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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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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ImiTec and Drone Ops Ltd announce UAV collaboration

ImiTec and Drone Ops Ltd announce UAV collaboration

Bristol based radiation mapping company, ImiTec Limited, and Newcastle based Drone Ops Limited, have announced a new collaboration for the provision of Small Unmanned Aerial Systems services. Droneops will be supporting ImiTec in the finals of the $1m United Arab Emirates’ Drone for Good competition which is being held in Dubai on 4 to 6 February 2016. ImiTec’s patented UAV based Advanced Autonomous Radiation Monitoring system can deliver low-altitude aerial meter resolution maps of radiation…

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EasyJet to deploy drones to aid aircraft safety checks

EasyJet to deploy drones to aid aircraft safety checks

Usually when you hear the two words drone and airplane in the same sentence, its  more often than not that the drone gets negative coverage in the media, but one such drone technology is being used to run aircraft safety checks. Usually faults which take human power a day to find is found in a matter of just hours by  creating 3D images with millimetre accuracy. the drones are due to be in operation next…

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