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NEW VERSION OF DJI FLY APP INCLUDES ATTITUDE INDICATOR – As we reported earlier, a new version of the DJI Fly App arrived. Version 1.2.2 now brings the Attitude Indicator to the app as well as Flight Tips, a customizable button on the remote controller, fixes, and more.
STRICTER RULES FOR FLYING DRONES IN ICELAND IN FIRST HALF OF 2021 – New and stricter rules for flying drones in Iceland will take effect in the first half of 2021. While the country is not a member state, it is heavily integrated into the European Union, and the new stricter drone rules will be in accordance with the new European regulation.
BERRIEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE’S BUYS THERMAL POLICE DRONE WITH DONATIONS – Local donations made it possible for the Berrien County Sheriff’s Office in Michigan to purchase a new thermal Police drone, announced Sheriff Paul Bailey on December 22nd.
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- Nebraska rancher uses cattle, drone to thank healthcare workers
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- NATO Secretary-General Stoltenberg Calls out Germany Over Drones
- Remote and autonomous small aircraft make crop scouting personal
- Skyeton develops light surveillance drone capable of 24-hour flight
- Counter-drone product dubbed ‘Coolest Thing Made in Idaho’
- Lewis County to Purchase Heat-Sensing Drone, 3D Laser Mapping Equipment for Nearly $80,000
- Turkey investigating drone found at Incirlik Air Base
- Company to resume search for missing employee in power plant collapse
- Columbia police arrest suspect after four-hour standoff
- Lowell Police continue search for man who fled into Concord Rive
- Make use of drones to stop illegal border crossings from Kalimantan into Sarawak, says Aspirasi
- Suspects wanted for burglary in multiple states arrested in DeKalb County
- Spreading wings causes emergency response
- Belgian sky is free of drones
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