Partnership develops UAS, GIS solution to assist firefighters

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DJI is opening a drone arena in Tokyo, Japan,17 Oct 2017 in featured&News

Calling all drone pilots in Tokyo, Japan! DJI will open its first DJI Area in Tokyo this Saturday. The 5,759-square food arena will go by the name “DJI Arena By JDRONE Tokyo,” and will include a flying arena, retail store and technical support space. The flying arena will have safety nets and an adjustable circuit for … Continue reading DJI is opening a drone arena in Tokyo, Japan

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There’s a drone scholarship for high school students. Here’s how you can win it,16 Oct 2017 in News

High school students who love drones — here’s a drone scholarship you need to take advantage of. *Pssst!* Scroll down to the bottom of this post to get $50 off any Drone Pilot Ground School course! Drone Pilot Ground School launched the High School STEM Scholarship for Aspiring Commercial Drone Pilots. The scholarship provides free access … Continue reading There’s a drone scholarship for high school students. Here’s how you can win it

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Boeing will pay you $2 million if you can build a human-carrying drone or jetpack,14 Oct 2017 in News

Know how to build a human-carrying drone or jetpack? Boeing will pay you $2 million to make it happen. Boeing is the primary sponsor in GoFly, a two-year, international contest to build a “personal flying device” capable of Vertical Takeoff and Landing that can fly twenty miles and carry a person. In other words: a … Continue reading Boeing will pay you $2 million if you can build a human-carrying drone or jetpack

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Stop flying drones over the California fires. It’s probably illegal,13 Oct 2017 in News

Stop flying your drones over the California fires and subsequent devastation. Why? Here’s the short answer: the U.S. government says so. If you fly, we can’t! Drones near wildfires are not safe. https://t.co/7DM1EdKCKX #WildfireSafety pic.twitter.com/k4DANoeCKb — NWS (@NWS) October 12, 2017 And here’s the long answer: A large amount of space in the Napa area … Continue reading Stop flying drones over the California fires. It’s probably illegal

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UAV214 Autonomous Air Taxi Takes Flight,13 Oct 2017 in DJI&Episodes&Flirtey

Autonomous Air Taxi, SpiderMAV perching drone, Flirtey to deliver emergency defibrillators, ScanEagle fights wildfires, Zenmuse X7 professional camera, drones for traffic management studies.

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Drone community to Donald Trump: give more power to local governments to develop drone operation policies,12 Oct 2017 in featured&News

The drone community has a message for President Donald Trump: give more power to state and local governments to experiment with ways of integrating drones, but don’t compromise the FAA’s sovereignty of the national airspace. More than two dozen drone-related companies and organizations signed a letter addressed to Trump this week calling for a pilot … Continue reading Drone community to Donald Trump: give more power to local governments to develop drone operation policies

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DJI Zenmuse X7: this is the 6k camera all filmmakers need,11 Oct 2017 in featured&News&Video

DJI’s newest camera, the DJI Zenmuse X7, is blowing all other camera drones out of the water. The Chinese dronemaker, which sprung to fame for its ready to fly, GoPro-carrying drone, the Phantom, today announced the DJI Zenmuse X7. It’s a Super 35 digital film camera optimized for professional aerial cinematography, designed to work with … Continue reading DJI Zenmuse X7: this is the 6k camera all filmmakers need

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4 ways drones are transforming Dubai,11 Oct 2017 in featured&News

Human-carrying drone gimmick aside, the United Arab Emirates, and more specifically Dubai, is rapidly adopting drones for a variety of uses. The city of Dubai has benefited from a number of government-backed initiatives under what’s called the “Dubai Smart Government Plan” to increase the use of a range of technologies, including augmented reality and 3D-printing. … Continue reading 4 ways drones are transforming Dubai

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Partnership develops UAS, GIS solution to assist firefighters,10 Oct 2017 in Uncategorized

With wildfires continuing to rage across California, Insitu, FireWhat and Esri have teamed up to assist incident commanders and firefighters. The companies developed a system using UAS and GIS technology that provides near-real time information.
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Boeing strikes deal to acquire Aurora Flight Services,10 Oct 2017 in Uncategorized

Aurora Flight Services will become part of the Boeing Co. after the two entities signed an agreement last week. Aurora has developed and flown more than 30 unmanned aircraft since its founding in 1989 and has collaborated with Boeing in the past. #quadcopters #drones