Department of Interior grounds Chinese drones

A developing story with far-reaching implications. Appearing across multiple outlets the DOI seems to have grounded all Chinese RPAS in its care. Department of the Interior spokesperson Melissa Brown issued the following statement. “Secretary Bernhardt is reviewing the Department of the Interior’s drone program. Until this review is completed, the Secretary has directed that drones […] A developing story with far-reaching implications. Appearing across multiple outlets the DOI seems to have grounded all Chinese RPAS in its care. Department of the Interior spokesperson Melissa Brown issued the following statement. “Secretary Bernhardt is reviewing the Department of the Interior’s drone program. Until this review is completed, the Secretary has directed that drones Read More

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Commercial UAV Expo: Drone Visionaries Answer 3 Critical Questions About the Drone Industry

At Commercial UAV Expo ths morning, a panel of drone visionaries took the stage to answer critical questions about the drone industry today: including what’s happening with standards for UTM and Remote ID; how 5G will help the industry scale; and what new industries the largest manufacturer in the world is focused on this year. […] The post Commercial UAV Expo: Drone Visionaries Answer 3 Critical Questions About the Drone Industry appeared first on DRONELIFE. At Commercial UAV Expo ths morning, a panel of drone visionaries took the stage to answer critical questions about the drone industry today: including what’s happening with standards for UTM and Remote ID; how 5G will help the industry scale; and what new industries the largest manufacturer in the world is focused on this year. The post Commercial UAV Expo: Drone Visionaries Answer 3 Critical Questions About the Drone Industry appeared first on DRONELIFE. Read More

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Commercial UAV Expo’s Pitch the Press: The 3 Drone Companies that Stood Out from the Crowd

At Commercial UAV Expo in Las Vegas yesterday, a panel of journalists – including yours truly – had the opportunity to hear 15 drone companies pitch their product in only 2 minutes.  Two minutes means that presenters have to get to the heart of their value proposition – fast.  Every company had a great offering, […] The post Commercial UAV Expo’s Pitch the Press: The 3 Drone Companies that Stood Out from the Crowd appeared first on DRONELIFE. At Commercial UAV Expo in Las Vegas yesterday, a panel of journalists – including yours truly – had the opportunity to hear 15 drone companies pitch their product in only 2 minutes.  Two minutes means that presenters have to get to the heart of their value proposition – fast.  Every company had a great offering, The post Commercial UAV Expo’s Pitch the Press: The 3 Drone Companies that Stood Out from the Crowd appeared first on DRONELIFE. Read More

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DJI’s Mavic Mini is So Small You Don’t Have to Register It With the FAA

DJI’s latest drone has arrived. As we revealed earlier this week, it’s called the Mavic Mini. As the name suggests, the Mavic Mini is tiny. It weighs just 249 grams and has very deliberately been designed to squeeze under the registration weight threshold put in place by aviation bodies around the world, including the FAA. […] The post DJI’s Mavic Mini is So Small You Don’t Have to Register It With the FAA appeared first on DRONELIFE. DJI’s latest drone has arrived. As we revealed earlier this week, it’s called the Mavic Mini. As the name suggests, the Mavic Mini is tiny. It weighs just 249 grams and has very deliberately been designed to squeeze under the registration weight threshold put in place by aviation bodies around the world, including the FAA. The post DJI’s Mavic Mini is So Small You Don’t Have to Register It With the FAA appeared first on DRONELIFE. Read More

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DJI Mavic Mini

The highly anticipated Mini Mavic is here! Weighing a tad more than a half pound and with foldable propeller arms, it’s super easy to transport, and it packs some impressive flight and video features. Here’s the scoop from DJI: Weighing under 250 grams, Mavic Mini is almost as light as the average smartphone. This makes it exceptionally portable and places it in the lowest and safest weight class of drones, which in many countries may exempt it from certain regulations. The new DJI Fly app offers a simple and intuitive user experience, enabling you to create cinematic shots with just a few taps. It even has Flight Tutorial, a feature to help you get started with Mavic Mini quickly and safely.   Mavic Mini comes equipped with a 360° Propeller Guard that fully protects the propellers and improves flight safety. Thanks to advanced sensors, Mavic Mini can also hover precisely. The DJI Fly app offers a variety of Creator Templates that generate awesome videos with just a tap. Even beginners with no editing experience can turn any moment into a social media hit.   For more info, go to DJI.com. The post DJI Mavic Mini appeared first on RotorDrone. The highly anticipated Mini Mavic is here! Weighing a tad more than a half pound and with foldable propeller arms, it’s super easy to transport, and it packs some impressive flight and video features. Here’s the scoop from DJI: Weighing under 250 grams, Mavic Mini is almost as light as the

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