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23.01.2019 / A test site for drones will be created in the Tomsk region

An experimental pilot zone for unmanned aircraft systems will be created in the Tomsk region within the framework of the «Taiga» federal project.
In December 2018 the first stage of the project ...


23.01.2019 / Petrozavodsk city administration will start using drones for land control for the first time

The administration of Karelia capital reports on the first contract to use unmanned aircraft systems. For the first time the city authorities will begin to monitor implementation of land legislation in the region from air.
The administration refers to the practice already successfully tested in many Russian cities.


25.12.2018 / China successfully tested its first drone of «Ilun» series of composite materials

China successfully tested its first multifunctional unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) consisting entirely of composite materials. As Xinhua Agency reported on Sunday with reference to the Chinese Aircraft Corporation (AVIC), the first flight of Yi long I-D device took place on Sunday at one of the airfields in the Western part of the country.


18.12.2018 / Unmanned technologies will be used in the Tambov region forestry

Issues of the efficient use of unmanned aircraft and remote sensing technologies in the protection and management of the forest complex were discussed at the regional seminar held at the Tambov State University named after G. R. Derzhavin.


04.12.2018 / Scientists from Tomsk developed a method for studying the melting of glaciers using drones

Geographers from Tomsk State University (TSU) developed and tested a new method of studying the melting of glaciers using drones. Now scientists begin to form three-dimensional models to identify the dynamics of changes in the volume of glacier and predict global climatic processes on the basis of aerial photography using drones.


09.11.2018 / Uncontrolled drones

Flights of unmanned aircraft often threaten the safety of aircraft passengers and people on the ground. But there are no legal mechanisms to identify violators and stop the invasion of drones yet. Such devices are not available abroad as well.


07.11.2018 / Grounds to test unmanned vehicles on public roads are created in Russia

Public discussion and independent anti-corruption expertise in relation to the draft Resolution of the Russian Government «On experiment on trial operation of highly automated vehicles on public roads» are carried out on the federal portal of draft normative legal acts.


25.10.2018 / Russian Railways will equip trains with aviation drones

The Russian Railways plan to equip repair and recovery trains with aviation drones.
Experts of the scientific and design institute of Russian Railways «NIIAS» JSC and the Association of domestic manufacturers of unmanned aviation systems are currently working on solving this problem.


23.10.2018 / DJI presented the quadrocopter for the industrial segment and use in cartography and geodesy

The Chinese DJI presented Phantom 4 RTK-a high-precision quadcopter with an updated camera and smart image processing system. The novelty is designed for the industrial segment and can be used in cartography and geodesy.


12.10.2018 / «Messoyakha» tests drones

Pilot tests of unmanned aerial vehicles were conducted at the East Messoyakha field. «Smart» machines will enable «Messoyakhaneftegaz» specialists, developing the polar field, to promptly receive information on the condition of pipelines and ground production infrastructure in hard-to-reach zones of the license area.


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