Happy Halloween! Because you’re probably one of the 9 million people out there who have already seen this “epic Halloween prank” video (or your friends who know you love drones have sent it to you 9 million times), here’s an ALL-NEW Halloween drone video! Autel is capitalizing on the joke around their ‘orange pumpkin’ drone … Continue reading How Autel’s ‘flying pumpkin’ drone holds up against a real pumpkin
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For those situations where drone pilots need a ‘FPV’ first person view (that means seeing what the drone’s camera sees) while maintaining visual line of sight (VLOS) with a drone , the Brother AiRScouter might just do the trick. Japanese electronics company Brother is breaking into the drone industry with a headset that’s a mashup of Google Glass … Continue reading Brother AiRScouter headset combines FPV and VLOS for drones
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Meet Abbe Lyle, one of the most fun personalities in the drone industry, and a talented drone pilot (and a private pilot). She has been a professional photographer for more than 15 years and was one of the early adopters of DJI’s drones. How have you turned drones into a career? Because I love flying so much, … Continue reading Drone Girl profiles: Meet Abbe Lyle
18 months ago, it looked like funding for drone companies was on the rise. 2014’s fourth quarter funding was up 104% year-over-year, with news about the FAA’s then-proposed rules allowing commercial drone flights (now known as Part 107), supposedly bringing investor confidence to commercial drone applications. Between 2010 and 2012, there were fewer than five … Continue reading Drone startups aren’t getting the funding perhaps we all anticipated
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Aviation safety analyst Dr. Todd Curtis discusses unmanned aircraft safety. Guest Dr. Todd Curtis is an aviation safety analyst, author, and publisher. He founded AirSafe.com in 1996 to provide the public with useful information about airline safety, fear of flying, plane crashes, TSA security, and other issues of concern to the traveling public. Todd was […] #quadcopters #drones
Textron Systems has added vertical takeoff and landing capability to its Aerosonde UAS, in addition to creating a compact system that fits into a single pickup. The company is looking to capture commercial and civil markets with its Aerosonde HQ. #quadcopters #drones
DeDrone used its DroneTracker system to keep presidential candidates safe from potential drone attacks during two of three debates. The system can locate a drone, determine its course and pinpoint the location of the operator. #quadcopters #drones
To celebrate its tenth anniversary, DJI choose to compile and showcase some of its greatest assets amassed during the past decade: images captured via drone. UAS Magazine spoke with DJI’s global director of communications about its new book. #quadcopters #drones
Blazing a trail for safely integrating drones into the national airspace, a team from NASA’s Ames Research Center on Oct. 19 flew four uncrewed UAS with the help of several collaborators from the UAS industry. #quadcopters #drones