The 2015 Dronestagram Drone Photography Contest is open!

The 2015 Dronestagram Drone Photography Contest is open!

After a successful 2014 first edition: 2000 photos published, amazing winning pictures, a huge international press cover… it was impossible not to organize a new contest! This year, you are invited to help us discover the beauty of your favorite places with a bird’s eye view and tell us the story for each photo in a few lines (very important). We all have a special affection for some places on […]

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India may get to see e-commerce drone deliveries before US

India may get to see e-commerce drone deliveries before US

by Aviation regulator, the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), has started the process of making guidelines for the civil use of drones, also known as unmanned aircraft systems. The guidelines are expected to be finalised in the next few months, and companies like Amazon and Flipkart might be able to use drones for delivery, by next year. Drones are small aircraft systems, remotely controlled and is unmanned. “The DGCA […]

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Drone company CEO on self-regulating safety measures

Drone company CEO on self-regulating safety measures

by Drones are expected to be hot sellers this summer through the holidays and the FAA is testing the tech to find common ground between safety and fun. As the government continues to develop new guidelines, 3D Robotics CEO Chris Anderson said the safety issue is not a “law problem, but an enforcement problem.” “Every developed country has basic rules in place. So under 400 feet; you can’t fly over […]

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Game of Drones: Lateline takes you inside the competitive world of underground drone racing.

Game of Drones: Lateline takes you inside the competitive world of underground drone racing.

by By Jason Om At an abandoned warehouse in Melbourne’s west, about 30 drone racers have gathered for a high-speed showdown. They have spent hours custom building their multi-rotor machines and fitting them with onboard cameras. Known as FPV racing – or first person view – the racers use special goggles, some held together with gaffa tape, giving them a drone’s-eye view as they manoeuvre around the course. Clocking speeds […]

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