Frsky X-Lite: First look & What We Know So Far

Frsky X-Lite: First look & What We Know So Far

Frsky have recently leaked some exciting news regarding a new transmitter due to be released. Frsky posted a glimpse of the new X-Lite radio on their Instagram page with a full list of features. An expected release date will be announced this month (February) along with potential pricing. This is great news for thumbers especially those pilots longing for a gamer style like the Xlite transmitter from Frsky. So what do we know? Gamer style…

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CES 2018: Latest Drone Tech News

CES 2018: Latest Drone Tech News

CES 2018 Drone Highlights Intel, captures CES 2018 innovative spirit with 250 airborne drones that opened the event with a spectacular light display above the Ballegio fountains. An inspiring launch that captured the ethos of that awesome tech conference held annually in Las Vegas. The latest advances in Drone technology, both for consumer, and commercial markets breathes fresh excitement into an industry renowned for its unstoppable potential. The best display of tech advances comes from…

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First Look: DJI Introduces Mavic Air, Be Creative With Adventure Photography From Your Pocket,

First Look: DJI Introduces Mavic Air, Be Creative With Adventure Photography From Your Pocket,

The Most Portable 3-Axis Gimbal 4K Camera Drone Features SmartCapture, FlightAutonomy 2.0 and Advanced Pilot Assistance Systems DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, has introduced the Mavic Air, an ultra-portable, foldable camera drone that delivers higher performance, more intelligent features and greater creative possibilities than any other consumer drone. Developed with the traveler and outdoor enthusiast in mind, Mavic Air inherits the best features of DJI’s iconic Mavic series with…

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The world’s first surf rescue – drone saves 2 struggling teenage swimmers

The world’s first surf rescue – drone saves 2 struggling teenage swimmers

The world’s first surf rescue Australian life guards along the coast of Byron Bay drone rescued two male teens, (15 and 17yrs), who got into difficulties . On receiving reports that two young men had been caught in a swell the Lennox Head Rescue drone was launched. The remarkable rescue is the first of its kind world wide, and shows in action the Lennox nifty ability to save lives. Jai Sheridan, a life guard supervisor…

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Drones Flying high With 1.5 Million to be Sold This Christmas; CAA reminds users of the need to follow safety rules

Drones Flying high With 1.5 Million to be Sold This Christmas;  CAA reminds users of the need to follow safety rules

The popularity of drones is set to jump sky-high this Christmas, with nearly a quarter of consumers planning on buying one over the festive period. This burst of interest could potentially add another 1.5 million extra drones to UK airspace. Research from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and its DroneSafe campaign has revealed that drones are one of this year’s hottest Christmas presents: with 63 per cent of drones bought set to be given as…

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The FAA Applauded Return of Drone Registration Rules After Trump Signs Recent Bill Into Law

The FAA Applauded Return of Drone Registration Rules After Trump Signs Recent Bill Into Law

A previous rule requiring drone owners in the U.S to register their name and address with the FAA has been reinstated courtesy of President Trump who signed a recent bill into law. As part of the policy the previous rule is now back on, and may be a blow to many drone hobbyists especially as the rule was overturned by a judge in the D.C. Circuit back in May 2017 which stated that the FAA…

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New TO Parrot Disco: Automatic Pairing with Graupner’s Radio controllers

New TO Parrot Disco: Automatic Pairing with Graupner’s Radio controllers

Model aircraft enthusiasts and users of the latest radio controllers from Graupner  can now enjoy automatic pairing with the Parrot Disco fixed wing drone, as well as access to two brand new pre-settings – Assisted or Manual modes. Expert drone pilots and beginners alike will now be able to switch easily from one mode to another, at any time while flying. Assisted Mode: For those who want to get into piloting a fixed-wing. The unparalleled,…

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DJI Introduces Voluntary Flight Identification Options For Drone Pilots

DJI Introduces Voluntary Flight Identification Options For Drone Pilots

DJI is introducing new features to the DJI AeroScope remote identification system that functions as an “electronic license plate” for drones. The new features allow drone pilots to voluntarily identify their flight operations to authorities while still protecting their privacy. AeroScope is a system that remotely identifies and tracks airborne drones, allowing law enforcement and aviation safety officials to respond to safety and security concerns about drones. DJI drones locally broadcast their location, speed, heading…

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COPTRZ to Supply Specialist UAVs Equipped Thermal Imaging Capabilities Devon & Cornwall Police and Dorset Police

COPTRZ to Supply Specialist UAVs Equipped Thermal Imaging Capabilities Devon & Cornwall Police and Dorset Police

COPTRZ have been announced as the exclusive supplier of UAV solutions to Devon & Cornwall Police and Dorset Police. The force will be expanding their fleet in the coming months with the purchase of a range of specialist UAVs equipped with optical zoom and thermal imaging capabilities. Earlier this year Devon & Cornwall Police and Dorset Police were the first force to announce their intentions to employ full-time UAV pilots and create a dedicated drone unit. Investment in the…

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UK Legislation Update: Police Are Set to be Given Powers to Prevent The Unsafe or Criminal Use of Drones

UK Legislation Update: Police Are Set to be Given Powers to Prevent The Unsafe or Criminal Use of Drones

Police are set to be given powers to prevent the unsafe or criminal use of drones as part of a new package of legislation. The measures are intended to allow drone users to continue flying safely and legally, helping to place the UK at the forefront of the fast-growing drone industry. This will also pave the way for the devices to be harnessed for a range of uses by businesses and public services. Aviation Minister,…

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