Las Vegas championship challenge will award $50,000 prize The world’s top 32 drone pilots will compete Saturday in Las Vegas for the world champion title in the International Drone Racing Assn.’s top challenge. Semi-professionals wearing virtual reality headgear compete for a $50,000 cash prize in the Challengers Cup Final on Friday and Saturday January 19 […]
Here’s a summary of all the drone companies that are present at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. DJI – LVCC, Central Hall – 14710 and South Hall 2 – 26002 Let’s start with the biggest of them all, Chinese drone manufacturer, DJI. DJI will not have a special event this year at […]
Drone News. From the Verge: The CES keynotes are a mix of spectacle and technology. Check out this behind-the-scenes video shot from the stage for rehearsal and discover how these extravaganzas are made, and why. The 2018 Consumer Electronics Show is in Las Vegas January 9 – 12.
Today’s multirotors have evolved into amazing “very smart” aircraft, and they have a lot to offer. Whether you are just looking to try something new, get some really cool digital aerial photos and video, or want to experience the excitement of drone racing, there are plenty of choices available. Let’s see what all the excitement […]
From Blade: The Inductrix® FPV + from Blade® is the next generation of micro FPV building on the success of the Inductrix FPV and Inductrix FPV Pro. This new version comes completely overhauled from head to toe, packed with unique features that make this micro machine a blast to fly. New, larger 8mm motors and […]
What’s the best type of case for traveling with drones and accessories? Answer: A hard-shell, polyethylene case is superior for both transit and shipping. Look for name brands with strong replacement warranties in the event of freak failures in the handles or otherwise. Also look for optional or included locking mechanisms and ergonomic features, such […]
When DJI comes out with something new, it always makes news, and its new Inspire 2 is the hot ticket right now. Improving on a well-built and tested design, the Inspire 2 is a little bigger and faster than its predecessor. We tested out the package that came with the Zenmuse X5S and two transmitters.
South Africa’s Super Drone Advanced drones armed with double-barrel dart guns—that sounds like a scifi movie if ever I heard one. But it’s true—and not in a sinister way. In fact, such helpful drones could actually be coming to the United States very soon. The aptly named DartGun is the latest development from Haevic, a […]
This is a very cool project to show what robots and a drone can build. This was done by students and researchers at the University of Stuttgart in Germany, they built a new pavilion out of carbon fiber, but they didn’t have to lift a muscle. They got drones and robots to build the entire […]
We are not sure why this needed so many cups of milk. Let’s make this a real challenge and set up five cups of milk, one for each drone. Then see how many oreo cookies make it into the cups. Reportedly some oreos were dunked from as high as the Statue of Liberty, a whopping […]