YUNEEC ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF TORNADO H920 AT INTERDRONE 2015

High-end aerial and ground capturing solution pairs perfectly with the all-new CGO4 professional gimbal camera. LAS VEGAS (September 10, 2015) – Yuneec International, the world leader in electric aviation, today announced the launch of the Tornado H920 hexacopter and the CGO4 professional gimbal camera.  The Tornado H920, the first release from the highly-anticipated Tornado series, is an aerial photography and videography… Read more →

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3D Robotics Launches New Academic Sponsorship Program, “3DU”

Source: 3D Robotics The end of summer always sees students lined up outside of college bookstores, preparing for the fall semester. But at the top of this year’s class supply list might appear a new item: a Solo drone by 3D Robotics. 3DR, North America’s largest consumer drone manufacturer, has launched its new academic program for drones in education—called “3DU”—to… Read more →

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Watch This Guy Fly In A 54-Propeller Super Drone

Source: TechCrunch By: Drew Olanoff Flying drones are all the rage right now. The latest DJI Phantom is smoking hot. But sitting in your very own one and flying it? That’s uncharted territory…until now. Check out this dude in the UK hovering above the earth in a contraption with “54 counter-rotation propellers and six grouped control channels with Hobbyking stabilization.”… Read more →

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FAA Starts Beta Testing App That Tells Drone Pilots Where They Are Allowed To Fly

Source: TechCrunch By: Frederic Lardinois Earlier this year, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that it would soon start beta testing an app that would help drone flyers understand where they can and — more importantly — can’t fly. Today, the FAA announced a few more details about the app and launched the first beta version of the aptly named… Read more →

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WATCH: Drone Catches Fish

Source: Outside Farmer Derek Klingenberg snags a bluegill with his DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter. On Monday, Derek Klingenberg—a farmer in Kansas, according to Popular Mechanics—pulled a bluegill out of his pond by baiting a fishing line attached to a DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter, Popular Science reported. Klingenberg told Popular Science that he used a fake worm as bait, and it… Read more →

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