Drone Flies Into Electrical Lines, Knocking Out Power in West Hollywood

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by Ryan Parker More than 100 customers are without power in West Hollywood after a drone was crashed into power lines Monday. The incident happened around 1:15 p.m. in the area of Sunset Boulevard and Larrabee Street, said Robert Villegas, a spokesperson for Southern California Edison. “A drone flew into the wires,” Villegas told The Hollywood Reporter.  The object hitting…

bizUAS gives power line inspection demonstrations

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bizUAS was selected as one of only six teams across North America to give an extensive live presentation on the inspection of energized 345kV power structures to representatives of the North American electric power industry. They successfully completed the missions last week. With the help of partners, Unmanned Experts and Cyberhawk, the world-leader in drone-based…

CNN selects New Zealand company Altus UAS drone for news gathering

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CNN has acquired A Delta X8 from Altus Unmanned Aerial Solutions of New Zealand to advance its efforts to employ unmanned aircraft for their aerial newsgathering over public and property.  Selected as one the Federal Aviation Administration’s three Pathfinder organizations, CNN has been actively engaged in identifying and evaluating UAS systems that meet both the functionality and…

Five Skills You Need to Succeed in the Commercial Drone Market

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These days it seems just about anyone can get an FAA Section 333 Exemption that allows them to legally use small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) for commercial purposes in the U.S. As of October 20, 2015, almost 71% of all Section 333 grants have gone to firms claiming that their primary operation/mission is Film/Photo/Video (and…

MWCT Jewellery project is aimed at uplifting the woman of Manda

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    SteadiDrone, paired up with local South African jewellery designer Stefni Muller, began the venture in the beautiful region of Nkwichi where Stefni will stay for the next 5 weeks and teach woman of the MANDA Wilderness Community in northern Mozambique useful skills in jewellery making. “…A community where economic development is scarce, This…

Richfield-based drone company has big plans

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Neal St. Anthony A Minnesota-born civilian drone company has spun out of its former corporate parent and this year made Richfield its world ­headquarters. Sentera may be the largest pure-play drone company in the state and has deep ­industry roots. The 20-employee company also just raised $5 million in expansion capital from a ­private investor.…

Danish government supporting fishing drone program

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The Environment and Food Ministry is contributing 1.7 million kroner to a project in which water and airborne drones will be used to find shoals of fish with the aim of improving business for fishermen and reducing the environmental impact of the industry. Eva Kjer Hansen, the environment and food minister, is optimistic about  what the…

South Africa :- First Fully Licensed Drone Operator in the Film Industry in SA

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  Drone Crew is very glad to announce that we have received our Remote Operator Certificate (ROC) from SACAA on 23 October 2015, and are now fully licensed to operate (RPAS) drones in South Africa. Drone Crew (Pty) Ltd is the first fully licensed RPAS (drone) operator in the South African film industry, and >…

Celebrating sixth Anniversary of T-MOTOR

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It has been six year since the birth of T-MOTOR. In order to share the happiness and joy with all the honored and friend-like customers who witness the growth of T-MOTOR, who offer their support all the way, we release the special COMBO PACK for our 6th Anniversary Celebration. T-motor 6th Anniversary Limited Edition 4…