Daily Drone News – Wednesday August 26, 2020

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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New DJI OM 4 smartphone stabilizer helps you capture those magnetic moments!

New DJI OM 4 smartphone stabilizer helps you capture those magnetic moments! – Capture magnetic moments with the new DJI OM 4 smartphone stabilizer. The OM 4 makes the most of your smartphone camera with a sleek folding design, new intelligent features, and a novel magnetic phone attachment. The DJI OM 4 can be purchased today from authorized retailers, partners, and DJI for the retail price of $150.

Drone startup Easy Aerial raises $6.15M in Series A funding

Drone startup Easy Aerial raises $6.15M in Series A funding – Easy Aerial, a leading provider of autonomous drone-based monitoring solutions for commercial, government, and military applications, announced today that it has successfully raised $6.15M in Series A funding.

460-pound drone flown by Arkansas Army National Guard crashed in Lavaca

460-pound drone flown by Arkansas Army National Guard crashed in Lavaca – During a training exercise, a 460-pound military drone flown by Arkansas Army National Guard crashed in Lavaca city limits on Tuesday.

FAA updates Part 107 knowledge exam rules for drone pilots line-of-sight

Drone line-of-sight waiver for public safety announced by FAA – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that public safety organizations that use drones can now apply for a waiver that allows the fly the unmanned aircraft beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS).

FLIR Systems introduces Vue TZ20 dual thermal camera drone payload

FLIR Systems introduces Vue TZ20 dual thermal camera drone payload – FLIR Systems introduces the Vue TZ20 dual thermal camera drone payload. A plug-and-play gimbal system for the DJI Matrice 200 Series and Matrice 300 offers high-definition FLIR thermal imaging with zoom capabilities to improve situational awareness.

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