Category Archives: Industry News

The latest news from the quadcopter and drone market, press releases, product launches, event announcements, new crowd-funding projects and more.

6 Months Since Launch, We Chose The DJI Mavic 2 Pro, Let’s Explain Why!

Upon initial launch, we recommended that consumers waited before buying to see how the DJI Mavic 2 Zoom and Mavic 2 Pro settled into the market. Sufficient time has now passed and so DroningON has chosen the Hasselblad-equipped ‘Pro’, let’s explain why.

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Will Drones Be Affected Or Grounded By 6th April 2019 GPS Software Bug?

The Y2K bug shocked the IT industry but the fall-out was not as bad as predicted. However, a new potential issue may be about to interrupt the effectiveness of GPS and all devices which depend on or utilize the technology, globally.

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DJI Enhances Safety Technology To Protect Airports With ‘Bow-Tie’ Geofencing Strategy

Since the media-embellished ‘drone’ exploits at Gatwick and Heathrow airports over the last few months, the industry has been sensitive to further accusation. DJI is now introducing changes in order to avoid future blame by restricting where users are able to fly.

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Terrifying Mid-Air Collision Between Bird And Plane, Would A Drone Be Worse?

When a plane collides with a large bird at 1,000ft, the results are pretty devastating. Rob Weber from Florida discovered this while flying his Piper Saratoga, but would the result have been different if the impact was instead with a drone?

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