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TV star Mike Holmes to offer drone roof inspections in Canada

Mike Holmes, a Canadian builder and television personality known for rescuing homeowners from botched construction jobs, says his firm will now be using drones to help improve the quality and efficiency of roof inspections for property insurance claims. Mike Holmes Inspections, an independent home inspection service company, is joining forces with US-based aerial imaging and data analytics […]

Ice Protection for Drones: CAV Systems Files Patent

Original public domain image from Wikimedia Commons CAV Systems Files for Patent for Ice Protection Solution for Drones by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby CAV Ice Protection Limited, an airborne ice protection solutions supplier and part of the CAV Systems Group, has filed for a patent for a solution for small uncrewed aerial systems […]

Red Cat Invests Firestorm Modular UAS

Red Cat Invests in Modular UAS Company Firestorm by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby Red Cat Holdings [NASDAQ:RCAT] is one of the holdings in the AdvisorShares Drone Technology ETF [NYSE ARCA:UAV], the only ETF dedicated to the drone economy. For complete list of holdings click here.  The AdvisorShares Drone Technology ETF is a thematic […]

iFlight BLITZ E55 4-IN-1 ESC review

An ESC (Electronic Speed Controller) is an essential part of an FPV drone that controls the speed of the brushless motor. It is responsible for receiving signals from the drone flight controller and converting them into motor commands by adjusting the amount of power delivered to the motor’s coil. In this review, we will have […]

DJI Air 3 – Is It Coming And What Features Will It Have?

Good day folks, Shawn here from Air Photography. In today’s video, we’re going to be discussing the DJI Air 2S and the possibility of a DJI Air 3. Now, this is just a discussion video, and there’s been no indication from DJI that there will be an Air 3 at all. That also raises a […]

Fraudulent Check Scams Target Drone Service Providers

“I need an initial aerial shoot of the site at all four cardinal directions at 200 & 400ft. My surveyor will be working on the property survey during the shoot. That is the reason why I need the aerial photographs ,pictures and video for the progression of the site. My budget is $5,000 grand. Due […]

Which DJI Drone Should You Buy In 2023. Mavic 3, Mini 3?

Good day, folks! Shawn here from Air Photography. One question I get asked repeatedly is, “Which DJI drone should I buy as we head into 2023?” In this video, I will be comparing the DJI Mavic 3 Classic, the DJI Mini 3, and the DJI Avata? There’s quite a bit of choice on the market. […]

White House tables AAM priorities for drones, eVTOL air taxis

The Biden White House has released a policy report on its priorities for developing new aviation technologies, like electric vertical takeoff and landing planes (eVTOL), autonomous drone services, air taxis, and other forms of advanced air mobility (AAM) to preserve what it says is US leadership in the aeronautical sector, “made possible by American ingenuity and bolstered by the federal government.” […]

Avatar HD V2 and Avatar HD Pro with built-in DVR

Caddx, in partnership with Walksnail, just announced the second generation of the Avatar HD digital FPV system. The Avatar HD V2 VTX now features onboard recording just like the DJI O3 Air Unit, and it has 8 and 32GB inbuilt memory options. The kit is available with two types of FPV cameras: the Avatar V2 […]

Grab DJI deals on Mini 3, Air 2S, FPV drones

Spring is officially here, as are Easter deals from DJI, making it the perfect time to shop for a drone that will help you capture all the season’s colors! Tech giant DJI is offering up to 15% off on the new Mini 3, the extremely popular Air 2S, and the FPV Combo that will allow […]