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Florida drone company pivots from cleaning to sanitizing drone services during pandemic – Andy Godfrey, CEO of Pensacola Beach-based Upward Drone Solutions said that the work for cleaning services with a drone completely disappeared with the arrival of the Coronavirus pandemic. The company quickly pivoted and started to focus on sanitizing buildings and other outdoor spaces with their reconfigured 55-pound drone.
$5,000 donation to Umatilla County Search and Rescue team to buy DJI drone – On July 9, Umatilla Electric Cooperative donated a $5,000 check to the Umatilla County Search and Rescue team to cover the expenses of a DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual drone and accessories.
Nantes cathedral fire seen through firefighter’s drone – On Saturday, July 18, 2020, 120 Firefighters of SDIS 44 quickly intervened and put out the fire in the Nantes cathedral. Some of the firefighters’ drone footage was subsequently shared on YouTube.
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- Leonardo DRS Gets $190M Army Counter-Drone System Development Contract
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- Kent Police use drones to stop illegal cockle pickers
- Only 10 per cent of military aircraft will be manned by 2040, says Defence Secretary
- Shark spotter says fatal attacks on NSW North Coast may have been prevented if helicopter patrols continued
- U.S. Army Soldiers trains to take down drones
- Federal judge in Minnesota sentences second brother for sending drone parts to Hezbollah
- Australian drone analytics startup Propeller Aero raises $18M new funding
- Lancashire Police: Drone finds lost Pendle Hill walker
- China’s Drones Are Doing a Little Bit of Spy Work Over the Pacific
- EASA publishes proposed standards for certification of light drones
- US drone software company looks to expand its wings into Australia
- Drone rangers poised to expand area of exploration
- First autonomous drone to pass Level 5 hurricane testing for emergency response
- Syrian Troops Share Image of Captured Black Hornet 3 Spy Drone
- Nantes Cathedral fire: Drone pictures reveal scale of destruction
- NASA Counts Down to Launch of New Mars Rover and Drone
- DRONERESPONDERS Releases Principles for Responsible Public-Safety Drone Use
- Virgin Atlantic flight with 455 passengers came within 300ft of hitting drone one minute after taking off from Gatwick, near-miss report reveals
- KIND PIVOTS FROM IN-PERSON SAMPLING TO DELIVERY BY BALLOON, BIRD AND DRONE
- Drones for mustering improves safety and efficiency on rural properties
- Azerbaijani military downs 2 Armenian drones
- Experts say boosting home-grown drone industry will generate millions of jobs
- DRDO’s ‘Bharat’ drones for Indian Army for accurate surveillance along China border
- Was ‘Drone Prathap’ bluffing?
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