Drone law passed – Fiji Times Online

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed a law on Monday making it illegal to fly an unmanned drone aircraft after too many drinks, a spokesperson said on the Republican’s last day in office. The law prohibits flying a drone with a blood alcohol content of…

New law means drinking and droning don’t mix in New Jersey

A bill banning people from operating unmanned aircraft devices while under the influence of alcohol or drugs was signed by Gov. Chris Christie on Monday, his last day in office, the Star-Ledger reports. The bill defines “under the influence” as a blood-alcohol concentration of 0.08%…

France Wants Military Helicopter Drones; Tags Airbus, Naval Group to Lead – Rotor & Wing International

Photo courtesy of Airbus Helicopters The Direction générale de l’armement (DGA) is exploring rotary-wing unmanned aircraft systems. To do so, it has awarded a contract to a consortium comprising Airbus Helicopters and the Naval Group. According to Airbus, the contract covers de-risking studies of a…

Drone companies call for changes to government’s draft regulations

NEW DELHI: Drone startups — including Quidich Innovation Labs, Aarav Unmanned Systems, Asteria Aerospace and Indrones, among others — have come together to suggest changes to the government’s proposed draft regulations for drone companies in the country. Ten other drone companies have expressed their interest…

Santa Rosa County Property Appraiser tests out drones to evaluate land

CLOSE Santa Rosa County Property Appraiser Greg Brown explains how an unmanned aerial vehicle – commonly known as a drone – produces its images. Anne Delaney Buy Photo Santa Rosa County Property Appraiser Greg Brown, right, and Karl Sandell, general counsel and director of programming,…

PressTV-Russia: Terrorists using advanced tech in drone attacks

Russia has warned that terrorists have acquired advanced technologies on unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and can conduct drone strikes all over the world. The head of the UAV department of the Russian General Staff said on Thursday that the threat of terrorists using drones for attacks…

PressTV-Russia: Terrorists using advanced tech in drone attacks

Russia has warned that terrorists have acquired advanced technologies on unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and can conduct drone strikes all over the world. The head of the UAV department of the Russian General Staff said on Thursday that the threat of terrorists using drones for attacks…

The 2017 Unmanned Systems International Conference Focuses on Ewatt Aerospace’s New Technology

DIAMOND BAR, Calif., January 4, 2018 (Newswire.com) – On Dec. 13, 2017, the Global Unmanned Systems Conference and China’s International Unmanned System Expo opened in Zhuhai. Business representatives and domestic and foreign experts in science and technology jointly discussed the strategy of technological innovations and…

York County drone facility funding grounded, for now

A proposed facility for testing unmanned vehicles in York County was not included in the first round of projects approved for Go Virginia funding, but the regional head of Go Virginia thinks the project can get funding with some additions to the proposal. The unmanned…

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