Presenting DJI Games

Presenting DJI Games

In July of this year, DJI held the first ever DJI Games in beautiful Spitzerberg, Austria. Participating in the competition were 60 people from all over the world, making the trek not only to compete for the title of World’s Best Pilot and the prize of $25,000, but also to share their passion for drones with like-minded people. DJI Games 2015 in Spitzerberg, Austria The uniquely designed competition introduced many […]

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Take a closer look inside DJI’s flagship drone store

Take a closer look inside DJI’s flagship drone store

Screen Shot 2015-12-21 at 9.33.41 AM DJI, the world’s best-known drone maker, has opened its first store. The 800-square-meter flagship, located in the Chinese city of Shenzen , boasts a theater, a lounge, a repair counter, and a flight area, and — thankfully — looks markedly better than the renders we saw last month . The finished store resides inside a lumpy glass-covered building that the designer says is based […]

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Registering Your DJI Drone: What You Need to Know

Registering Your DJI Drone: What You Need to Know

dji logo A. Starting December 21, 2015, the Federal Aviation Administration has mandated that recreational/hobbyist users of unmanned aircraft (“drones”) weighing between 0.55 pound and 55 pounds register their drones before flying them outdoors. This weight category includes all previous and current DJI makes and models. Q. I, or my community-based organization, objects to the FAA’s registration process. Should I still register? A. We are aware of legal objections. This […]

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Myanmar’s drone enthusiasts are rushing to catch up with the latest technology after emerging from the shadow of military rule

Myanmar’s drone enthusiasts are rushing to catch up with the latest technology after emerging from the shadow of military rule

Agence France-Presse In a ramshackle workshop behind a bustling Yangon market, Kyi Tha fixes the plastic propeller of a home-made drone, one of a growing number of enthusiasts refusing to let poverty clip the wings of their hi-tech dreams. A new generation of creative young inventors have turned to the internet to catch up with the rest of the world, after years of isolation under junta rule left the country […]

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Martinez: Operator of drone that nearly hit CHP helicopter says it was on autopilot

Martinez: Operator of drone that nearly hit CHP helicopter says it was on autopilot

Bay City News Service MARTINEZ – The operator of a drone that nearly collided with a California Highway Patrol helicopter in the skies over Martinez earlier this month said Wednesday the drone was on autopilot at the time because a safety feature had kicked in when he lost its signal. Aviation student Owen Ouyang said in an interview that he wants to publicly apologize to the CHP pilot for the […]

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