CASA issues warning over drone safety

CASA issues warning over drone safety

Article Source: The Newcastle Herald Photo Source: The Newcastle Herald CALL them the fun police – but they are just doing their job. The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) has seized on a story, published in the Herald earlier this week, as evidence of what not to do with drones. CASA spokesman Peter Gibson said while using a drone to deliver flat whites to surfers from the shore made for […]

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Drone On A Leash Could Guard Army Bases

Drone On A Leash Could Guard Army Bases

Tether Eye Is A Gently Floating Sentry, Complete With Its Own Little Robot Home Small drones are inefficient birds. They fly for short bursts of time, and get thrown about in the wind. That’s not great for anyone hoping to use a drone as a hovering sentry, but there’s a better way: tethers. Put a leash on a drone, and suddenly it’s a flexible flying watchdog, able to peek up […]

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Xiaomi Searches For Growth Point

Xiaomi Searches For Growth Point

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi ventured into the drone market on Wednesday by launching a model equipped with a 4K camera but priced as cheap as $460. The company, however, may soon discover that chasing the latest hot technology trend is not enough to revive its flagging momentum. The Mi Drone, which has autopilot, flight planning and location tracking functions, is designed to rival DJI’s $800 Phantom 3 that comes with […]

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