Light, cheap, and easy to operate safely, civilian unmanned aircraft will soon be everywhere.
By Mark Ingebretsen
March 09, 2012
Writing in the academic news site, The Conversation, Brian Lovell, who is research director of the Security and Surveillance Research group at the University of Queensland, believes we are on the threshold of a revolution in aviation – thanks to drones.
Until now, he says, getting an aerial view of – well – just about anything meant sending a human-piloted craft above the site, a sometimes risky and always fairly expensive undertaking and one that drone technology is making increasingly unnecessary.
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