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  • UK Drone Rules & Regulations 2020

    It is very important to stay up to speed when it comes to the latest drone rules and regulations. Not only are certain rules in place to protect a drone user and the people and places around them whilst actively using a drone, but they are also there to help prevent people from causing any…

  • Top Drones with Longest Flight Time for 2020

    Guest post by John William Most first-time drone buyers are skeptical about which drones they should invest in. An excellent way to make the best buying decision is to apply a comparative score to flight time and cost. We realize that the one thing that every drone pilot can agree on is a long flight…

  • Announcement of New Dates for GEO Connect in Asia

    Singapore, 14 February 2020 – Following the cancellation of Geo Connect Asia 2020, in view of health and travel safety concerns connected to the still-evolving Covid-19 situation, organisers Montgomery Asia have announced that Southeast Asia’s inaugural geospatial event will return on 24th & 25th March in 2021. Taking place at Suntec Convention & Exhibition Centre in Singapore, the…

  • Drones Being Used to Tackle Plastic Pollution

    Guest post by Emily Folk Plastic pollution, especially in our planet’s oceans, is one of the biggest problems we’re facing today. Conservationists have found plastic in the stomachs of 60% of seabird species, and 100% of sea turtles examined. These native animals mistake drifting plastics for a meal and fill their bellies. Afterwards, they starve…

  • 5G and Drones Part 1: What is 5G?

    By Lukas Schroth of DRONEII. Originally published: January 2020 The global market for commercial drones has grown significantly over the last decade and is expected to grow from $17.8 USD in 2019 to $46.4 USD in 2025. According to our calculations, the number of functional drones will grow from 12.2 million last year to over 18.1 million…

  • Terra Drone’s group company helps fighting Corona virus with drones

    Zhejiang – February 7, 2020 – 9:00 a.m. on February 6, an medical delivery drone flying from the people’s Hospital of Xinchang County to the disease control center of Xinchang County successfully completed the whole process of air transportation, marking the launch of the first “urban air transportation channel” to help to fight the corona virus  (2019-nCoV) which…

  • senseFly Enters 2020 With Landmark Show of Support From Parrot

    CHESEAUX-SUR-LAUSANNE, Switzerland, 06, February 2020 – senseFly, through its parent organization Parrot (PARRO : FP), has recapitalized its balance sheet and funding, guaranteeing a healthy operational outlook as it continues its growth path as the global leader in fixed-wing drones. The financial backing comes at a particularly meaningful time for senseFly – an Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)…

  • Flock partners with African Drone Forum 2020 to enable the drone operations of tomorrow

    Today Flock announces it is the exclusive risk partner of African Drone Forum 2020 which launches this week. The UK insurtech will be using its world-leading understanding of air mobility risk to provide a custom insurance policy for the flight competitions during the event.  All flights during African Drone Forum 2020, including a range of…

  • How Drones Are Transforming Big Data Analytics

    Guest Post by Indiana Lee As more and more drones take to the skies to survey land, map neighborhoods, assess crops and monitor traffic, they are generating enormous amounts of data. The market for unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly referred to as drones, is expected to grow from $17.2 billion in 2017 to $48.9 billion by…

  • Drone Racing League Launches 2020 DRL SIM Tryouts

    Gamers and drone racing fans around the planet are getting ready to fly pro. The Drone Racing League (DRL), the global, professional drone racing circuit, opened registration today for the 2020 DRL SIM Tryouts, the world’s only player-to-pilot esports tournament. FPV (First Person View) pilot hopefuls across the world can download the DRL Simulator, a true-to-life drone…