month : 01/2017 38 results

The Case for Low Power ADS-B for Drones

Let’s just start with a few numbers and some back of the envelope math: 1.2 million drones were sold in the United States in 2016 1,800 reported pilot drone sightings in the United States in 2016 (up 25% from 2015) 0.4 miles – about the maximum distance I can see my DJI ...

Pix4D’s Flight Planning App, Pix4Dcapture, Introduces Support For DJI Mavic And New Features

Today, Pix4D’s mobile flight planning app, Pix4Dcapture, introduces new support and features for iOS. The following devices are now compatible with the app:DJI Mavic Pro drone Parrot SkycontrollerAll DJI drone pilots can now create circular flight missions, which are ideal for 3D ...

Think Tank Photo’s FPV Airport Helipak Is A “Pit Stop in a Bag” For FPV Racers

Think Tank Photo’s new FPV Airport Helipak Backpack is built to transport a FPV racer’s complete multirotor racing kit to their next race. Think Tank Photo’s new FPV Airport Helipak Backpack is built to transport a FPV racer’s complete multirotor racing kit to their next race. This ...

Best Emerging Drone Company’ Award Won by Unifly

The first annual EU Drone Awards were held on Tuesday at the European Parliament in Brussels. The EU Drone Awards is an organization of the European Young Innovators Forum (EYIF).“The EU Drone Awards are a great way to put innovations and new developments in the drone industry in the spotli...

SkyPixel Picks Best Aerial & Drone Imagery of 2016

Competition featured over 27,000 entries from around the world SkyPixel, has concluded a two-month global competition by selecting a series of beautiful and breathtaking aerial images as the top drone photographs of 2016.The 2016 SkyPixel Photo of the Year went to "Fishermen close the net," a ...

DroneUP Wall Mount for DJI Phantom Drones

DroneUP was designed by Mike Charles, a Mechanical Engineer from MIT. Mike has spent his career designing and bringing great products to market. DroneUP was inspired by his recent purchase of a DJI Phantom.Use DroneUP to hang your Phantom wherever you want! Display it with pride in your living ...

US Army And Malloy Aeronautics Show Off Drone For Carrying Supplies To Troops

The US Army has demonstrated its latest prototype for a large quadcopter that is designed to aid the military by helping to deliver large amounts of supplies, munitions and equipment to the battlefield.The "Joint Tactical Aerial Resupply Vehicle", is a rectangular-shaped unmanned aerial vehicle ...

Boeing Uses Drone For Runway Water Spray Tests On New Jet

Boeing airplane engineers have, for the first time, used a drone to help conduct special tests on how its new 737 Max performs when as it hits heavy water while speeding down a runway. The drone made its debut in special water tests the company conducted recently in Glasgow, Montana, according to ...

How Fake Drone News Begins

When drone news seems questionable, it's always a good idea to get the facts. The use of drones by protesters and activists during the ongoing demonstrations against the Dakota Access Pipeline in south central North Dakota has created controversy, particularly after the Federal Aviation Administ...

Over $25,000 in Prizes for the Hobbico Vusion Race and the Sebring Drone Race 2017

MultiGP is proud to announce that Hobbico, one of the nation's leading hobby companies, will be holding the Hobbico Vusion Race at the Sebring U.S. Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring, Florida, January 25th - 28th. This event features a $5,000 prize purse, sponsored by Hobbico, that will put the top ...