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Downtown Chicago from my neighborhood

Downtown Chicago from my neighborhood drones: for news, information and discussion of drones/UAVs and quadcopters     •     December 30, 2020, 11:49 pm submitted by /u/angeofleak [link] [comments] Pipeline Flexing drones: for news, information and discussion of drones/UAVs and quadcopters     •     December 31, 2020, 1:07 am submitted by /u/oahusurfa [link] [comments] Remote ID Rule heads to the Federal Register making it law. Drone Magazine     •     December 28, 2020, 10:10 pm WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced final rules for Unmanned Aircraft (UA), commonly known as drones. The new rules will require… Flyby Guys Joins RPAS Finland sUAS News – The Business of Drones     •     December 29, 2020, 5:17 am This month Flyby Guys officially joined RPAS Finland, with S

So You Got a Drone for Christmas. Now What?

So You Got a Drone for Christmas. Now What? DRONELIFE     •     December 27, 2020, 10:11 pm OK, so maybe you didn’t get an official Red Ryder carbine action, 200-shot, range model air rifle with a compass in the stock and this thing that tells time. That’s OK. You did, however, get a new… The Drone Industry Outlook for 2021 – Optimistic or Grim? DRONELIFE Minute Survey DRONELIFE     •     December 28, 2020, 5:15 pm How optimistic are stakeholders about the drone industry outlook for 2021?  2020 has been a year to remember, with ups and downs for everyone.  We’ve seen drone conferences go remote, drone delivery… First time flying today (mavic mini) and some birds flew by just as I was rotating, cool accidental shot drones: for news, information and discussion of drones/UAVs and quadcopters     •     December 30, 2020, 2:36 am submitted by /u/lrkr486 [link] [comments]

Remote ID Q & A: DRONERESPONDERS Answers Questions

Remote ID Q & A: DRONERESPONDERS Answers Questions Drone Magazine     •     December 28, 2020, 7:35 pm Remote ID Q & A: Who will enforce Remote ID? When does it become effective? Where is it required? For all of these questions and more, DRONERESPONDERS, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping… Biggest Battery Breakthroughs of 2020 Drone Magazine     •     December 28, 2020, 8:06 pm The Biggest Battery Breakthroughs of 2020 As the engine room of so much of the modern world, there is an intense focus on boosting the performance of today’s batteries and researchers are exploring… Global Drone Super-highways a Step Closer as Octopus Ventures Back Altitude Angel sUAS News – The Business of Drones     •     December 27, 2020, 5:33 am Altitude Angel, the world’s leading UTM (Unified Traffic Management) technology provider, today announced it raised a further £4m ($5.3m US) f

HAPSMobile and APB reach basic agreement

HAPSMobile and APB reach basic agreement Drone Magazine     •     December 28, 2020, 6:33 pm HAPSMobile and APB reach basic agreement to develop storage batteries for HAPS using All Polymer Battery HAPSMobile Inc. (“HAPSMobile”) and APB Corporation (“APB”) today announced they have reached a… FAA’s New Remote ID Rules RotorDrone     •     December 28, 2020, 7:47 pm The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced final rules for Unmanned Aircraft (UA), commonly known as drones. The new rules will require Remote… Drone Show Software Team Initiates 1st International Drone Show Choreography Competition! DRONELIFE     •     December 23, 2020, 5:35 pm  SPH Engineering‘s Drone Show Software (DSS) team initiated the 1st International Drone Show Choreography Competition – and now we have a winner! Angelito D. Jadormeo of the Philippines took 1st…

Congress Recognizes Onboard DAA Technology as Essential Tool for Safe Commercial Drone Integration into National Airspace

Congress Recognizes Onboard DAA Technology as Essential Tool for Safe Commercial Drone Integration into National Airspace sUAS News – The Business of Drones     •     December 23, 2020, 9:58 am Iris Automation, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), and the Helicopter Association International (HAI) applaud the U.S. Congress for its continued support for the safe integration of… Took my drone out for the first time in a while, I really liked this shot. drones: for news, information and discussion of drones/UAVs and quadcopters     •     December 26, 2020, 8:20 pm submitted by /u/SonOfAJeffo [link] [comments] Drone Show Software Team Initiates 1st International Drone Show Choreography Competition! Drone Magazine     •     December 23, 2020, 6:02 pm  SPH Engineering‘s Drone Show Software (DSS) team initiated the 1st International Drone Show Choreography Competition – and

Can I Still Buy DJI Products in the U.S.? The Effects of Dept. of Commerce Decision

Can I Still Buy DJI Products in the U.S.? The Effects of Dept. of Commerce Decision DRONELIFE     •     December 21, 2020, 7:13 pm Can you still buy DJI products in the U.S.?   Last week, the U.S. Department of Commerce decided to include DJI on a blacklist of foreign companies.  Now, the huge community of DJI users in the U.S.… Volansi Defense Subsidiary Joins USAF Skyborg Project [VIDEO] Drone Magazine     •     December 23, 2020, 4:29 pm “Instead of awarding a winner-take-all contract, AFLCMC created a pool of competent companies they can rely on to tackle different parts and problems,” said Hannan Parvizian, CEO and Co-Founder of… https://www.auto-uas.com/

Holiday Drone Drop: Kids First Initiative Delivers Presents by Drone! [VIDEO]

Holiday Drone Drop: Kids First Initiative Delivers Presents by Drone! [VIDEO] Drone Magazine     •     December 22, 2020, 6:14 pm Want a feel good drone story for the holidays?  Check out these videos below – while the delivery went simply from the sidewalk to the front yard, kids receiving stockings by drone got a dual gift:… USAF Security Drones RotorDrone     •     December 23, 2020, 9:49 pm The 60th Air Mobility Wing, 60th Security Forces Squadron, in conjunction with  Easy Aerial, a commercial provider of autonomous drone-based monitoring solutions, has developed and deployed the first… DJI Blacklisted by Department of Commerce: U.S. Goverment Adds Company to “Entity” List DRONELIFE     •     December 18, 2020, 8:09 pm The U.S. Department of Commerce has blacklisted DJI.  The world’s largest drone manufacturer has been added to the agency’s “Entity” list along with 76 other com

Beyond Working UTM: How Supplementary Services Could Benefit the Industry

Beyond Working UTM: How Supplementary Services Could Benefit the Industry DRONELIFE     •     December 18, 2020, 7:19 pm The drone industry is aware that a functioning Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) system is necessary to integrate drones into the airspace.  Beyond UTM, however, there is significant potential for… Dr Ryan Starkey: Developing Supersonic Drone sUAS News – The Business of Drones     •     December 22, 2020, 11:14 am Written By: Ari Sandberg, Intern For a man with a speciality in hypersonic aircraft systems, it is no surprise that Dr. Ryan Starkey “likes to go fast.” However, Dr. Starkey’s efforts to develop a… https://www.auto-uas.com/

DroneSeed Replants Burned Forests

DroneSeed Replants Burned Forests RotorDrone     •     December 23, 2020, 9:43 pm Seattle-based DroneSeed uses sUAS to reforest areas devastated by wildfires. Their 8-foot-span drones fly in groups of up to five drones, using preprogammed routes and dropping “seed vessels” into… https://www.auto-uas.com/

FAA Slaps Drone Pilot With $182,000 Proposed Fine

FAA Slaps Drone Pilot With $182,000 Proposed Fine Drone Magazine     •     December 21, 2020, 9:33 pm The story has been going around the internet recently that the Federal Aviation Administration has proposed to fine a drone pilot $182,000. The FAA was gracious enough to give me a copy of the… https://www.auto-uas.com/

Dual-use or military project ideas in the area of UAS wanted for the german Bundeswehr!

Dual-use or military project ideas in the area of UAS wanted for the german Bundeswehr! sUAS News – The Business of Drones     •     December 22, 2020, 5:54 am The project should be from the startup and research environment and should be between 250.000,00 € and 1.000.000,00€. The duration is fixed to 12 months and the funding rate is at 100%. If you are… Royal Mail Drone Delivery! Royal Mail is First UK Parcel Carrier to Use Drones DRONELIFE     •     December 17, 2020, 8:08 pm Royal Mail drone delivery for parcels will soon be available on the Isle of Mull, where a local postman says that the walk to the front door alone can be 30 minutes. In a country-wide first for the… Cabo Wabo drones: for news, information and discussion of drones/UAVs and quadcopters     •     December 22, 2020, 5:35 am submitted by /u/lyon- [link] [comments] iFlight Alpha A65 Christm

Drones Manufactured in the U.S.: Skydio’s New Partnership will Revolutionize Drone Design and Manufacturing

Drones Manufactured in the U.S.: Skydio’s New Partnership will Revolutionize Drone Design and Manufacturing DRONELIFE     •     December 17, 2020, 6:03 pm Drones manufactured in the U.S. are gaining traction – and a new partnership between U.S. manufacturer Skydio and Arris, a leader in advanced manufacturing of high-performance products, could help to… Skydio Autonomous Drones: the Autonomy Enterprise Foundation for Skydio 2™ DRONELIFE     •     December 17, 2020, 6:37 pm Skydio autonomous drones stand out because of their ease of use.  Now, Skydio is making it even easier with the Autonomy Enterprise Foundation (AEF) for Skydio 2™, and a new training program for… Grand Farm Launches New Website, New Logo and New Partnership Plan sUAS News – The Business of Drones     •     December 22, 2020, 4:51 am Grand Farm, powered by Emerging Prairie, has added to its marketing capability and

LYZRC L900 Good Beginners Brushless GPS Drone Flight Test Review

LYZRC L900 Good Beginners Brushless GPS Drone Flight Test Review Drone Magazine     •     December 19, 2020, 9:06 pm This folding drone does not require registration in most countries. Its accurate GPS system should help make it a good safe drone for beginner pilots. Find it here http://bit.ly/L900-Drone Pros –… Drone Pilot Received $182,000 Proposed Fine sUAS News – The Business of Drones     •     December 21, 2020, 11:28 am The FAA has proposed to fine a drone pilot for $182,000. The story has been going around the internet recently. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) was gracious enough to allow me to obtain a… Learning how to play with the sphere. drones: for news, information and discussion of drones/UAVs and quadcopters     •     December 21, 2020, 11:10 am submitted by /u/TheMalteseFalcon2020 [link] [comments] https://www.auto-uas.com/

Charlottesville, Virginia

Charlottesville, Virginia drones: for news, information and discussion of drones/UAVs and quadcopters     •     December 20, 2020, 6:02 pm submitted by /u/2smalclamS [link] [comments] https://www.auto-uas.com/

My neighborhood a day after snow as the sun went down

My neighborhood a day after snow as the sun went down drones: for news, information and discussion of drones/UAVs and quadcopters     •     December 19, 2020, 3:43 pm submitted by /u/AntonioClown84 [link] [comments] High Tech Campus Eindhoven launches first field lab for autonomous drones in the European Union sUAS News – The Business of Drones     •     December 18, 2020, 12:36 pm Eindhoven, The Netherlands – High Tech Campus Eindhoven (HTCE) initiates the rollout of a new generation of advanced autonomous aviation digital infrastructure. This will benefit the Urban Air… https://www.auto-uas.com/

Skydio adds Arris’s first of its kind Additive Molding composites to the X2 platform

Skydio adds Arris’s first of its kind Additive Molding composites to the X2 platform sUAS News – The Business of Drones     •     December 18, 2020, 5:43 am Kevin O’Leary At Skydio, we are committed to pursuing cutting-edge innovation across all aspects of our product design, and in many instances, this means partnering with key players at the forefront… https://www.auto-uas.com/

What’s Next for Drone Regulation in the U.S.? From the Floor at InterDrone

What’s Next for Drone Regulation in the U.S.? From the Floor at InterDrone DRONELIFE     •     December 16, 2020, 7:17 pm At InterDrone, the last big virtual drone show of 2020, FAA Executive Director Jay Merkle engaged in an open discussion with audience members on the future of drone regulation in the U.S. When Will… NYPA, Nokia and Omega Wireless Launch 600 MHz Private LTE Pilot Project sUAS News – The Business of Drones     •     December 18, 2020, 5:32 am Omega Wireless, LLC, an independent holder of 600 MHz licenses, today announced its collaboration with Nokia, a world leader in 4.9G and 5G private wireless solutions, to help pilot a program to… As a complete amateur, I took this shot and I am absolutely proud of it. What do you think? Wroclaw, Poland. MA2 drones: for news, information and discussion of drones/UAVs and quadcopters     •     December 18, 2020, 12:50 pm submitt