Daily Drone News – Tuesday November 3, 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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Japan to stop buying Chinese made drones over data security concerns

Japan to stop buying Chinese made drones over data security concerns – The Japanese government is set to stop buying Chinese-made drones because of data security concerns, according to six people in government and the ruling party who are familiar with the matter.

DJI Mavic 2 Pro falls out of the sky and exploded.jpg

DJI Mavic 2 Pro falls out of the sky and ‘exploded’ – This morning, I came across the following story of a DJI Mavic 2 Pro that fell out of the sky, hit the ground, and then ‘exploded’. As you can see in the photos the fire must have been really intense as there is little left of the actual drone. Please let me know if you have had a similar situation.

DJI launches special Black Friday and Holiday Gift Guide minisite

DJI Black Friday and Holiday Gift Guide minisite to help you shop – For the upcoming shopping season, DJI launches a special DJI Black Friday and Holiday Gift Guide minisite. Shoppers will be able to browse all DJI’s latest products and special promotions on this dedicated website.

DJI Fly app no longer supports iOS 10 - DJI Fly app update for Android smartphones

DJI Fly app no longer supports iOS 10 – The DJI Fly app will no longer support iOS 10 and below operating systems after the releases of v1.1.10. DJI says that they’re doing this to provide a better software experience, a higher quality, and a more stable platform. The DJI Fly app is used to control the DJI Mavic Air 2, the Mavic Mini, and the soon to be released DJI Mini 2.

New Jersey town aims to regulate airspace and restrict drones - DJI Mavic 2 firmware update increases range to 6 miles for both Pro and Zoom models

New Jersey town aims to regulate airspace and restrict drones – The New Jersey town of Westwood mistakenly aims to regulate the airspace below 400 feet and restrict the use of drones. Only the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) can regulate airspace. Cities, towns, and villages can only restrict where drones can take off and land. For instance in city parks. Keep reading for all the details in this story, that will likely drive you up the wall.

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