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DRONE SHOULD DETECT FOREST AND WILDFIRES AT AN EARLY STAGE – As a result of rising temperatures and more periods of long drought, the risk of forest and wildfires in The Netherlands will increase sharply in the coming years. In order to identify forest and wildfires at an early stage, the North Holland North Safety Region wants to deploy a drone that periodically flies around during periods of drought. To this end, a partnership has been entered into with drone builder Avy and CHC Helicopters in Den Helder.
DRONE WITH THERMAL CAMERA HELPS TO FIND 78-YEAR-OLD MAN IN ALEXANDER COUNTY, NC – In Alexander County, NC, officers used a police drone with a thermal camera to find a 78-year-old man who had gone missing on Wednesday afternoon. The man was found around 10 pm.m when it was already dark, raining and temperatures were dropping in the 30s.
DJI MAVIC AIR 2 UPDATE V01.01.0610 WITH IMPROVED FOCUSTRACK AND MORE – The DJI Mavic Air 2 receives another update. This time is version 01.01.0610 that brings improved FocusTrack when shooting at 1080p at 48/50/60 fps in video mode, DJI Flyaway Coverage, and more.
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- Executive Order on Drones Expands to North Korea, Iran, and Russia
- Deputies use thermal imaging drone to rescue 78-year-old man from embankment
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- Skyports partners with Swoop Aero to provide UK-wide drone delivery service
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- Yemeni families file petition over US drone strike killings
- Seattle-based MicaSense, makers of sensor equipment for drones, acquired for $23M
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- DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: DRONE DELIVERY PROGRAMME ENSURES FAST TRANSPORT OF LIFESAVING VACCINES
- AE Industrial Partners acquires tactical drone maker UAV Factory
- European drone association UVS International to close
- Fire Rescue Victoria sets up new drone unit
- UK DRONE LAWS: AN IN-DEPTH GUIDE
- FAA releases more aviation guidance ahead of Super Bowl LV
- Taliban PsyOps: Afghan Militants Weaponize Commercial Drones
- New project to help drones ‘truly take off’
- Drones will deliver medical supplies to remote First Nations during COVID-19 pandemic
- Ukrainian Navy Will Receive Turkish Bayraktar TB2 Drones This Year
- Parrot: MicaSense sold to AgEagle Aerial Systems Inc.
- Update – Drones used in search for New London teenager returned home after being reported missing Wednesday
- Kespry Appoints Krishnan Hariharan as Chief Executive Officer
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