month : 04/2017 24 results

FAA And ASSURE Announce Results Of Drone Collision Study

What could happen if a drone hit a person on the ground? What's the risk of serious injury? Can those risks be reduced?Although the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) can't yet definitively answer those questions, studies by a consortium of leading universities through the Alliance for ...

FAA Publishes First Set Of UAS Facility Maps

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today published more than 200 facility maps to streamline the commercial drone authorization process. The maps depict areas and altitudes near airports where UAS may operate safely. But drone operators still need FAA authorization to fly in those areas. ...

Super Heavy-Lift Drone MFR to Open Florida Plant

A new assembly plant that will produce some of the world's most powerful Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) will soon be operating at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport near Tampa.GRIFF Aviation North America's component supplier, GRIFF Aviation of Alesund, Norway, has constructed a prototype that ...

And The WINNER Of The FPV Session Backpack From ThinkTank Photo Is….

Congratulations to the winner of the FPV Session Backpack by Think Tank Photo and thank you to everyone who entered and shared the contest out into the world. And the winner is……….. Sergey SThere will be more contests soon.

DJI And Hasselblad Introduce World’s First 100-Megapixel Aerial Photography Platform

DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, and Hasselblad, the leader in high-quality professional medium format cameras, Tuesday marked the start of the next era of aerial photography by introducing the first 100-megapixel integrated drone imaging platform.The ...

ZEROTECH Leaks New Pocket Drone Hesper and Introduces ZEROSPACE Drone Formation Dance Set

ZEROTECH, today announced that its HESPER Advanced Pocket Drone will be launched in the summer, a foldable 4K drone with 18 minutes flight time. The company also introduces its new formation flying technology and ZEROSPACE Drone Formation Dance Set.New Advanced Pocket Drone HESPERCa...

DJI Announces Features And Specs For Its FPV Goggles

DJI, Monday announced features and specifications for DJI Goggles, a first-person view system that opens up the sky giving drone pilots a seamless bird’s eye view of the world in full HD.DJI Goggles combines a pair of large ultra-high-quality screens, long-range and low-latency wireless ...

Seagate And DJI Announce New Portable Drive For Storing Drone Footage

Drones are creating more content than ever before, and with the announcement of the Seagate DJI Fly Drive, managing that surge of data is about to get easier. The first data solution to come from Seagate and DJI’s strategic partnership, Fly Drive will allow drone pilots to efficiently back up ...

DJI Introduces New High-Performance Accessories And Service Plan

DJI, the world’s leader in creative camera technology, today introduced new high-performance hardware and a premium customer support program to help professional customers get the most out of their aerial and handheld imaging equipment. The new Cendence remote controller, DJI Tracktenna high-gain ...

Data Collection & The Need For Speed Pix4D Sponsors The First Ever Drone Data Race

This year, Earth Day is Race Day!On Saturday, April 22, the Aerial and Aquatic Robot Research group (AARR) from the California State University Channel Islands is hosting the first ever Drone Data Race in Camarillo, CA. The event is sponsored by Pix4D, the industry leader in professional drone ...