Thomas J Coyle III's Blog – November 2014 Archive (5)

Comparing traditional CSI procedures with UAV Mapping

Experimental project organized by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Pix4D, using UAV models from Draganfly and Aeryon Labs. The goal is comparing traditional CSI procedures with UAV mapping.

More information here Pix4D (It can take a bit for…

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Added by Thomas J Coyle III on November 27, 2014 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

DIY Drones has reached the 60,000 Members Mark!!!!

  It's customary and traditional that we celebrate the addition of every 1,000 new members here and share the traffic stats. This time we have a really special occasion to celebrate as we have reached the 60,000 member mark!!!!

Congratulations to Carlos Abreu, of Missoula, Montana USA, who became our 60,000th member!!!

There were approximately 1.7 million page…

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Added by Thomas J Coyle III on November 17, 2014 at 6:00am — 6 Comments

Amazon is hiring drone pilots

NEW YORK (CNNMoney)

Calling all drone pilots.

Amazon (AMZN, Tech30) is looking for engineers to help test and develop Prime Air, its drone delivery…

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Added by Thomas J Coyle III on November 15, 2014 at 6:30am — 6 Comments

FAA Official: Small Drone Rule to Be Released by End of Year

From the sUAS News Feed

By Yasmin Tadjdeh

After years of waiting, a Federal Aviation Administration official said the agency was close to releasing a ruling that would give commercial entities greater access to fly small unmanned aerial system in the domestic airspace.

The proposed ruling, which the agency has…

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Added by Thomas J Coyle III on November 8, 2014 at 4:47pm — 9 Comments

Permanent TFRs issued for major sporting events and Disney properties

From the AMA Government Relations Blog

The FAA has issued three new Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFRs) creating restrictions for the airspace surrounding major sporting events and the Disney properties in Anaheim, CA and Kissimmee/Orlando, FL. The new flight restrictions permanently prohibit the operation of radio control model aircraft at any time…

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Added by Thomas J Coyle III on November 4, 2014 at 3:21pm — 16 Comments

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Season Two of the Trust Time Trial (T3) Contest 
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