. has received a two-year Research North Dakota grant to help develop what the company calls a first-of-its-kind solution to enable beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) operations for unmanned aircraft …
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SkySpecs Collaborates with Siemens Wind Power for Use of Automated Drone Technology in Offshore Turbine Inspections

Siemens is collaborating with US-based company SkySpecs to deploy automated drone technology for onshore and offshore wind turbine inspections. The goal of the collaboration is to develop a push-button inspection …
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