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Drone Industry Events June 5 – 12

Want to learn more about the drone industry?  This list is only a smattering of the great opportunities to hear from thought leaders and discuss current issues in commercial drones!  Here are some of the drone industry events, June 5 – 12. Tuesday, June 6 9 am MT/11 am ET: Full TILT with special guest Tom […]

Quantum System opens support centers for its drones in Ukraine

German developer of strategic and military drones Quantum-Systems has inaugurated multipurpose centers in Ukraine to strengthen its support of the nation’s defense against Russia’s seemingly endless invasion. The move makes good on a pledge Quantum made in January as it announced it would provide 105 of its specialized data-gathering Vector drones to Ukraine, in tandem with Germany’s official support of Kyiv as it […]

Skyports aces medical drone delivery network trial in Thailand

Skyports Drone Services has moved to expand its international footprint and multiply its activities across Asia with new medical UAV delivery trials to remote destinations in Thailand. London-based Skyports carried out the drone tests in cooperation with several official agencies, including the Ministry of Public Health and Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand, which approved the delivery of medical payloads in […]

Drone Vigilance Turns Tables On Teen Thief

In a remarkable turn of events, a California resident’s hobby turned into a crime-solving activity when his drone was instrumental in apprehending a suspect in a home invasion. The Hercules Police Department has honored the man for his unexpected contribution to the case. On Sunday, a home in Hercules fell victim to a burglary. The […]

Dallas County’s Bold Venture Into Robotics And Drones

Dallas County, in partnership with the North Texas Innovation Alliance, is putting out a call for innovators in the unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and robotics technology sphere. The aim is to integrate these technologies into their everyday functioning. To achieve this, the county has organized a UAS/Robotics Innovation Demo Day on June 26. The event […]

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 […]

DJI Avata “Back On The Horse” After I Lost It In The Lake

Well, I am getting back on the horse, as they say. I’m headed to the location where I lost my DJI Avata in the lake last week. I’ve got the replacement now. It’s not the replacement Avata that DJI is sending; that’s actually arriving tomorrow. It’s one I ordered on Amazon after that incident. I […]

Unveiling Soon? DJI Air 3 Ads Stir Excitement

Ads featuring the DJI Air 3 drone have begun to surface in the world of online retail, notably from Amazon and B&H Photo. These newly sighted advertisements, which are now appearing in Google search results, spark speculation about the upcoming launch of the rumored DJI Air 3. The presence of these ads in Google’s search […]

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 […]

Wingcopter drone delivery in Africa

An aerial view of the Maasai Mara in Kenya. The picture was taken from a hot air balloon. Wingcopter Partners with Siemens Healthlineers for Drone Delivery of Lab Samples in Africa by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby Wingcopter GmbH has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Siemens Healthineers Middle East, Southern & Eastern […]