Here are today’s most important drone news articles. We publish this post every weekday at 5:30 p.m. Some of these stories are from DroneXL.co and some of them will be from other sources. If you’d like to receive this in an email going forward, be sure to subscribe using the form below.
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DJI’s Vision, Mision and Values internal document revealed – Yesterday, we reported on DJI’s sweeping cuts in the ‘Long March’ reforms based on an article from Reuters. In the article, DJI’s ‘Vision, Mission and Values’ document was mentioned that was published internally by the dronemaker in December of 2019. We were able to get our hands on this document, and are sharing it here with you.
Bird of prey attacks FPV drone in midair – Towards the end of this video, you can see a bird of prey suddenly appearing and attacking an FPV drone in midair. While the footage is spectacular it is best to avoid any interactions and disturbances between drones and wildlife.
Suspicious drone spotted days before burglary says Piers Morgan’s wife – A suspicious drone was spotted hovering over the villa, that Piers Morgan had rented for his family in the south of France, days before the burglary took place says his wife.
Pentagon investigates alleged drone sighting near Air Force One – Yesterday we reported on the near-miss between President Trump’s airplane and a small drone. Today, we can confirm that the Pentagon has started an investigation into the alleged drone sighting near Air Force One.
Case dismissed. George Steinmetz gets his DJI Phantom 4 Pro back! – Back in April, as he was taking aerial photos of the mass burials on Hart Island, award-winning National Geographic and New York Times photographer, George Steinmetz had his DJI Phantom 4 Pro Obsidian drone confiscated by the New York Police Department (NYPD).
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Other drone news
- Drone maker DJI denies report it is set to make sweeping job cuts amid rising tech tensions
- Drone Company on Major Mission to Create 1 Million New US-based Jobs
- Railways procures drones to protect assets, ensure passenger safety
- Drones And Roof Maintenance – Commercial roofing inspections can be made easier and more effective with this technology.
- The Next Era of Crop Scouting: Putting Drones to Work
- Drones to fly over 70% of India under Digital Sky watch
- British startup Drone Defence raises €550K to combat illegal drones
- Leveraging computer Vision in Drone Tech
- Drone Delivery Service Network for Russian Far East
- Azerbaijan Army Shoots Down Armenia’s Spy Drone in Tovuz District
- Drones monitor migration of 60,000 Tibetan antelopes
- Dog thefts an ‘epidemic’ as drones are seen locally
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