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Airborne Collision Report

Don't fly your drones near airplanes. Follow the Part 107 regulations. FAA releases some videos showing simulated collision and engine ingestion of rotorcraft and fixedwing: http://www.assureuas.org/projects/deliverables/sUASAirborneCollisionReport.php

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Medicine Delivery Drones Could Help Remote Amazon Villiages

Amazon Rainforest Drones Medicine delivery

Tests are currently underway to determine if drones could help deliver medicine and medical supplies to remote villages in the Amazon rainforest. https://www.cnbc.com/2017/11/13/werobotics-testing-drone-medical-supply-delivery-in-amazon-rain-forest.html  

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Turbulence

Turbulence Visualization

Cool visualization of turbulence caused by landing gear: https://twitter.com/i/web/status/930527500152619008

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Drones are Helping French Police Catch Dangerous Drivers

Drones France Police

While some may have concerns about the long arm of the law, these are much safer than high speed pursuits on the ground: https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/drones-help-french-traffic-cops/  

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Polar Bears

Drones Infrared camera Intel Polar Bears

Drones can be a big boon to zoologists too, a great way to observe animals without their knowing you are upon them: https://paidpost.nytimes.com/intel/are-drones-the-key-to-understanding-polar-bears.html?tbs_nyt=2017-nov-nytsocial_facebook&cpv_dsm_id=187949762    

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