DJI Reduces Speed of Inspire 2 Drone

BY STEPHANIE MLOT

The next-gen drone will still be able to accelerate to 50 mph in five seconds and reach a top speed of 58 mph.

DJI’s need for speed landed the Chinese manufacturer in the danger zone.

Less than a month after introducing its Inspire 2 drone, the company has retracted earlier promises of super-speedy acceleration and impressive velocity.

Aimed at high-end video creators, the ready-to-fly aerial platform was expected to accelerate to 50 mph in four seconds, and reach a top speed of 67 mph.

“After further optimization and testing of various components of the craft, camera gimbal and propulsion system, our engineers have revised those specifications,” DJI said in an announcement.

The Inspire 2 is now tipped to accelerate to 50 mph in five seconds, and reach a peak speed of 58 mph.

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