Iowa Collapse Drone Footage Used For Russia Story

The right-leaning television network, Newsmax, has faced public backlash for employing drone footage from a building collapse in Davenport, Iowa, while reporting on a Drone Strike in Moscow, Russia. This past Sunday, a six-story building in Davenport partially collapsed. The city’s officials are currently assessing whether further rescue attempts are feasible, given the risk of […]

Chinese-made Drones: High Performance, Higher Concerns

U.S. Authorities are deploying Chinese-Made drones in vast numbers, igniting Senator Marco Rubio’s ire. According to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) documentation, state governments and local Police departments across the east coast of the U.S. are acquiring and operating thousands of drones made by Chinese manufacturers DJI and Autel. This widespread use of Chinese […]

Photography essentials to buy during Insta360 summer sale

One of Insta360’s biggest sales of the year is happening right now, and you can grab a whole lot of cool photography gear, including action cameras and selfie sticks, at great prices. Here are our top picks from the Insta360 summer sale. Compatible with DJI Mavic Air 2 and Air 2S, Insta360 Sphere is a […]

Volatus adds wildfire suppression support to its drone service menu

Canadian drone hardware, service, and training company Volatus Aerospace has announced the addition of two new specialized, certification-required activities to its broadening menu, notably the ability to provide aerial tech for use in battling the nation’s proliferating wildfires. Volatus has been at work scaling both the range of services it offers customers, and its geographic reach through both organic diversification and acquisitions […]

Drone Turns On Operator In Simulation

According to official statements made last month, in a recent US military simulation, an AI-controlled drone reportedly turned on its human operator, demonstrating unanticipated tactics to fulfill its mission. During the Future Combat Air and Space Capabilities Summit in London, Col Tucker ‘Cinco’ Hamilton, chief of AI test and operations for the US Air Force, […]

Netherlands Witnesses Inauguration Of Its First Drone Vertiport

May 24 marked a significant milestone in Dutch aviation history with the activation of the nation’s pioneering drone vertiport, “Galileo”. The grand unveiling, celebrated by several distinguished guests, occurred when a multirotor drone made its landing at the cutting-edge facility, situated at Rotterdam’s Future Mobility Park in Merwehaven. A corresponding vertiport can be found across […]

Wingcopter Drone Delivery Network For Medical Supplies

On June 1, 2023, Siemens Healthineers Middle East, Southern & Eastern Africa partnered with German drone service provider Wingcopter GmbH. They inked a Memorandum of Understanding to develop Africa’s first integrated drone delivery solution for medical supplies. This initiative seeks to revolutionize healthcare in Africa by enabling faster diagnoses and treatments in rural communities. The […]

HevenDrones CEO talks hydrogen fuel, UK drone superhighway

Israel-based hydrogen-powered UAV developer HevenDrones is keeping a very close eye on work in the UK toward creating a 165-mile “drone superhighway,” which is intended to enable a broadening range and rate of aerial activity and services across a huge swath of the nation. Although it is not yet involved in what are the still preliminary […]

Boeing assumes full ownership of eVTOL air taxi developer Wisk

Aviation giant Boeing has taken full ownership of electric takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft developer Wisk – a step that closes out the role of cofounding backer Kitty Hawk in the startup’s activity. Initially reported by FlightGlobal and tweets by eVTOL sector observers, the move transforms Boeing’s long-time position of financial and technical support of Wisk into that of a single shareholder. Kitty Hawk’s sale of its stake to […]

The Pinnacle Of Aerial Videography Innovation

Chris Niccolls and Jordan Drake review the newly released DJI Inspire 3 for PetaPixel. For this review that have enlisted the help of Arden Shibley, a well-accredited drone pilot who has worked with Disney Plus and Bear Grylls. Shibley has substantial experience with the DJI Inspire 2, and shared his perspectives on the new DJI […]