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DJI Mavic Mini 2 is on its way according to FCC filing – Today, in an FCC filing we see new information on and confirmation of the ‘new’ DJI Mavic Mini 2 that is underway, as DroneXL.co exclusively reported here first.
DJI FPV drone photo surfaces on OsitaLV’s Twitter account – Today, another DJI FPV drone photo surfaces on OsitaLV’s Twitter account This time we get to see a bit more of this eagerly awaited first-person-view quadcopter from the world’s largest drone maker.
Drone rescued 60-year-old duck hunter who clung to boat for hours – A police drone rescued a 60-year-old duck hunter who had been stranded and clung to his boat for hours in a Minnesota lake last Saturday. According to the police, officials used a drone to find him in a lake roughly 140 miles north of Minneapolis.
Missing man found dead in Mansfield after aerial search with drones – On Sunday, first responders found the body of a 20-year-old man who was reported missing on Saturday. The aerial search included drones and helicopters.
Drone used in search for missing 4-year-old in Ottawa County – The first responders who were looking for the missing 4-year-old in Ottawa County, Michigan included the Zeeland Township Fire Department Drone Team. The child was found safely after a three-hour search.
Autonomous Systems and AI highlighted in Future of Defense Congressional Report – The following is a statement from AUVSI president and CEO, Brian Wynne, in response to the House Armed Services Future of Defense Task Force report:
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Other drone news
- Serbia eyes buying Turkish-made combat drones
- Ukraine considers buying 48 Bayraktar TB2 drones from Turkey
- Drone delivery system drops packages from 150 feet – on a tether
- Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict: Canada suspends sale of drone tech to Turkey
- Queensland named as home of Boeing’s military drone production facility
- Drone education courses cleared for take off across the state
- City of Beatrice Sets Drone Policy
- EU justifies buying surveillance drones for Belarus
- Council approves drone resolution
- Drone contraband attack thwarted at Mobile Metro Jail
- USU Drone Lab Demonstrates New Drone, Drone Use In Agriculture
- Disinfecting drones help sanitize NFL stadium
- Cal Fire Introducing New Reaper Drones To Help Combat Wildfires
- European funding fast-tracks drone based geotechnical investigations
- New EHang 216L cargo drone can carry up to 200 kg of payload
- Russian Tor-M2 to be Armed With Small Anti-Drone Missiles
- DroneSeed is first in U.S to receive approval from FAA for post-wildfire reforestation in California and five other states
- Behind the Scenes: Wildlife filmmakers on the difficulties of filming bears
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