The people of Singapore aren’t sure about residential drones

Singapore aren't residential drones

A recent study by the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore has found that the public isn’t as keen to see residential drones flying overhead as those flying above industrial zones. The study also found that drones being used in recreational areas are widely accepted.

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DJI is the undisputed leader in drone market FAA data shows

On November 14th, 2017, the Federal Aviation Administration publicly released a database with non-identifiable information of every drone registration up to October 31, 2017. Dan Gettinger and Arthur Holland Michel at the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College have published a preliminary but detailed analysis of the FAA registration information. They confirm some things that we already knew, such as DJI being the undisputed leader in the drone market as well as some surprising insights. The information released by the FAA shows registrations geographically for both hobbyist and non-hobbyist segments of the drone market.

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How badly can a drone injure a human being? Virginia Tech finds out.

Pretty badly, actually. But it depends on many different factors such as; the mass of the drone, the speed of the drone at the moment of impact, the type of accident (fall-out-of-the-sky vs. fly-into) and the design of the drone. Recently the researchers at the Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), one of the Federal Aviation Administration’s UAS (unmanned aircraft systems) test sites, completed a study about the kind of injuries a person might sustain from a drone collision.

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