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Industry Terms – ND Filters

Terms + Uses - ND FiltersAtlanta Hobby / UAV Experts

Industry Terms + Uses – ND Filters So what exactly are ND filters and why do you need them? Neutral Density (ND) filters are used to reduce or modify the brightness of the scene that you’re shooting. They are an “add-on accessory” that comes in the form of a dark grayish or clear layer, usually made out of either glass or plastic, which…

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DroneTracker Software Platform

Dedrone’s DroneTracker Software Platform Detects Entire DJI Product Line Through Lightbridge 1-2 and OcuSyncDedrone

DroneTracker Software Platform Dedrone’s DroneTracker Software Platform Detects Entire DJI Product Line Through Lightbridge 1-2 and OcuSync DJI is the world leader in unmanned aerial technology and creator of renowned consumer and commercial drones. Their Mavic, Phantom 4 Pro, Phantom 4 and Phantom 3 Series are widely used by drone enthusiasts for their portability, stability, maneuverability and safety features. Their…

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FAA Digitizes Drone Limits

FAA Digitizes Drone LimitsGoogle Earth

FAA Digitizes Drone Limits And Launches Updates The FAA announced April 7 that it will soon prohibit drone flights over 133 military facilities nationwide, followed days later by word that drones may eventually get faster access to other airspace. The agency on April 10 said maps used by staff to make decisions on Part 107 airspace authorization and waiver requests…

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Puma UAS Inspects Virginia Power Lines

Puma UAS Inspects Virginia Power LinesAUVSI

Satellite-Connected Puma UAS Inspects Virginia Power Lines A team from AeroVironment, Dominion Virginia Power, the Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership and communications company Ligado Networks conducted two days of demonstrations of beyond-line-of-sight powerline inspections using a satellite network, wrapping up with a public demonstration that included a visit by Virginia Sen. Mark Warner on Wednesday, April 12. The demonstration, conducted in Virginia’s…

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Drones Need Aviation Forecasts

DRONES NEED AVIATION FORECASTSNASA

Drones Need Aviation Forecasts Too NCAR scientists direct their weather expertise to UAS needs The possible future uses for drones are spectacularly diverse. Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) could make door-to-door deliveries, search for a lost hiker, survey agricultural crops, inspect infrastructure, or collect scientific data from difficult-to-reach places, among other things. Already Amazon is experimenting with drone delivery of packages,…

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PrecisionHawk Joins Energy Drone Coalition

PrecisionHawk Joins Energy Drone CoalitionPrecisionHawk

PrecisionHawk Joins Energy Drone Coalition According to PrecisionHawk‘s website, the company recently joined the Energy Drone Coalition, adding industry expertise to their already impressive resume. The release goes on to say that Diana Cooper, VP of PrecisionHawk’s legal and policy affairs, has been selected to serve on the Advisory Board of the Energy Drone Coalition. The Energy Drone Coalition is a global,…

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FAA Issues New AD for Super Decathlons

FAA Issues New AD for Super Decathlons Over Cracked Hinge ConcernsAmerican Champion Aircraft Corp.

FAA Issues New AD for Super Decathlons Over Cracked Hinge Concerns The FAA is requiring inspections on the American Champion airplanes over a report of a cracked aileron hinge. The FAA has adopted a new airworthiness directive, effective Wednesday, in response to a report of an event aboard an American Champion Aircraft Corp. airplane. Specifically, a pilot reported dealing with…

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