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The UK’s New Drone Registration & Education Scheme: Everythi…

The registration deadline has now passed for drone pilots in the UK. As of November 30th, the CAA’s registration and education scheme is mandatory. The new rules apply to drones and model aircraft that weigh between 250g and 20kg and are used outdoors. Drone owners must visit Register-drones.caa.co.uk to register their …

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Missed Black Friday? Cyber Monday Drone Deals & Accessories …

Let’s say that you were in a food coma after a large Thanksgiving meal, or that you do not live in the US and are wondering why we have this whole turkey obsession every year.  Here are some great deals that are hold overs from Black Friday to save you …

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Helios Visions Releases Drone Guide Covering The Chicago Way

Drone aerial imaging over Chicago. Courtesy of Helios Visions Hey, Chicagoland – ready to learn about drones? Check out the newly released Guide to Flying Drones in Chicago – courtesy of hometown UAV firm Helios Visions. Authored by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University professor Ryan Gibson, the complimentary web guide informs both …

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Ballistic SQUID Drone Could Solve Mars Exploration Challenge…

When public safety organizations are putting drones to work, taking off can be the most time-consuming and risky part of an operation. People, structures and other environmental factors tend to slow down flights and the speed at which they get underway – which isn’t ideal when every second counts. One …

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The Best Black Friday Drone Deals From DJI, FLIR & More

Looking for a drone deal as we head into the holiday season? A number of drone industry manufacturers have launched Black Friday promotions, with a range of offers already live across consumer and professional photography gear, drones, and more. We’ve collated the best Black Friday deals from DJI, FLIR and …

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Ethics in the Drone Industry & AI’s Slippery Slope

It’s an exciting time for the drone industry. Several companies are pushing the boundaries of what is possible. Hardware is becoming ever more sophisticated, reducing weight, improving flight times and bringing down prices. Last month DJI launched the Mavic Mini, a tiny 249-gram drone with a range of 4km that …

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Here’s the Winner of the Peugeot Drone Film Festival

In Frankfurt, Germany, French car manufacturer Peugeot has announced the winner of its 2019 drone film festival. The jury chose the film Calçada Portuguesa by Bernardo Bacalhau, which combines stunts on a BMX bike with aerial cinematography in Lisbon, Portugal. Portuguese filmmaker Bernardo Bacalhau beat over 800 other competitors to …

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DJI’s Agras Drones are Being Deployed in the Fight Against M…

DJI’s Agras drones are being used by scientists in Tanzania to combat mosquito populations. The Agras MG-1S, typically adopted by farmers to spray pesticides over crops, is one element of a revolutionary attempt to fight Malaria. The equipment is being customized and used by entomologists in Zanzibar in a pilot …

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