Drone News from around the InterWebs

News

October 27, 2016
Yuneec Typhoon H Drone

Why I Think the Prosumer Drone Will Never Die

Innovations will flourish on drones that target the prosumer market for a long time THE FACTS: In the 1980 book, The Third Wave, futurologist Alvin Toffler coined the term “prosumer” when he predicted that the role of producers and consumers would begin to blur and merge. Today, the term is […]
October 27, 2016

How to Start Drone Business in Australia

Recent changes to air safety regulations provide new opportunities to those who want to turn their passion for drones into a business. As of 29th September 2016, anyone in Australia can fly a drone under 2kgs for profit, thanks to the easing of regulations by CASA, the Australian air safety […]
October 27, 2016
Drone changing a lightbulb

Changing a Light Bulb…With a Quadcopter

It only took 9 light bulbs (and two different drones) to get this done right, but BOY OH BOY THIS IS PRETTY COOL. Well done, Sven 🙂 [embedded content] Alan Perlman – Alan is an FAA-certified drone pilot and founded UAV Coach in 2014 to help connect drone enthusiasts, to provide […]
October 26, 2016
3drautodesk

Airnest Launches Drone Flight Logging Tool

Pilots can automatically log their flights in the cloud for free and share the playback easily with friends and colleagues Today, drone pilots can begin logging their flights with Airnest, a simple, free cloud-based logbook platform. [embedded content] By uploading flight logs, or simply flying with the Airnest app pilots […]
October 22, 2016

Check Out Washington D.C.’s 2016 National Drone Show

The 2016 National Drone Show is an exciting conference and expo featuring red-hot Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) video capture technology. Produced by NewBay Media, with Stampede returning as the event’s Gold Sponsor, this year’s show also features the launch of the first D.C. Drone Film Festival and an Advanced UAV Workshop produced by education […]
October 19, 2016
DJI Mavic

DJI Mavic Faces Delayed Shipping to Customers

Ruh roh. Below is an email that just came from DJI’s Global Director of Communication. My gut tells me this won’t be too long of a delay and that customers should have nothing to worry about. DJI is a tried-and-true company and maybe wasn’t expecting their newest Mavic model to be […]
October 19, 2016

DroneDeploy Unveils Flight Logs Solution and Simplifies Regulatory Compliance, Insurance and Fleet Maintenance

Inaugural flight log partners: Airnest, Drone Complier, Drone Logbook, Healthy Drones, Kitty Hawk, NV Drones and Skyward DroneDeploy, the leading cloud-­based drone software platform, today unveiled its new flight logs solution, available now with leading partners: Airnest, Drone Complier, Drone Logbook, Healthy Drones, Kitty Hawk, NV Drones and Skyward. Direct […]