Will DJI introduce a Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 ‘Platinum Edition’ before moving to the Phantom 5?

Will DJI introduce a Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 ‘Platinum Edition’ before moving to the Phantom 5?

About one week ago new images surfaced on Twitter showing what could be a DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 model. Last Friday, we were notified of two new FCC filings ( controller , drone ) from DJI, indicating that the photos are likely legit. DJI may be about to release a new version of the DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 or “Platinum Edition” during the NAB 2018 event in Las […]

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Cliff Whitney Aims High

Cliff Whitney Aims High

UAVE / Jan Richardson Cliff Whitney Aims High Last year Model Retailer published an awesome article about Cliff Whitney, and how the owner of the Atlanta Hobby group takes flight with the drone industry. While this is an old article, its a good reminder of how far he has come, and how far he continues to go. Cliff Whitney has a passion for photography, the hobby industry, and drones. Cliff’s […]

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VTOL Drones To Advance Interior

VTOL Drones To Advance Interior

50 VTOL Drones To Advance Interior The U.S. Department of the Interior will soon have the use of up to 50 Vertical Take Off and Landing (VTOL) fixed-wing unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The small aircraft support DOI’s land stewardship responsibilities with advancements in technologies that improve resource management and facilitate emergency response . This new tool was made possible after a lengthy process to develop mission performance requirements and select […]

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Drones To Take Flight At DFW Airport

Drones To Take Flight At DFW Airport

First In The Nation, Drones To Take Flight At DFW Airport According to WFAA , the Dallas/ Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) first responders have received special approval from the federal government to operate drones directly over the airfield. “The last thing that we want to do is have any kind of air collision with anything,” said Garret Bryl of the North Texas USA Response Team. Bryl consulted with DFW […]

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How the autonomous Skydio R1 drone views the world as it is following you

How the autonomous Skydio R1 drone views the world as it is following you

This video was just uploaded to YouTube and it shows you how the Skydio R1 drone views the world as it is following you completely autonomously. This is called the “Voxel view” and it is the view that the R1 drone creates with help of the 12 obstacle avoidance cameras and the one main 4K camera primarily meant to track the subject. The Voxel view is how the R1 views […]

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Aspen Avionics and Sensurion Aerospace team to Co-develop Commercial UAV Avionics

Aspen Avionics and Sensurion Aerospace team to Co-develop Commercial UAV Avionics

sens crash drone Today, Aspen Avionics and Sensurion Aerospace announced a co-development partnership that will bring certified avionics to the burgeoning UAS and unmanned air-taxi marketplace. Aspen Avionics’/Sensurion’s focus is on FAA-certified autopilots, communications, navigation, and surveillance systems, for small, medium, and large UAS, including future cargo and passenger carrying aircraft. “The real winners in this partnership are the UAS users, system integrators and manufacturers,” says Aspen President and CEO, […]

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