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  • "Pakistan’s military announced that a locally developed drone has carried out its first missile strike."
  • Killed "at least 3 'high-profile' militants near the Afghan border."
  • "Only 13 drone strikes so far this year, according to the London-based Bureau of Investigative Journalism."
  • The FAA "has approved its first-ever paper airplane drone to fly commercially."
  • "Drones may not be operated outside restricted airspace and below 200 feet." FAA waives those restrictions for this.
  • Smartphone-controlled paper airplane, PowerUp 3.0, "has a flight time of 5 to 10 minutes and a range of 180 feet."
  • Sony Mobile to launch a drone company called Aerosense with Japan-based robotics company ZMP.
  • "Aerosense will sell services using drones but not the drones themselves'
  • "Aerosense aims to start rolling out its services in 2016."
  • "Federal Aviation Authority-approved drone successfully deposits medicine to rural health clinic."
  • Delivery included 4.5kg of medical supplies.
  • "Approved by the Federal Aviation Authority, in partnership with Nasa."
  • More than 5,000 entries were submitted from around the world
  • Categories ranging from Places to Dronies (drone selfies).
  • Taken in Maringa, Brazil, "Above The Mist" was the most-liked photo in the contest
  • The drones consist of 4 arms with propellers on the end extending from a hollow ring; a yellow box, with the postal service logo, is lodged in the middle
  • It can transport up to 1 kilo over more than 10 kilos on one battery charge
  • For now, Swiss Post expects to mostly use the drones in emergency situations
  • Joby CEO and founder JoeBen Bevirt has been working the S2 two-seat electric aircraft and the newer four-seat S4; "Joby has also started mapping out plans for its next-generation of unmanned, remotely controlled versions. In essence, drones for people."
  • "Bevirt figures it will take at least seven to 10 years to iron out the rules that will govern his upcoming aircraft. "
  • The Hoverboard works using liquid nitrogen-cooled superconductors and permanent magnets; meaning the board is only usable on a metal track or surface.
  • "Lexus insists that the board is real and rideable', and says it is working with at least one pro skateboarder in developing the ride, though it is said to be quite different to use in practice."
  • British and American engineers announced a deal with the U.S. Department of Defense to develop and build a Hoverbike in the States.
  • Hoverbike tech can transport troops, logistics, and supplies over difficult terrain; operate in both a manned and unmanned asset; and be used as a surveillance platform.
  • Initial bi-copter hoverbike design evolved into a quadcopter prototype.
  • Amazon informed Congress Wednesday that it is developing the technology to use drones to deliver packages in 30 minutes or less;
  • Amazon urges the FAA lighten severe drone restrictions, saying that drones safely fly "well beyond the eyesight of the operator."
  • FAA is "working diligently to develop a regulatory framework that will allow for innovation while ensuring the safety"
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