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Farewell DJI Phantom 4, it’s terminated

The Phantom 4 is no more, the shortest lifespan to date for a DJI product, born March 2016 terminated January 2017. Just ten months. DJI sent these …

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Illegal Drone FPV Transmitters Could Interfere with Air Traffic Control, ARRL Complaint Asserts

In what it calls an “extremely urgent complaint” to the FCC, ARRL has targeted the interference potential of a series of audio/video transmitters …

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SimActive Used for Coastal Erosion Assessment with UAVs

SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, is pleased to announce that Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) has chosen …

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AT&T Stadium Drones have not gone viral

If you need an indicator that peak drone has happened why not cast your eyes towards an AT&T press release. The accompanying video, as I type, has …

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How a Sensor Gimbal Improves Efficiency of an Aerial Mapping Mission

Demands on fixed wing drones are growing continually. Other than copter drones, fixed wing platforms are generally used to cover large areas …

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Coptrz UK Job openings

Coptrz have two positions open in the North of the UK. Are you passionate about drones? Can you persuade businesses that it’s the next big essential …

Employment

Architect turns a disused Bull Fighting Ring into the Drone Hub of the Future

An architect studying at the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain, has today released details of a design for the …

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DJI Phantom 4 next on the chopping block?

On 14 January Gary noticed that DJI had removed the Phantom 3 Advanced, Pro and 4K variants of the Phantom range from their online store. When …

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Little Ripper has a day out, shark spotting drone flies away

An expensive mistake reported by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau. An obvious stand out is the poor range of the command and control (C2) link. …

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Farewell Phantom 3 Pro, DJI discontinue some of Phantom range

The Phantom 3 Pro and Advanced have been removed from DJI’s store. For a little while the P3P represented the best bang for buck in the Phantom …

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The People vs Lily Robotics

The plot thickens. Sorry folks, it seems that those refunds might not materialize after all. Lily Robotics apparently used your preorder funds as …

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Fourteen year old Indian student develops mine clearing drone

Harshwardhan Zala, a fourteen-year-old Indian from the state of Gujarat, has been granted a 730,000 US Dollar contract with the Gujarati government …

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Lily Drone, it’s over, refunds for all

It had to happen, Lily Drone has fallen to earth. I only hope that the team at Lily do give all the money back to those who pre-ordered. It should be …

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UAV Academy Assistance for EuroUSC customers

We were very disappointed to hear that EuroUSC no longer have NQE status so are unable to complete the training for any of their customers. I …

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Kespry Appoints New CEO, Company Poised for Accelerated Growth

Kespry, the leading aerial intelligence platform provider, today announced that industry leader, George Mathew has been appointed as the company’s …

Governance

Four Unicorn CEOs Invest in Dedrone

Dedrone has secured the support of five well-known founders and executives from Silicon Valley, raising a seven-figure amount. Investing in the San …

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Drone Delivery Canada Advances Toward Compliant Operator Certificate at Transport Canada Approved Drone Test Range

Drone Delivery Canada ‘DDC or the Company’ (CSE:FLT), is pleased to announce it has formalised an agreement to expand its testing from the Waterloo …

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EuroUSC disappear from radar drone trainer falters

Word is reaching sUAS News towers that Andre Clot’s training empire is in trouble. EuroUSC was formed before National Qualified Entities (NQE) …

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Sentera Announces Real-Time NDVI Video Streaming

Sentera today announced the upcoming release of LiveNDVI™ video: live streamed NDVI video via the Sentera Double 4K sensor. This breakthrough …

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Sky-Futures make significant contribution to industrial drone guidelines

Oil & Gas UK have launched their seminal drone guidelines to industry, ‘Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Operations Management Standards and …

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AirRails VTOL Autopilot – Safety by Design

Hybrid VTOLs (aka VTOLs) are becoming increasingly popular due to their ability to start anywhere, like a multirotor, and fly far and fast like a …

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Drone maker Parrot to lay off staff

I am a great Parrot fan, sometimes it feels as if they are forgotten heroes of a bygone age. They brought the first complex consumer drone to market. …

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Drone flight restrictions in France mapped

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and the National Geographic and Forest Information Institute (IGN) have created a map of flight …

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Brinc and Incubio Announce Semi-finalists for Reimagine Drone Incubator

Ultra hands-on emerging technology hardware accelerator Brinc and Incubio, a leading corporate incubator in Barcelona, today announced the …

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Learn About New FAA Regulations for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems with Free Online Course from Embry-Riddle

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – If you received a small unmanned aircraft system (sUAS), or drone, as a gift this holiday season, or if you want to stay …

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Ratel bomb disposal drone flies, walks and grabs

Bomb detection in UAVs can be life saving, and there are those service members who are in need of a technology that is fully customizable. There are …

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Print your own DJI MAVIC

Imitation is the greatest form of flattery. 3D printing enthusiast Musa Wilmar has a free DJI Mavic frame clone and build at Indestructibles. It is …

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PIX4D Technical Customer Support and Training Representative for Drone Software, San Francisco, USA

We are looking for a talented Technical Customer Support & Training Representative to join our growing team in San Francisco. Your objective will be …

San Francisco

Autel Robotics Announces New Camera Modules for X-Star Series Drones at CES 2017

Camera drone manufacturer Autel Robotics announced today that it will deliver two new camera modules for the current X‑Star series of camera …

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