Paris metro looks to modernize with drone inspections

Paris Métro drones

Though the Paris Métro may be over 120 years old, the famous underground subway system strives to stay young through modernization, and is now preparing to roll out new tech innovations that include robots and drones.

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Paris park to fete 30th anniversary with first Disneyland drone show

The honor of hosting the first-ever drone show performed in a Walt Disney Company theme park will go to France this March, when Disneyland Paris celebrates its 30th anniversary.

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The inside story of NatGeo’s Notre Dame drone cover shot

National Geographic’s February cover features one of Europe’s most well-known structures – the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris. Captured beautifully by a drone, the cover shows the cathedral’s iconic buttresses undergoing reconstruction after being damaged by fire in 2019 (see image below). But did you know, it took photographer Tomas van Houtryve six months to get the aerial shot!? Here’s why…

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French furniture brand decks up Eiffel Tower for dancing duo [drone video]

Remember the mattress campaign from Netflix’s Emily in Paris where they put a bed in “the most irresistibly Instagrammable spots” around Paris? We may just have discovered Netflix’s real-world inspiration for that campaign: a French designer furniture brand called BoboChic.

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After first French public demo, Volocopter eyes air taxi service for Paris 2024 Olympics

The future of European urban air mobility (UAM) drew a little bit nearer after German vehicle manufacturer Volocopter piloted the first public flight in France of its 2X copter. Company officials say they hope to have a similar craft in commercial air taxi service in time for the 2024 Paris Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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