Daily Drone News – Friday January 15, 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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Dji Develops Self-Driving Capabilities With Lidar Technology

DJI DEVELOPS SELF-DRIVING CAPABILITIES WITH LIDAR TECHNOLOGY – According to sources and job posts, Chinese drone maker is working on self-driving capabilities with technology. Job posts and other sources indicate that the company is building an engineering team to achieve this.

Up To One Year In Prison For Drone Pilot Who Crashed Uav Into Lapd Chopper- Fbi Arrests Drone Pilot After Crashing Uas Into Lapd Helicopter

UP TO ONE YEAR IN PRISON FOR DRONE PILOT WHO CRASHED UAV INTO LAPD CHOPPER – The 22-year-old drone pilot who flew his unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) into a Department chopper faces up to one year in prison for recklessly operating a drone.

Xiaomi Added To Military Blacklist By Trump Administration

XIAOMI ADDED TO MILITARY BLACKLIST BY TRUMP ADMINISTRATION – Consumer electronics company and drone maker has been added to the military blacklist, i.e. a list of companies with suspected ties to the Chinese army, by the Trump administration.

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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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