China exports 1066.66 drones a day.

China exports 1066.66 drones a day.

by Quite amazing figures recently released by customs in the city of Shenzhen home to most of the drone manufacturing in China It is said that 160,000 units of civilian drones worth 750 million yuan ($120 million) were exported from January to May 2015. That is…. 160,000 / 150 days = 1066.66 drones setting out into the wild every day. I would like to see more numbers to smooth that […]

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Hold the phone, Samsung selfie drone.

Hold the phone, Samsung selfie drone.

by Many many Samsung to build a selfie drone stories popping up this morning. Trouble is we sort of already know. If true I doubt very much it will look like the already flying quad the Samsung Techwin, Cube Copter. The Techwin division was bought last November by the Hanwha Group, South Korea’s leading defense conglomerate. Samsung has since opened a new research lab concentrating on drones, robotics, 3D printing […]

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Mini-drones fliers will need licenses

Mini-drones fliers will need licenses

Mini-drones fliers will need licenses Source: English.CNTV.CN Mini-drones are becoming increasingly popular and many people use them to take pictures from the sky. National air sports authorities have now launched a pilot licensing system for operators of these mini aircraft. Wang Zhixing works in a film production company. He started to use a drone carrying a camera half a year ago. He says learning to control the small aircraft is […]

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Drone racing championship attracts FPV experts

Drone racing championship attracts FPV experts

Drone racing championship attracts FPV experts Source: The Christian Science Monitor By: Dawn-Marie Cornett Quadcopter drones have gotten some notoriety in the news recently. Amazon wants to use them to deliver small packages. California fire fighters complained that they couldn’t drop water on a wildfire because too many quadcopters were flying over the blaze. One amateur pilot even landed a drone on the lawn of the White House. Yet, the […]

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