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Roger Luo appointed as President of DJI
August 9, 2017 at 12:37 pm

DJI has appointed former VP of operations Roger Luo as company president. The China-based company is the world leader in consumer drone and aerial imaging technology with over 11,000 staff worldwide and presences in more than 17 cities. While company founder and CEO Frank Wang will continue…

This transforming drone can fly like an airplane and spin like a seed
July 20, 2017 at 7:30 am

Small drones tend to come in two distinct varieties: the ones with wings, which are best for carrying loads over long distances; and the ones with rotors, which are more agile but less energy efficient. A few drone-makers have tried to combine both flight-modes into a single design, but none have taken the approach of…

DJI drones can get past no-fly zones thanks to this Russian software company
June 22, 2017 at 8:02 am

A Russian software company, ironically named Coptersafe, is selling modifications to help consumers get past government- and military-enforced no-fly zones. In recent years, the US government has cracked down on unauthorized drone flights. As a response to the warnings and fines imposed by the law, drone maker DJI has put a number of safety measures…

Trump is hosting a meeting with drone companies Thursday
June 21, 2017 at 8:09 am

The White House will meet with drone companies Thursday to discuss the future of the budding industry, as well as looming regulatory questions. At least four drone companies will be attending the meeting with the Trump Administration, according to multiple sources: Kespry, AirMap, Airspace and PrecisionHawk. All four companies are based in the U.S. Representatives…