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Read the latest drone news today along with new developments in the unmanned aircraft systems aviation (UAV) industry.

These daily drone news articles cover the latest innovations, developments, research and regulations from the top UAV bloggers, service providers and  manufacturers.

Drone news and articles from experts including SUAS News, UAV Expert News, DroneBlog, Unmanned Aerial, Rotor Drone Mag, Dronelife, 3DR, the Drone Girl, Gizmodo drone feed and many more.

For some extra reading, here is a list of the top drone blogs with even more news and reviews.  The Wing Blog will also keep you up to date on the latest news in their drone delivery program.

This drone news web page covers today and the previous 7 days of drone news.

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  • Iranian Defence Drone crash offers insight into military ambition and UAV development
    by Press on April 15, 2021 at 5:05 am

    Iran International TV has reported that a research drone belonging to Iran Aircraft Manufacturing Industrial Company (HESA), a subset of Iran’s Ministry of Defence and Armed Force Logistics (MODAFL) crashed this week in Shahinshahr Province due to a technical error. It is reported that there were no injuries, and Nasser Hosseini Manjezi, the deputy governor

  • Is the Parrot Anafi Drone Waterproof?
    by Elizabeth Ciobanu on April 15, 2021 at 12:55 am

    Camera drones are a huge hit these days, and most probably you’ll agree when we say the Parrot Anafi Drone is right up there with the best. We can use

  • Can a Drone Fly in Strong Winds? (With Flight Tips)
    by Elizabeth Ciobanu on April 15, 2021 at 12:43 am

    It’s a bit windy out there at the moment, but you’re wondering if you can still get out the drone and take it for a flight. How windy is too

  • DJI’s New Drone: All the Rumors About the 4/15 Release
    by Miriam McNabb on April 14, 2021 at 6:08 pm

    DJI’s new drone, the Air 2S, is slated to be released tomorrow (we think.)  But as usual when the world’s biggest drone manufacturer releases a new product, there have been plenty of rumors, leaks, and guesses about exactly what the newest product will offer.  Here’s a summary of what we know so far – stay The post DJI’s New Drone: All the Rumors About the 4/15 Release appeared first on DRONELIFE.

  • 5 Commercial Drones Made in the U.S.
    by Miriam McNabb on April 14, 2021 at 3:25 pm

    The commercial drone industry is booming – and if your company is looking for made-in-the-usa hardware, we’ve compiled a list of 5 commercial drones made in the U.S. to start with. By DRONELIFE Staff Writer Jim Magill With all of the drama engendered by the U.S trade war with China and concerns over potential national The post 5 Commercial Drones Made in the U.S. appeared first on DRONELIFE.

  • AT&T to test drone delivery in Texas with 5G Innovation Studio
    by Sally French on April 14, 2021 at 12:37 pm

    As the drone industry leans in on 5G technology as a means of making applications like drone delivery feasible, AT&T is leveraging its 5G expertise in order to lean in on drone delivery. Telecommunications giant AT&T this month launched its 5G Innovation Studio, where it will test 5G-centric applications, which includes drones. As part of The post AT&T to test drone delivery in Texas with 5G Innovation Studio appeared first on The Drone Girl.

  • Parrot and High Lander enhance drone fleet automation
    by Press on April 14, 2021 at 11:48 am

    Parrot, the leading European drone group, announced today its partnership with High Lander— a company providing drone fleets with autonomous flight, intelligent airspace control, and coordinated air continuity through its Mission Control platform. Combining Parrot ANAFI USA and ANAFI platform drones with High Lander’s Mission Control software, professionals can now enjoy best-in-class drone features, mission efficiency and automation

  • London – stolen M300 RTK
    by Press on April 14, 2021 at 11:36 am

    Stolen from a car in London on Monday the 12th of April, lets make this M300 too hot to handle. Tom Parry , operator and registered keeper. It is a Matrice 300 RTK, Serial number 1ZNBHBTOOCOOFK. It was stolen without the batteries but had the controller and H20 camera with it . Crime number is

  • Wingcopter – Head of Flight Testing (m/f/d)
    by Press on April 14, 2021 at 11:00 am

    Do you want to shape the future of aviation? Do you share our vision of saving and improving lives through technology with a purpose? Then join our ambitious team of young talents and experienced professionals! We at Wingcopter design innovative, high-performance drones that are operated all over the world in commercial and humanitarian operations. Our

  • Cyberhawk supports national utility’s innovation and environmental commitments
    by Press on April 14, 2021 at 10:46 am

    Cyberhawk, the global leader in drone-based inspection and creator of iHawk, a cloud-based asset visualization software, has secured a Master Service Agreement with SP Energy Networks, a distribution and transmission network operator for Central Scotland, North Wales, and North England, helping the utility maintain a safe and resilient electricity supply to its customers. The agreement,

  • FlytNow Precision Landing Module to enable highly reliable precision landing for DJI Mavic
    by Press on April 14, 2021 at 10:32 am

    California, USA, Apr, 2021 – Autonomous drone technology is becoming mainstream with COVID-19 fuelling its rapid adoption. It turns out that, in order to achieve complete operational autonomy, a drone-in-a-box solution is essential. However, to safely operate a drone-in-a-box without human intervention, the most critical factor is the accuracy of the drone landings i.e. the

  • Portable jammer training system provides realistic threat emulation for radar and communications operators
    by Press on April 14, 2021 at 10:18 am

    Mercury Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY, www.mrcy.com), a leader in trusted, secure mission-critical technologies for aerospace and defense, today announced the JTS0100 Jammer Training System, ideal for training radar and communications operators in harsh environments. Sized to meet commercial shipping limitations for enhanced portability and the ability to set up in less than an hour, the JTS0100

  • Astra UTM implements ASTM Remote ID standard for UAS
    by Press on April 14, 2021 at 10:10 am

    Astra UTM has implemented ASTM F3411-19 – Standard Specification for Remote ID & Tracking in line with the company’s vision to align with global standards that facilitate faster adoption of UTM services. The standard covers the performance requirements for remote identification (Remote ID) of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) dealing specifically with message formats, transmission methods,

  • D-Fend Solutions Offers Significantly Expanded Counter-Drone Coverage with a Multi-Sensor Command & Control Central Management Solution
    by Press on April 14, 2021 at 9:10 am

    D-Fend Solutions – the leader in counter-drone, radio frequency-based, cyber-takeover technology, today announced the general availability of its new Multi-Sensor Command & Control system (MSC2). MSC2 is a central management solution designed to control multiple sensors of EnforceAir, D-Fend Solutions’ flagship anti-drone solution that detects rogue drones, identifies them and takes control. By controlling multiple EnforceAir sensors remotely from

  • 2 Blade vs 3 Blade Prop Drone: Which is Better?
    by Elizabeth Ciobanu on April 14, 2021 at 1:31 am

    An argument that pops up all the time in the drone community is about whether a 2 blade prop drone is better than a 3 prop drone and vice versa.

  • What Is Drone Trim? Everything You Need To Know
    by Elizabeth Ciobanu on April 14, 2021 at 12:57 am

    If you have a drone, you have probably come across problems such as unintended drifting and tilting in one direction. This may happen because of the wind that pushes your

  • How To Connect Snaptain Drone To Phone (Step-by-Step Guide)
    by Elizabeth Ciobanu on April 14, 2021 at 12:48 am

    Snaptain drones have gained popularity in the consumer market due to their robust features such as flight stabilization, wide-angle recording, voice control, 1080p HD camera, and compatibility with modern-day smartphones.

  • UPS Will Purchase BETA Technologies VTOL Aircraft: the Future of Drone Delivery
    by Miriam McNabb on April 13, 2021 at 3:38 pm

    UPS has announced that they plan to purchase electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft from BETA Technologies (BETA), expanding their air service to small and mid-size markets. “These aircraft will take off and land on-property at UPS facilities in a whisper-quiet fashion, reducing time-in-transit, vehicle emissions, and operating cost,” says the announcement. For the The post UPS Will Purchase BETA Technologies VTOL Aircraft: the Future of Drone Delivery appeared first on DRONELIFE.

  • Endless Frontier Act: Flipping the Script on the Battle Against China-Made Drone Tech
    by Miriam McNabb on April 13, 2021 at 2:35 pm

    The Endless Frontier Act is a new proposal designed to support a stronger U.S. technology base: a move that could be a more concrete play in ongoing U.S.- China trade tensions. Technology – The Final Frontier By: Dawn M.K. Zoldi, Guest Contributor  They say offense is the best defense. For the past couple of years, The post Endless Frontier Act: Flipping the Script on the Battle Against China-Made Drone Tech appeared first on DRONELIFE.

  • Introducing the Gremsy Mio: The Lightweight, Forward-Facing Gimbal for Professional Drone Applications
    by Sponsored Post on April 13, 2021 at 2:18 pm

    The new Gremsy Mio is a lightweight, compact 3-axis gimbal designed to integrate into professional drone systems. Gremsy is a leading provider of professional gimbals for the commercial drone industry.   The Gremsy Mio is the next-generation of 3-axis compact camera stabilizers, delivering robust performance for professional applications and offering the best weight-to-payload ratio. What’s New The post Introducing the Gremsy Mio: The Lightweight, Forward-Facing Gimbal for Professional Drone Applications appeared first on DRONELIFE.

  • Red Cat Holdings Announces Issuance Of U.S. Patent On Drone Positioning System
    by Press on April 13, 2021 at 12:45 pm

    Red Cat Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:RCAT), a leading brand in the drone industry, reports that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued U.S. Patent No. 10,877,162 on December 29, 2020 to Skypersonic Inc. Red Cat previously announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Skypersonic in February 2021 and expects to close the transaction in April. Entitled “Terrestrial Based

  • These gorgeous, bio-inspired drones are ready to fly like bats through Boston’s sewers
    by Guest Post on April 13, 2021 at 9:34 am

    Boston’s aging sewers are crumbling – but it’s not exactly easy to send a human through them to pinpoint exactly where infrastructure updates are needed. Robots seem ripe to do the job, but rovers are too slow to navigate the enormous, maze-like system. Traditional drones with fast-rotating blades can’t fly inside incredibly narrow drain pipes The post These gorgeous, bio-inspired drones are ready to fly like bats through Boston’s sewers appeared first on The Drone Girl.

  • GoPro vs Drone: Which One Should You Choose?
    by Elizabeth Ciobanu on April 13, 2021 at 1:52 am

    One of the internet’s most searched questions is whether a GoPro is better than a drone and vice versa. We understand why someone may be confused about which one to

  • Is DJI Owned By Apple?
    by Elizabeth Ciobanu on April 13, 2021 at 1:10 am

    If you are a fan of drones, you have probably heard of DJI, one of the largest drone manufacturers. In just a few years, DJI took over the world of

  • What’s the Difference Between Spektrum DX6 vs DX6e?
    by Elizabeth Ciobanu on April 13, 2021 at 12:59 am

    For RC enthusiasts out there, you might be quite familiar with the Spektrum DX line of radio transmitters. Two of the more popular in the DX line are the DX6

  • FAA to Allow Part 107 Drone Pilots to Take Night Ops Training Online
    by Jason Reagan on April 12, 2021 at 6:32 pm

    CORRECTION/CLARIFICATION: Article updated April 13, 2021. The only new privilege tied to the new Part 107 test and training after 4/6 is Operation at Night. Current Part 107 holders may Operate Over People and Moving Vehicles in accordance with the rule automatically after 4/21/21, when the rule goes into effect.  Call 844-FLY-MY-UA or email the FAA The post FAA to Allow Part 107 Drone Pilots to Take Night Ops Training Online appeared first on DRONELIFE.

  • Swoop Aero’s African Drone Delivery Operations Expand in Preparation for COVID Vaccine Distribution
    by Miriam McNabb on April 12, 2021 at 6:05 pm

    Melbourne-based drone delivery logistics company Swoop Aero’s African drone delivery operations are expanding, in preparation for COVID-19 vaccine distribution.                        “In collaboration with NGO partners and governments of The Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi and now Mozambique, Swoop Aero are implementing scalable drone delivery networks The post Swoop Aero’s African Drone Delivery Operations Expand in Preparation for COVID Vaccine Distribution appeared first on DRONELIFE.

  • How to program a drone using Python
    by Sally French on April 12, 2021 at 9:44 am

    If you’re using the sticks of a remote controller to tell your drone where to go, is it really autonomous? And isn’t autonomous the real definition of a drone? To actually control your drone in its true form – that is, enabling it to fly autonomously without you telling it where to go in real-time The post How to program a drone using Python appeared first on The Drone Girl.

  • North Carolina Takes Aim at Drones – But Hits Free Speech
    by Miriam McNabb on April 10, 2021 at 10:00 am

    DRONELIFE reported earlier on a lawsuit in North Carolina challenging the notion that drone mapping is surveying without a license.  Here, members of the organization representing commercial drone operator Michael Jones lay out their case to protect his rights to sell aerial images. The following is a guest post by Sam Gedge and Daryl James The post North Carolina Takes Aim at Drones – But Hits Free Speech appeared first on DRONELIFE.

  • Do Drones Record Sound?
    by Elizabeth Ciobanu on April 10, 2021 at 1:28 am

    Camera drones are great at capturing aerial photos and videos, but do they also record sound to go along with the videos?  Drones are not capable of recording sounds because

  • Why Don’t Drones Use Ducted Fans?
    by Elizabeth Ciobanu on April 10, 2021 at 1:14 am

    If you are a drone enthusiast, you probably know that most drones come with a fairly similar design in the sense that they use propellers to achieve lift to get

  • Is AR the Future of BVLOS Flight? The Flyby Guys and Anarky Labs Unveil Drone AR Solution for DJI [VIDEO]
    by Miriam McNabb on April 9, 2021 at 2:16 pm

    The patent is complete, and this incredible new product is just a few weeks away from launch.  Is the new drone AR system for DJI by  Anarky Labs a game changer for the drone industry?  Check it out and see for yourself. A picture is worth a thousand words – and the human brain can The post Is AR the Future of BVLOS Flight? The Flyby Guys and Anarky Labs Unveil Drone AR Solution for DJI [VIDEO] appeared first on DRONELIFE.

  • DJI Affirm Financing: is it a good idea to finance a DJI drone?
    by Sally French on April 9, 2021 at 1:25 pm

    If you don’t have the money upfront to pay for your drone in full, DJI offers the option to finance your drone purchase. Rather than pay, say, $1,299 for the DJI FPV Combo in one go, you could pay about $120 per month over the course of 12 months thanks to a DJI Affirm Financing The post DJI Affirm Financing: is it a good idea to finance a DJI drone? appeared first on The Drone Girl.

  • What Happens When a Drone Crashes into a Windshield?
    by Miriam McNabb on April 8, 2021 at 7:33 pm

    Researchers at Virginia Tech University, working with State Farm insurance and ParaZero drone safety systems, have finally answered the question of what happens when a drone crashes into a windshield. Data gathered in the study resulted in State Farm® receiving an FAA waiver to fly over moving vehicles as of the end of 2019, prior The post What Happens When a Drone Crashes into a Windshield? appeared first on DRONELIFE.

  • Viral video shows how to legally get drone video in San Francisco — that’s not actually from a drone
    by Sally French on April 8, 2021 at 12:09 pm

    Want to get aerial drone video in San Francisco? Between city regulations and Federal Aviation Administration restrictions, it’s nearly impossible to legally get the footage you’ll likely want when flying a drone in San Francisco. You can’t legally fly over and under the Golden Gate Bridge. You can’t fly over most of the city’s beaches. The post Viral video shows how to legally get drone video in San Francisco — that’s not actually from a drone appeared first on The Drone Girl.

  • The FAA’s Remote Pilot recurrent online training is available now. Here’s what it’s like
    by Sally French on April 7, 2021 at 8:44 am

    After much anticipation, the Federal Aviation Administration’s Remote Pilot recurrent online training course is finally here, and it’s free, too. Under the Federal Aviation Administration’s Final Rule on Remote ID — which was released in December 2020, —  the requirement to complete an in-person, FAA recurrent test every 24 calendar months will be replaced with a much simpler requirement: The post The FAA’s Remote Pilot recurrent online training is available now. Here’s what it’s like appeared first on The Drone Girl.

  • How to reduce glare when flying drones
    by Sally French on April 6, 2021 at 11:52 am

    Next up in our “Ask Drone Girl” series is about how to reduce glare when flying drones. If you have a question for Drone Girl, contact her here. I live in Florida, and the sun blocks out readings from my controller and cell phone.  How can I can solve this problem of sun reflection?  Ah, yes! The post How to reduce glare when flying drones appeared first on The Drone Girl.

  • How to build a Raspberry Pi drone
    by Sally French on April 5, 2021 at 8:47 am

    The Raspberry Pi is a tiny, relatively low-cost computer used to teach programming. And if you want to build your own drone from scratch, it’s one of the best ways to make it happen. When you build your own drone, you can purchase a flight controller, which is a small circuit board able to direct the motors The post How to build a Raspberry Pi drone appeared first on The Drone Girl.

  • These 2021 drone conferences are still happening
    by Sally French on April 2, 2021 at 12:26 pm

    2020 was a first year for a lot of industries — and drone conferences were no exception. Pretty much every drone conference in 2020 was cancelled or moved online. But the good news: many 2021 drone conferences are back on, and organizers have committed to dates and venues already. Some tickets are even up for The post These 2021 drone conferences are still happening appeared first on The Drone Girl.

  • Not made in USA: military spending report suggests many drone parts are still made in China
    by Sally French on April 1, 2021 at 11:57 am

    The past few years in the U.S. drone industry have been marked by emphatic calls — from both politicians and some drone industry leaders — to stop buying drones and drone parts made in China. But a recent U.S. military spending reports suggests that — despite federal rules preventing use of some drones made in The post Not made in USA: military spending report suggests many drone parts are still made in China appeared first on The Drone Girl.

  • An education today leads to the jobs of tomorrow
    by CJ Smith on March 23, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    Drone program at Warren Community College prepares students for the future The jobs of tomorrow are rooted in the education of today, and a prime example is the UAS program at Warren Community College. The highly regarded program offers a two-year degree and two different one-year Certificates at Warren, which is located in western New The post An education today leads to the jobs of tomorrow first appeared on InterDrone. The post An education today leads to the jobs of tomorrow appeared first on InterDrone.

  • DroneUp Acquires Web Teks | Acquisition Accelerates DroneUp’s Tech IP
    by CJ Smith on March 16, 2021 at 6:31 pm

    DroneUp, LLC, a leading global provider of drone technology and services, announced today that it had acquired Web Teks, Inc. Web Teks, a pioneer in enterprise software solutions unique to the UAS industry, designed and developed all of DroneUp’s patented and proprietary platforms. The combination will create a closely collaborative environment that will allow DroneUp The post DroneUp Acquires Web Teks | Acquisition Accelerates DroneUp’s Tech IP first appeared on InterDrone. The post DroneUp Acquires Web Teks | Acquisition Accelerates DroneUp’s Tech IP appeared first on InterDrone.

  • The DJI FPV Review of Features and Specs
    by Ian Shutts on March 13, 2021 at 10:25 am

    This review is looking at the new DJI FPV, reviewing all the features and specs and what it means for you. The FPV is a ... Read more The post The DJI FPV Review of Features and Specs appeared first on DroneZon.

  • Augmented Reality: A benefit or a burden for drone operators?
    by RotorDroneMag.com on March 5, 2021 at 6:59 pm

    The next time you are out flying, ask yourself: what am I looking at? According to a study by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, there’s a pretty good chance that it isn’t your drone—but augmented reality has the potential to help you do a better job of focusing on your aircraft, which is really important, as this The post Augmented Reality: A benefit or a burden for drone operators? appeared first on RotorDrone.

  • DJI FPV Drone
    by Debra Cleghorn on March 2, 2021 at 3:47 pm

    DJI’s new cinematic first-person view drone, aptly named “FPV,” comes bundled with DJI’s goggles and a controller for the price of $1,299. The DJI press release notes that it’s suitable for FPV professionals and newcomers to FPV. With 20-minute flight times, the new FPV has a 1/2.3-inch sensor and can film 4K at 60fps and The post DJI FPV Drone appeared first on RotorDrone.

  • You Can Be a Drone Test Administrator
    by Debra Cleghorn on February 22, 2021 at 7:31 pm

    Collaborate with the FAA on an exciting new program to help recreational flyers fly safely! Today, the FAA opened applications for people interested in serving as test administrators for The Recreational UAS Safety Test (TRUST). The test offers recreational flyers safety training tips, best practices and educational resources. We encourage eligible candidates to apply before The post You Can Be a Drone Test Administrator appeared first on RotorDrone.

  • Drones at Dawn | Episode 3: Yuval Caspi, SkyWatch
    by CJ Smith on February 17, 2021 at 7:43 pm

    Yuval is a licensed insurance broker and drone insurance specialist. For the past two years, she has worked closely with drone pilots and businesses from different sectors to understand their diverse coverage needs. This podcast will explore best business practices to protect yourself and your company from liability. The post Drones at Dawn | Episode 3: Yuval Caspi, SkyWatch first appeared on InterDrone. The post Drones at Dawn | Episode 3: Yuval Caspi, SkyWatch appeared first on InterDrone.

  • Episode 72: Brett Kanda, BRINC Drones: UAVs for SWAT Teams
    by CJ Smith on February 17, 2021 at 7:11 pm

    This week on the Podcast, InterDrone sits down with Brett Kanda, the Vice President of Sales & Marketing for BRINC Drones, who designs and manufactures advanced indoor/outdoor tactical UAV’s for SWAT teams around the World. Prior to joining BRINC, Brett managed FLIR’s commercial UAS business and was responsible for global sales, software partnerships, and policy. The post Episode 72: Brett Kanda, BRINC Drones: UAVs for SWAT Teams first appeared on InterDrone. The post Episode 72: Brett Kanda, BRINC Drones: UAVs for SWAT Teams appeared first on InterDrone.

  • What Pete Buttigieg’s Appointment to Secretary of Transportation Means for the Drone Industry
    by Kara Murphy on February 11, 2021 at 3:49 pm

    Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, and Democratic presidential candidate during the 2020 primaries, was sworn in recently as Secretary of Transportation. He succeeds Elaine Chao, who was appointed by former President Donald Trump in 2017. Chao abruptly resigned on January 6th in response to the Capitol riots. During her tenure, she The post What Pete Buttigieg’s Appointment to Secretary of Transportation Means for the Drone Industry first appeared on InterDrone. The post What Pete Buttigieg’s Appointment to Secretary of Transportation Means for the Drone Industry appeared first on InterDrone.

  • Ready, Set, Launch! 30 pro tips to incorporate drones into your business
    by Holly Hansen on February 10, 2021 at 3:43 pm

    Gaining buy-in from your executive team is an essential first step that can make or break any company’s drone program. While a boots on the ground professional or a business manager is interested in new use cases, increased efficiency, hiring pilots, and processing data, your executives may not care about any of those things until The post Ready, Set, Launch! 30 pro tips to incorporate drones into your business appeared first on RotorDrone.

  • Rules & Regulations: A history of drone laws in the United States
    by Holly Hansen on February 10, 2021 at 3:38 pm

    Editor’s Note: In May 2020, the American Bar Association held its 34th Land Use Institute—an annual forum aimed at educating attorneys, planners, and government officials about recent developments in the law regarding zoning, permitting, property development, conservation, and environmental protection. With the increasing use of drones to address many of these questions, as well as The post Rules & Regulations: A history of drone laws in the United States appeared first on RotorDrone.

  • Eyes Over the World: Aerial photo secrets from around the globe
    by Holly Hansen on February 10, 2021 at 3:24 pm

    Editor’s Note: Getting an aerial perspective on your subject is terrific, but it doesn’t guarantee that the resulting photograph will be interesting or engaging. Drone photographer Dirk Dallas knows what it takes to capture an image that stops viewers in their tracks, and his new coffee-table compilation of drone photos, “Eyes Over the World,” is The post Eyes Over the World: Aerial photo secrets from around the globe appeared first on RotorDrone.

  • My Blue Valentine: A cold day and a hard choice
    by Holly Hansen on February 10, 2021 at 3:20 pm

    Pilot Report As a pilot, the most important decision you will ever make is whether or not to go flying in the first place. When you commit a machine to the air, the only absolute guarantee you have is that it will return to the ground, and where, when, and how are variables that you The post My Blue Valentine: A cold day and a hard choice appeared first on RotorDrone.

  • Episode 71: Broadcast vs. Network Remote ID with Kenji Sugahara, Drone Service Providers Alliance
    by CJ Smith on February 9, 2021 at 7:34 pm

    This week on the InterDrone Podcast we sat down with Kenji Sugahara, CEO/President at Drone Service Providers Alliance. Kenji is a UAS technology and policy expert and he was awarded a patent on broadcast remote ID, helped create a framework for the remote ID rule. Watch more InterDrone Podcasts: https://launchpad.aero/podcast/ The post Episode 71: Broadcast vs. Network Remote ID with Kenji Sugahara, Drone Service Providers Alliance first appeared on InterDrone. The post Episode 71: Broadcast vs. Network Remote ID with Kenji Sugahara, Drone Service Providers Alliance appeared first on InterDrone.

  • Drones at Dawn | Episode 2: Richard Nichols, Airwards
    by CJ Smith on February 8, 2021 at 4:14 pm

    Richard is a drone pilot and the founder of Airwards, a not-for-profit global online awards platform that champions the groundbreaking and impactful work by those in the drone community. Richard started his career at a helicopter design and manufacturing company and has consulted for VisualSkies and Droneprep. This podcast will explore how you can plug The post Drones at Dawn | Episode 2: Richard Nichols, Airwards first appeared on InterDrone. The post Drones at Dawn | Episode 2: Richard Nichols, Airwards appeared first on InterDrone.

  • Dronecode Foundation Announces Appointment of New Board Directors
    by CJ Smith on February 4, 2021 at 5:28 pm

    The Dronecode Foundation, the vendor-neutral Foundation for open source drone projects, announced three new directors elected to its Board of Directors. The Board of Directors represents the wider PX4 community. It will guide the Foundation as it executes its mission to enable widespread adoption and accelerate the development of open standards. Newly appointed directors Newly The post Dronecode Foundation Announces Appointment of New Board Directors first appeared on InterDrone. The post Dronecode Foundation Announces Appointment of New Board Directors appeared first on InterDrone.

  • Drones at Dawn | Episode 1: Miriam McNabb, Dronelife
    by CJ Smith on February 3, 2021 at 5:48 pm

    Grab your coffee and kick off your week each Monday morning, 10 am ET, in a 30 minute LIVE discussion on emerging UAS/AAM platforms, use cases, issues and developments. Host Dawn Zoldi (Colonel, USAF, Retired) is an internationally recognized expert on unmanned aircraft system law and policy, a recipient of the Woman to Watch in The post Drones at Dawn | Episode 1: Miriam McNabb, Dronelife first appeared on InterDrone. The post Drones at Dawn | Episode 1: Miriam McNabb, Dronelife appeared first on InterDrone.

  • InterDrone Launches “Drones at Dawn” Podcast – Amplifying the Voices Who are Making a Difference in the UAM/AAM Industry
    by CJ Smith on February 1, 2021 at 2:50 pm

      InterDrone is pleased to announce that Dawn Zoldi, CEO of P3 Tech Consulting will be hosting their new weekly podcast called “Drones at Dawn. Mike Pehel, Marketing Director and InterDrone Chairman explains, “The idea is to grab your coffee and kick off your week each Monday morning, 10 am ET, with a 30 minute The post InterDrone Launches “Drones at Dawn” Podcast – Amplifying the Voices Who are Making a Difference in the UAM/AAM Industry first appeared on InterDrone. The post InterDrone Launches “Drones at Dawn” Podcast – Amplifying the Voices Who are Making a Difference in the UAM/AAM Industry appeared first on InterDrone.

  • NO HUMANS REQUIRED!
    by RotorDroneMag.com on January 27, 2021 at 2:56 pm

    In the first approval of its kind, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is allowing American Robotics to operated automated drones without human operators on site. The company’s Scout System features advanced acoustic Detect-and-Avoid technology that enables its drones to maintain a safe distance from other aircraft at all times. By developing a layered, redundant system The post NO HUMANS REQUIRED! appeared first on RotorDrone.

  • ABCs of UAS
    by RotorDroneMag.com on January 26, 2021 at 9:25 pm

    Whether you’re dealing with the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) or a RPIC (Remote Pilot In Command), it’s important to know what the dozens of acronyms in U.S. aerospace mean. Here’s a rundown of the most common ones you’ll come across. AAO: Acronym for “Authorized Area of Operation” A volume of airspace that will require aircraft The post ABCs of UAS appeared first on RotorDrone.