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US Gov Partners with DJI, Drone Industry To Eliminate Drone Intrusions

To address the growing problem of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)  impeding wildland firefighting efforts, the U.S. Department of the Interior and industry partners activated a prototype warning system that provides real-time alerts and geofencing alarms to prevent drone pilots from interfer...

German Forces to Deploy Heron 1 UAS in Mali

The German Defence Procurement Agency (BAAInBw) and Airbus Defence and Space have signed a contract to provide Heron 1 surveillance drones to support the Bundeswehr mission in Mali.Similar to the mission in Afghanistan active since 2010, the unmanned aerial systems will be leased from ...

Drone2Map For ArcGIS Integrates With Aeryon SkyRanger UAS

Aeryon Labs have confirmed that the application can be used to process data from their SkyRanger sUAS within the Esri platform.By combining images from the Aeryon SkyRanger with Drone2Map for ArcGIS, users can create ready-to-use GIS imagery and turn their UAS and the data it collects into ...

7-Eleven Makes First US Drone Delivers

7-Eleven Inc. and a tech startup called Flirtey have beaten Amazon to the punch in making the first drone delivery to a customer’s home in the U.S.Most already know 7-Eleven, the convenience store retail chain that boasts about 10,800 stores in North America and 59,500 in total around the ...

The World’s Fastest Consumer Drone Can Record 4K Video At 85 MPH

The Teal drone, which is up for preorder prior to its Christmas launch this year, is set to become the world's fastest consumer drone, capable of flying at 70 miles per hour and up to 85 miles per hour in ideal conditions.The drone is claimed to be able to fight through wind speeds of up to ...

Drone Industry Experts Are Set to Present at the UAS Summit & Expo

The preliminary agenda for the 10th annual  UAS Summit & Expo, the Upper Midwest’s premier unmanned aircraft systems event, has been released. A decade after leading the effort to unite regional stakeholders with globally-linked UAS entities, the Red River Valley Research Corridor has ...

FOTV Launches First 24/7 Drone Racing Channel

FOTV Media Networks CEO Alki David announced today the launch of the Drone TV on the leading streaming TV platform FilmOn.com. Drone TV is the first 24/7 channel devoted to the booming new sport of drone racing, and will reach FilmOn.com's 70 million monthly unique users. The channel was ...

Facebook’s Aquila Drone Completes First Test Flight

As the summer sun rose over the Arizona desert, Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and his team watched the Aquila lift off the runway at a military installation near the California border, the first time the unmanned solar-powered aircraft had taken to the skies.Aquila is the ...

Walkera’s New Voyager 4 With Superzoom Camera Drone

Walkera has beefed up its prosumer level flagship camera drone with two killer new features. The Voyager 4 has a gimbal-stabilized, 360-degree camera with a 16x optical zoom lens capable of a maximum 1500mm focal length. Plus, with both the drone and the controller connected to 4G wireless ...

Cyberhawk Working With SSE To Inspect Wind Turbines

In May 2016, Cyberhawk Innovations began flying unmanned aircraft systems to perform close visual wind turbine inspections.Cyberhawk is working with SSE Plc, one of the UK’s largest energy companies, to inspect more than 600 blades using UAS, according to a news release. UAS will be ...