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The Network of Drone Enthusiasts, or NODE, has launched a campaign in Canada aimed at lobbying the country's federal government for more measured drone laws. The move was announced today on the NODE site. "The Canadian government is considering making...
Police in China recently used anti-drone guns to disable three drones during an marathon. It took place in the city of Wuhan, where three unauthorized drones of unknown origin were detected over the 2017 Wuhan International Marathon. It was a...
No one likes crashing their drone. In this case, however, researchers at Virginia Tech hope deliberate collisions between drones and crash test dummies will yield useful scientific data. Ultimately, the goal is to determine what risk drones of varying weights...
Less than a week after strict new rules for recreational drone flying were imposed in Canada, the NODE campaign has responded by expanding its offering to Canadian recreational flyers. TDC wrote last week about the new regulations, which will make...
The Canadian government has tightened the rules for recreational drone flyers in Canada. Drones must now be clearly marked with the owner's name, address, and telephone number. There are additional restrictions that will make it far more difficult to...
A research paper released publicly today by DJI argues that the FAA was highly conservative and used outdated assumptions when it set the weight standard for determining which drones pose the lowest risk to people. Back in 2015, the FAA's...
A new group dedicated to representing the interests of responsible drone pilots, and ensuring their voices are heard as local and state regulatory frameworks evolve, has been created. It's called NODE - the Network of Drone Enthusiasts. And its...
Hard to believe, but the market for consumer and prosumer unmanned aerial vehicles continues to grow. Which means, of course, there are always new pilots putting new drones up in the skies. In the best-case scenario, they've got someone experienced...
DRONE SHOT DOWN: In an incident that has enraged drone enthusiasts and prompted a massive online debate, an outdoorsman in Utah shot at and hit a DJI Inspire 2 drone he apparently felt was interfering with his duck hunting...
Canada has announced a new online tool that encourages witnesses to report people flying drones in a reckless fashion. One Canadian newspaper called the new feature, announced by Transport Canada Wednesday, a "snitch line." Regulators are targeting people who operate their drones...

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