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DJI Mini 2 unboxing video hits YouTube. Yes, another one… – Today, a second DJI Mini 2 unboxing video hits Youtube! No flying of the new drone, unfortunately since the DJI Fly app doesn’t recognize the drone yet. At this point, I’m not even sure if DJI is trying to stop the leaks anymore.
Skydio introduces the Skydio Flight School – Today, Skydio introduces the Skydio Flight School on YouTube to ‘help you get comfortable with your new flying-robot buddy.’ The first episode is presented by Nicole Bonk, Head of Flight Testing at Skydio.
Missing 93-year-old woman found by drone in four minutes – A missing 93-year-old woman who was lost for more than three hours was found with a drone in four minutes, by Missouri deputies from the Cass County Sheriff’s Office on October 11 at 8:30 PM.
Prospecting for gold, uranium, and other precious metals with a drone – Canadian Pioneer Exploration Consultants Ltd., a geologic consulting firm uses an unmanned aircraft outfitted with a magnetometer to probe the earth for mining clients. Prospecting for gold, uranium, copper, and other precious metals with a drone.
Shooting at a drone got a Pescadero man arrested – According to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office, a Pescadero man was arrested on Sunday following an altercation during which he fired his shotgun at a drone that he believed flew illegally over his property. Under federal law shooting at a drone or manned aircraft is illegal.
Helicopter drone crashes during airshow in China – On Sunday this video surfaced that shows a helicopter drone suddenly diving towards the ground and crashing during an airshow in China. The drone incident happened on Saturday and luckily nobody got injured or hurt.
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Other drone news
- Three Ga. men indicted on scheme to use drone to smuggle drugs into prison
- Yemen’s Houthis Say Attacked Saudi Arabia’s Abha Airport With Drone
- Drones Set to Deliver COVID-19 Tests and Trace Samples in the UK
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- Teenaged US drone racer ranks fourth globally
- Watch: Drone’s Eye View of a Blistering Bike Park Run in Switzerland
- Merck Is Piloting A Drone Delivery Program For Medications
- East Lothian features in new film of drone footage of Scotland’s coast
- Interpolitex Stories: Drones Rescued People in Arctic
- MQM-107 Streaker: One the U.S. Military’s First Drones
- French warships to get new drone swarm-killing gun derived from land weapons
- Tesco takes to the skies with home delivery by drone
- Remote Drone Identification System Market Outlook with Key Industry Manufacturers and Forecasts to 2025
- Parrot and Pix4D pair up for better drone mapping
- Boeing’s Loyal Wingman Drone Just Met a Key Milestone
- Seven Al-Qaeda leaders killed in US drone strike
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