Daily Drone News – Thursday October 22, 2020

Here are today’s most important drone news articles. We publish this post every weekday at 5:30 p.m. Some of these stories are from DroneXL.co and some of them will be from other sources. If you’d like to receive this in an email going forward, be sure to subscribe using the form below.

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FAA 2020 virtual National Drone Safety Awareness Week

FAA 2020 virtual National Drone Safety Awareness Week – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announces the 2020 National Drone Safety Awareness Week. The virtual event will take place from November 16-22, 2020.

Dutch solar drone maker Avy completes test flight with fixed-wing drone

Dutch solar drone maker Avy completes test flight with fixed-wing drone – Avy, a Dutch solar drone manufacturer, has announced a successful test flight of its fixed-wing drone, marking a milestone in bringing long-haul flights one step closer to being emission-free. The drone is equipped with custom solar foil developed by Wattlab to reflect and absorb more sunlight and is designed to be used for urgent medical transport, support emergency services, and nature conservation initiatives.

Next FAA Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) meeting ‪on Friday, June 19 from 12-3 PM ET‬.

Watch the FAA’s DAC meeting live here on DroneXL – You can watch the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) live here on DroneXL.

Easy Aerial integrates infiniDome GPSdome tech for GPS-denied environments

Easy Aerial integrates infiniDome GPSdome tech for GPS-denied environments – Easy Aerial integrates infiniDome GPSdome tech to ensure continuous UAS operations in GPS-denied environments.

Fixed-wing drones used to deliver coronavirus kit between UK hospitals

Fixed-wing drones used to deliver coronavirus kit between UK hospitals – In the United Kingdom, fixed-wing drones are used to deliver coronavirus kit between hospitals in Essex. The drones will carry blood tests and personal protective equipment.

Drone captures fisherman's close encounter with a great white shark - video

Drone captures fisherman’s close encounter with a great white shark – video – 2020 is apparently the worst year for shark attacks in Australia. More Australians have been killed in unprovoked attacks than in any year since 1934. No wonder that the Australian fisherman in a kayak freaked out when he saw this great white shark. A friend’s drone captures the close encounter as it happened in a video.

Drone video shows the beauty of Slovakia

Drone video shows the beauty of Slovakia – A team of Slovak creators going by the name Hike the World made a drone video to show the beauty of Slovakia. the almost seven-minute video contains tons of beautiful drone shots of amazing scenery.

RAWview announces FlytBase drone partnership

RAWview announces FlytBase drone partnership – FlytBase and RAWview have announced a collaboration that brings FlytWare – a fully autonomous, drone-based inventory counting solution – to United Kingdom warehouse operators.

Cyberhawk signs drone services contract with LNG producer

Cyberhawk signs drone services contract with LNG producer – Cyberhawk, a leader in drone-based inspection and creator of iHawk, a cloud-based asset visualization software, has secured a five-year contract with a global LNG producer for the provision of drone inspection, surveying, and data visualization services.

Drone imagery helps tell story of Berry Creek and devastating North Complex Fire

Drone imagery helps tell story of Berry Creek and devastating North Complex Fire – Today in the Washington Post, drone imagery helps to tell the story of Berry Creek and the North Complex Fire that devastated the small town in California.

Next FAA Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) meeting ‪on Friday, June 19 from 12-3 PM ET‬.

FAA’s Drone Advisory Committee meets again tomorrow! – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Drone Advisory Committee or DAC meets again tomorrow to discuss all kinds of drone matters, including I’m sure Remote ID for Drones.

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