3D Robotics Announces Transformative New Software for Solo

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The latest stream of cutting-edge software from 3DR includes augmented reality, interactive scene awareness and new Smart Shots, and it will dramatically enhance the aerial filming experience and all-around safety of drone flight. Apr. 18, Las Vegas — Today 3DR, America’s largest drone maker, announced their Solo smart drone will support a suite of advanced…

Association of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems responds to Heathrow incident.

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It is with concern that ARPAS-UK notes today’s reported incident involving the apparent misuse of a drone at Heathrow which was believed to have resulted in a collision with an aircraft on approach to the airport. Chairman Craig Lippett said “ If proved correct, this irresponsible activity undermines the high level of professional operations I…

The Baltic Air Charter Association calls for immediate action on drones

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Following the incident yesterday when a British Airways aircraft collided with a drone on the aircraft’s final approach into Heathrow, the Baltic Air Charter Association has issued a call for immediate action on the use of UAVs. The fact that a passenger jet and drone collided brings into sharp focus the need for immediate legislation regarding…

XFLY Introduces An Intelligent Flight Control Navigator (xNav IFCN) To Guarantee Safer And More Efficient UAV Operation

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XFLY LLC, the industry-leading manufacturer of innovative robotic UAV drone technology and solutions, today announced the introduction of its all new xNav IFCN, an Intelligent Flight Control Navigator that ensures total ease of flight, efficiency, reliability and stability of UAVs in any situation – safer than ever before. With AI decision-making capabilities and a self-teaching…

Deployment of the Antenna-Inspection Solution in the US Market

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Delta Drone, a leading provider of civilian drones for commercial use, is expanding their operation to the United States to offer solutions for telecommunication antenna inspections by drone. In order to successfully implement this major commercial development, Delta Drone America Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Drone SA based in Denver, Colorado, has partnered…

DJI Matrice 600

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Its the spreading wings upgrade, receiving lots of social media attention today. DJI have done an excellent job of stealing the thunder from other NAB vendors. The bit of chatter that has caught my attention is the expense of filling it with multiple batteries. In the order of $900 a flight. Of course they are…

DJI A3 flight controller series.

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The all-new DJI A3 series of flight controllers is ideal for demanding industrial and cinematic applications where reliability and customization is essential. With D-RTK GNSS, the controller boasts centimeter-level accurate positioning and triple modular redundancy when upgraded to the A3 Pro, giving the system unprecedented reliability. Using the all-new Ground Station, up to 5 aircraft…

RPA suspected of hitting British Airways A320 landing at Heathrow

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Its been a lovely Sunday in the UK, I wonder if anybody was out FPV flying in London. At lunchtime a British Airways flight was struck by what is alleged to have been a drone as the aircraft positioned to land at Heathrow Airport. The Met police released the following statement:- Detectives are investigating after an…

FPV racing at Farnborough 2016

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Already the worlds largest drone event with live flying demonstrations happening during the show, in front of crowds of 75,000 people. Stands with manufacturers from around the world and all the grown up flying to boot. They now introduce drone racing! Farnborough is the one to watch and very much inline with the UK’s progressive…