Import Ban On Drones

Import Ban On Drones

UAE Could Implement Import Ban On Drones UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority could soon implement more drone limits in the country. Recent reports suggest that the agency is currently working on a new set of drone standards to better control drone operations. With that, the import of unmanned aerial vehicles that don’t meet the country’s standards could also be blocked. UAE To Set Up New Drone Standards The director General […]

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Drone Goes From Rigid to Flexible When It Crashes

Drone Goes From Rigid to Flexible When It Crashes

This Hard-to-Destroy Drone Goes From Rigid to Flexible When It Crashes Don’t worry, the drone is fine! Anyone who’s ever flown a drone of any sort will tell you that sooner or later, you’re going to crash it. The question is how exactly you will go about doing this, and how much of the drone will be functional after it’s happened. Most flying animals somewhat frustratingly don’t have this problem: […]

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How DJI built Mavic Pro, the art of form

How DJI built Mavic Pro, the art of form

mavic designs DJI just keep on impressing. A making off the Mavic Pro emerged on YouTube overnight, and it is a work of art. Engineers explain exactly how DJI arrived at design decisions and overcame problems. Much will have been learnt by DJI in the creation of Mavic, not least how to ramp up for unprecedented demand. Nobody considered just how wildly popular Mavic would be. Pundits suggest that up […]

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School drone courses taking flight around the country

School drone courses taking flight around the country

Year 12 Callaghan College student Sam Marmulla, with instructor Sean Druitt, gained his drone pilot licence last year. Picture: Hollie Adams More than 100 high school students in regional NSW are studying for commercial licences to fly drones as part of their HSC, and the program to support these jobs of the future is expanding around the country. After the first course ran at a Newcastle school last year, nine […]

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Delivery drones take to the sidewalks in DC

Delivery drones take to the sidewalks in DC

Robots are now delivering takeaways in Washington DC Having to awkwardly greet the person delivering your takeaway food when you’re hungover and still in your pyjamas at 5pm could soon be a thing of the past. US company Postmates have launched their first fully robotic food delivery service based in Washington DC – and there are plans to launch it across Europe. (Postmates) Built by Estonian based Starship Technologies, the […]

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