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AMA Drone Report 10.05.17: New FAA Restrictions, Amimon DroneCam, UAS4STEM

Also: Karma Drone 'Follows', Crowdfunding Drone Racing, UAS v Hurricanes, Lost Drone

At the request of U.S. national security and law enforcement agencies, the FAA is using its existing authority under 14 CFR § 99.7 – “Special Security Instructions” – to address concerns about unauthorized drone operations over 10 Department of the Interior (DOI) sites, including the Statue of Liberty and Mount Rushmore.

This is the first time the agency has placed airspace restrictions for unmanned aircraft, or “drones,” over DOI landmarks. The FAA has placed similar airspace restrictions over military bases that currently remain in place. The restrictions will be effective October 5, 2017. Amimon is launching its new HX camera. The new native 720p60 camera will now include a 120-degree wide-angle view with customizable picture balance settings, enabling a fully immersive drone racing experience. The HX camera is compatible with existing CONNEX ProSight systems with a simple software upgrade. AMA and the University Aviation Association have launched the Collegiate Drone Challenge following the UAA Collegiate Aviation Conference in Riverside, CA. The UAS4STEM Collegiate Challenge is designed for university students to learn, practice, and demonstrate professional UAS knowledge, mission planning, flight skills, data collection, analysis, and safety practices in a competitive environment. All this -- and MORE in today's episode of the AMA Drone Report!!!

AMA Drone Report 10.05.17 is chock full of info in this Weekly News Episode, Thursday, October 5th, 2017... Presented by Aero-TV veteran videographer and Airborne Hosts Brianne Cross, Christopher Odom, and Laura Hutson, and is supported by ANN CEO/Editor-In-Chief Jim Campbell, Chief Videographer Nathan Cremisino, and Aero-Journalists Tom Patton, and Earl Downs, this episode covers:

  • FAA Restricts Drones Over Statue Of Liberty, Other Landmarks
  • Amimon Unveils Their New Drone Racing Camera
  • AMA And UAA Launch UAS4STEM Collegiate Drone Challenge
  • GoPro Introduces 'Follow' Feature To Karma Drone
  • Citrus Drone Racing Turns To Crowdfunding For Support
  • ERAU Professors Use UAVs To Aid Community In Assessing Hurricane Damage
  • Cleveland Pitcher Trevor Bauer Has Lost A Drone

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