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Blue sUAS purchased by Pentagon ‘8 to 14 times’ more expensive than DJI drones

Blue Suas Purchased By Pentagon '8 To 14 Times' More Expensive Than Dji Drones

Drones labeled “Blue sUAS” approved by the US Department of Defense are 8 to 14 times more expensive to purchase than the Chinese DJI drones they replace. In addition, users complain about the less broad usability of the Blue sUAS alternatives. This is evident from an internal government memo that has come into the hands of the Financial Times.

The Anafi AI is for professionals, Parrot says. Can we trust them to deliver?

The Anafi Ai Is For Professionals, Parrot Says. Can We Trust Them To Deliver?

The Parrot Anafi AI launch video promises an unmanned aircraft for professional drone pilots. This message comes from the same company that warned us before to ‘don’t trust Chinese drones‘, and that asked us ‘do you trust DJI drones?‘ This begs the question, do we trust Parrot? Do we trust the French dronemaker to deliver this time and provide us with a real work...

Parrot launches new Anafi AI drone with 4G connectivity

Parrot Launches New Anafi Ai Drone With 4G Connectivity

The Anafi AI, a new drone from European drone manufacturer Parrot, will be available in the second half of 2021. Notably, it’s the first time 4G has been used as the primary data link between the drone and the remote, effectively eliminating the need for transmission limits. It can also make use of a Wi-Fi network connection. In addition, Parrot claims that remote pilots will be able to...

Parrot Anafi USA review: thermal inspection drone – Blue sUAS

Parrot Anafi Usa Review: Thermal Inspection Drone - Blue Suas

Do you want to conduct (thermographic) inspection flights within an urban area? Then the Anafi USA from Parrot is definitely a drone to consider. Because with its weight of less than 500 grams, the drone is currently in Open subcategory A1 (European drone rules). Nevertheless, the drone has a FLIR thermal imaging camera and an RGB camera with 32x zoom. But how does the device perform in practice...

senseFly – Scaling new safety heights with fixed-wing drone technology

Sensefly – Scaling New Safety Heights With Fixed-Wing Drone Technology

Ames Construction, one of the largest family-owned general contractors in the United States, has significantly improved the safety and accuracy of its surveying at a copper mining site in Arizona, thanks to innovative technology from senseFly, the global leader in fixed-wing drones. By using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), Ames Construction can now generate detailed 3D imagery of the pit wall...