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Aussies design paper plane drone for detecting bushfires

Aussies design paper plane drone for detecting bushfires | IOT | Scoop.it
Aussies design paper plane drone for detecting bushfires
CNET Australia
Drones are slowly shedding their bad image as primarily war machines, with many benign versions coming out — with uses including play, education and environmental research.

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What we need is smart paper that can configure itself based on how it is folded. 

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FAA Plans Unmanned 'Sense and Avoid' Rule in 2016

FAA Plans Unmanned 'Sense and Avoid' Rule in 2016 | IOT | Scoop.it
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration expects to formulate a standard by 2016 that will permit unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to interoperate with manned aircraft using an “electronic means” to see and avoid potential ...

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CAA is already very advanced on this as well. It will be interesting to see who gets there first and if there will be any hamonisation to enable transatlantic and transnational flights.

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Nigel Brown's curator insight, July 27, 2013 8:24 AM

Will be interesting to see if Australia chooses to follow the FAA lead on this. Also loomking forward to sense and avoid being regulated for all obstacles - not just aircraft