Category Archives: BLOG

Four Reasons Drone Pilots Need Radiometric Thermal Zoom

Teledyne FLIR‘s VUE TZ20-R is a game changer for commercial drones, for applications from search and rescue to solar inspection.  In a recent webinar, Teledyne FLIR’s Kelly Brodbeck gives 4 reasons drone pilots need radiometric thermal zoom capabilities. The VUE TZ20-R’s radiometric thermal zoom capabilities are the result of careful market research.  Since FLIR was […]

Fire Department Pipeline Response, Emergency Planning, and Preparedness Toolkit

Millions of miles of pipelines stretch across the United States, transporting hazardous materials through thousands of communities. The National Volunteer Fire Council and the Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration want to help fire departments prepare for pipeline incidents. The Fire Department Pipeline Response Emergency Planning & Preparedness (FD PREPP) Toolkit is a FREE resource […]

MQ-25A Unmanned Aerial Tanker Refuels Super Hornet

MQ-25 T1 test asset refuels a Navy F/A-18 during a flight on June 4, 2021 at MidAmerica Airport in Illinois. This flight demonstrated that the MQ-25 Stingray can fulfill its tanker mission using the Navy’s standard probe-and-drogue aerial refueling method. Boeing A prototype unmanned aerial tanker refueled a F/A-18F Super Hornet fighter last week in […]

DJI Care Refresh Launches Flyaway Coverage: Enjoy Worry-Free Flights

The unexpected can happen at any time. No matter how much you prepare, some accidents are inevitable when flying in complex environments, or in locations with signal interference, strong winds, or obstructed views. That’s why DJI Care Refresh is here, to help ensure that mishaps don’t leave you empty-handed. To help all DJI pilots fly […]

AUTEL partners with UASidekick to make LAANC available in app

Autel Robotics partners with UASidekick to make LAANC services available in the Enterprise Explorer app. This will make the LAANC application and authorization process a lot easier. Today Autel Robotics and UASidekick announce that the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC) approval and authorization process will be made available in the Autel Robotics Explorer application. This app can be […]

DJI Fly App update v1.2.2: New Function button options

In this five-minute video, Shawn from the YouTube channel Air Photography explains the new function button options that have become available in the latest DJI Fly app update v1.2.2. for the DJI Mavic Air 2 and DJI Mini 2. DJI FLY APP UPDATE V1.2.2: NEW FUNCTION BUTTON OPTIONS The DJI Fly app update brought the […]

FAA Releases Final Rules on UAS Remote ID and Operation Over People

On Monday, December 28, 2020 the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) submitted two final rules for publication in the Federal Register The new rules will require Remote Identification (Remote ID) of drones and allow operators of small drones to fly over people and at night under certain conditions. Both the Remote Identification of Unmanned Aircraft and Operation of […]

DJI Counts More Than 500 People Rescued By Drones Around The World

Lifesaving Drone Technology Reaches New Milestone December 1, 2020 – More than 500 people around the world have been rescued from danger by drones, according to new statistics collected by DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology. This milestone came in mid-October, when sheriff’s deputies used a DJI drone with a […]

FLIR Systems Introduces Vue TZ20 Dual Thermal Camera Drone Payload

The FLIR® Vue® TZ20 is the first high resolution, dual thermal sensor gimbal built for the DJI® Matrice V2 200 Series and Matrice 300 airframes. Ideal for public safety teams—including police, fire, and search and rescue—as well as industrial and critical infrastructure inspectors, the Vue TZ20 gives drone pilots the situational awareness they need to complete their missions. Featuring both […]