Aerodrome is working with the City of Boulder, Nevada, to launch the first commercial drone airport — the Eldorado Droneport. It’s one of only a handful of FAA-appointed UAS test sites in the United States.Add to Flipboard Magazine.
Most of these appear to follow recent guidelines requiring a single operator per drone weighing less than 55 (including payload e.g. camera). Commercial drones are expanding at a rate that is difficult to track though. Get the full story here:Add to Flipboard Magazine.
A 15 year old just had a pretty big payday playing with his toy drone. Perhaps this will be as popular as NFL someday and attract lots of corporate sponsors. Not quite sure where the best seats are to watch a show like this though. 🙂Add to Flipboard Magazine.
A new game show in the UK lets Kids play drone warfare.
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The force is strong with this one. I’m not entirely sure what this will be used for but the coolness factor is off the charts. James bond technology appears ready to reach the masses. Wonder if you can get in trouble for ‘flying’ a drone in a restricted area if the drone isn’t actually ‘flying’? Checkout the article here: [SingularityHub]Add to Flipboard Magazine.
Imagine if commercial aircraft carried a few drones along for the ride. They could even have names like R2D2? Just kidding. There may be some people with this idea who aren’t kidding though. Checkout the full story here:Add to Flipboard Magazine.