SkyPixel Launches Australia From Above Aerial Photography Contest

SkyPixel Launches Australia From Above Aerial Photography Contest

SkyPixel, the world’s most popular aerial photography community run in cooperation with DJI, has launched its first national aerial photography contest to showcase the stunning natural beauty of Australia as seen from drones and other aerial equipment. The Australia From Above contest, sponsored by DJI and Tourism Australia, aims to inspire aerial photographers from around the world to share, enjoy and experience new creative perspectives of Australia. The contest is open from March 3 to…

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DJI M200 Series Drones For Aerial Data Collection

DJI M200 Series Drones For Aerial Data Collection

DJI, the world leader in unmanned aerial technology, has unveiled the new Matrice 200 drone series (M200), which is purpose-built for professional users to perform aerial inspections and collect data – making drone technology an affordable and easy-to-use tool for enterprises that recognise how aerial imaging can transform their operations. The M200 series’ folding body is easy to carry and easy to set up, with a weather- and water-resistant body, ideal for field operations. It…

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New FAA Report Confirms No Drone Has Ever Hit A Manned Aircraft

New FAA Report Confirms No Drone Has Ever Hit A Manned Aircraft

The Drone Manufacturers Alliance, the organisation representing manufacturers of the majority of civilian drones, is pleased to see the FAA’s latest report on drone sightings once again confirms that unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) have an exemplary safety record. The FAA successfully opened America’s skies to safe, lawful and authorised drone use for professional purposes last year, and expects the number of drones being used for personal and professional purposes to almost double this year. Yet…

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Why Phantom 4 Discontinued

Why Phantom 4 Discontinued

  DJI announced as from the 18th January 17 all Phantom 3, and Phantom 4 drones will no longer be made. Buyers may still purchase from pre – manufactured stock alongside the Chinese New year edition of the Phantom 4, (available till end of March). DJI has not commented to why the Phantom 4 released in March 16 has been ditched. The drone an upgrade to the 3 is from industry standard unusually short with…

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DJI Latest Drone News

DJI Latest Drone News

    DJI in the spirit of creative innovation are selling a limited edition of the Phantom 4 that synthesis the symbolism of the Chinese New year into its visual design. The colourful drone is available now retailing at £1,299, The phoenix a Chinese symbol for good fortune, and happiness, and the four elements (earth, fire, air, water), have influenced Martin Sati, (Spanish design illustrator) in his choice of colours. The phoenix with its association…

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Is Your Drone Feeling The Cold This Winter?

Is Your Drone Feeling The Cold This Winter?

  Danielle Baskin has set up an internet business selling customised drone sweaters for drones. Drones sweaters is a new internet shop where one can purchase a customised sweater for any drone at a cost of $189, (approx 154 pound). Danielle Baskin its proprietor sells these products under the motto ‘Cloths for drones’. The visual artist from San Francisco originally created a drone sweater as a playful art project. The quirky idea seeded into a…

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Brendan Schulman joins DJI as its vice president of policy and legal affairs

Brendan Schulman joins DJI as its vice president of policy and legal affairs

With Negative opinions from the public concerning privacy issues and authority regulations hindering such projects DJI have hired Mr Schulman at a critical time where the company is expanding in both consumer and commercial sectors. Brendan Schulman is a lawyer who specialises in drone policies and law surrounding the UAV industry, with over 20 years experience in aerial technologies. Frank Wang, CEO and founder of DJI. commented,”The next few years will be critical in setting…

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Epic Fail as drone smuggling drugs into bedford prison gets caught up in barb wire

Smuggling contraband into prison using a drone might not be the best of ideas but it did not stop UK criminals trying! Although previous reports have been revealed about contraband smuggling in the USA it appears to be a growing trend now hitting the UK The criminals involved flew a DJI Phantom 2 vision into barb wire while attempting to smuggle drugs, phones and weapons into  Bedford prison. Although drones are at a stage of…

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The New DJI Spreading Wings S1000+

The New DJI Spreading Wings S1000+

Spreading Wings S1000+ This latest Octocopter from DJI is designed to carry heavier equipment such as DSLR cameras, freeing yourself from such weight limits. This latest model from DJI has Full compatibility with their entire line of Zenmuse Z15 camera gimbals, including the new Z15-5D III (HD), provides unmatched stability in flight. Strong and Stable The S1000+’s arms and landing gear are made of sturdy carbon fiber, providing remarkable stability and strength. You’re flying in a…

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