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Does the Drone Industry Really Need 8K?

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Does the Drone Industry Really Need 8K? DRONELIFE     •     November 27, 2019, 3:33 pm Pro Read: As a leak indicates that Autel Robotics may be the first to offer a 6/8K camera on a drone, UAS expert and industry leader Douglas Spotted Eagle dives in to what the advantages of 8k may be… Happy Dronesgiving! Being Thankful for “Healthful Skies” Drone Magazine     •     November 28, 2019, 9:40 pm image: courtesy Altohelix In proclaiming Thanksgiving Day in 1863, President Abraham Lincoln said, “the year that is drawing towards its close has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields… Drone Defibrillators RotorDrone     •     November 22, 2019, 10:05 pm Drone company Flirty has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to conduct drone delivery flights beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS), allowing for drones to deliver… https://www.auto-uas.com/

WLToys 144001 Off Road High Speed Drift Buggy RC Car Drive Test Review

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WLToys 144001 Off Road High Speed Drift Buggy RC Car Drive Test Review Drone Magazine     •     November 28, 2019, 2:18 am This fast 1/14 scale 4WD RC car offers a lot for its price. Metal alloy parts are used throughout its build. Find it here http://bit.ly/WLToys144001 TOMTOP Black Friday:… This New Medical Drone Will Be Showcased at Amsterdam Drone Week Next Week DRONELIFE     •     November 26, 2019, 6:55 pm Next week, DRONELIFE will join drone stakeholders all over the world for Europe’s major drone event: Amsterdam Drone Week and the EASA High Level Conference on Drones.  New technology, new policy,… First snow flight! drones: for news, information and discussion of drones/UAVs and quadcopters     •     November 28, 2019, 5:16 pm submitted by /u/Codnasty [link] [comments] Flying FLIR’s Black Hornet RotorDrone     •     November 21, 2019, 4:02 pm Just 6.6 inches long, it may look like a toy, but the Black Hornet is a serious tool for U.S. soldiers. It can fly for 25 min…

Ballistic SQUID Drone Could Solve Mars Exploration Challenges

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Ballistic SQUID Drone Could Solve Mars Exploration Challenges DRONELIFE     •     November 26, 2019, 12:07 pm 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… Hoverfly Technologies Delivers 50th LiveSky to U.S. Government Customer sUAS News – The Business of Drones     •     November 28, 2019, 5:04 am Hoverfly Technologies Inc. announced today that it has delivered LiveSky System number 50 to a U.S. Government Customer. Due to the contract requirements, the customer cannot be identified but is a… Battery Fire Risk Breakthrough Drone Magazine     •     November 27, 2019, 7:17 pm Lithium-ion Battery Fire Risk Breakthrough Paves A Path For A Future Free of Batteries Catching Fire Research fellows at Deakin’s Institute for Frontier Materials Dr Fangfang Chen and Dr Xiaoen Wang… https://www.auto-uas.com/

Video of the Week: A Twist on Celebrating Thanksgiving

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Video of the Week: A Twist on Celebrating Thanksgiving DRONELIFE     •     November 25, 2019, 7:24 pm Here in the U.S., many people celebrate Thanksgiving with a traditional holiday theme.  Families and friends sit down for a meal – turkey generally required.  Here’s a drone video of a holiday… AB5 JetQuad sUAS News – The Business of Drones     •     November 27, 2019, 5:12 pm JetQuad is the world’s smallest and most powerful jet-powered drone with vertical take-off and landing capabilities. It is like an unmanned, scaled-down version of the Harrier Jump-Jet The AB5… Saxon Remote Systems Inspector RotorDrone     •     November 20, 2019, 6:30 pm Saxon Remote Systems Inspector is a hexicopter unmanned aerial system (UAS) that exceeds the capabilities of our competitors.   With its exceptional endurance and rapid deployment ability, the… The Autel 2 Could be the First Drone with 8K – the FCC Application Details Drone Magazine     •     November 27, 2019, 5:12 pm Don’t miss this guest p…

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

The Best Black Friday Drone Deals From DJI, FLIR & More DRONELIFE     •     November 25, 2019, 4:38 pm 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… https://www.auto-uas.com/

I always get stuck in this roundabout

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I always get stuck in this roundabout drones: for news, information and discussion of drones/UAVs and quadcopters     •     November 26, 2019, 4:43 pm submitted by /u/Brilliant999 [link] [comments] https://www.auto-uas.com/

FAA Grounds AMA Event: “No Pathway for Recreational Operators”

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FAA Grounds AMA Event: “No Pathway for Recreational Operators” DRONELIFE     •     November 22, 2019, 5:35 pm The AMA was denied permission to hold their annual night flying event at the AMA Expo West this year – and members are asking why. The Academy of Model Aeronautics – the AMA – held the AMA Expo at… this is finally the "mainstream" drone imo. OMG! so tiny!!!!! (DJI Mavic Mini) drones: for news, information and discussion of drones/UAVs and quadcopters     •     November 26, 2019, 2:48 am submitted by /u/seamonkey420 [link] [comments] https://www.auto-uas.com/

AeroVironment Soars Into $12-million Drone Contract with ‘Middle East Ally’

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AeroVironment Soars Into $12-million Drone Contract with ‘Middle East Ally’ DRONELIFE     •     November 21, 2019, 12:30 pm AeroVironment must feel like a star athlete. The California-based drone systems provider just snagged a two-year, $12 million contract worthy of a top NFL running back. The company announced the… Helios Visions Releases Guide to Flying Drones in Chicago and Illinois sUAS News – The Business of Drones     •     November 26, 2019, 5:07 am Aerial Drone Services Company Helios Visions has recently released a complimentary Guide to Flying Drones in Chicago.  This guide was created to inform seasoned drone professionals, as well as drone… Funk St. Outfitters Commuterpak RotorDrone     •     November 19, 2019, 9:19 am I have a problem when it comes to the amount of gear I carry. The problem isn’t the amount of items—it’s that I can never seem to find the perfect bag to carry all of it. And if I’m being honest, the… https://www.auto-uas.com/

GeoCue Group’s True View

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GeoCue Group’s True View RotorDrone     •     November 18, 2019, 11:08 am GeoCue Group’s True View sensors offer surveyors an innovative lidar + dual oblique mapping camera configuration integrated in a single lightweight payload for use on commercial drone platforms. True… How to Effectively Combine LiDAR Data with Imagery sUAS News – The Business of Drones     •     November 23, 2019, 5:02 am The use of LiDAR sensors for mapping is growing, as recent technological advances even allow them now to be mounted on drones. LiDAR point clouds are often collected in conjunction with imagery,… H drones: for news, information and discussion of drones/UAVs and quadcopters     •     November 25, 2019, 2:36 pm submitted by /u/JKastnerPhoto [link] [comments] ARISE: Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems Wins Google Impact Challenge DRONELIFE     •     November 20, 2019, 5:11 pm The drone industry can be a major economic contributor to communities – but developing the right workforce for …

Made an impulse purchase, what should I learn now that I own a drone?

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Made an impulse purchase, what should I learn now that I own a drone? drones: for news, information and discussion of drones/UAVs and quadcopters     •     November 25, 2019, 1:24 am submitted by /u/FaydingAway [link] [comments] https://www.auto-uas.com/

A 360 shot with my racing quad

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A 360 shot with my racing quad drones: for news, information and discussion of drones/UAVs and quadcopters     •     November 24, 2019, 10:33 am submitted by /u/opinions_matter [link] [comments] https://www.auto-uas.com/

‘Sorely lacking:’ Congress Members Blast Homeland Security Counter-drone Plan

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‘Sorely lacking:’ Congress Members Blast Homeland Security Counter-drone Plan DRONELIFE     •     November 19, 2019, 8:17 pm Two House Republicans have a real problem with the Department of Homeland Security’s plans for drone mitigation. This past week. Rep. Sam Graves (R-Mo.) and Rep. Mark Rogers (R-Ala.) sent a letter to… WorkHorse, USOG Will Launch Medical Drone Delivery Program Drone Magazine     •     November 21, 2019, 5:33 pm Source: WorkHorse Group Transportation-solutions provider Workhorse Group is partnering with Unmanned Systems Operations Group to launch a pilot drone-delivery program focusing on the medical… https://www.auto-uas.com/

Mining & Aggregates Survey Results

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Mining & Aggregates Survey Results RotorDrone     •     November 17, 2019, 10:42 am Kespry, the leading drone-based aerial intelligence solution provider, today announced the results of the industry’s first mining and aggregates customer survey. Kespry surveyed its 220 mining and… Drone Delivery Canada Lands Agreement with Edmonton Airport DRONELIFE     •     November 19, 2019, 6:16 pm Toronto-based Drone Delivery Canada is partnering with Air Canada and the Edmonton International Airport to launch the world’s first airport-based, drone-delivery hub. Edmonton Regional Airports… My best drone footage of 2019 - Mavic 2 Pro drones: for news, information and discussion of drones/UAVs and quadcopters     •     November 23, 2019, 12:17 pm submitted by /u/Zollerz [link] [comments] DJI releases new Osmo Action Camera and we’ve got one to give away! WeTalkUAV.Com     •     May 15, 2019, 11:34 am DJI has made its first foray into the lucrative action cam market with the launch of it…

Tiny Solar-Powered Drone

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Tiny Solar-Powered Drone RotorDrone     •     November 16, 2019, 9:18 am For years, scientists have wanted to create flying robotic vehicles the size of insects. The tricky bit has been building something that can produce enough thrust while still being light enough to… Following Airspace4All-NATS Drone Infringement Safeguarding Project, SkyDemon Adds Drone Traffic Icon sUAS News – The Business of Drones     •     November 22, 2019, 4:17 am Following the publication of the report for the Airspace4All-NATS Drone Infringement Safeguarding Project, the popular GA VFR flight planning & navigation software application SkyDemon has added a… DJI M210 V2 RTK Software For PPK Post-Processing Drone Magazine     •     November 20, 2019, 6:15 pm Klau Geomatics Announces DJI M210 V2 RTK Software For PPK Post-Processing Klau Geomatics, industry leader in PPK and PPP applications for aerial mapping, has released a PPK post-processing solution… DRONEII: Flying Cars, Air Taxis, and eVTOLs -the Var…

Fluidity Tech’s FT Aviator

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Fluidity Tech’s FT Aviator RotorDrone     •     November 15, 2019, 6:12 pm Whatever else there is to say about the FT Aviator from Fluidity Tech, it is bold — even audacious — in the breadth of its vision. While other companies are content to tinker with the placement of a… Perfectly timed flock of pigeons (DJI Mavic) drones: for news, information and discussion of drones/UAVs and quadcopters     •     November 22, 2019, 12:48 pm submitted by /u/dpintoman [link] [comments] 2019 Hollywood Drone Expo sUAS News – The Business of Drones     •     November 21, 2019, 6:37 pm sUAS News, in association with the Society Of Aerial Cinematography (SOAC) and ICG Local 600, is proud to present the 2019 Hollywood Drone Symposium. What: Gathering of Film and TV industry… ARISE: Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems Wins Google Impact Challenge Drone Magazine     •     November 20, 2019, 5:44 pm Photo Credit: NIAS, ARISE Flight Instruction Activity The drone industry can be a major economi…

Septentrio PPK gets a boost with BaseFinder

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Septentrio PPK gets a boost with BaseFinder sUAS News – The Business of Drones     •     November 21, 2019, 1:08 pm Septentrio Post-Processing Kinematic (PPK) software has been upgraded with multi-GNSS and BaseFinder functionality. BaseFinder improves project efficiency by automatically finding the… Nevada-Global Drone Trade Alliance RotorDrone     •     November 14, 2019, 11:55 pm Following an immensely successful week at the Commercial UAV Expo in Las Vegas 28-30 October 2019, the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS) and FAA-designated Nevada UAS Test Site announced… Public Safety Organizations in Major Cities Join Together to Make Drone Programs Work DRONELIFE     •     November 19, 2019, 5:03 pm Drones have many significant benefits for public safety organizations.  They provide a means of keeping police and firefighters out of harm’s way in certain circumstances – and they hold many… https://www.auto-uas.com/

Check out Russia’s new shotgun-wielding drone

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Check out Russia’s new shotgun-wielding drone WeTalkUAV.Com     •     April 7, 2019, 9:00 am Last week in Russia, we caught a rather terrifying glimpse of what the future of drone warfare could look like. Russsian defense contractor, Almaz-Antey, was recently awarded a patent for their… Public Safety Organizations in Major Cities Join Together to Make Drone Programs Work Drone Magazine     •     November 19, 2019, 10:02 pm Drones have many significant benefits for public safety organizations.  They provide a means of keeping police and firefighters out of harm’s way in certain circumstances – and they hold many… Big Sur, CA drones: for news, information and discussion of drones/UAVs and quadcopters     •     November 21, 2019, 2:10 am submitted by /u/alpacaluva [link] [comments] https://www.auto-uas.com/

DRONEII: Flying Cars, Air Taxis, and eVTOLs -the Varieties and Specifications of Passenger Drones [Infographic]

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DRONEII: Flying Cars, Air Taxis, and eVTOLs -the Varieties and Specifications of Passenger Drones [Infographic] Drone Magazine     •     November 19, 2019, 5:22 pm Guest Post: This article published with permission from our friends at DroneII, Drone Industry Insights. Article authored by Kay Wackwitz. Air taxis, flying cars and eVTOLs are just a number of the… European Drone Regulations: The EASA High Level Conference at Amsterdam Drone Week DRONELIFE     •     November 19, 2019, 3:36 pm Europe’s leading drone conference, Amsterdam Drone Week, takes place December 4 – 6: and the EASA High Level Conference on drones meeting there could have a major impact on the global drone industry.… Hiked a mountain in Kodiak, AK with my Mavic 2 and 100 lbs of lighting gear to shoot this music video. Small town ATC's are cool. drones: for news, information and discussion of drones/UAVs and quadcopters     •     November 20, 2019, 2:20 pm submitted by /u/pootiepants91 [link] [comments] D…