FAA releases report detailing categories for drones

FAA releases report detailing categories for drones

On Monday , the Associated Press got early access to a report commissioned by the FAA on how drones flying over or near people should be categorized and restricted. Today, that report was officially released, with all the juicy (and boring) details you’ve come to expect from government task force briefings. The full report, available here on the FAA’s site (PDF) , doesn’t differ much from what leaked on Monday […]

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Customizable 3D Printed Drone

Customizable 3D Printed Drone

Ever crashed a drone and found yourself wishing you could just print a replacement part for it? Well, thanks to a Barcelona-based startup called Bonadrone , your dreams might soon come true. The company is on the cusp of launching a new drone called the Mosquito : a modular quadcopter that –aside from the motors, batteries, and control electronics– is made almost entirely from 3D printed parts. If you ever […]

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DJI Applauds FAA Committee’s Work

DJI Applauds FAA Committee’s Work

DJI, the world leader in drone technology, applauds today’s report by a federal rulemaking committee that recommends common-sense ways to ensure drones used for commercial and organizational purposes can safely fly over people. “The FAA chartered this committee to enable the tremendous benefits of drone technology while ensuring the safety of the skies and the general public,” said Brendan Schulman, DJI’s Vice President of Policy and Legal Affairs. “We are […]

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Airbus:- When crowdsourcing meets aerospace

Airbus:- When crowdsourcing meets aerospace

Two months after the announcement of the first investment of Airbus Ventures in the US-based motor vehicle company Local Motors, the two companies have launched their first joint pilot project for the co-creation of the next generation of commercial drones. The kick-off for this new crowdsourced way of teamwork, planned for this coming April, will take the form of an open competition offering the opportunity to identify and design the […]

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