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POLICE DRONE SUPPORTS DRAMATIC ICE RESCUE ON MISSISSIPPI LAKE – This video was shot with the Police drone that aided in a dramatic ice rescue on the Mississippi Lake by locating the victims and providing a Spotlight during a dark, snowy night.
STEWART NAMED AS CEO OF DRONE RESEARCH CENTER NUAIR AT GRIFFISS AIRPORT – Ken Stewart, former leader of a Drone Research division of General Electric, is named as CEO of the drone research center NUAIR at Griffiss International Airport in Rome, NY.
DAD KICKS DRONE AFTER CONFRONTING PILOT FOR FLYING TOO LOW OVER BACKYARD – In the United Kingdom, a dad believed that a drone flew too low over his backyard where his daughter was playing in a kiddie pool. After confronting the drone pilot, the father kicked the device causing damage to the unmanned aircraft.
FAA ADDS CITIZEN DRONE PILOTS TO DRONE ADVISORY COMMITTEE – Finally, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) adds actual drone pilots or ‘citizen UAS operators’ to the Drone Advisory Committee (DAC). Bravo!
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Other drone news
- Drones become more trendy in the construction industry
- Op-Ed: Brian Wynne and Kevin Burke on Remote Identification for Unmanned Systems
- Armed with drone, 19-year-old rescues 4 drowning fishermen off Kerala coast
- A drone view of Holy Hill surrounded in rime ice
- Supervisory body: policy on police use of drones lacks clarity
- Drone users face new rules across Europe and UK
- Trump bans transactions with eight Chinese apps including Alipay
- The small unmanned drone that is weathering storms
- WATCH: Shark spotting drones looking out from above this summer
- DJI Mini 2 Australian review: Extra zoom, amazing in wind
- Drones over Amazon
- Illegal drones seized at Basra port
- Watch: News 8 drone flies over ice-covered trees on Credit Island
- Rockford’s Frozen Fog Absolutely Breathtaking in Drone Video
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