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...

Drone safety: User-centric control software improves pilot performance and safety

A new study into the safety of drone control interfaces suggests that an overhaul of remote control methods ranging from joysticks to smartphone apps...

Airogistic Launches New Version of DroneDome

Airogistic LLC, a leading pioneer for developing UAV infrastructure products and services, has introduced its new version of the DroneDomeTM with improved features that...

Aero-Photos.ca is the first EXACT Category 1 UAV Certified Operator in Canada

Yardley, PA: Aero-Photos.ca has successfully achieved EXACT Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) safety, quality and risk management category 1 certification. Aero-Photos, a division of TriLink...

More UK near hits

I have a feeling at least one of the now numerous reported near misses (yes I know near hits) must be for real. I...

Exploring Civil Drone Accidents and Incidents to Help Prevent Potential Air Disasters

Graham Wild  , John Murray and Glenn Baxter  A recent alleged “drone” collision with a British Airways Airbus A320 at Heathrow Airport highlighted the need to understand civil Remotely...

senseFly & Air Navigation Pro join forces to reduce the risk of mid-air...

Professional drone maker, senseFly, has teamed up with the popular aviation navigation app, Air Navigation Pro, to launch Safer Together. This joint initiative has...