7 days ago
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UNCW student creating drone to collect water samples

This weekend students at UNCW are getting the chance to use their programming skills outside the classroom. The university's second annual "Internet of Things (IoT) Hackathon" is driving up some very cool inventions.
2 weeks ago
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NC deputies use drone to find missing elderly person

The Randolph County Sheriff's Office is receiving praises after they used a drone to help locate a missing woman with dementia.
1 year ago
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Government forecast: 600K commercial drones within the year

Federal aviation officials estimate there will be 600,000 commercial drone aircraft operating in the U.S. within the year as the result of new safety rules that opened the skies to them on Monday.
2 years ago
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Suspected drone strikes British Airways flight

A British Airways flight landed safety after a suspected drone hit the plane as it headed towards Heathrow Airport in London, the Metropolitan police said.
2 years ago
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For first time, drone delivers package to residential area

A Nevada firm says one of its drones has successfully completed the first fully autonomous package delivery in a residential area in the U.S.
Crews search for downed drone in Pender County
2 years ago
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Crews search for downed drone in Pender County

A Pender County Emergency Manager has confirmed it was a drone that crews were looking for Friday night.
2 years ago
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What you need to know if you’re getting a drone for the holidays

If you’re one of the 400,000 Americans getting a drone this holiday, wrapped up in that box are a few responsibilities you might not have realized.
2 years ago
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Authorities: Sex offender flew drone with camera over fair

Authorities in North Carolina have arrested a registered sex offender accused of flying a drone with a camera attached over the State Fair.
2 years ago
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Community reacts to drone regulations

Drones have become more and more popular for both commercial and recreational use. Now, the federal regulators want to require those with drones to register them.
2 years ago
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FAA allows Surf City realtor to use drone technology

The FAA has given a Surf City realtor permission to use drone technology to help sell and lease homes.