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Has The Mota Group Quietly Shut Down? The Curse Of The Lily …

In October we published a brief investigation into goings on at the Mota Group, the company that purchased the marketing and branding rights to the original (and doomed) Lily Drone project. As part of the Mota Group’s marketing efforts, the company used its newly acquired list of let down Lily …

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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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A First Look at the FT Aviator From Fluidity

We normally make a point of not hyping up products until they’ve actually launched. The drone industry has learned the hard way that crowdfunders and marketing campaigns with more style than substance tend to end in disaster: GoPro, Nano, Lily, to name a few. Drone crowdfunders are especially tricky. When it …

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Fake Reviews and Lily Next-Gen No-Shows: Is the Mota Group L…

When the Lily project imploded in 2017, it was huge news that went well beyond the usual drone industry circles: $34m worth of pre-orders, 60,000 backers left with nothing but the vague promise of a refund; many of whom were left scarred from their first foray into the exciting world …

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New Developer Platform Could Make Skydio R1 The Go-To Commer…

When Skydio launched the long-awaited R1 in February, it was clear that we were dealing with something special. The Skydio team had set out to build a drone that could build a picture of its environment and fly as intelligently as a human pilot as a result. And they appear to …

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DJI Release Teaser for Mavic 2 Launch Event On August 23rd

Back in July, DJI delayed the launch event for what we know now is at least one new iteration in the Mavic drone line. The Chinese manufacturer’s ‘See the Bigger Picture’ event was pushed back indefinitely, until this week. In the interim UK catalog retailer Argos accidentally published pictures and details of the new …

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Yuneec Launch Mantis Q into Packed Consumer Drone Market

Chinese drone manufacturer Yuneec has quietly released a new model to the consumer market: the Mantis Q. After taking a look through the specs, the first impression is that this little drone is targeting the same niche as the Mavic Air and Parrot Anafi: drone newcomers and pilots keen to …

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Whoops: UK Retailer Reveals New DJI Mavic 2 Before Official …

So now we know. A matter of weeks after DJI indefinitely postponed the launch event for a new drone release, UK retailer Argos has gone ahead and printed the new products in its biannual catalog. It’s an easy mistake to make, particularly when you sell thousands of products and a …

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