Flash-Drone Is The Future Of MTB Photography

Flash-Drone Is The Future Of MTB Photography

David Robinson and Matt Jones recently collaborated to shoot MTB slopestyle in a completely new way. Two-and-a-half years ago, when photographer David Robinson first saw the Octocopter drone (an eight-blade, camera-mounted microcopter) his imagination went into overdrive as he realised how it could help him achieve his mountain bike photography goals. After a lot of planning, David joined slopestyle star Matt Jones for a shoot at Leogang Bike Park, in […]

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New Video for Safe Operation of Drones

New Video for Safe Operation of Drones

FAA Releases New Video for Safe Operation of Drones this Holiday Season The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released a friendly holiday warning for those who choose to purchase a drone this year for the holidays: fly it safely. The FAA released a new video summarizing the rules and regulations that each drone operator must follow to ensure safe flights. The video tells drone operators to register their drones at www.faa.gov/uas […]

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Flyability Elios and Expanse Bundle

Flyability Elios and Expanse Bundle

End-to-End solution for inherently safer unmanned confined space inspection End-to-end management of drone-based industrial inspection data The Flyability Elios is the ground-breaking drone for access to complex and confined spaces where manned entry is not possible or desirable. Expanse is the world leading software for end-to-end management of drone-based industrial inspection data. Flying beyond line of site in complex geometries requires sophisticated organisation and benefits greatly from intuitive relay of […]

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Yuneec Releases Breeze First-Person View Controller for Immersive Flying Experience

Yuneec Releases Breeze First-Person View Controller for Immersive Flying Experience

Breeze First-Person View Controller Enhances Flying Accuracy and Turns Smart Device into Display Screen Yuneec International, the world leader in electric aviation, today announced the availability of its all-new Breeze First-Person View Controller, creating a new means to pilot the ultimate flying camera. The Breeze FPV Controller is now available at a suggested retail price of $69.99. The Breeze FPV Controller provides pilots with an enhanced flying experience. The portable […]

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DJI AirWorks conference

DJI AirWorks conference

December 1st, 2016, marked the launch of DJI’s annual AirWorks conference, an event geared at covering the entire drone ecosystem including hardware, software, and service companies formed around UAV technology. Today, there are over 450 drone companies in the US alone, a testament to the potential and high speed of growth in the industry. Estimated to grow from the present $9 BN to $125 BN by 2020, the drone industry […]

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The Most Comprehensive Study on Drones in Humanitarian Action

The Most Comprehensive Study on Drones in Humanitarian Action

In August 2015, the Swiss humanitarian organization FSD kindly hired me as a consultant to work on the EU-ECHO funded Drones in Humanitarian Action program. I had the pleasure of working closely with FSD and team during the past 16 months. Today represents the culmination of a lot of hard work by many dedicated individuals. Today we’re launching our comprehensive report on “Drones in Humanitarian Action: A Guide to the […]

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