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UK Aerospace Scientist: Gatwick Was Unprepared & Incident Wa…

As the dust settles over the drone incident at London’s Gatwick airport before Christmas, officials seem no closer to understanding what happened, who was responsible or even if anyone actually was responsible. Iain Gray, director of aerospace at Cranfield University, took time out this week to speak at a briefing at …

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DJI Urges Caution in Drone Incident Evaluation & UK Council …

Citizens of the UK are seeing drones everywhere these days. Even though there have been more confirmed sightings of the Loch Ness monster than images recorded of the drones supposedly running riot at London’s airports. Still, as the fallout from Gatwick continues and events unravel, police remain adamant that a …

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Apparent Drone Sighting Halts Departures at London Heathrow

A matter of days after London Gatwick was shut for 36 hours following reports of drones flying above the airport, reported drone sightings have halted departures at Heathrow, London’s busiest airport. The situation does not appear to be as serious as that which unfolded at Gatwick in late December. We …

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Here Are The Winners Of Dronestagram’s 5th Annual Internatio…

Aerial photography social media platform Dronestagram has today announced the winners of its fifth annual Drone Photography Contest. Previously the competition has been split into multiple categories, but this time around the organizers decided to simplify the process and award a simple 1st, 2nd and 3rd ranking to the best …

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Déjà Vu As UK Media Starts 2019 With More Drone Scaremongeri…

After a Christmas period that served up plenty of drone-related angst in the UK, it looks as though 2019 is set to feature more of the same. The trauma of the Battle of Gatwick is starting to fade, like a drunken Christmas party incident that everyone involved in is now too embarrassed …

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What Can We Learn From The Drone Disruption at Gatwick Airpo…

Our London correspondent, Malek Murison, reports on the fallout from the ‘Battle of Gatwick’ airport debacle.  Drones are often in the news at this time of year. More often than not, the stories are harmless: Aviation authorities laying down the law to the influx of new pilots, viral videos of …

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DJI Launches New Website for Professional Cinematographers a…

DJI has long sought to establish an unassailable position as the go-to drone manufacturer for professional cinematographers. On top of a number of drones designed for filmmakers and video professionals, the Chinese manufacturer has now launched DJI Pro, a new website dedicated to supporting its growing customer base of aerial creatives. It all …

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Everything You Need to Know About SkyPixel and DJI’s 2018 Ae…

DJI and SkyPixel’s fourth annual drone photo contest is here. Since its launch in 2014, DJI’s social media platform has gone on to become a global community for aerial photographers and videographers. It now has more than 10 million registered users around the world and thousands of aerial images and …

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Deloitte Launches a Drone Practice

Deloitte US has recently announced the launch of its Global Drone Solutions service, aimed at supporting public and private sector clients with drone strategy and integration.  This is occurring  as the sector rapidly accelerates deployment of drones for a variety of applications, and is another indicator that the scale and …

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