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February 20, 2018

Texo Drone Survey and Inspection Launch New UAV and Payload Rental Division

Texo Drone Survey and Inspection Ltd (Texo DSI) has today announced the launch of its new UAV platform and associated payload rental service – Texo Drone Hire Division. As owner operators of the world’s most comprehensive and dynamic fleet of UAV’s and pioneers of disruptive survey and inspection technologies for […]
February 19, 2018

Yuneec Typhoon H Review

Here is an honest and unbiased review of the Yuneec Typhoon H drone. What is really going to knock your socks off – the Yuneec Typhoon H is a professional quality drone that was created for drone enthusiasts. So you’re going to find features that typically were once only available […]
February 18, 2018

Yuneec Typhoon 4K Review

In-depth review of the Yuneec Typhoon 4K, including features, specifications and pricing. This is no mini drone, but don’t underestimate it in the slightest. The Yuneec Typhoon 4K offers you an excellent camera with great features and a quadcopter drone that is also beginner-friendly. Take a look at this Yuneec […]
February 18, 2018

Yuneec HD Racer Review

Read the full Yuneec HD Racer review here. Take a look at this Yuneec HD Racer quadcopter, especially if you’re seeking an advanced FPV racing drone. This is one of the latest drones from Yuneec, a top quadcopter company. This is Yuneec’s first racing drone, and lots of people are […]
February 14, 2018

Skydio Announces R1, Delivering on the Promise of the Self-Flying Camera

Redwood City, CA – February 13, 2018 – Skydio, the California-based company, announced today the availability of the company’s first product: R1, a fully autonomous flying camera. With the introduction of R1, the company is taking a step toward the future of autonomous drones and enabling a new type of […]
February 13, 2018

AirGon LLC Appointed North American Distributor for YellowScan Drone LIDAR Systems

Huntsville, AL – AirGon LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of GeoCue Group Inc., has been appointed the North American Distributor for YellowScan, based in Montpellier, France.   Under the agreement, AirGon will sell, train and support YellowScan’s complete line of small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (sUAV) LIDAR scanning systems.  The system choices […]
February 6, 2018

Drone “Dive-Bombing” Passenger Jet Above Las Vegas

DroneShield Ltd (ASX:DRO), a global provider of drone detection and mitigation products, notes multiple media reports of a video recently recorded by an unknown drone pilot flying his or her drone disturbingly close to a Frontier Airlines passenger jet as it came into land at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. [embedded […]
February 6, 2018

Meat & Livestock Australia and Aerodyne Launch $5.1Million “Drone as a Silent Service” Program

Aerodyne Group and Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) are pleased to announce today that they are engaging as partners to carry out a pioneering study into the role of autonomous drones and sensors within the Meat & Livestock Industry. Following extensive industry input MLA and Aerodyne have developed a schedule […]
February 6, 2018

Candid Sky Productions Secures C Airspace in Reno

Candid Sky Productions, a drone service provider in Northern Nevada specializing in aerial photography for real estate, mine sites, agriculture, mineral prospecting and cinematography services, has received permission to fly Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) otherwise known as drones in the controlled class C airspace in and around Reno Nevada. “It’s […]
February 2, 2018

GRIFF 2.0 The only All-Metal Drone Built to Aircraft Standards

With successful testing of the company’s beta-version now concluded, the resulting GRIFF 2.0 Master Design is a world first – the only all-metal drone built to commercial aircraft standards. ‘Uncompromising’ CEO Leif Johan Holand said that the UAS – capable of carrying payloads of up to 150kg (331lb) – exemplified […]
February 2, 2018

Drones take on Critical Role in Disaster Management

Soaring Sky, a premiere drone service and training company, is working with insurance companies nationwide to improve disaster management and structural inspections.  The use of the latest drone technology is safer, more efficient, and more cost-effective than traditional methods. “The aerial imagery allows adjusters more time to analyze and assess […]
January 24, 2018
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DJI Introduces Mavic Air For Limitless Exploration Wherever Adventure Takes You

DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, has introduced the Mavic Air, an ultra-portable, foldable camera drone that delivers higher performance, more intelligent features and greater creative possibilities than any other consumer drone. Developed with the traveler and outdoor enthusiast in mind, Mavic Air inherits the […]
January 10, 2018

Bell Urban Air Taxi at CES

Bell took a VR cabin to CES, they are not yet ready to reveal the rest of their flying car’s brave new world entry. I also see eVTOL (electric VTOL) becoming a term. Hopefully, they will take this to FIA2018 and I can blag a ride. Bell certainly have an advantage […]
January 10, 2018

Insitu Demonstrates Broad-area Airspace Situational Awareness System for Unmanned Air Systems

Ground-based UAS airspace situational awareness system developed in Australia performs perfectly in first U.S. test COSTA MESA, Calif., January 09, 2018 – Insitu, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, announced the successful completion of a flight demonstration for its ground-based Unmanned Aerial Systems (UASs) airspace situational awareness system. Insitu […]
January 10, 2018

Yuneec makes Entrance Into Fixed Wing and Racing Drone Categories at CES 2018

An entry into the fixed wing world for Yuneec, are they trying to get a slice of market share that DJI seems to have no interest in? Yuneec International, the world leader in electric aviation, entered two new categories with the unveiling of the all-new fixed wing Firebird FPV and […]