Daily Drone News – Wednesday January 13, 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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Ehang Offers Tourist Sightseeing Flights By Drone In China

EHANG OFFERS TOURIST SIGHTSEEING FLIGHTS BY DRONE IN CHINA – Want to make a sightseeing flight by ? Nowadays it is possible in the Chinese city of Henqin. Last week, 36 tourists made a scenic flight in the 216 AAV, an electrically powered multirotor drone with room for two people. EHang wants to start offering scenic flights in more Chinese cities in the near future. EHang is also becoming active closer to home: the company received permission to operate flights in in December last year.

Belgian Police Drone Drops Handcuffs At Hostage-Taker

BELGIAN POLICE DRONE DROPS HANDCUFFS AT HOSTAGE-TAKER – A hostage situation in the Belgian town of Halle ended in a very remarkable way last weekend. The used a drone to drop handcuffs on a hostage-taker who was about to surrender. After the suspect handcuffed himself, the police were able to arrest him. As far as is known, it is the first time that a police drone has been used in this way.

Autel Launches Dragonfish Vtol And Evo Ii Rtk Drones At Ces 2021

AUTEL LAUNCHES DRAGONFISH VTOL AND EVO II RTK DRONES AT CES 2021 – During this week’s virtual 2021, launches the Dragonfish and the EVO II RTK drones both of which we already knew we’re coming.

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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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