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“Not Like This” – DJI’s Critical Response to FAA’s Remote ID…

In an article published by DJI today, the manufacturer’s VP of Policy and Legal Affairs, Brendan Schulman, has come out strongly against the FAA’s NPRM on Remote ID, calling it “deeply flawed” and “a complex, expensive, and intrusive system that would make it harder to use drones in America.” That …

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Drone Light Show Shines Over Mexican Hot Air Balloon Fest

Courtesy of Verge Aero UAV event specialist Verge Aero illuminated what the Philadelphia company is calling Mexico’s first-ever  drone light show. Working with partner Sky Precision, Verge Aero launched an array of 150 drone-mounted lights, creating dancing, multi-color images in the sky during the Festival Internacional del Globo hot-air balloon …

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No Illegal Activity: Colorado “Drone Mystery” Probe Scaled B…

Amid growing skepticism among experts, Colorado officials are scaling back a statewide investigation of enigmatic drone sightings. The alleged mystery began on Dec. 23 when northeastern Colorado residents reported fixed-wing drones traveling in what appeared to be a steady pattern over several counties. A multi-agency task force formed two weeks later to investigate …

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The Numbers are in: Thanks to You, DRONELIFE Showed Big Grow…

Whether the hype cycle is really over for the drone industry, interest in the commercial drone industry and industry news is still going strong.  Thanks to all of you, DRONELIFE is growing too: 2019 was a great year for us. DRONELIFE reached a record-high audience for 2019, with over 2 …

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Department of the Interior to Permanently Halt Drone Program…

The Financial Times has today reported that the US Department of the Interior is planning to ground its civilian drone program for good in response to growing concerns that hardware made wholly or partly in China could pose a security risk. The latest move by the Trump administration will see …

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Bell Textron Announces Electric Air Taxi at CES

Bell Textron unveiled an electric air taxi this week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas – and it’s one of the coolest concept vehicles that we have ever seen. DRONELIFE caught up with Cary Cannon, Bell’s Chief Engineer of Innovation, on the show floor. “We have seen a big …

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Transportation Secretary Chao at CES: Self-Driving Cars, Dro…

This morning. at CES, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and the U.S. Chief Technology Officer Michael Kratsios discussed the current state of innovation, and recent U.S. Department of Transportation initiatives to support the safe integration of new technologies into our country’s transportation systems. As we have moved from ports to …

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SunFlower Labs Wants Drones to Protect Your Home

We caught up with Alex Pachikov, CEO of Sunflower about a month ago as he was getting ready for his announcement at CES this week. Here is what Alex had to say,  but first a little about his product from their recent press release. At CES 2020, Sunflower Labs will …

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From Bikes to Drones and Everything in Between: Delta’s CEO …

Delta Airlines CEO Ed Bastian kicked off the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas today.  At one of the largest technology shows in the world, Bastian – named by Fortne magazine one of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders in 2018 – explained how the 94 year old company is …

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