Dr. Denise Bjorkman of the Neuro Business Institute: Need the Perfect Pilot? Hire a Woman

Neuroscientist Dr. Denise Bjorkman is passionate about her work.  She talks fast and thinks fast – and began her talk at the Drones Africa Summit this morning by paraphrasing US Representative Pat Schroeder: “I have brains and a uterus, and I’m using them both.” Performing research with the Drone Portal and the Neuro Business Institute, […]

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Drones for Good: Disaster Management and Humanitarian Aid in Malawi

Africa is ground zero for the use of humanitarian drones and medical drone delivery – and with innovative programs and the development of a humanitarian drone corridor, UNICEF’s drone projects in Malawi have become a model for the rest of the world. Matthias Boyen of UNICEF explains that drones solve critical problems for the people […]

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Gogo Business Aviation Goes Global with High-Speed Satellite Connectivity Service

The new service will utilize Gogo’s existing Ku-band satellite network, the same trusted high capacity satellite network that is currently providing bandwidth for more than 550 commercial aviation aircraft … vice president and general manager for Gogo …
Source: bingGogo Business Aviation Goes Global with High-Speed Satellite Connectivity Service

Wielding the power to heal by air and sea

Historically, adversity brings out the best and the worst in humans. That’s certainly been true throughout America’s history. Lately, we’ve had plenty of adversity on our plate, a sad reality that presents the opportunity for individuals to show grace and generosity — which they did. It started with a storm named Harvey that blasted into […]
Source: http://generalaviationnews.comWielding the power to heal by air and sea

Can Drones Be Successful in Africa and Other Emerging Countries?

Ian Melamed of ProWings Training is one of those drone industry veterans who seems to know something about almost every drone mission happening on his continent.  As South Africa’s first licensed drone instructor, he should – he’s been involved somehow with many of them. Passionate about the drone industry in his country and around the globe, […]

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senseFly Launches New Solutions: All About Industry at INTERGEO 2017

senseFly, the Swiss-based manufacturer of the eBee and leading manufacturer of mapping drones, is launching a new line of industry-specific solutions at INTERGEO 2017 in Berlin next week. senseFly’s new 360 solutions  are “designed to boost the efficiency of survey and mapping teams,” the company says. The new solutions are tailored to specific verticals: surveying, […]

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