Skydio earns ‘unprecedented’ BVLOS authorization across Japan

Leading US drone manufacturer and autonomous flight specialist Skydio has been granted broad, open-ended authorization to conduct beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) missions by aviation regulators in Japan – certification made all the more remarkable in being valid across the entire country. The company announced the approval this week, calling it unique in its scope. Skydio said the authorization by […]

Response DJI Ban, Bill 2864, And Countering CCP Drones Act

You may already be aware of the ongoing attempts to restrict the use of DJI drones in the United States. Last year, we faced House Bill H6572, which has re-emerged this year as House Bill H2864. This legislation, proposed under the banner of the Countering CCP Drones Act by Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY) and Congressman […]

DarwinFPV BabyApe Ⅱ: Supercheap FPV drone

A few weeks ago DarwinFPV introduced their new BabyApe Ⅱ drone with basic waterproofing and other nifty upgrades, including a more durable frame structure. Our review covers unboxing, features and technical specifications, initial setup, and flight performance. 3.5″ FPV drones, such as the DarwinFPV BabyApe Ⅱ, are considered more suitable for beginners or those who […]

Aloft opens up platform tools to third-party developers

If you don’t know who Aloft is, you’re either new to the drone world or maybe have some crazy unique drone use case. However, it has become the leading LAANC provider, as well as offering a plethora of other solutions for drone and fleet management. Today it announced an expansion of what it already provides. […]

Dedrone unveils DedroneTactical counter-UAV solution

Drone detection, identification, tracking, and mitigation tech specialist Dedrone this morning announced the launch of its agile DedroneTactical counter-UAV solution geared for security, military, and government users. Dedrone released DedroneTactical today, describing the most recent and enhanced addition to its range of counter-UAV tech as providing “end-to-end (anti-drone) kill chain capabilities for dynamic situations in a portable solution.” Even ahead of its […]

Zipline’s Ghana anniversary primes drone delivery expansion

Even as leading drone delivery company Zipline readies the operational launch of its new Platform 2 network for commercial clients in the US, the company is fêting the anniversary of its groundbreaking healthcare distribution work in Africa ­– an activity that has already benefitted millions of people, and which is now set to be extended and diversified with the backing of trans-Atlantic government […]

MIT-founded drone startup offers home delivery service in Norway

Drone logistics company Aviant has announced the launch of its home delivery service, Kyte. Drones will now deliver groceries, takeaway food, and non-prescription medicines to sparsely populated areas and vacation homes in Norway. In addition, Aviant has landed $1 million in funding from Innovation Norway to autonomously deliver vital prescription medicines directly from pharmacies to […]

Chilling Drama: FPV Drone’s Stunning Avalanche Capture

A Canadian FPV drone pilot recently serendipitously captured astonishing footage of an avalanche at a mountain on Vancouver Island. Detailing the remarkable event on his YouTube channel, Mactac revealed: “We were out with our long-range drones for a day of mountain flying in British Columbia on Vancouver Island, hoping to capture some cinematic footage. There […]

Revolutionizing Inspections: Valmont’s 5G-Enabled Drones

Valmont Industries has set a new industry record by conducting a 77-mile beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) drone operation, facilitated by T-Mobile’s 5G network. This revolutionary development, enabled by the largest and fastest 5G network in the U.S., enhances the efficiency of remote data collection and sharing, transforming sectors such as agriculture, infrastructure monitoring, […]

This Proposed DJI Ban Is Serious And You Need To Act Now!

Alright, so a couple of months ago, I made a video talking about how DJI was being banned here in Florida for use with Search and Rescue workers and law enforcement. In the video, I said if we weren’t careful and didn’t get out in front of things quickly enough, this could spread nationally. Fast […]