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Eagle grabs drone mid-flight and takes off – This is not the first time, we have seen a drone being attacked mid-flight by a bird of prey. In this video that was shared on Twitter, we an eagle grabbing a drone out of the skies. Amazing footage that makes you wonder if an incident like this would also be covered under the new DJI Flyaway Care program? 🤔 🤪
Can you fly an FPV drone with AA batteries? – Rotor Riot released this video in which they try to make an FPV drone fly on AA batteries. Can it be done? Well, yes but it is not an easy thing to accomplish. Check this video below.
Next FAA Drone Advisory Committee meeting on Feb. 24 – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) just sent out a reminder that the next Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) online-only meeting will take place on February 24 from 12 to 2 PM EST.
DJI Inspire drones are used to transport COVID-19 tests in NY – DJI Inspire drones are used to transport COVID-19 test kits between a hospital and a biotech lab in the state of New York. The project is the result of a partnership between Airspace Link and the city of Syracuse.
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