FAI and Freespace Drone Racing in new three-year drone sports agreement

FAI and Freespace Drone Racing in new three-year drone sports agreement

freespace team Lausanne, Switzerland 20 July 2018 – FAI, World Air Sports Federation, and Australian giant drone racing team Freespace Drone Racing have agreed to extend their coordinated efforts in the development of drone racing as a global sport. The two organisations have signed a memorandum of understanding that recognises the significant progress made by each party and outlines a three-year plan to integrate two giant drone classes into the […]

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Worldwide Civil Drone Production Will Soar

Worldwide Civil Drone Production Will Soar

Diana Măceşanu @dyana Teal Group Predicts Worldwide Civil Drone Production Will Soar Over the Next Decade Civil Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) are attracting record levels of venture capital and promise to be the most dynamic growth sector of the world aerospace industry this decade, reports Teal Group . “The groundwork is being laid for explosive growth in the civil UAS market,” said Philip Finnegan, Teal Group’s director of corporate analysis […]

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Insurance companies increase use of drones after last year’s hurricane season

Insurance companies increase use of drones after last year’s hurricane season

After the FAA started to allow commercial firms to operate drones in the national airspace, the use of these unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) by insurance companies has really started to pick up in after last year’s hurricane season as drones were widely used to inspect property claims. Now almost a year later many insurance companies have added the aircraft to their arsenal of tools, although some insurers remain in testing […]

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DJI Enhances Geofencing Flexibility

DJI Enhances Geofencing Flexibility

DJI Enhances Geofencing Flexibility For Enterprise Drone Users DJI , the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, is strengthening its commitment to enterprise drone users with new improvements to its geofencing system. Professional drone pilots with authorization to fly in sensitive locations can now use a streamlined application process to receive unlocking codes within 30 minutes. DJI’s geofencing system uses GPS and other navigational satellite signals to […]

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