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Who Builds the World’s Most Popular Drones?

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By JACK NICAS and COLUM MURPHY SHENZHEN, China—Big U.S. defense companies brought drones to the battlefield. Now a Chinese company is bringing them to the masses. In just a few years, SZ DJI Technology Co. has become the world’s biggest consumer drone maker…

The DJI Inspire 1 first images.

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Images are just beginning to pop up on the interweb. The new DJI Inspire 1, perhaps the most anticipated quadcopter of the year looks much more business like. Shedding the toy image and off to work. Yesterday we had the…

Soon, e-tailers could use drones to deliver your purchases

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Sharmistha Mukherjee  E-retail giants such as Flipkart and Amazon might soon be able to air-drop your online purchases using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), with the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) considering notifying regulations for civilian use ofdrones in the next two months. A senior DGCA official said, “We are examining…

CybAero has completed demo flights

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First North-listed CybAero, which develops and markets unmanned helicopters, has performed demo flights on location for its major Chinese customer AVIC, which signed a framework agreement with CybAero this summer with an order value of SEK 700-800 million. The demo…

Aerial photography set to take wing in Mysore

A pilot flies a Phantom drone by DJI company at the 4th Intergalactic Meeting of Phantom's Pilots in an open secure area in the Bois de Boulogne, western Paris

LAIQH A. KHAN The three unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) hovering over Mysore palace and K.R. Circle on Saturday managed to provide a bird’s eye view of the famous Jamboo Savari. The drones, fitted with high definition still cameras and video…