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  • Unisphere and Meteomatics cooperate to increase safety and automation for flight operation of drones, air taxis and high- altitude platforms

    Konstanz / St. Gallen, August 2020, – The flight management software company Unisphere, and weather data expert Meteomatics have signed a cooperation agreement to improve the safety and efficiency of flight operations with drones and air taxis. Under this agreement, Unisphere will provide its customers with automated flight management services for drones and air taxis

  • SixArms announces launch of U.S certified RF Verification Service in partnership with QCommunications

    SixArms, an innovative Australian-based RF Test and Measurement Consultancy company, today announced the launch of a U.S. RF Verification partnership with QCommunications, a well-established systems integration and engineering firm with deep roots in the broadcast industry. QCommunications will provide services via its newly launched QForce Airborne division comprised of highly trained and certified FAA Part

  • NAR is Acquired by US-based B3Bar

    We are proud to announce that Speed Cycle I alumnus, NAR Technologies, has been acquired by B3Bar Holdings based out of San-Antonio, Texas in the USA. Speed Accelerator and Leap Ventures believed in NAR’s potential from day one and decided to seed the company enabling it to develop its cutting-edge UAV/drone inspection AI-software. Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) or

  • Heliguy UK – Specialist Drone Surveying Course Launched

    A new specialist drone surveying course has been launched to help professionals conduct more accurate and consistent drone surveys. Drone expert HELIGUY.com has partnered with drone survey training provider, Pieter Franken, of Drone Survey School, to host the Drone Survey Fundamentals training course. Surveying drones have become a key commercial tool – helping capture accurate

  • Above & Beyond: The Role of UTM in Enabling BVLOS Flight

    In this webinar Richard Parker, CEO & Founder at Altitude Angel, will be joined by members of the Altitude Angel team to discuss a range of talking points, including: What is required to unlock Beyond-Visual-Line-of-Sight flight How is UTM (Unmanned Traffic Management) enabling drones to fly further and more frequently? When will we begin to see

  • SimActive hosts webinar on managing photogrammetric production in peak season

    SimActive is hosting a webinar on managing photogrammetric production. Titled “How to Manage Photogrammetric Production During Peak Season,” SimActive says it hopes to address what can be a challenging task. It explained that challenges arise when multiple projects, often comprising tens of thousands of images, need to be processed and delivered in a timely manner. The post SimActive hosts webinar on managing photogrammetric production in peak season appeared first on Commercial Drone Professional.

  • INSIGHT: ALTI’s VTOL concept

    ALTI is an award-winning unmanned aircraft company, offering an advanced fleet of endurance VTOL unmanned aircraft. ALTI is no new kid on the block and has been around for well over 8 years, starting off from an “idea” and driven by passion back in the day when the commercial word “drone” was still foreign to The post INSIGHT: ALTI’s VTOL concept appeared first on Commercial Drone Professional.

  • Funding set aside to help small businesses in wake of coronavirus could help drone business

    As COVID-19 spurs British businesses and drone firms on to adopt new ways of working, the government is investing £20 million to improve small businesses’ management, productivity and problem-solving skills through 2 training programmes. The Small Business Leadership Programme will aim to focus on strengthening decision-makers’ leadership skills, so they are able to address management The post Funding set aside to help small businesses in wake of coronavirus could help drone business appeared first on Commercial Drone Professional.

  • Altitude Angel integrates Sky-Drones with new “in-app experience

    Altitude Angel is to integrate its best-in-class data with UAV avionic solutions provider Sky-Drones, to enhance its drone management platform, Sky-Drones Cloud. Sky-Drones creates professional full stack UAV avionics solutions including flight control, ground control and communication systems as well as a cloud-based management platform. In turn, this allows its global customers to build and The post Altitude Angel integrates Sky-Drones with new “in-app experience appeared first on Commercial Drone Professional.

  • COMMERCIAL Q&A: How important is integrated insurance knowledge to a drone training plan?

    We find out from Coverdrone how they work to ensure new pilots can get on top of their cover from the outset of their piloting career. The post COMMERCIAL Q&A: How important is integrated insurance knowledge to a drone training plan? appeared first on Commercial Drone Professional.

  • New CEO tasked with leading Unifly’s next phase of growth

    New CEO Leon van de Pas has worked in both emerging startups and multinational corporations such as Philips, Gemalto, Tele Atlas and HERE Technologies. The post New CEO tasked with leading Unifly’s next phase of growth appeared first on Commercial Drone Professional.

  • Sky-Drones Cloud app benefits from partnership with Altitude Angel

    Its Sky-Drones Cloud app is a drone management platform, and now has an enhanced range of products and services, improving its in-app experience. The post Sky-Drones Cloud app benefits from partnership with Altitude Angel appeared first on Commercial Drone Professional.

  • Company insolvencies tipped to spike as firms face “different landscape”

    Corporate insolvencies dropped to their lowest point in four years during the second quarter, but fall is expected to be short-lived The post Company insolvencies tipped to spike as firms face “different landscape” appeared first on Commercial Drone Professional.

  • Primoco UAV sees “eightfold” business growth during lockdown

    An almost eightfold increase compared to 2019 saw its revenues top CZK 10 million through the first and second quarters The post Primoco UAV sees “eightfold” business growth during lockdown appeared first on Commercial Drone Professional.

  • Multirotor drone market spinning towards sales of £6 billion within seven years

    The global market for multirotor drones is on course to reach $8.3 billion (£ 6.3 billion) within the next seven years, new research suggests. The market UAVs with more than two motors was worth $1.9 billion (£1.4 billion) last year but is poised to experience CAGR of 20% between now and 2027, according to Stratistics The post Multirotor drone market spinning towards sales of £6 billion within seven years appeared first on Commercial Drone Professional.

  • 6 reasons to purchase DJI drones directly from the DJI online store

    What’s the best place to buy a drone from? There are oodles of places you can go to buy a new drone. There are the big online retailers like Amazon, B&H Photo and Adorama. You could always patronize your local mom and pop shop. But in most cases, I always buy my DJI drone gear The post 6 reasons to purchase DJI drones directly from the DJI online store appeared first on The Drone Girl.

  • This drone parachute passed 45 different failure scenarios

    People have long suggested putting parachutes on a drone to ensure drones are safe to fly, particularly over crowds of people. But a drone parachute is no good unless you can guarantee the parachute itself works. Alas: a drone parachute designed by Aerial Vehicle Safety Solutions (AVSS) just survived through and passed 45 different failure The post This drone parachute passed 45 different failure scenarios appeared first on The Drone Girl.

  • Who really buys drones? Surprising drone ownership data proves industry is bigger than we thought

    Surprising drone ownership data from aerial photography and video company Philly by Air suggests that a lot more Americans own drones than you might think. An impressive 8% of Americans own at least one drone, and an even higher 14% of Americans have flown one. That’s at least according to a study commissioned by Philly The post Who really buys drones? Surprising drone ownership data proves industry is bigger than we thought appeared first on The Drone Girl.

  • Airline pilots turn to drone industry for work amidst coronavirus

    Anthony Mangiaracina has been a pilot for more than 25 years. He’s worked in corporate aviation, and he’s spent the last 14 years as a captain for a major airline. These days, he’s spending most of his time on drones. After all, now is not the best time to be a commercial airline pilot. American The post Airline pilots turn to drone industry for work amidst coronavirus appeared first on The Drone Girl.

  • Drone Five Cs suggest everyone needs to be a bit more safety-minded

    There are the Five Cs of credit. There are even the Five Cs of coronavirus. And now, the drone industry has its own alliteration that you can count on your fingers. Droneresponders, a 501(c)3 non-profit public safety program, this month released what it’s calling the Five C’s: Principles on the Responsible Use of Drones by The post Drone Five Cs suggest everyone needs to be a bit more safety-minded appeared first on The Drone Girl.

  • BONUS: Drone News – Public Safety Drones, Propeller Creates The Next Evolution of Drone Mapping, Drones for Shark Research

    We are back with yet another news show full of the latest and most exciting news from the drone world. Our first story this week is about public safety drones. Last week a drone fell on a patrol car while the police were investigating an accident scene. Fortunately, no one was hurt. As per reports, this drone was a police drone that was being flown for investigative purposes. Does this incident highlight the fact that public safety officers taking to the skies without proper training? Our next story is about Propeller and their new product, Dirtmate. Propeller has come with a new drone mapping product that is designed to work within tandem with tractors, dirt movers, and other industrial machinery. Using this product, clients will be able to see the worksite live and process data quickly, in real-time. You can read all about this new product in our latest blog post, Propeller creates the next evolution of drone mapping. Other topics covered in today's show include drones for shark research, Parrot's decision to focus on the industrial market, and drone search and rescue. We hope you enjoy this show! Tune in now! Hone your drone skills by signing up for one of our webinars or online classes - and make the most of this downtime! - https://www.thedroneu.com/droneu-events/ Recently crashed your drone? Unable to find trained technicians who can repair your drone quickly and at a reasonable rate? Don’t fret. The cool folks at Fortress UAV can help you get your drone back up in the air in as little as 7 days! Use Promo Code “DroneU” to get 25% off. Drone U Members get an extra 5% off on total repair costs. Check them out now! Get Your Biggest and Most Common Drone Certificate Questions Answered by Downloading this FREE Part 107 PDF Make sure to get yourself the all-new Drone U landing pad! Get your questions answered: https://thedroneu.com/. If you enjoy the show, the #1 thing you can do to help us out is to subscribe to it on iTunes. Can we ask you to do that for us real quick? While you're there, leave us a 5-star review, if you're inclined to do so. Thanks! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ask-drone-u/id967352832. Become a Drone U Member. Access to over 30 courses, great resources, and our incredible community.Follow us:Site - https://thedroneu.com/Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/droneuInstagram - https://instagram.com/thedroneu/Twitter - https://twitter.com/thedroneuYouTube - https://www.youtube.com/c/droneu Timestamps - Drone crashes on a police car in Houston, TX - Do public safety officials need to report a drone crash if they are flying under a COA? - Parrot decides to step away from the mainstream consumer market to focus on the industrial market - Propeller creates the next evolution of drone mapping - Department of Interior struggles to use drones in Cape Cod to study sharks - Southern California starts using drones for shark research - Drones with RFID reader used by car dealerships in Germany - NJ resident saved after successful drone search and rescue that lasts for 45 hours - US IPP Program to be scrapped in October 2020

  • ADU 01117: What Do I Need to Do After I Crash My Drone?

    How to Avert a Potential Drone Crash, and What You Need to Do Once You Crash Your Drone Today's show is about what you need to do once you crash your drone. What steps can you follow to accurately check the extent of damage on your drone? Our caller for today, Martin had signed up for the Drone U's Virtual Flight Mastery class. In preparation for the class, Martin was flying some practice drills on an empty soccer field. Due to a strong gust of wind, he lost control of his drone, a Mavic 2 Pro, and ended up crashing into a building. So how can Martin make sure his drone is okay and ready to fly? Is there a checklist that Martin can follow to check the extent of damage on his Mavic 2 Pro? Great question, Martin. To help him out, we first reveal some simple precautions that a drone pilot MUST follow to avert a potential crash. From our "Thumbs up, Butter Cup" rule to the importance of orientation, there is a lot that you will learn in this segment of the show. Next, we get to the moot point. What should you do once you crash your drone? How can you thoroughly check the damage and your drone and make sure it is okay to fly? Paul explains in four simple steps. Here, you will learn 1) How to check your drone motors for damage 2) How to clean your obstacle avoidance sensors 3) How to check for physical damage, and 4) How to calibrate your IMU and compass. This show is loaded with some great nuggets guaranteed to help both new and experienced pilots. Enjoy! And, Fly Safe! Hone your drone skills by signing up for one of our webinars or online classes - and make the most of this downtime! - https://www.thedroneu.com/droneu-events/ Recently crashed your drone? Unable to find trained technicians who can repair your drone quickly and at a reasonable rate? Don’t fret. The cool folks at Fortress UAV can help you get your drone back up in the air in as little as 7 days! Use Promo Code “DroneU” to get 25% off. Drone U Members get an extra 5% off on total repair costs. Check them out now! Get Your Biggest and Most Common Drone Certificate Questions Answered by Downloading this FREE Part 107 PDF Make sure to get yourself the all-new Drone U landing pad! Get your questions answered: https://thedroneu.com/. If you enjoy the show, the #1 thing you can do to help us out is to subscribe to it on iTunes. Can we ask you to do that for us real quick? While you're there, leave us a 5-star review, if you're inclined to do so. Thanks! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ask-drone-u/id967352832. Become a Drone U Member. Access to over 30 courses, great resources, and our incredible community.Follow us:Site - https://thedroneu.com/Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/droneuInstagram - https://instagram.com/thedroneu/Twitter - https://twitter.com/thedroneuYouTube - https://www.youtube.com/c/droneu Timestamps What does Paul do if a student crashes his drone in one of our classes? Today's question is about what to do once you crash your drone Understanding orientation to avoid a drone crash Thumbs up, Butter Cup - A simple rule to help you avert a drone crash Are you making emotionally-charged decisions when you lose control of your drone? Do not miss this once awesome opportunity to hone your drone skills - Ultimate Virtual Class Observe these THREE RULES for takeoff to avoid a drone crash Must you change your drone props after a crash? How does the Mavic 2 Pro compare to the Phantom 4 Pro as far as build is concerned? Paul shares why flying the Mavic 2 Pro through Drone U's obstacle course is NOT a good idea So, what should you do once you crash your drone? Paul explains in four SIMPLE STEPS Step 1: Check your drone motors for damage Step 2: Clean your obstacle avoidance sensors Step 3: Check for physical damage Step 4: Do not forget to calibrate your IMU and compass How can power cycling your drone help you? What should you do if your drone starts toilet bowling?

  • ADU 01116: Expert Tips for Flying Drones in Hot Weather

    All You Need to Know For Flying Drones in Hot Weather Today's question is about flying drones in hot weather. As a drone pilot, how can you protect your equipment and your health while flying in hot weather? Our caller for today, Todd from Ohio has come up with an interesting two-part question today. His first question is about flying drones in hot weather? What precautions do drone pilots need to take while flying drones in hot weather? How can you protect your expensive drone equipment so that it does not go kaput? And, what are some common-sense measures that you can take to stay adequately hydrated while you are out flying? Todd's next question is about flying over cargo ships. Are cargo ships considered as critical infrastrucuture? Do drones laws prevent you from flying over cargo ships? We also discuss whether you are likely to run into any magnetic interference issues if you fly too close to a ship. Thanks for the great question, Todd. Fly Safe! Hone your drone skills by signing up for one of our webinars or online classes - and make the most of this downtime! - https://www.thedroneu.com/droneu-events/ Recently crashed your drone? Unable to find trained technicians who can repair your drone quickly and at a reasonable rate? Don’t fret. The cool folks at Fortress UAV can help you get your drone back up in the air in as little as 7 days! Use Promo Code “DroneU” to get 25% off. Drone U Members get an extra 5% off on total repair costs. Check them out now! Get Your Biggest and Most Common Drone Certificate Questions Answered by Downloading this FREE Part 107 PDF Make sure to get yourself the all-new Drone U landing pad! Get your questions answered: https://thedroneu.com/. If you enjoy the show, the #1 thing you can do to help us out is to subscribe to it on iTunes. Can we ask you to do that for us real quick? While you're there, leave us a 5-star review, if you're inclined to do so. Thanks! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ask-drone-u/id967352832. Become a Drone U Member. Access to over 30 courses, great resources, and our incredible community.Follow us:Site - https://thedroneu.com/Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/droneuInstagram - https://instagram.com/thedroneu/Twitter - https://twitter.com/thedroneuYouTube - https://www.youtube.com/c/droneu Timestamps Do drone sensors fail at high temperatures? Today's question is about flying drones in hot weather How can protect your drone equipment against heat? How can you stay hydrated while you out flying a job? flying over cargo ships? What about military ships? Is it dangerous to fly drones near cargo ships?

  • BONUS: Drone News – Security Weakness in DJI Drones, Skydio X2 Specs, Drone Spraying, Drone Deliveries, Drone Powerline Inspections

    Security Weakness in DJI App, New Skydio X2 Drone to Come with Super Zoom, Drone Powerline Inspections in California, Drone Crashes, Mystery Drones in North Denver Our biggest story this week is about DJI. Last week, New York Times published a front page story about a potential security weakness with DJI's app. As per the article, researchers have contended that the app collects large amount of personal data that could be exploited by the Chinese government. This development certainly spells more trouble for the world's largest drone-maker. To hear what DJI's Brendan Schulman has to say about this, do not forget to check out this segment of the show. Our next story is about the Skydio X2. If you listened to last week's drone news, you might recall that Skydio has decided to make a foray into the industrial drones market with the Skydio X2D and the Skydio X2E. In today's show, we reveal some more updates about these new Skydio drones. Specifically, you will learn about their much-touted feature - 360 degree super zoom. Other stories covered in this week's show include drone spraying in the wake of the pandemic, how drone deliveries are set to commence in North Dakota and North Carolina, powerline inspections in California, and much, much more… Enjoy! Fly Safe! Hone your drone skills by signing up for one of our webinars or online classes - and make the most of this downtime! - https://www.thedroneu.com/droneu-events/ Recently crashed your drone? Unable to find trained technicians who can repair your drone quickly and at a reasonable rate? Don’t fret. The cool folks at Fortress UAV can help you get your drone back up in the air in as little as 7 days! Use Promo Code “DroneU” to get 25% off. Drone U Members get an extra 5% off on total repair costs. Check them out now! Get Your Biggest and Most Common Drone Certificate Questions Answered by Downloading this FREE Part 107 PDF Make sure to get yourself the all-new Drone U landing pad! Get your questions answered: https://thedroneu.com/. If you enjoy the show, the #1 thing you can do to help us out is to subscribe to it on iTunes. Can we ask you to do that for us real quick? While you're there, leave us a 5-star review, if you're inclined to do so. Thanks! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ask-drone-u/id967352832. Become a Drone U Member. Access to over 30 courses, great resources, and our incredible community.Follow us:Site - https://thedroneu.com/Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/droneuInstagram - https://instagram.com/thedroneu/Twitter - https://twitter.com/thedroneuYouTube - https://www.youtube.com/c/droneu Timestamps - More trouble for DJI - NY Times reports security flaw in DJI drones - Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual used to save a man and three children from drowning in James River, Virginia - Skydio X2 drones to come with precision mode and 360-degree superzoom - DJI's ADS-B technology, DJI Airsense averts a potential drone-helicopter crash - Internal emails and memos show confusion over mystery drones flying over North Denver - How many crashes have we witnessed between manned and unmanned aircraft? - Drones for good - drones used for spraying disinfectants and fighting the virus outbreak - Flytrex to bring drone deliveries to North Dakota and North Carolina - PG&E resorts to drone powerline inspections in California - Police uses drones to monitor nude sun bathers in Twin Lakes, Minnesota

  • ADU 01115: How Can Drone Pilots Assist Their Local Police Department?

    Today's question is about drone pilots assisting the police. Our caller for today, John from Omaha has a question about flying drones for the police. It is becoming increasingly common for police departments to use drones for various applications. Recently, John assisted the police in a search and rescue operation. And he found the experience to be extremely rewarding. John is now wondering if he can do his bit for the society by taking on more of such assignments. With many police departments yet to build in-house drone teams, this certainly seems to be a good idea. But, how can you build relationships with police officers so that they can get in touch with you when the need arises? Does the law permit drone pilots to help out public safety officers? And, can helping out the police benefit you in any way? For all this and much, more, tune in to our latest show now! Hone your drone skills by signing up for one of our webinars or online classes - and make the most of this downtime! - https://www.thedroneu.com/droneu-events/ Recently crashed your drone? Unable to find trained technicians who can repair your drone quickly and at a reasonable rate? Don’t fret. The cool folks at Fortress UAV can help you get your drone back up in the air in as little as 7 days! Use Promo Code “DroneU” to get 25% off. Drone U Members get an extra 5% off on total repair costs. Check them out now! Get Your Biggest and Most Common Drone Certificate Questions Answered by Downloading this FREE Part 107 PDF Fill out this short survey and help us help you better - https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/UAVIndustrySurvey?fbclid=IwAR2DVtBWrmFHwK5BZ0IxyXGKAiqSO7nitWh-Z_SyVKIisMFGAapwpwp_tOA Make sure to get yourself the all-new Drone U landing pad! Get your questions answered: https://thedroneu.com/. If you enjoy the show, the #1 thing you can do to help us out is to subscribe to it on iTunes. Can we ask you to do that for us real quick? While you're there, leave us a 5-star review, if you're inclined to do so. Thanks! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ask-drone-u/id967352832. Become a Drone U Member. Access to over 30 courses, great resources, and our incredible community.Follow us:Site - https://thedroneu.com/Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/droneuInstagram - https://instagram.com/thedroneu/Twitter - https://twitter.com/thedroneuYouTube - https://www.youtube.com/c/droneu Timestamps Today's question is about drone pilots assisting the police Discovering your why Are drone pilots legally allowed to help out the police? Do you need certification when you are flying drones for the police? Are drone laws still applicable? Does the police deparment need assistance for expert pilots for a drone search and rescue? Tips for building relationships with police officers Can helping out the police help you further your career in any way?

    • Drone Rescue of Beluga Whale in the Arctic Sea

      There is nothing better than a search and rescue story – no matter who it is being rescued.  Last week, Atlas Dynamics documented the drone rescue of a Beluga whale – an endangered species – by the Norwegian People’s AID Search and Rescue Unit, using the AtlasPRO UAS. Atlas Dynamics is a global leader in The post Drone Rescue of Beluga Whale in the Arctic Sea appeared first on DRONELIFE.

    • PrecisionHawk Lights Up Drone Tech for Utilities

      Drone companies like PrecisionHawk have led the industry in the inspection power distribution and transmission infrastructure like lines, towers, transformers and other components of the electrical grid – work that can be dangerous and costly for non-aerial inspectors. Drone tech has improved conditions for power workers by keeping them off of towers and out of harm’s The post PrecisionHawk Lights Up Drone Tech for Utilities appeared first on DRONELIFE.

    • DJI Mavic Air 2 Review: Ready, Set, Drone Gives DRONELIFE their Take

      Is the DJI Mavic Air 2 the drone that hits that perfect balance between cost and functionality?  Read our reviewers take before you buy! The following is a post by Kelly Shores, the drone expert behind the Ready Set Drone community on YouTube.   With the release of the Mavic Mini in late 2019, DJI expanded The post DJI Mavic Air 2 Review: Ready, Set, Drone Gives DRONELIFE their Take appeared first on DRONELIFE.

    • Unifly Announces New CEO

      One of Europe’s big names in unmanned traffic management (UTM) has announced a shift in leadership.  Unifly announces new CEO Leon van de Pas will succeed well known drone industry figure Marc Kegelaers. Belgium-based Unifly has been a major player in UTM since the field emerged.  Unifly has been instrumental in trials and the development The post Unifly Announces New CEO appeared first on DRONELIFE.

    • Drone Industry Trends: DroneAnalyst is Back With 2020’s Top 3 Industry Drivers

      Drone research and consulting firm DroneAnalyst is back – and kicking off their new iteration with research on the top 3 drone industry trends of 2020.  After the retirement of founder and respected drone industry figure Colin Snow, DroneAnalyst is now under the new leadership of DJI veteran David Benowitz as Head of Research.  Benowitz The post Drone Industry Trends: DroneAnalyst is Back With 2020’s Top 3 Industry Drivers appeared first on DRONELIFE.

    • Drone Rescue of Beluga Whale in the Arctic Sea

      image courtesy Atlas Dynamics There is nothing better than a search and rescue story – no matter who it is being rescued.  Last week, Atlas Dynamics documented the drone rescue of a Beluga whale – an endangered species – by the Norwegian People’s AID Search and Rescue Unit, using the AtlasPRO UAS. Atlas Dynamics is The post Drone Rescue of Beluga Whale in the Arctic Sea appeared first on Drone Magazine.

    • PrecisionHawk Lights Up Drone Tech for Utilities

      Source: PrecisionHawk Drone companies like PrecisionHawk have led the industry in the inspection power distribution and transmission infrastructure like lines, towers, transformers and other components of the electrical grid – work that can be dangerous and costly for non-aerial inspectors. Drone tech has improved conditions for power workers by keeping them off of towers and out The post PrecisionHawk Lights Up Drone Tech for Utilities appeared first on Drone Magazine.

    • Stadium-sized balloon to carry NASA telescope

      Stadium-sized balloon to carry NASA telescope to the edge of space Balloons may seem like an outdated mode of transportation, but for high-flying scientific instruments they’re making a comeback. NASA has unveiled ASTHROS, a new infrared telescope that will be carried to the edge of space by a balloon the size of a football stadium. ASTHROS, short for The post Stadium-sized balloon to carry NASA telescope appeared first on Drone Magazine.

    • ACRP Hires Woolpert

      ACRP Hires Woolpert to Research and Develop Airfield Design Guidelines for Large UAS Woolpert has been contracted to research and develop airfield design guidelines for large unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for the Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP). The ACRP is managed by the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine and The post ACRP Hires Woolpert appeared first on Drone Magazine.

    • Unifly Announces New CEO

      One of Europe’s big names in unmanned traffic management (UTM) has announced a shift in leadership.  Unifly announces new CEO Leon van de Pas will succeed well known drone industry figure Marc Kegelaers. Belgium-based Unifly has been a major player in UTM since the field emerged.  Unifly has been instrumental in trials and the development The post Unifly Announces New CEO appeared first on Drone Magazine.

    • 5 Fun Drone Photography Ideas For Weddings

      Read more at: http://droneality.com Weddings are momentous events that mark the beginning of a new and exciting chapter in one’s life. It isn’t surprising that a lot of couples are willing to spend a fortune on making sure that everything is as perfect as it can be, and their wedding photos are no exception. After all, wedding photos not The post 5 Fun Drone Photography Ideas For Weddings appeared first on DRONEALITY.

    • The Sky is the Limit: Hire Dedicated Developers to Evolve Your Drone Control App

      Read more at: http://droneality.com A couple of decades ago, drones were mostly used in the military. However, the growing needs of the economy in the conditions of peace created a consumer market for the technology – and a booming one at that. Right now, commercial and public applications of drones are numerous, the value of the industry is at The post The Sky is the Limit: Hire Dedicated Developers to Evolve Your Drone Control App appeared first on DRONEALITY.

    • How to Take the Perfect Drone Pictures

      Read more at: http://droneality.com New technology has unleashed a wealth of new possibilities when it comes to both art and experimentation. There are many things an amateur photographer can do nowadays that were never possible in decades before. One of the best examples of this is drone photography. Drones allow users to take aerial pictures from heights most photographers The post How to Take the Perfect Drone Pictures appeared first on DRONEALITY.

    • How to Build a DIY Drone

      Read more at: http://droneality.com Droning is gaining popularity fast, and some people have developed amazing skills zipping around with those tiny machines. Yet, few ever pay thought to the complexity of the underlying technology and the huge effort that goes into keeping those gadgets in the sky. Building your own drone from scratch is entirely possible these days, even The post How to Build a DIY Drone appeared first on DRONEALITY.

    • How Is the Commercial Drone Industry Impacting the US Economy?

      Read more at: http://droneality.com The innovation of technology is giving people cutting edge products at even cheaper prices. The use of drones was originally based on military applications – now, individuals can purchase a commercial drone for as little as $60. More access is giving companies such as Amazon, ideas that they can be used for commercial purposes. One example is Amazon Prime Air, which The post How Is the Commercial Drone Industry Impacting the US Economy? appeared first on DRONEALITY.

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