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Drone Data company DroneDeploy Raises $20 Million in series B funding

Congratulations to everyone at DroneDeploy, more money raised.<p>I have to declare at this point that I am a satisfied DroneDeploy user. The flight …

Unmanned Aircraft

Parrot Disco to fly off shelves in September

September will see the launch of the Disco flying wing for $1299. It is an FPV experience where C.H.U.C.K (Control Hub & Universal Computer Kit) …

Exploring Civil Drone Accidents and Incidents to Help Prevent Potential Air Disasters

A recent alleged “drone” collision with a British Airways Airbus A320 at Heathrow Airport highlighted the need to understand civil Remotely Piloted …

Drones

Shapeways drone contest

Shapeways are getting good at offering up prizes for airframe competitions. Contests breed innovation! You have until October to get your entries</i> …

Jobs:- Railway Inspections, Canada

CN utilizes numerous technology initiatives to improve the safety and efficiency of the railroad. The Engineering team is on the forefront of finding …

Unmanned Aircraft

And I Dreamed I Was Flying: The Made for Solo Kodak SP360 VR camera package

Roger Sollenberger At NAB this year we announced a next-level Made for Solo camera system: a 4K, 360 degree Kodak virtual reality camera package, an …

Cameras

Gartner Hype Cycle 2016

Its Gartner hype curve time again. Interesting to note that they too have put commercial drones on the cusp of inflated expectations.<p>Back in 2013, …

U.S. Department of the Interior Awards Contract for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

The U.S. Department of the Interior has awarded a contract to 3D Robotics of Berkley, California for up to 40 small, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). …

Drones

Operation Airborne, nets one drug drone

Over the weekend of Friday, 12 to Sunday, 14 August, officers from the Caledonian Neighbourhoods Policing Team and the Met’s Special Constabulary …

Prison

DJI Wind 1

Lots of excitement across the web this weekend for the DJI Wind 1.<p>It looked from the outset to be a marketing ploy by a reseller that creates …

Drones

New DJI battery leaked on web are they about to reveal a folding quad?

A smallish, DJI 3S battery of 3830 maH has arrived on Chinese forums. It might be real, and if so what’s it for?<p>It’s not going to be an FPV racer as …

Batteries

Quantum Systems Tron VTOL

A very nice VTOL transition from the Quantum Systems Tron. I like that all the props feather in gliding flight. A very straightforward way of …

Unmanned Aircraft

Autel Robotics to Pay for Customers’ Part 107 Remote Pilot Knowledge Test

Autel Robotics USA announced today that it will support its customers who intend to fly the X-Star series drones commercially by covering the cost of …

Robotics

DJI Social Media Manager Shenzen

•Work very closely with marketing team and Brand Experience Manager to craft and refine existing and future Social Media presence.<p>•Research consumer …

Drones

Behind the scenes, Dronekana

A pleasant video for a Friday, Tornado XBlades team mates Brett Collis, 22 and Luke Banister, 16 describe how they made a video for Ford.<p>Well done …

Drones

Airbus project Vahana

Techies in Silicon Valley invent high-tech products every day. However, they still do not have a solution for one of their biggest problems: rush …

Transportation

CNN Aerial Imagery and Reporting

I really should have added Air to our name at sUAS News. It seems to be the thing to do when launching anything to do with RPA these days.<p>CNN has …

Drones

Martin UAV at Joint Inter-agency Field Experimentation (JIFX) event

Martin UAV LLC, a San Jose, California based designer and fabricator of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) recently participated in the 2016 Joint …

Drones

Get Ready for the New Small Drone Rule!

A new world of opportunities for drone operators opens next week on August 29 when the new small drone rule for non-hobbyists becomes effective. The …

Drones

senseFly & Air Navigation Pro join forces to reduce the risk of mid-air collision

Professional drone maker, senseFly, has teamed up with the popular aviation navigation app, Air Navigation Pro, to launch Safer Together. This joint …

Airplanes

Delivering drone inspections to the insurance industry

Understanding the full extent of damage to infrastructure after incident like a storm or fire is a hugely important — and valuable — service.<p>So how …

Drones

Sr. Android Developer, DJI Silicon Valley

Augment our SDK<p>Produce high level APIs that allow external and internal developers to further decrease their development effort<p>Develop Android …

Silicon Valley

Unmanned Experts Helps Companies and Communities Plan Life Extensions and Re-Openings for Critical Bridges

Ottawa, IL – The sounds one hears any day around the Ottawa Lift Bridge in Illinois have not changed for more than a century. The Illinois River …

Drones

New Opportunities and Tech for Drone Developers and Enthusiasts

Intel is focused on creating innovative new technologies and leading with key vision capabilities in the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) segment, …

Aviation

Uplift Drone Training Receives NQE Approval

Uplift Drone Training (UDT) has launched! Started by two aviation professionals, we aim to deliver the best drone training on the market.<p>UDT has …

Drones

Little Arms Studios Launches the Drone Simulator Zephyr Beta

August marks the beta release of Zephyr, a drone training simulator that is uniquely designed for drone training and education developed by Little …

Drones

Ars Electronica & Intel Present: DRONE 100 – Spaxels over Linz

“DRONE 100 – Spaxels over Linz” is the title of a spectacular quadcopter swarm performance that Ars Electronica and IntelTM are staging on September …

Unmanned Aircraft

New solutions, standard sensors and workflows for your UAV Aibot X6 V2

<b>Highest precision defines your success</b><p>Striving towards highest precision, Aibotix have announced a range of new solutions that simplify your daily …

Drones

Watch worlds best drone pilots take on unique course with smoking mustang, drifting Focus RS and a robot

• New Ford video shows some of the world’s best drone pilots tackling a unique and challenging course involving a drifting Focus RS, a smoking Ford …

Drones