Sunday , September 26 2021

FAA: Passenger plane hit balloon, not drone, over Chicago

Reverse the presses! It turns out the drone that an Envoy Air Embraer passenger plane reported it had hit August 22 wasn’t in fact a drone. Instead, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) tells DroneDJ it has confirmed the object was a balloon. FAA confirms Embraer 175 passenger plane hit balloon, not drone, …

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Rep. Jan Schakowsky and Rep. Gus Bilirakis take aim at DJI

Very interesting, I wonder what made this pop up now (ed) The Chinese company Shenzhen DJI Sciences and Technologies Ltd. (DJI) was placed on the Department of Commerce’s Entity List in December 2020 for its role in supporting China’s human rights abuses. We write to request that the Department maintain …

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Drone Delivery in India: ANRA Hits 100 Hour Milestone

Drone delivery in India moves forward, as ANRA hits 100 hour delivery milestone. by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby ANRA Technologies, an industry leader in integrated airspace, mission management, and delivery systems for unmanned aircrafts, has reached a 100-flight hour milestone while carrying out Beyond Visual Line of Sight …

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Drone Analytics Company, Propeller Aero, Named 2021 Best Workplace for Innovators – sUAS News

Propeller Aero, a 3D drone mapping and data analytics solution for civil construction and earthworks operations, has been recognized by Fast Company as one of the 2021 Best Workplaces for Innovators. Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, Propeller also has offices in Denver, Colorado, the Philippines, Viet Nam, and Europe. Companies named to this year’s list found creative …

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ParaZero and Delta Drone This Week on Dawn of Drones

This week on the Dawn of Drones Podcast: ParaZero and Delta Drones International on the ground-breaking drone safety systems enabling today’s commercial drone industry.  Tune in Wednesday, September 1st at 11 am ET. On Weds Sep 1st 11 am ET, the Dawn of Drones Podcast kicks off “Movers and Shakers” …

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Skyward & Pix4D Workflows for Cities, States & DOTs

Whether it’s inspecting bridges, monitoring rights of way, measuring stockpiles, or documenting roadway repairs, cities, states, and their Departments of Transportation (DOT) are saving time and money with drones by capturing and documenting vital information in a timely manner. In this how-to training session, experts from Skyward and Pix4D will …

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Shocking scenes of ripped houses, flood damage, ATM looting

As officials continue to assess the damage from Hurricane Ida, drone videos from across Louisiana are pouring in, showing just how brutal Category 4 winds and torrential rain can be. Heartbreaking aerial footage of the affected areas lay bare heavily damaged homes, debris scattered across streets, and flooded neighborhoods. With …

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SJRC F11S 4K Pro drone: Lot’s more cool features

The new generation ‘S’ version of the SJRC F11 4K Pro comes with an upgraded communication system that doubles the control range of its predecessor. The dual-frequency (2.4GHz + 5.8GHz) repeater allows up to 3Km of flight distances. A similar approach is used by the more expensive C-Fly Faith 2 …

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