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DJI Supports War Against Terror?

DJI Supports War Against Terror

DJI Supports War Against Terror? The company makes it harder for ISIS to use its drones as weapons in Syria. Supports The War Against Terror, one update at a time A recent article found on The Register suggests that industry giants, DJI, may, in fact, support the War Against Terror. According to the article, DJI has quietly released software updates that geofence off large areas…

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Key Unmanned Industry Terms

Key Unmanned Industry Terms

Key Unmanned Industry Terms A Accelerometer: A device that measures the acceleration forces in a certain direction and is helpful in maintaining the drone’s orientation. These devices are used to stabilize quadcopters. Almost-Ready-To-Fly (ARF): Are systems that require assembly. They may or may not come with a transmitter. Altitude Above Ground Level (AGL): This is a height measured with respect to the underlying ground surface. Altitude Hold function: Allows pilot…

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Drone Catches Shark Lurking

Drone Catches Shark Lurking Below Surfers

Drone Catches Shark Lurking Below Surfers In an article published by Brian Koerber of Mashable, one man’s quick response may have saved the lives of some oblivious surfers. According to the story, a photographer by the name of David Finlay was flying his drone in Australia on Monday. He was casually checking out the scenery at a Kiama beach, located in the south-eastern region of Australia…

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May UAV Flight Training Class

May UAV Flight Training Class

May UAV Flight Training Class With our 4th successful hands-on training class in just the past two weeks, our May UAV Flight training classes are filling up quickly. UAVExperts wants to thank the participants and students, we work very hard to provide our students with the best hands-on UAV drone training and are excited about the positive feedback we continue to receive….

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New Integrated ADS-B and GPS Solutions

New Integrated ADS-B and GPS Solutions

New Integrated ADS-B and GPS Solutions for Drones From uAvionix Early this week, uAvionix, the leader in avionics products for sUAS, released a new line of products for UAVs that reduce weight and installation complexity. The line will debut at the AUVSI XPONENTIAL show and includes four integrated Ping transceivers and navigation products. The Ping2020i, Ping1090i, Ping200Sr and Ping200Si products combine the existing transceiver product line of…

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Boeing Insitu ScanEagle UAV

Successful Test Flights On The Boeing Insitu ScanEagle UAV

Successful Test Flights On The Boeing Insitu ScanEagle UAV Protonex, a subsidiary of Ballard Power Systems, announced that they have successfully powered test flights on the ScanEagle UAV. This power test included the Company’s proton exchange membrane fuel cell propulsion system. “These test flights have successfully demonstrated the integration and operation of our fuel cell propulsion system as well as…

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DJI FPV Goggle Features

DJI FPV Goggle Features and Specs

DJI FPV Goggle Features and Specs A Fun and Immersive First-Person-View Flying Experience for Drone Operators Back in September DJI released their first set of FPV Goggles, the DJI Goggles. Fast forward 7 months and the company has finally released information regarding the features and specifications for the Goggles. “DJI pilots deserve a first-person viewing experience with the same quality,…

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DJI Releases The Cendence Remote Controller

DJI Releases The Cendence Remote Controller

DJI Releases The Cendence Remote Controller DJI is closing out the month of April with a powerful, and first-of-its-kind release. Meet the Cendence Remote Controller. The Cendence is DJI’s first professional multiplatform controller, created for users needing versatility, efficiency, and personalization at their fingertips. This controller features an intuitive ergonomic design, giving users easy access to programmable function buttons and…

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Juan C Torres Wins House Racer Challenge

Juan C Torres Wins House Racer Challenge

Juan C Torres Wins House Racer Challenge Hobbico, a large U.S. distributor of radio-control and general hobby products, sent out a press release last week announcing Juan C Torres as the winner of their latest House Racer Challenge. Congratulations Juan! The House Racer Challenge contest ran from March 15th to April 22nd. For this contest, pilots shot a thrilling video featuring the popular…

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What is a drone?

What is a Drone?

Industry Terms – What is a Drone? Let’s start off by understanding that the terms drone, UAV, and UAS are interchangeable terms. The FAA defines UAS, or unmanned aerial system, as an aircraft without a human pilot onboard – instead, the UAS is controlled by an operator on the ground.  There are two main types of drones, fixed-wing and multi-rotor. Fixed-Wing Fixed-wing aircraft use a…

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