DJI has crushed the consumer drone industry

DJI has crushed the consumer drone industry

Chinese competitors and a potential IPO candidate brave treacherous market for consumer drones The consumer drone world is crashing. In September, California drone company 3D Robotics laid off 150 members of its staff . Two months later, GoPro Inc. GPRO, -0.86% announced it would lay off 200 employees after recalling its Karma drone because they were falling from the sky. Parrot SA PARRO, +0.00% , which makes the Bebop drone, […]

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Venture T: the first drone package optimized for training schools

Venture T: the first drone package optimized for training schools

Pro S3 is pleased to announce the release of the Venture T lines of mutirotor UAVs. Venture T offers unique capabilities concentrated in a single package, designed specifically for UAV training schools. Mr. Daniele Camatti CEO of Pro S3 says “UAV training activities requires specific performance characteristics not usually available in a standard commercial drone package”. The intense usage requires a large number of batteries in order to allow continuous […]

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FYXnav Performance Based Navigation for Drones

FYXnav Performance Based Navigation for Drones

When I worked directly with the FAA as a customer, one thing I learned the hard way is that seemingly common sounding words or phrases have very specific (and sometimes loaded) meaning when spoken within the context of the FAA or aviation. I have a feeling that Performance Based Navigation (PBN) is probably one of those loaded terms – so at my own peril I will venture forward to describe […]

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