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UK Expands Airport No-Fly Zones

The UK Government is today putting into place new legislation that will extend no-fly zones around airports to 5km. There is also a promise to impose major penalties for those who break the law. The government decided to bring in the changes before the new Drones Bill has been finalized, in part as a reaction…

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New DJI Product with Underwater Vibes Expected on May 15

Drone industry leader DJI has confirmed the launch of a new product on May 15th. The teaser has some distinctly underwater vibes and is offered with the tagline “Unleash your other side.” It doesn’t look as though a Phantom 5 is on the cards. The imagery also seems to suggest a product that’s waterproof, rather…

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DJI to Launch UTC Training Center Program Across North America

DJI has today announced plans to launch an Unmanned Aerial Systems Training Center (UTC) program across North America. The Chinese industry leader is partnering with industrial UAV experts RMUS to open eight training centers. DJI’s motivation for the move is clear. In a blog post published by the company today, they cite the vast increase…

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DJI Mavic Air Flying

Even though the starting price is a high investment for a gadget with a 21-minute battery life, the upgraded tech housed within the sleek chassis makes the Mavic Air quite attractive, especially since it’s cheaper than its bigger brother. And, unlike the Spark, it ships with its own dedicated controller, which goes a long way…

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DJI Mavic Pro vs Mavic Air

DJI has officially announced its latest drone, the Mavic Air. This travel-friendly, 4K-ready drone is positioned to take the spotlight from other drones in the consumer space with impressive performance and a portable form factor, and its a hot topc But, there’s still the Mavic Air’s bigger and pricier older brother, the Mavic Pro, to…

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Drone flies over Jet Liner?

Hey, if you own a drone, maybe don’t fly it over an airplane filled with passengers? The FAA is investigating a video that seems to show a drone’s close call with a commercial airliner landing at McCarran International Airport near Las Vegas Flying a drone near an airport is definitely not allowed by the FAA.…

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Remember the Zano drone? Its back!

In 2015 we brought you the zano drone from CES and guess what, nothing happened expect they went out of buinsess…. but like the lilly drone — they are back! A group of developers are attempting to revive the Zano drone – one of Kickstarter’s most notorious failures. The handheld quadcopter raised £2.3m from more…

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