New Regulations for Copter Flying

Some new regulations seem to become standard now: http://www.tagesschau.de/inland/dobrindt-drohnen-101.html http://www.drohnen.de/14181/neue-drohnen-verordnung-ab-januar-2017/ https://www.bmvi.de/SharedDocs/DE/Artikel/LR/151108-drohnen.html Dobrindts Flyer: https://www.bmvi.de/SharedDocs/DE/Publikationen/LF/flyer-die-neue-drohnen-verordnung.pdf?__blob=publicationFile Likely difficult to check all those that are already flying.

Phantom 4 Pro arrived

The Phantom 4 Pro arrived – first integration tests started and I am testing the image quality of the 1-Inch sensor – at least from my perspective the most important part of the new P4 series. Especially comparing dynamic range and sharpness to the tiny P3A sensor/lens combo and systems will be interesting (which is […]

DJI offers student discounts

Students/edu discounts from DJI (10%): http://coupon.dji.com/edu?clickaid=I5z0VzcRlN7Ukw9Dk7kMDzwrU8bsWpKC&clickpid=571461&clicksid=a5d89a21a666f5946e4ce93ea1147978&from=dap_unique&pm=custom  

Apple to use copter tech to update “Maps” & catchup w Google

Apple to use copter tech to update “Maps” &  catchup w Google https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-12-01/apple-said-to-fly-drones-to-improve-maps-data-and-catch-google   “Apple’s application told the FAA that it would use a range of drones sold by companies such as SZ DJI Technology Co. and Aibotix GmbH to collect the data.”