The UAV Digest

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316 DJI Responds to US Government Restrictions
January 31, 2020

DJI issues statement attacking US Govt, Japan Airlines and the drone delivery business, the need for standards, drones shut down helicopter crash airspace, Army launches counter-drone office, stalking with a drone, mystery drones and mass hysteria.

315 PrecisionHawk Leadership Change
January 24, 2020

A plan to deliver cannabis in Seattle with drones, flying medical specimens to the lab with UAS, a Chinese 3-engine MALE drone, taking down small drones with an F-16, a Gremlins maiden flight, and a drone solution to parasitic disease in humans.

314 Remote ID Reactions
January 17, 2020

Initial reactions to the FAA Remote ID NPRM, a high-accuracy photogrammetry solution, Apple hires a familiar face to lobby in Washington, an anti-drone system for Heathrow, a stealthy new target drone, and a fixed-wing eVTOL personal ultralight aircraft.

313 Uber-Hyundai Air Taxi Concept
January 10, 2020

Uber and Hyundai team up on an air taxi, mystery drones still flying in the U.S. midwest, UK investigations of drone crashes leads to safety recommendations, a drone that can see dead people, and a drone that brews beer.

312 Drone Remote ID NPRM
January 04, 2020

An NPRM for drone remote ID was published by the FAA, drones used by the NYPD for event security, public agencies contracting for UAS services, methanol-powered drones, a mystery swarm of drones, and delivery by UAS in the 2020s.

311 V-Coptr Falcon Bi-copter
December 20, 2019

A new bi-copter for aerial photography, a waterproof fishing drone, a single-seat eVTOL aircraft for the GoFly competition, DOD wants U.S. designed and manufactured drones, a town grapples with public safety drones and privacy concerns,

310 Hexa Electric VTOL
December 13, 2019

Rides available in the Hexa Electric VTOL, mapping a railway project, low-altitude hurricane hunting, another reported drone strike, a DHS warning for private industry, another round of financing for PrecisionHawk, and spying on hippos with drones.

309 X-Wing Drones
November 29, 2019

Disney X-Wing drones, counter UAS technology at an air force base, drones and weed infestations, sampling water in a volcano crater, a large fine for landing a quadcopter at an airport.

308 Droneresponders Working Group
November 22, 2019

Droneresponders forms a working group for public safety agencies, protestors and C-UAS, TSA and C-UAS, cannon-launched drones, the QF-16 target drone, names for different types of passenger drones, and drone light shows.

307 UAV Battery Technology
November 15, 2019

Airbus funds new UAV battery technology and flys rotary wing UAV, upcoming UAS Traffic Management workshop, hydrogen-powered UAV for the Navy, a heavy-payload long-range drone, drone racing at Daytona, mosquitoes might help drones make less noise.