FAA Issuing Refunds For Drone Registration Fee

A recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit regarding the small UAS registration program left a lot of people wondering about one thing: Where’s that $5 I spent on the registration going? All in all, the FAA …

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KSM developer continues exploration, searches for partner

In a few weeks, survey crews will again be working on British Columbia mountainsides that could one day be home to one of the world’s largest gold and copper mines, but construction of that mine isn’t likely anytime soon. On Wednesday, Seabridge Gold vice president Brent Murphy updated members of the Juneau Chamber of Commerce and Juneau Economic Development Council on the progress of the …

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Learning to Fly: Why Planes and Drones Could Take Their Next Cue From Bats

It’s not a bird. It’s not a plane. It’s not even superman. But it flies better than any of them. It’s the barn bat — that stealth pilot of the night. And it could soon be teaching airplanes big and small how to fly. Neuroscientists at Columbia University, Johns Hopkins and the University of Maryland have been studying the way their colony of big brown bats flies. And they think today’s small …

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