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Brokerage Giant Warns Agents Against Drones

For months, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has been investigating realtors who use drones to film their properties. Now, Forbes has learned that the FAA’s investigations have succeeded in intimidating NRT —the nation’s largest residential real estate brokerage company — … Continue reading

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Despite our best efforts, accurately predicting the weather remains about as easy as accurately predicting the next winning Powerball numbers. But with the installation of a new type of humidity sensor, the fleets of commercial passenger jets that inhabit our … Continue reading

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Tiny Reconnaissance Drone No Larger Than a Dragonfly

Weighing only 0.56 ounces (16 grams), the Black Hornet looks like a tiny toy helicopter. But it’s really a nano-size piece of military hardware unlike anything on the battlefield today — experimental robot flies and hummingbirds not withstanding.

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DARPA Plans to Arm Drones With Missile-Blasting Lasers

The Pentagon this week edged closer to mounting missile-destroying lasers on unmanned and manned aircraft, awarding $26 million to defense contractors to develop the technology. 

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Navy completes 1st unmanned carrier landing

The Navy successfully landed a drone the size of a fighter jet aboard an aircraft carrier for the first time Wednesday, showcasing the military’s capability to have a computer program perform one of the most difficult tasks that a pilot … Continue reading

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Video: Spaceship Two Rockets above Mojave Desert

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo went supersonic over the Mojave desert during its first powered flight this morning, a major milestone for the company’s plans for commercial suborbital flights. 

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Skysapience announces HoverMast, tethered hovering platform

Sky Sapience, an expert in autonomous hovering machine technology, announces the release of the HoverMast, tethered hovering platform specially designed for small vehicles. The HoverMast will be displayed at the upcoming AUVSI conference and exhibition in Tel-Aviv. 

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NASA-Army Research Tail Rotor Airfoils stabilize helicopters, reduce noise

Given the eye-catching nature of space shuttle launches, deep-space imagery, and Mars exploration, it can be easy to forget NASA’s aeronautics efforts, which have a daily impact on life within the bounds of Earth’s atmosphere.

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New spy technology funding strategy

Even as the overall defense budget declines, a leaner military strategy will keep up funding in surveillance and intelligence techologies. This will include unmanned vehicles and cyber warfare.

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Navy to Track Suspicious Vessels with Drone

With news daily it seems that some half crazed nation is threatening to cut off the US’s oil supply.  Need for Naval defense is at an all time high.  Protection of that defense is even more critical.

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