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By Andrea Rumbaugh
Houston Chronicle 

University of Houston drones help prep for commercial jobs

 


HOUSTON (AP) — It was time to fly the expensive drones.

The Houston Chronicle reports the University of Houston students had spent nearly two weeks maneuvering, and crashing, the cheaper ones that frequently go awry and will not hover in one spot. The GoPro Karma and DJI Phantom 4, however, promised all the bells and whistles.

"The cheap ones are nearly impossible to fly," said Temple Northup, director and associate professor of the Jack J. Valenti School of Communication. " . If you can learn to fly that, then you switch over to the nice drones, they seem remarkably easy."

So the student...



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