DJI Announces Mavic Air 2.  In an announcement that was anything but a surprise due to leaks DJI last evening announced it’s new version of the Mavic Air series which is called the Mavic Air 2.  In what we have come to expect from DJI, they announced the product worldwide in a very professional and […] The post DJI Announces Mavic Air 2 appeared first on Droneflyers.com.

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Unless DJI has been teasing us, today is the day that the DJI Mavic Air 2 will be announced today. DJI Mavic Air 2 Closed Leaked Image    The long anticipated and often rumored DJI Mavic Air 2 announcement will occur today – we think.  According to the DJI website, DJI is going to announce […] The post DJI Mavic Air 2: To be Announced Today appeared first on Droneflyers.com.

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A Conn. town backtracks on drone based covid-19 usage due to security concerns.  The town of Westport, Conn which is located 52 miles northeast of NYC, which is the current epicenter of the Covid-19 outbreak in the US, has announced that it has scrapped plans to use drone technology to detect fevers and coughing as […] The post Connecticut Town Backtracks On Drone Based Covid-19 Usage appeared first on Droneflyers.com.

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The COVID-19 virus and the pandemic that has followed it has without a doubt been a defining event of this generation.   As a silver lining, the Covid-19 restrictions have lead to a resurgence animals in the wild.  In this example it has lead to a resurgence of sea mammals in Thailand.  Covid-19 wildlife resurgence is […] The post Covid-19 Restrictions Lead to a Wildlife Resurgence in Thailand appeared first on Droneflyers.com.

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The long awaited Autel Evo II announced that it has shipped and is available as of April 20 to resellers.  The new drone, focused on hobbyist and drone professional was first announced at this years CES in the first week of January.  The drone is available with three different version focused on the consumer, prosumer, […] The post New Drone Competitor to DJI Mavic Air 2 Ships: Autel Evo II appeared first on Droneflyers.com.

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DJI has created a page on their website  titled “Up Your Game” with a clock rolling back to April 27th for 9:30 pm EDT.   The DJI  website looks to be a  product announcement April 27, which is rumored to be the new DJI Mavic Air 2.  DroneReviewsandNews  reports on the leaked DJI Mavic 2 manual found […] The post What we know about the DJI Mavic Air 2 appeared first on Droneflyers.com.

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On a lighter note, here is a video of a drone shooting video of big cats. When it gets too close, the results are dramatic. The post On The Lighter Side: Big Cats Chase a Drone with Somewhat Predictable Results appeared first on Droneflyers.com.

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As public officials continue to urge people to stay home and practice social distancing amid the coronavirus outbreak, many are seeking novel ways to pass the time behind closed doors over the next few weeks (and maybe beyond). While some turn to video games or pet fostering, drone enthusiasts considering Part 107 commercial pilot certification […] The post Stuck at Home? Why not study for the Part 107 Drone Test? appeared first on Droneflyers.com.

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As the holiday season rolls around – yes, Virginia, the decorations are up – drones are expected to fly off the shelf as kids around the world rev up their wish lists. Toy/model drones are perfect for wee beginners; most are inexpensive ($29 to $100) and are built to be durable while offering easy-to-use-controls and […] The post 4 Drones Your Kids Will Love appeared first on Droneflyers.com.

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A few years ago, a regular stream of Amazon Prime patents and test flight clips from burgeoning aerial taxi services were enough to grab headlines on a weekly basis. Prototypes and concept designs were in no short supply, the only question was when. When would these futuristic ideas move past the promotional bluster and become […] The post Is 2019 the Year The Future of Drones Became Reality? appeared first on Droneflyers.com.

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When I would misbehave, my daddy used to tell me to “straighten up and fly right!” He would have loved Drone Run. As a beginner, learning to launch and navigate your new drone can be a frustrating task – not to mention flying according to your nation’s aerial rules. But British brothers Alex and Toby […] The post Drone Run Makes Training Fun appeared first on Droneflyers.com.

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The following feature is Part 2 in a two-part series telling the unique story of Jordan Nelson – a Millennial-aged entrepreneur whose success story is rooted in the Blue Ridge Mountains region. A version of this article first appeared in High Country Magazine. Part 1 appears here. From Hobbyist to Entrepreneur Six years ago, the […] The post Building a New Elevation of Drone Biz in the Mountains, Part 2 appeared first on Droneflyers.com.

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