Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: AeroVironment, Alaska, BP, drone, drone aircraft, energy, Prudhoe Bay, Puma
Not in the Gulf.
The Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday it has granted the first permission for commercial drone flights over US land to the BP energy corporation, the latest effort by the agency to show it is loosening restrictions on commercial uses of the unmanned aircraft.Drone maker AeroVironment of California and BP energy corporation have been given permission to use a Puma drone to survey pipelines, roads and equipment at Prudhoe Bay in Alaska, the agency said. The first flight took place on Sunday.
Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: Chelsea, James Middleton, Michael Mathews Foundation, oceanside, Pippa, RAAM, Race Across America, Royals
Middleton and her brother James are riding for the Michael Matthews Foundation team, the charity named after the 22-year-old who died in 1999 as he descended from the summit of Mount Everest after becoming the youngest Briton reach it.One of his brothers, also called James, once dated Middleton – and is also taking part in RAAM – while another, Spencer, is one of the main figures in the reality TV series Made In Chelsea.Competitors in the various team categories set off from Oceanside, California on Saturday 14 June to start the ride to Annapolis, Maryland.