Highly experienced pilot can’t believe people start flying drones with no instruction whatsoever

One of the RAF’s former top instructors is on a new mission … to make the skies safer.

Squadron leader Andy Holland used to fly ground attack Tornadoes at speeds of around 650mph … and is now a British Airways pilot responsible for the safety of 469 passengers each time he’s at the controls of the giant double-decker long-haul Airbus A380.

But when he’s not doing that the 48-year-old father-of-four is teaching people how to fly drones.

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ATMOS UAV expands its camera options and launches new software

Achieve GSD and accuracy down to 1cm and conquer any project!

Delft, February 5th, 2019. Drone company Atmos UAV has just expanded its payload options. Through multiple R&D projects that lasted almost 3 months, Atmos’ engineering team optimally integrated additional cameras that are now available for their customers. Furthermore, the team also launched the newest version of MarLynk, the flight planning and ground control software provided with every Marlyn unit. 

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DJI Introduces A Smart Remote Controller With Built-In Display at CES 2019

Remote Lets Pilots Fly Newest Mavic Drones Without A Mobile Device

NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, continues its tradition of making aerial technology accessible to everyone by introducing a powerful new remote controller for its drones at CES 2019. The Smart Controller features an ultra-bright display screen and controls optimized for DJI drones, allowing pilots to fly the newest drones without using a smartphone or tablet. DJI will also be exhibiting its full lineup of consumer drones and handheld imaging products at its booth at CES 2019, including the new Osmo Pocket stabilized camera, and will host exciting workshops, hands-on product demonstrations and more. Attendees can find DJI in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, booth

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Commercial Unmanned Aerial Systems Market Analysis Leading Manufacturers (3d robotics, Aibotix, Dji, Parrot, Walkera)

HTF MI recently introduced Global Commercial Unmanned Aerial Systems Market study with in-depth overview, describing about the Product / Industry Scope and elaborates market outlook and status to 2023. The market Study is segmented by key regions which is accelerating the marketization. At present, the market is developing its presence and some of the key players from the complete study are 3d robotics, Aibotix, Dji, Parrot, Walkera, Aerovironment, Cybaero, Precision Hawk, Thales, Hubsan, Gaui, AirDog & Delta Drone etc.

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Photography Drones Market Major Players Swot Analysis 2018 : DJI, Autel Robotics, Yuneec

Global Photography Drones Market Insights, Forecast to 2023, The research report presents a comprehensive assessment of the market and contains strategic insights, facts, historical data, and statistically supported and industry validated market data from 2013 to 2023 (forecast).

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“Gatwick Airport Shutdown Could Have Been Avoided” — Drones of Prey, Austin, TX

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The 36+ hour drone-caused shutdown of Gatwick Airport has affected over 120,000 travelers, with costs expected to run into the millions of dollars.  Gatwick Airport alone is estimated to have lost over $570,000 (£450,000) in revenue.  In fact, Drones of Prey, an Austin, TX based counter-drone security start up, says that this is the most impactful drone-based incident the civilian space has ever seen.

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Drone Delivery Systems and FlytBase Partnership to Yield Leading-Edge Tech for Drone-Based Precision Delivery

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA, NOVEMBER 27, 2018 – Drone Delivery Systems and FlytBase have just announced a partnership for development of a precision landing kit, compatible with any delivery drone, to allow for secure and precise drone delivery to AirBox Home. Continue reading