While there are many drone makers, there’s one giant in the industry, DJI and when they make an announcement, its time for all drone owners to listen. DJI are deploying temporary restrictions in the Greater Sydney area for the upcoming ASEAN- Australia Special Summit 2018. The temporary no-fly zones aim to reduce...
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    DJI have announced a new drone overnight, the Mavic Air. The new drone features a new 3-Axis gimbal that’s packed inside the body to protect the camera, while still allowing silky smooth 4K video capture. Now here’s where things get interesting, that new camera shoots 4K at 30fps capturing...
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    Humans are increasingly finding new uses for drones, so when we talk about congestion in the future, it may be our skies we’re talking about, not just our roads. This thirst for consumer and commercial drone operations has highlighted the challenge of managing traffic in low-altitude airspace. Thankfully there’s some...
  • DJI launches FlightHub, web-based service to manage drone operations

    DJI have unveiled FlightHub at their AirWorks conference in Denver, Colorado. FlightHub is a new software solution that helps enterprises (and no doubt emergency services) efficiently manage their drone operations from a single platform. Delivered as a web-based service, FlightHub enables the secure management of real-time drone operations, flight data, drone...
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    CASA estimates there are at least 50,000 drones being operated in Australia today, mostly for sport and recreational purposes. Observing regulations being applied around the world, CASA are now considering requiring drone registration for all drone operators. Registration sounds like a relatively easy thing on the surface, just grab the...
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    MJX isn’t a brand many Aussies will know, that’s largely because they’re a RC manufacturer and technology company out of China. One of the companies latest creations is the Bugs8 drone which is pitched as ‘The best price-quality ratio entry-level racing drone for beginners’. The Bugs8 is your typical...
  • DJI Goggles add HUD to Mavic pro and Phantom 4 drones, get a friend to play director

    DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, Monday, announced features and specifications for DJI Goggles, a first-person view system that opens up the sky giving drone pilots a seamless bird’s eye view of the world in full HD. DJI Goggles combines a pair of large...
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    If you’re wondering what we’re all going to do for work when the robots arrive, then creative job of the future, Drone Photographer, may be just be what you’re after. Internationally acclaimed professional travel photographer and videographer, Elia Locardi has impressed DJI so much, they’re partnering with him to kick...
  • DJI M200 Enterprise drones can inspect wind turbines

    DJI are kicking ass in the consumer, commerical and now have a drone for enterprise and industrial solutions. The new Matrice 200 drone series (M200 for short), are purpose-built for aerial inspections and data collection. Basically these bad boys fly further, faster and longer (up to 38 minute) than...
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    When you’re new to flying drones it can be overwhelming with the realisation you’ve got the potential to trash a multi-thousand dollar gadget. Market leader DJI have included a software simulator with their app for some time, but its incredibly basic. While the current simulator offers a 101 tutorial of control...

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