AMA Responds to the FAA’s Drone Sighting Report

  The Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) has released a detailed analysis of the data alluded to in the FAA’s August 12 press release, “Pilot Reports of Close Calls with Drones Soar in 2015.”  A close examination of the 764 records reveals a more complex picture of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)activity in the United States [...]

By |2015-09-21T12:24:36+00:00September 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

DJI Announces Interchangeable Lenses and Micro 4/3 Sensors for Inspire 1 Drone

DJI is putting professional-quality micro four thirds video into the air with the announcement of the Zenmuse X5 and X5R camera modules for the Inspire 1 quadcopter drone. The Inspire 1 has quickly become one of the more sought-after quadcopters for professional videography, with a compact yet stable frame coupled with high-resolution live-streamable video. The one knock that [...]

By |2015-09-11T12:03:04+00:00September 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

California Gov. Brown Vetoes Senate Bill 142

Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday vetoed legislation that would have prohibited flying a drone less than 350 feet above private property without the property owner’s permission, saying he worried about exposing drone users to litigation. “Drone technology certainly raises novel issues that merit careful examination,” Brown said in a veto message. “This bill, however, while [...]

By |2015-09-10T10:31:02+00:00September 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Drone University USA Announces New Aerial Cinematography Training Course

Announcing our new Aerial Cinematography training course! Come join us and our cinematography experts for an all-access introduction to capturing and editing aerial video footage using the latest drone technology with your own equipment. This on- location training combines an large, outdoor flight maneuvering area with many natural and man-made features along with an indoor [...]

By |2015-09-02T09:17:33+00:00September 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments