Box reveal, new close-up pics, ADS-B tech

For the umpteenth time, DJI’s mini FPV drone, Avata, is in the limelight ahead of its official announcement. In the latest leaks, DJI Avata has been caught on camera up close, with one photo revealing the box the drone could come packed in. Another critical detail about the CineWhoop-style drone that has emerged from the […]

Drone footage purports to show aftermath of shelling in Ukrainian city of Mykolaiv – video | Global

Ukrainian emergency services have released footage of a burning building in Mykolaiv, following what authorities say was a Russian strike. Mykolaiv is a strategically important city that borders the mostly Russian-occupied Kherson region. A medical facility in the southern port city was recently damaged in a Russian attack, which Mykolaiv’s mayor described as ‘terrorism’ More… Source: […]

The ‘Switchblade’ Flying Car is Ready for Takeoff

An anonymous reader shares this report on The Switchblade, “an aircraft that doubles as a car.” It could be “just weeks away from getting its wheels off the ground after an inspection by America’s Federal Aviation Administration determined that the vehicle is safe to fly: The project has been 14 years in the making, and […]

Drones are helping lifeguards save lives

Comment on this story Comment When a 14-year-old boy was in danger of drowning off the Spanish shores of Valencia last month, help came in an unusual form: a drone. Within seconds of spotting trouble, lifeguards used walkie-talkies to notify trained drone pilots to fly one over to the child. The drone battled crosswinds and […]

DJI’s Avata CineWhoop drone flown with Motion Controller in video

New images of the DJI Avata drone have surfaced online, including a short video of the FPV CineWhoop drone being flown using the Motion Controller – all of which suggesting the product is apparently moving forward toward release. The new shots of the Avata were upload on Twitter Saturday morning by @OsitaLV, a regular and usually reliable conduit of DJI product […]