Facebook is planning a giant solar powered drone that can fly for 90 days providing internet access to people below. [techcrunch]Add to Flipboard Magazine.
A hobby drone flyer in Tampa was apparently told by the FAA that if he continues to post videos on youtube he could be fined or sanctioned. What is sanctioned anyway? Does it involve poking about with gloves? Apparently since youtube is a website that has ads on it posting videos to youtube constitutes commercial use of drones. Or so the weird logic goes here. Check out the article and see if you can make sense of it.Add to Flipboard Magazine.
Not to be outdone by Amazon, Alibaba has started their own drone delivery pilot program. In a very limited trial a lucky few will get their ginger tea delivery in less than an hour in parts of Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.Add to Flipboard Magazine.
The Royal Dutch Air Force is sponsoring a drone ballet of sorts, with drones flying through laser light shows bringing Tron style effects to life in a soccer stadium. The animated GIF alone is worth going to the link below to check it out:Add to Flipboard Magazine.
What happens when the leading drone manufacturer teams up with the leading camera lens manufacturers? Hopefully better aerial photography! As prices on professional quality drones and professional quality cameras both drop, it gives even amateurs the chance to get some pretty awesome shots. Get the story here:Add to Flipboard Magazine.
The US Air Force may be getting a new tiny drone that can fly for 2 hours transmitting HD video. They solved the battery problem by giving it a really long extension chord!!!!! Seriously, read the article if you don’t believe me.Add to Flipboard Magazine.