Month / July 2017

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  • 2017 Drone Racing League Champion Is Jordan ‘Jet’ Temkin

    The Drone Racing League has announced that Jordan “Jet” Temkin is the 2017 DRL Allianz World Champion. It’s the second time Temkin has been awarded the title of the “World’s Greatest Drone Pilot”. Jet won the final race as he sped through the Grand Tour Finish Gate during DRL’s fierce season finale at the Alexandra…

  • Important Notice Regarding Fraudulent Emails To Purchase DJI Shares

    It has come to our attention that fraudulent emails, purporting to be from DJI, are directing recipients to purchase DJI shares via a NASDAQ Private Market Program. Please be advised that DJI is a private company and our shares are not available for sale on the public market. If you receive an email from ‘[email protected]‘ or…

  • Video of the Week! Bosphorus!

    The folks at AirVuz select a video a day. This one is by tntrmedia. It is of Bosphorus, a waterway located in northwestern Turkey. It forms part of the continental boundary between Europe and Asia. Tags: AirVuzBosphorusVideo

  • Another first in flight for Odegard School

    Paul Lindseth has had a lot to celebrate during his first year at the helm of UND’s John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences (JDOSAS). As dean, he’s seen the dedication of the state-of-the-art Robin Hall, a record number of student flight hours logged, and this week – another first. On July 21, the Aviation Accreditation…

  • Prodrone Creates Professional Drones for You

    PRODRONE is an industrial drone system manufacturer established in Japan, November 2016, by experts with over 20 years of experience in a variety of specialized fields. Since our inception, PRODRONE has developed an assortment of customized industrial drones on consignment for numerous drone service providers and manufacturers in the industrial drone market. We have developed

  • Introducing the Airdog ADII: The Future is Hands-Free

    Set-Your-3D-Line With the ADII, we are introducing our most advanced feature yet, the 3D-Line Mode. Users can now set custom waypoints as well as desired altitude settings, through the AirLeash or Airdog app, providing extreme levels of safety in areas such as single-track trails, race tracks, cable wakeboarding and terrain parks, and anywhere else where

  • CNN Receives First-Ever Part 107 Waiver for Closed Set Drone Operations

    CNN Aerial Imagery and Reporting (CNN AIR) is pleased to announce that CNN has become the first organization to be granted a Part 107 waiver by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to fly small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) over people for closed-set motion picture and television filming.  CNN previously received the first-ever waiver granted by

  • 3DR Solo Back as Open Source Platform

    Don’t play Taps for 3DR‘s Solo yet.  3DR’s CEO Chris Anderson tweeted today that the Solo is getting a second life. In an article title “The Solo Lives On,” on the ArduPilot Blog – ArduPilot is an opensource autopilot system – the team explains how a community of developers worked to give the Solo a…

  • FAA Reauthorization Pushed Aside…Again

    The House version of the FAA Reauthorization Act – the 21st Century AIRR Act – has been pushed off again until September while it’s sponsor, Rep. Bill Shuster (R – Pa.), works for more support. The Hill reports that Shuster has confirmed that the bill will not be brought up for a vote until after…

  • Microdrones Completes 10 New BVLOS Test Flights

    On July 13 and 14, Microdrones completed a series of test flights that were beyond the pilot’s visual line of sight (BVLOS). These flights were completed with the standard configuration of RC, telemetry and batteries on the md4-1000 aircraft that is available and being sold today. BVLOS flights are a significant achievement in the commercial…