Studying killer whales with an unmanned aerial vehicle – Phys.Org

Phys.Org Studying killer whales with an unmanned aerial vehiclePhys.OrgKiller whales travel in their family group for most of their lives. This family group includes a two-year-old calf (second from top), and a young-of-the-year (middle). These whales were photographed by an unmanned aerial vehicle from 100 feet. Credit …

UAV106 UAS Traffic Management

Observations from the NASA Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Traffic Management Convention, including the Amazon Prime Air proposal for drone traffic management. Guest Max Trescott attended the NASA Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Traffic Management Convention (or UTM) and gives us his impressions of the event. Max is a general aviation pilot, a certified flight instructor, an […]

Duke establishes coastal drone program – Durham Herald Sun

Duke establishes coastal drone programDurham Herald SunThe new “Marine Conservation Ecology Unmanned Systems Facility” is a long-term play on Duke’s part, one organizers think will help more researchers use the aerial robots and perhaps make North Carolina one of the centers of drone development.