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Walmart Expands Drone Delivery in Six States

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“Once it arrives in Tampa, the drone delivery service would be available for $3.99 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET on purchases 10 pounds and under. When a customer orders a delivery, workers will load the items onto the drone, which will then carry it to the house and gently drop the package using a cable.” See More . …

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State DOTs Using Drones to Improve Safety, Collect Data Faster and Cut Costs

“2016 survey of departments of transportation found that 17 State DOTs have either researched, tested and/or used UAVs for bridge inspections, accident clearance, surveying, fotography or for identifying, monitoring and mitigating risks posed by land slides, rock slides or flooding.” See More . . . Source: https://youtu.be/ppvL5CZqumM?list=PLl2me4cCqyo-FvWEpHOgp3wDSsdJg0BH_By: AASHTO – Transportation TV

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Drone Delivery Could Be A Reality Within Months — If Government Gets Out Of The Way

” It makes no sense for a human being to climb into a 3,000+ pound gas-combustion vehicle and drive 10 miles to pick up a 2 pound package, as happens today. Nor are people willing to wait for batch delivery by Fedex or UPS, as happened in the past.” See More . . . Source: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/drone-delivery-could-reality-within-months-government-aaref-hilalyBy: Aaref Hilaly – Partner …

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The Future of Transportation – Frictionless Vehicles and Binary Power Will Define Transportation

“The flying car era will really begin around 2015 with flying drones. Flying drones will be used by FedEx and UPS to deliver packages, Pizza Hut to deliver pizzas, and Kroger and Safeway to deliver groceries. But beyond that, drones will enable homes to be taken off the grid with delivery of water and electricity (changing out batteries for the …

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World’s highest resolution video surveillance platform by DARPA

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Amazon Gets Experimental Airworthiness Certificate

“Under the provisions of the certificate, all flight operations must be conducted at 400 feet or below during daylight hours in visual meteorological conditions. The UAS must always remain within visual line-of-sight of the pilot and observer. The pilot actually flying the aircraft must have at least a private pilot’s certificate and current medical certification.” See More . . . …

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