Drones take Art to the Sky

3DR just released a video that shows various artists, mostly using large scale formats such as murals to show their art. In this case, the company was using a 3DR Solo drone for their aerial photography. It’s not an application that has received as much play as some of the larger drone applications, such as […]

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76 Part 107 Waivers for Commercial Drones Granted on Day 1

The FAA announced this week that it granted 76 Part 107 waivers on the first day that the new law came into effect (Monday, August 29.)  The Part 107 waivers will allow for commercial operations outside of the restrictions of the Small UAS Rule, which include BVLOS (beyond visual line of sight) flight and flight […]

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ApolloShield Smacks Drones Back to Home Base

A tech startup is launching a new product that may be a one-stop-shop solution for foiling or blocking rogue drones. ApolloShield has developed its namesake, anti-drone package that can detect an errant UAV and kick it back to its owner. Using a radio and audio sensors, as well as cameras, ApolloShield’s “cyberboxes” can be placed […]

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PrecisionHawk and Skyward Latest to Partner to Provide Full Service Commercial Drone Solution

PrecisionHawk and Skyward are partnering to deliver a complete package of drone technology tools in an attempt tto increase efficiency across the commercial market. The goal of the partnership is to provide a one stop shop for clients to plan, map, manage and analyze their assets using a drone platform. The partnership includes three components: […]

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DJI will open a Hong Kong flagship store

A new flagship DJI store is coming to Hong Kong by the end of September. The three-story, 10,000+ square-feet store will open in the center of Hong Kong’s busiest shopping district in Causeway Bay. In keeping with the scintillating Hong Kong skyline, the building will display animated DJI logos and drone silhouettes to add to the Victoria … Continue reading DJI will open a Hong Kong flagship store

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Rupprecht Law P.A. secures Part 107 night waiver for Red Raptor

JonathanRupprechtWell done to Jonathan, his client Red Raptor has been granted a Part 107 night waiver from the FAA to operate nationwide in Class G airspace. Waivers issued on Monday, the day came into force were previously applied for by 333 operators and members of the FAA Pathfinder program. It is not yet known how long it […]

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