month : 05/2017 22 results

Bidding Opens For The 1st FAI World Drone Racing Championships

Billed as the #1 Sport Series of the New Generation, the FAI World Drone Racing Championships will harness the international excitement and enthusiasm around drones in a four-day world championships competition. It will see the world’s best Drone Racers compete for the most prestigious title ...

Drone Aviation Introduces FUSE Automated Smart Winch Tethering System

Drone Aviation Holding Corp. a manufacturer of tethered drones and lighter-than-air aerostats, today introduced FUSE, its automated smart winch tethering system designed to meet the unique specifications for DJI Inspire drones, the world’s most popular commercial drone. Utilizing a new patent-p...

DJI Launches Spark, The Easy And Fun Camera Drone For Everyone

DJI, Wednesday launched Spark, an easy-to-use, fun-to-fly mini camera drone that lifts off from the palm of your hand to capture and share the special moments in your life on the go.Thanks to DJI’s powerful technology, Spark is the first drone that users can control by hand gestures alone, ...

SkyPixel Aerial Photography Contest Winners Announced

SkyPixel, the world’s most popular aerial photography community, Friday concluded the two-month Australia from Aboveaerial photography contest. This was SkyPixel’s first region-specific aerial photography contest that showcased the stunning natural beauty of Australia seen from above. Run in ...

Splash Drone 3 The Waterproof Drone That Can Fly And See Under Water

The vast majority of drone owners fear flying over water for obvious reasons. Viral videos of drones crashing over lakes and beaches are far too common these days, but those days are now over. That’s because SwellPro is introducing the new Splash Drone 3 AUTO and Fisherman editions. The only ...

DJI Updates Process For Activating Software And Firmware Updates

DJI will soon introduce a new application activation process for international customers. This new step, to take effect at the end of next week, ensures you will use the correct set of geospatial information and flight functions for your aircraft, as determined by your geographical location and ...

Federal Appeals Court Voids FAA Registration Rule For Model Aircraft

In a stunning David versus Goliath case, John A. Taylor, a model aircraft enthusiast and insurance lawyer, beat the Federal Aviation Administration and Department of Justice in a case challenging the legality of a December 2015 FAA rule requiring model aircraft to register like manned aircraft.   ...

Grand Canyon Fire Crews Use Drones Against Wildfires

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the wildfire season is about 78 days longer than it was in 1970. In 2013, the last report available from the National Interagency Fire Center, the agency stated 1,759 wildfires burned about 105,281 acres in Arizona.To combat the destruction of ...

MultiGP Announces Horizon Hobby As An Sponsor For 2017 Season

The MultiGP Drone Racing League is proud to announce the second year of an annual Affiliate Sponsor Partnership with Horizon Hobby for the 2017 season. With over 30 years of experience, and over 20 different proprietary product brands, Horizon Hobby has been innovating and advancing the modeling ...

First Ever DR1 “Micro” Drone Race Just Went Down on the Set of ‘Firefly’

DR1 Racing and Air Hogs have partnered to launch the DR1 Micro Series drone races. The first-ever micro drone race took place on the iconic set of the cult favorite sci-fi television show 'Firefly' where the world's best pilots competed in a team race through authentic set pieces and fully-lit ...