Reports by pilots of manned aircraft of ‘close calls’ with other airborne objects is nothing new. Balloons, birds, kites, parasails and the like have caused concern for aviators since the advent of manned flight. Is is therefore unsurprising that the increasing number of drones in our skies is worrying pilots and the FAA alike.
Exciting times look set to continue at French drone manufacturer Parrot. Along with the release of its new Disco drone, announced this week, the company is also launching another drone – the Bebop 2. The interesting thing about this drone is its compatibility with the new Nissan X-Trail X-Scape 4×4 vehicle.
Washington-based Echodyne has come up with a way around miniaturizing the grid of antennae used by phased-array radars, which developers had previously struggled to achieve for use on multirotor drones.
After weeks of persistent rumors and video leaks, DJI finally unveiled its latest consumer drone — the DJI Spark. In line with what the rumors have been indicating, the Spark is the smallest consumer drone that DJI has ever produced.
The first version of Koptermax props for the Inspire 1 sold quite well at HeliEngardin and it is by popular demand that the online store is now selling a similar version of these props for the new Inspire 2.
Following the success of the NASA orbiter Cassini, in its last flyby of Titan, a project has been formed to send a drone to the most captivating of Saturn’s moons. The Dragonfly drone will explore Titan is the same way that rovers have explored Mars.
Israeli augmented reality (AR) startup Edgybees hit the headlines last week, when it announced the launch of the first ever AR mobile app for DJI drones. Giving a nod to Formula One’s premium competition, the Drone Prix app has been developed using DJI’s own kit for software development.
The rumors have been around for quite a while — that DJI is coming up with a new consumer drone called Spark and that it was designed for a market segment the company has never tackled before. Recently, DJI sent out media invites for an event scheduled for May 24 in New York…
Very recently, DJI has unveiled their first entry in the FPV Goggles niche market. The headset allows a pilot’s head movements to control drones in the air and feature a pair of high definition display screens.