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LIMA (Aug 18, 2013): Drones are most often associated with assassinations in remote regions of Pakistan and Yemen but in Peru, unmanned aircraft are being used to monitor crops and study ancient ruins. Forget Reapers and Predators - the drones used …
theSundaily · 8/18/2013
Remote-controlled aircraft were developed for military purposes and are a controversial tool in U.S. anti-terrorism campaigns, but the technology's falling price means it is increasingly used for civilian and commercial projects around the world.
Reuters · ByMitra Taj · 8/25/2013
For all their faults, it turns out that aerial drones have their good points, too. Granted, by straying into the flight paths of passenger airplanes, they have become something of a peril for the commercial aircraft industry, and they have a troubled ...
The Star · 7/22/2014
LIMA (Reuters) - In Peru, home to the spectacular Inca city of Machu Picchu and thousands of ancient ruins, archaeologists are turning to drones to speed up sluggish survey work and protect sites from squatters, builders and miners. Remote-controlled ...
Firstpost · 8/25/2013
In Peru, Archaeologists are using drones to "help set boundaries to protect sites, watch over them and monitor threats, and create a digital repository of ruins that can help build awareness and aid in the reconstruction of any damage done," according to ...
Boing Boing (blog) · ByXeni Jardin · 8/28/2013
The information and highly accurate photos provided by drones helped to reduce the normally cumbersome titling process in Peru to 10 days or less – allowing property owners to protect and develop their land more quickly. Gregor MacLennan, programme ...
The Guardian · 7/28/2015
Earlier this week, President Barack Obama explained the wayward quad copter that crashed onto White House grounds illustrates the need for the Federal Aviation Administration to finalize new regulations to ensure commercial and consumer unmanned …
The Times · 1/30/2015
“This site is threatened on every side,” said Luis Jaime Castillo Butters, Peru’s vice minister of cultural heritage, as he piloted the drone aircraft. Archaeologists around the world, who have long relied on the classic tools of their ...
The Bulletin · 8/15/2014
In Peru, home to the spectacular Inca city of Machu Picchu and thousands of ancient ruins, archaeologists are turning to drones to speed up sluggish survey work and protect sites from squatters, builders and miners. Remote-controlled aircraft were ...
Stuff · 8/26/2013
Archaeologists at Peru's Catholic University are using custom-made drones to help map sites associated with the 1,300-year-old Moche civilization, which pre-dates the rise of the Incas. The ruins of ancient cities lie along the Peruvian coast north of Lima ...
NBC News · 8/19/2013