Strix Imaging successfully maps largest area ever attempted by commercial drone in the U.S.

Strix Imaging successfully maps largest area ever attempted by commercial drone in the U.S.

puma copy In August 2017, northern Nevada-based Strix Imaging used drone technology to map an 18,000-acre mine exploration site, south of Elko, for Contact Gold LLC — about 28 square miles — in the largest commercial drone mapping project ever completed in the United States. Strix provided Contact Gold with topographic products at 6-inch accuracy over the entire site, along with high-resolution orthophotos. The entire project required three full days […]

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Transportation Safety Board Canada to investigate Québec City incident

Transportation Safety Board Canada to investigate Québec City incident

Aviation Investigation A17Q0162 On 12 October 2017, a Beech King Air A100 operated by Skyjet M. G. was on an instrument flight rules flight from the Rouyn-Noranda (Quebec) airport (CYUY) to the Jean Lesage International Airport (CYQB) in Québec City, Quebec with 2 crew members and 6 passengers on board. The aircraft was approaching runway 24 and had just passed the final approach fix when the crew noticed a drone […]

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First Drone Arena in Japan

First Drone Arena in Japan

DJI Opens Its First Drone Arena in Japan DJI, the world leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, will open its first Japan DJI Arena in Tokyo, “DJI Arena By JDRONE Tokyo,” on Saturday, October 21. The 535-square-meter arena will not only consist of a flying area, but also feature a retail store and offer technical support. The Tokyo DJI Arena will be managed and operated by Authorized Dealer […]

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Regulations obstruct high-value European drone market

Regulations obstruct high-value European drone market

Plea for more space and consistent regulations for drones in Europe – concerns 1,500 jobs in Twente alone The rules for the use and testing of drones should be relaxed and harmonised in a European context. Today, the City of Enschede, the Province of Overijssel and Nokia presented this plea to the European Commission at a drone conference in Brussels. The plea is the basis of a manifesto to be […]

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Wingtra Partners With Pix4D

Wingtra Partners With Pix4D

Wingtra Wingtra Partners With Pix4D to Deliver Actionable Insights for Drone Operators UAVGS Part 107 Test Prep Course According to GPS World , it looks like professional drone company Wingtra has announced a new partnership with photogrammetry company Pix4D . Pix4D’s software suite is now available to WingtraOne users, both directly and via Wingtra’s distributors. WingtraOne, Wingtra’s main product, is a vertical take- off and landing (VTOL) UAV that enables […]

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Miami Heats Up for Technology

Miami Heats Up for Technology

Miami Heats Up for Technology When the Stampede Big Book of AV Tour Stops on October 26th! With more and more international technology start-ups setting up operations every year in the greater metropolitan area, Miami is rapidly heating up as the country’s next hot technology zone. Now, commercial AV resellers and their customers will have the strategic opportunity to experience the latest in the integrated audiovisual and communications technology that […]

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