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Fruity Chutes Announces The New Harrier Drone Parachute Launcher

Ask and you shall receive! For some time our Fruity Chutes friends have been asking for us to manufacture a small spring loaded launcher perfect for fixed wing and small multicopters, like the DJI Mavic Pro and 3DR Solo. Drumroll please! … Fruity Chutes is proud to present the Harrier Drone ...

New UAS Team Report: Only a Small Percentage of Drone Reports Pose Safety Risk

The Unmanned Aircraft Safety Team (UAST) Drone Sightings Working Group released a new report on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) 3,714 drone sightings reports collected by flight crews, air traffic controllers and citizens from November 2015 to March 2017. The report found that ...

Autel Robotics Announces New Aircraft EVO at CES 2018

At CES 2018, Autel Robotics USA announced its new flagship aircraft line, the EVO.EVO is a portable camera drone with foldable arms and a sleek, compact form factor. We’re incredibly excited about this product, and after showing it off at CES, are eager to get it out into the wild for our ...

New York Announces Deployment Of Statewide Police Drone Fleet

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the launch of the new State Police Unmanned Aerial System program, which will be used to support law enforcement missions, including disaster response and traffic safety. The first four State Police aerial drones will be put into service this month in Troop ...

Yuneec Unveils Typhoon H Plus, Makes Entrance Into Fixed Wing and Racing Drone at CES 2018

Yuneec International, the world leader in electric aviation, entered two new categories with the unveiling of the all-new fixed wing Firebird FPV and all-new HD Racer for a more immersive flight. Additionally, the company announced the second generation of its proven six-rotor hex platform, ...

Fortress UAV Expands Drone Repair Capabilities with Additional DJI and Parrot Models

Fortress UAV, a North American supplier of repair, support and after-market services for the drone market, announced today that it has expanded repair and replacement support for many popular drone models including the DJI Mavic, the DJI Spark as well as the Parrot Bebop 2 drone brands. ...

HERE And Unifly Announce Partnership To Map The Airspace For Drones

Soon it may not only be our roads that are congested. The growing popularity of drones, whether for recreational or commercial use, has highlighted the challenge of managing traffic in low-altitude airspace. Moreover, in the future Autonomous World, the traffic of both airborne and ground vehicles ...

Quaterniums’ Record-breaking Hybrid Drone Stays Aloft For Over Four Hours

Quaternium company, leading European brand of long-endurance multirotors, has set the World Record of Endurance with a multirotor drone, accomplishing a 4 hour 40-minute flight (280 minutes) with HYBRiX.20 quadcopter on the 24th December 2017. This flight time beats any former demonstration ever ...

FCC Orders Lumenier To Pay FCC $180k For Non-compliant Transmitters

The FCC has imposed a $180,000 civil penalty on a Sarasota, Florida, company that had been marketing noncompliant audio-visual transmitters intended for use on drones in violation of the Commission’s Amateur Service and marketing rules. In an Order released on December 19, the FCC explained ...

DJI Introduces The State-Of-The-Art Battery Station For Professionals Featuring Intelligent Power Management

DJI, the world’s leader in creative camera technology, today introduced the DJI Battery Station, designed for professional customers seeking advanced battery management to handle any shooting scenario. Built specifically for the Intelligent Battery TB50, the new Battery Station is the all-in-one ...