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More Drones in Education Sightings. This Time In Omaha, Nebraska.

It seems that drones are popping up in schools everywhere. Now, from Omaha, Nebraska, I've got another great story to share. Westside High School is one of the high schools leading the way in drone use, after their local district purchased 25 drones. Jeff Ingraham pushed a lever on a radio controller, and a white DJI Phantom drone whined [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:24:17-08:00October 1st, 2015|Drone Education, Drones|Comments Off on More Drones in Education Sightings. This Time In Omaha, Nebraska.

Florida High School Students Use Drones To Learn About Precision Agriculture

At a Tampa Bay's Hernando High School, a new program is teaching students about precision agriculture. The program gives students a hands-on opportunity to learn how drones can collect valuable data for farmers. The steady humm of a drone can sometimes be heard around the campus of Hernando High School these days. Unmanned aerial vehicles, or [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:24:19-08:00September 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Florida High School Students Use Drones To Learn About Precision Agriculture

Know Before You Fly: So You Want To Start Flying An Unmanned Aircraft?

In 49 seconds this (super) quick video goes over the key points any novice pilot needs to know before flying their rotorcraft or fixed wing drone for the very first time. I like it because not only is it memorable, the length makes it easy to consume. No excuses for not watching this one. [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:24:24-08:00September 18th, 2015|Drone Education, Drone Videos, Drones|Comments Off on Know Before You Fly: So You Want To Start Flying An Unmanned Aircraft?

David from Horizon Imaging Presents A Revolution in Elevated Imagery

For those reader specifically interested in aerial photography (and those readers who also have 40 minutes to kill) then the next video is for you. David, the presenter, is from the UK, so some of the regulations his discusses may not apply in your local area. David from Horizon Imaging gave the following 40 minute [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:24:36-08:00July 29th, 2015|Aerial Photography/Videography, Drone Education, Drone Videos, Drones|Comments Off on David from Horizon Imaging Presents A Revolution in Elevated Imagery

Financial Aid (Update)

At Drone Universities, we believe that proper drone training should be available to everyone, not just a select few. That's why Drone Universities is constantly searching for new financial aid options and I'm proud to announce we've recently doubled the size of our financial offering. Learn about our Financial Aid options, provided by: Earnest Pave Sallie [...]

By |2015-07-07T20:24:06-08:00July 8th, 2015|Drone Education, Drones|Comments Off on Financial Aid (Update)

Move Over Eedu, Here Comes The SkyBot

I recently wrote about a module drone platform from SkyWorks. The Eedu is designed for educational use that can be pre-purchased through it's KickStarter campaign for $449. My concern with the Eedu, is that the crowdfunding campaign is underfunded. To date, SkyWorks has not reached 50% of their $100,000 goal. Great news for STEM students that are interested [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:24:52-08:00June 30th, 2015|Drone Startups, Drone Technology, Drones, New Drones|Comments Off on Move Over Eedu, Here Comes The SkyBot

FAA Director Speaking At Next Gen Drones In Bethesda, Maryland

In just a few days, on June 23rd and 24th the Knowledge Foundation will be launching their Next Gen Drones conference in Bethesda, MD. The event, being held at the Hyatt Regency, will be addressing "the most advanced research and development issues for UAV commercialization with industry discussions focusing on regulatory updates and safety improvements." <blockquote"Unmanned [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:25:01-08:00June 16th, 2015|Drone Education, Drone Events, Drones, FAA|Comments Off on FAA Director Speaking At Next Gen Drones In Bethesda, Maryland

Logan High School Students Create A Drone To Help Area Business

Thanks to a small grant issued by the La Crosse Public Education Foundation, Technology and Engineering Instructor, Steve Johnston and students were ready build and program their drone. "Something like this in the future could be used to replace a manned pilot that has to go over all of the transmission lines quarterly for inspection, which is between twelve to [...]

By |2015-06-11T10:50:09-08:00June 11th, 2015|Drone Applications, Drone Technology, Drones|Comments Off on Logan High School Students Create A Drone To Help Area Business

In China, Drones Are Used to Curb Cheating on College Entrance Exams

You might think we take the SATs seriously, but the Chinese educational authorities are taking it to a whole new level. Similar to the SAT, performance on Chinese college entrance exams have a major impact on where students are placed for college. This, in turn has an impact on future employment choices. As a side [...]

By |2015-06-10T18:54:32-08:00June 10th, 2015|Drone Law, Drones|Comments Off on In China, Drones Are Used to Curb Cheating on College Entrance Exams

3DRs DronEDU, Bringing UAV Technology to the Next Generation of Innovators

3DRs DronEDU, is an initiative to sponsor and support both high school and university programs around the world who are interested in either researching or using drone technology. DroneEDU provides universal discounts on products, as well as classroom support and free autopilots and even full drone systems on a per-case basis. 3D Robotics values our connections and collaborations [...]

By |2015-06-02T20:26:12-08:00June 2nd, 2015|Drone Education, Drones|Comments Off on 3DRs DronEDU, Bringing UAV Technology to the Next Generation of Innovators