DJI Global reaffirms support for North American markets

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Hong Kong Dajiang Innovations Technology Co., Ltd. (‘DJI HK’) can confirm that a minority shareholder in DJI North America (‘DJI NA’) has obtained an injunction restricting dealings with a limited number of its broader North American distribution network. Decided at…

Applanix Conducts Successful Test Flight of Professional Mapping UAS

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Applanix Corporation and American Aerospace Advisors have completed a successful series of test flights of AAAI’s RS-16 platform equipped with Applanix’ DMS-UAV aerial photogrammetry payload. This is the first successful mission for a long-endurance UAS (unmanned aerial system) capable of producing professional-grade, directly georeferenced mapping…

Elbit touts UAS business

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HAIFA, Israel, Jan. 30 (UPI) – Israeli defense company Elbit Systems Ltd. is touting achievements of its unmanned aerial systems business sector, particularly sales of its Hermes 900 system. The Hermes 900 is a medium-sized, multipayload UAS with an endurance of…

Tata leads race to sell mini UAVs to Army

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NEW DELHI: The Tata Group is set to ink an agreement with the government to sell 1,200 trucks to the defence forces in a deal valued at close to Rs 1,000 crore. In addition, it has emerged as the lowest bidder for a contract…

Pilots Say Go Slow on Commercial Drones After Ditching

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By Alan Levin and Jeff Plungis The ditching of a government surveillance drone off the California coast shows the U.S. must move cautiously on integrating unmanned aircraft into the skies, a pilots’ union leader said. U.S. Customs and Border Protection grounded its fleet…