Little Ripper drone being held by team

Little Ripper has a day out, shark spotting drone flies away

An expensive mistake reported by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau. An obvious stand out is the poor range of the command and control (C2)...
Facebook Aquila NTSB

Facebook Aquila accident report NTSB full narrative

Released into the wild, what the NTSB believed happened. An in-flight breakup due to the platform being operated outside of weather limits. It was a...
France

Drone flight restrictions in France mapped

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and the National Geographic and Forest Information Institute (IGN) have created a map of flight restrictions for France. It...
Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech assessing injury risk from unmanned aircraft

Researchers at Virginia Tech — home to both a Federal Aviation Administration-designated test site for unmanned aircraft systems and a world-renowned injury biomechanics group...
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Report Unsafe Drone Flying – Transport Canada launches reporting tool

As part of Transport Canada's drone safety initiatives, the department has launched a new reporting tool on their website, where the public can report...
Facebook Aquila NTSB

NTSB Accident Report on Facebook Aquila drone crash

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) this week released their accident report on the June 28 mishap that befell the Facebook Aquila UAS on...

DroneCon 2016 Johannesburg

Fledgling drone companies met in South Africa last week for the first DroneCon at Emporer's Palace in Kempton Park, Johannesburg. The event was organized...

Centrik helps business take off for self-regulating UAS operators

UAS operators concerned by growing calls for increased regulation can now hold the key to successful self-regulation thanks to operational management system Centrik. Already used...

New, More Flexible CO2 Parachute Deployment System Introduced For Drones

Fruity Chutes is pleased to announce the availability of the new Hawk CO2 Release valve.  The valve is for use with the Peregrine UAV...

Safety device for lithium batteries for drones and radio controlled vehicles

You feel safe as you follow the instructions. You never had an issue with your batteries so far. But even a large brand like...