Syma X5HW Cheaply Brings FPV to Drones

Syma X5HW Cheaply Brings FPV to Drones

by Elliot Volkman Being one of the more established entry-level brands on the market, earlier in the year we were excited to play around with a few of Syma’s quadcopter drones. Once we learned about an FPV (first-person view) version of the Syma X5 drone, we were keen to check it out. Unfortunately, our initial excitement quickly turned sour as the X5HW is like the drunk brother of the standard […]

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Iris Automation is bringing eyes, and situational awareness, to drones

Iris Automation is bringing eyes, and situational awareness, to drones

by Lora Kolodny New drone regulations in the U.S. ostensibly make it easier for companies to put flying robots to work whether that’s in media, construction or agriculture. But drones are still limited to flying within the “line of sight,” or the range where a human operator can see them. So we can’t have pizzas, or prescriptions, delivered by drones as a going concern, yet. And businesses can’t send drones […]

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Drone World DJI Phantom 4 Executive Kit (Long range) Multimedia Review

Drone World DJI Phantom 4 Executive Kit (Long range) Multimedia Review

The kit contents are well thought out and put together by folks that obviously have some experience flying drones. For instance, the kit comes with a total of 3 batteries, which is a must if you are doing any serious not for profit work. But what sets the kit apart from just being a grouping of useful accessories is the proprietary booster antenna. Drone World claims this booster antenna has […]

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Flirtey delivers drugs by drone

Flirtey delivers drugs by drone

The Jersey Shore is finally famous for something besides fake tanning. A Reno, Nevada-based startup called Flirtey Inc. conducted the first domestic “ship to shore” drone delivery this week along the New Jersey coastline. The company’s proprietary drone is a six-rotor system constructed from carbon fiber, aluminum and 3-d printed components. No, they weren’t delivering Domino’s pizzas or anything for Amazon Prime. The company was demonstrating its ability to deliver […]

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Drone Aviation’s Tethered Drones in Compliance

Drone Aviation’s Tethered Drones in Compliance

JACKSONVILLE, FL – June 22, 2016 – Drone Aviation Holding Corp. (OTCQX: DRNE) (“DAC” or “Drone Aviation”), a manufacturer of tethered drones and lighter-than-air aerostats today announced it has accelerated the production schedule of the WATT line of tethered drones, investing in expanded inventory levels as a result of the historic announcement of the FAA’s first operational rules allowing the operation of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) into the National […]

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