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Chandler Science Café, "The Drone Dilemma: Commercial UAVs, the FAA, and You,” January 7, 2015

Please join us Wednesday, January 7, 2015, 7pm, Gangplank, 260 S. Arizona Ave., Chandler, AZ 85225, for the Chandler Science Café at Hack Night, “The Drone Dilemma: Commercial UAVs, the FAA, and You.” Our discussion will be led by Garrick Williams, Young Professionals chair for the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) as well as the External Chair for the Orbital Early Career Network (OECN) at Orbital Sciences in Chandler. 78 more words

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Fighting Fires with UAVs

While the last post talked about the threat that UAVs potentially pose to helicopter pilots trying to put out fires, this post moves on to highlight the potential use of UAVs to combat fires rather than just getting in the way. 178 more words


Civilian Casualties and Drones

Since President Obama took office, the number of strikes has risen dramatically. It appears that UAVs are the weapon of choice for this administration. However, even though this out of sight, out of mind approach is popular among most people, tough questions are being asked by people concerned about the number of civilian casualties. 334 more words


3D Robotics' new modular drone will photograph and map your house

The drone wars are heating up, and I don’t mean robots battling it out in the sky. Today, 3D Robotics revealed the X8+, a drone with swappable parts that is equally comfortable taking photographs, carrying a small package and mapping terrain. 208 more words

Devreaux Baker: In the Year of the Drone

By Devreaux Baker   Nuclear Age Peace Foundation   October 15, 2014

Hurry, you have to tell them.

A girl is walking down the street
hand in hand with her mother… 232 more words

Human Rights

ING Robotic Aviation to open new Ottawa facility

James Moore, the Minister of Industry, will officially open ING Robotic Aviation’s new Ottawa facility on Monday.

More from the company’s news release:

ING Robotic Aviation is Canada’s leader in delivering airborne sensing solutions. 36 more words

Defence Watch

Review of The Way of the Knife by Mark Mazzetti

The United States faces many issues in the ever-changing nature of warfare. Some of the problems that occur arise from external threats posed by militant groups seeking control of certain regions. 535 more words