Daily Drone News – Wednesday January 6, 2021


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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Drone Supports Dramatic Ice Rescue On Mississippi Lake

POLICE DRONE SUPPORTS DRAMATIC ICE RESCUE ON MISSISSIPPI LAKE – This video was shot with the police drone that aided in a dramatic ice rescue on the Mississippi Lake by locating the victims and providing a spotlight during a dark, snowy night.

Stewart Named As Ceo Of Drone Research Center Nuair At Griffiss Airport - Faa Starts Remote Id Drone Test Flights At Griffiss Airport - Officials Suggest Rome Drone Test Site To Walmart And Amazon

STEWART NAMED AS CEO OF DRONE RESEARCH CENTER NUAIR AT GRIFFISS AIRPORT – Ken Stewart, former leader of a drone research division of General Electric, is named as CEO of the drone research center NUAIR at Griffiss International Airport in Rome, NY.

Huawei Patents New Ai Drone Control System

HUAWEI PATENTS NEW AI DRONE CONTROL SYSTEM – Chinese technology giant, Huawei patented a new drone control system that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to manage unmanned aircraft.

Dad Kicks Drone After Confronting Pilot For Flying Too Low Over Backyard

DAD KICKS DRONE AFTER CONFRONTING PILOT FOR FLYING TOO LOW OVER BACKYARD – In the United Kingdom, a dad believed that a drone flew too low over his backyard where his daughter was playing in a kiddie pool. After confronting the drone pilot, the father kicked the device causing damage to the unmanned aircraft.

Faa Adds Citizen Drone Pilots To Drone Advisory Committee

FAA ADDS CITIZEN DRONE PILOTS TO DRONE ADVISORY COMMITTEE – Finally, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) adds actual drone pilots or ‘citizen UAS operators’ to the Drone Advisory Committee (DAC). Bravo!

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Haye Kesteloo

Haye Kesteloo is the Editor in Chief and Founder of DroneXL.co, where he covers all drone-related news, DJI rumors and writes drone reviews, and EVXL.co, for all news related to electric vehicles. He is also a co-host of the PiXL Drone Show on YouTube and other podcast platforms. Haye can be reached at haye @ dronexl.co or @hayekesteloo.

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