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New SOP May Allow Drones for Agriculture Use in India

India is an agricultural powerhouse of the world. The agricultural sector contributes about 18% to India’s total GDP (Gross Domestic Product). The lack of access to advanced agricultural technologies such as drones has proved to be one of the limiting factors in the growth of this sector. A new SOP …

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The New Drone Laws in India 2021: Complete Guide

In July 2021, the Government of India released a draft for the new set of drone laws. These drone laws, when implemented, will supersede all existing drone regulations in the country. On 12th March 2021, the DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation) finalized the UAS Rules 2021. These rules were …

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Parrot ANAFI Ai: The Ultimate BVLOS Drone

In July 2021, the French drone manufacturer, Parrot, launched its latest drone the ANAFI Ai. This drone has been making waves since it is a 4G connected consumer drone. Most consumer drones communicate with the controller via radiofrequency. This limits their flight range to a few kilometers. This is what …

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What is Section 2209 and Why Must the FAA Comply With it?

As the number of drones in the United States climbs steadily, a group of drone industry advocates has petitioned the FAA to comply with Section 2209 of the FAA Extension, Safety, and Security Act of 2016 (the Act). The FAA has also recently launched the TRUST test for recreational drone …

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The Best Drone Pilot Training Schools in the US

Becoming an FAA Part 107 certified drone pilot requires you to take the FAA airman knowledge test (Read about the Part 107 guidelines here). While it is possible to pass the FAA drone pilot exams on your own, it becomes easier if you’re professionally trained for Part 107. There are …

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Kitty Hawk – The EVTOL Drones Manufacturer

EVTOL (Electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing) is a type of aircraft that uses electricity to hover, land, and take off vertically. A US-based company, Kitty Hawk, has been developing passenger EVTOL drones since 2010. This fascinating technology has been in the works for over a decade and the company claims …

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A Complete Guide To Commercial Drone Flying 2021

Commercial drone flying is becoming a rising industry. The United States alone has approximately 441,709 registered commercial drone pilots. To regulate this large group of drone pilots, the FAA released Small Unmanned Aircraft Rules, popularly known as Part 107, in 2016. Part 107 is basically a set of rules for …

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A Complete Guide To Commercial Drone Flying 2021

Commercial drone flying is becoming a rising industry. The United States alone has approximately 441,709 registered commercial drone pilots. To regulate this large group of drone pilots, the FAA released Small Unmanned Aircraft Rules, popularly known as Part 107, in 2016. Part 107 is basically a set of rules for …

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Throttle Aerospace is Testing BVLOS Drone Delivery in India

Several industries are beginning to use drones for mapping and surveillance. However, the most anticipated use of drones is drone delivery. Since the inception of the multi-rotor quadcopter, drone delivery has been a dream for all technology enthusiasts. Companies like Zipline, Flytrex, Amazon, and Google Wing have already made big …

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Green Zones of India: Airspace for Drones

On 9th April 2021, the government of India published a list of 66 Green Zones. These will serve as temporary zones for the operation of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) up to a maximum altitude of 400 ft AGL (Above Ground Level). This is the first publicly available list of airspace …

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The NPNT Test Tool: All You Need To Know

The Quality Council of India (QCI) has recently released an NPNT Test Tool. The purpose of this tool is to simulate the process of permission artifact generation. QCI had earlier outlined the process for NPNT compliant testing of drones. With this tool, anyone can understand how NPNT compliance works and …

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Building Your First FPV Racing Drone: Parts Required

FPV Drones are quite fun to fly and watch. The FPV footage is notably one of the most thrilling ones out there. It offers viewers an FPV perspective after all. But how do these tiny drones function? For the untrained eye, FPV drones look like a plethora of wires strapped …

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All About XAG: The Agricultural Drone Company

XAG is one of the largest agricultural drone manufacturers. It covers over half of the Chinese agricultural drone market. The agricultural sector has seen a massive boom in drone technology in the past two decades. With improving technology, the utility of drones in agriculture will become more widespread and accessible. …

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Drone Laws in the Netherlands: 2021 Guide

The drone laws in the Netherlands are quite simple in nature. However, disobeying the law may incur heavy penalties or legal impediments.  It is legal to fly a drone in the Netherlands, but both recreational and commercial drone pilots need to adhere to the drone rules. Let us understand the …

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