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May 23, 2019

DJI makes major safety upgrade, adds ADS-B in tech

BY Luke GeiverFound In:Manufacturing & Distribution, Engineering & DesignDJI will add ADS-B transponders to all new drones that weigh 250 grams or more (less than one pound). The addition of ADS-B, the communication transponding tech used in the airplane and helicopter industry, is part of DJI’s Elevating Safety plan. READ MORE

May 22, 2019

FAA changes rules for recreational drone pilots

BY Federal Aviation Administration Found In:Operations, Policy & RegulationWhile recreational flyers may continue to fly below 400 feet in uncontrolled airspace without specific certification or operating authority from the FAA, they are now required to obtain prior authorization from the FAA before flying near airports. READ MORE

May 20, 2019

DHL, EHang partner on drone delivery in China

BY DHL Found In:OperationsIt reduces one-way delivery time from 40 minutes to only eight minutes and can save costs of up to 80 percent per delivery, with reduced energy consumption and carbon footprint compared with road transportation. READ MORE

May 14, 2019

Drone swarm operations gaining traction

BY Luke GeiverFound In:Operations, Engineering & DesignAs the drone industry gains the ability to fly beyond visual line of sight operations, flights over people or during no-light conditions, another use-case is also gaining traction: drone swarms. READ MORE

May 10, 2019

Boeing's cargo air vehicle completes first outdoor flight

BY Boeing Found In:Operations, Engineering & DesignBoeing has successfully completed the first outdoor flight tests of the cargo air vehicle (CAV). In a safe and controlled environment, the electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) unmanned aerial vehicle was a success. READ MORE

May 08, 2019

Major drone service provider to oil, gas acquired by ICR

BY ICR Integrity Found In:Manufacturing & Distribution, Operations, Engineering & DesignThe transaction facilitates the next phase of ICR’s inspection service offering, augmenting its existing leading global provision of integrated maintenance and integrity solutions to the oil and gas, power, chemical and nuclear industries. READ MORE

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San Jose, California

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