Comparison – The DJI Mavic Pro is Bad Karma for GoPro

The DJI Mavic Pro and the GoPro Karma both launched in September, but how do they compare? When we look back a decade from now, September 2016 will be pointed to as a defining month in the drone industry. New product releases have paved the way for manufacturers to target mainstream markets for the first […]

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Getting off the Ground – Financing a Drone Business

One of the most exciting things to observe over the last few years is just how quickly technology has advanced in the UAV field. Very useful drones such as the Dji Phantom are spotted all over the globe, and since camera technology has increased so drastically, higher resolutions are available for surveyors, real estate professionals, …

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Eight Reasons Why Chinese Drone Manufacturers are Dominating the Industry

—  Sponsored by MMC As a follow-up to a recent trip to MMC’s new production and offices in Boa’an Shenzhen China, I wanted to understand the reasons why Chinese companies are so dominant in the manufacturing portion of the drone industry and does that help Chinese drone manufactures to be successful. A March 2015 article […]

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microdrones Lifeguard Drone Makes a Huge Splash

A German drone manufacturer is using the power of viral video to tout its new water-rescue drone that has already made a splash in the eyes of the nation’s lifeguards. This past week, microdrones released a new video depicting a German lifeguard locating a “drowning” swimmer after deploying microdrones md4-1000 quadcopter and dropping a small […]

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Airwave Acquires Drone-Data Firm Redbird

A growing turn-key drone company knows the old saying is true—“a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush”—especially when it comes to expanding into a dynamic new UAV market. Airware – a California-based enterprise firm – acquired Redbird, a Paris-based UAV cloud/data telemetry company in a deal last week that will fly […]

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iFLY U1

ifly-u1Popping up on Facebook and seemingly without their own commercial website http://mapperuav.blogspot.co.za/ Proceed with caution. If real the platforms look quite tidy! Flight System: Max. Launch Weight: 5.5kg UAV Size: 2.2*1.05*0.3m UAV Materials:  3K. Carbon Fiber Time of Endurance: 120mins Flight Speed: 90km/hr Flight Height: 4000m Power Device: TOP famous brand international electric machine Take-off: CATO […]

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Drone Girl Art Series: Fly Away With Me

Welcome to the fifth and FINAL installment of my Drone Girl Art Series! See Part 1: “I Fly Like A Girl” here. See Part 2: “Fly Me To The Moon” here. See Part 3: “We Can Fly It” here. See Part 4: “Quad Squad” here. These were created by my friend and artist Carli Krueger (who also designed … Continue reading Drone Girl Art Series: Fly Away With Me

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